Book Review – RESISTANCE IS FUTILE by Jenny T Colgan

Resistance is Futile by Jenny T Colgan

Resistance Is Futile Synopsis : She’s smart. She’s funny. But she’s only human…. As a high-ranking mathematician in a male-dominated field – with bright red hair – Connie’s used to being considered a little unusual. But she’s nowhere near as peculiar as Luke, who is recruited to work alongside her on a top-secret code-breaking project. Just what […]

Book Review – THE TRIVIA MAN by Deborah O’Brien

The Trivia Man by Deborah O'Brien

The Trivia Man Synopsis : From the author of Mr Chen’s Emporium comes a quirky and heartwarming tale about finding your true place in the world, set against the backdrop of a weekly trivia competition. ‘Trivia is a serious business, not a social occasion’ Kevin Dwyer, the ‘trivia man’ Dubbed ‘brainbox’ by his peers and ‘weirdo’ by […]

Audio Book Review – THE ONE PLUS ONE by Jojo Moyes

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The One Plus One Synopsis : Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Jojo Moyes’s The One Plus One, read by Elizabeth Bower, Ben Elliot, Nicola Stanton, and Steven France. The One Plus One is the beautiful, poignant, and utterly compelling new novel by the internationally best-selling author Jojo Moyes. One single mum. With two jobs […]

A PARIS APARTMENT by Michelle Gable – Spotlight & Giveaway

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A Paris Apartment Synopsis: THE NATIONAL BESTSELLER. Bienvenue à Paris! When April Vogt’s boss tells her about an apartment in the ninth arrondissement that has been discovered after being shuttered for the past seventy years, the Sotheby’s continental furniture specialist does not hear the words “dust” or “rats” or “decrepit.” She hears Paris. She hears escape. […]

Book Review – FATAL IMPRESSIONS by Reba White Williams

Fatal Impressions by Reba White Williams

Fatal Impressions Synopsis: Coleman and Dinah Greene are making names for themselves in the art world. Coleman`s magazine publishing empire is growing and Dinah`s print gallery is gaining traction. In fact, Dinah has just won the contract to select, buy, and hang art in the New York office of the management consultants Davidson, Douglas, Danbury & […]

Book Review – MY SALINGER YEAR by Joanna Rakoff

My Salinger Year by Joanna Smith Rakoff

My Salinger Year Synopsis: At twenty-three, after leaving graduate school to pursue her dreams of becoming a poet, Joanna Rakoff moves to New York City and takes a job as assistant to the storied literary agent for J. D. Salinger. She spends her days in the plush, wood-panelled agency, where Dictaphones and typewriters still reign and […]

Book Review & Giveaway – THE GIRL IN THE EMPTY DRESS by Lise McClendon

The Girl in the Empty Dress by Lise McClendon

The Girl in the Empty Dress Synopsis: The long-awaited sequel to Lise McClendon’s bestselling women’s suspense novel, Blackbird Fly. The Girl in the Empty Dress finds Merle Bennett back in France with her sisters on a walking tour of the Dordogne. When a member of the group — the only non-sister, a law colleague — finds […]

Book Review – THE TRAVEL AUCTION by Mark Green

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The Travel Auction Synopsis : Wanted! Travel companion for all expenses paid trip to South America… Jonathan Cork has left his job, rented out his flat and has two tickets for the trip of a lifetime travelling around South America. But with just days to go, he’s dumped by his girlfriend, Kate Thornly. Even worse, a […]

Book Review – THE GIRL YOU LEFT BEHIND by Jojo Moyes

The Girl You Left Behind by Jojo Moyes

The Girl You Left Behind Synopsis: The Girl You Left Behind is a hauntingly romantic and utterly irresistible new weepy from Jojo Moyes, author of the Richard and Judy bestseller, Me Before You. What happened to the girl you left behind? France, 1916. Sophie Lefevre must keep her family safe whilst her adored husband Edouard […]

Book Review – THE WOMEN IN BLACK by Madeleine St John

The Women in Black by Madeleine St John

♦ This title is an Aussie Author Challenge 2015 Recommended Read ♦ _________ The Women in Black Synopsis : Written by a superb novelist of contemporary manners, The Women in Black is a fairytale which illuminates the extraordinariness of ordinary lives. The women in black are run off their feet, what with the Christmas rush and the summer […]

Teaser Tuesday – THE WOMEN IN BLACK by Madeleine St John

The Women in Black by Madeleine St John

The Women in Black Synopsis Sydney in the 1950s. On the second floor of the famous F. G. Goode department store, in Ladies’ Cocktail Frocks, the women in black are girding themselves for the Christmas rush. Among the staff — Patty Williams with her wayward husband Frank, the sweet but unlucky Fay, faithful Mrs Jacob of […]