REVIEW: Inside Bridgerton by Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers

In brief: Behind the scenes of Seasons 1 and 2 of Bridgerton, from costumes to music to sets. The good: Great to get detailed explanations of why the costumes and music were done as they were. The not-so-good: Hardcover = heavy to read in the middle of summer. Why I chose it: Loved the Bridgerton... Continue Reading →

Mailbox Monday and What I’m Reading: 30/1/23

A bit of a mixed up week with a public holiday in the middle. There’s a good mixture of fun and serious books below: Loathe to Love You by Ali Hazelwood is a collection of three novellas about female scientists and enemies to lovers in a number of different settings - roommate from hell, elevator... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Compulsion by Kate Scott

In brief: Lucy’s life is hedonistic to say the least. She blows it all up to retreat to a small seaside town, but a lot of ways follow her. Can quiet Robin be the change she needs? The good: Lots of great music referenced. The not-so-good: A bit repetitive – party, music, sex, drugs, repeat.... Continue Reading →

Mailbox Monday and What I’m Reading: 9/1/23

An unexpectedly busy week – hopefully things are more consistent this week. An Ungrateful Instrument by Michael Meehan (available 1st February)arrived thanks to Transit Lounge. Antoine and his son Jean-Baptiste are musicians for Louis XIV, unique for their music. It’s about ambition, music and family. Infectious by Dr John S. Tregoning is about pathogens and... Continue Reading →

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