REVIEW: To Sir Phillip, With Love by Julia Quinn

In brief: This is Eloise Bridgerton’s story, where she runs away from London to possibly marry a man she’s never met. The good: Eloise is always fun. The not-so-good: I kind of missed London and the ton. Why I chose it: The fifth book in the Bridgerton series. Year: 2002 Pages: 372 Publisher: Harper Collins... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: No One is Talking About This by Patricia Lockwood

In brief: An unnamed narrator is a leader in all things social media until tragedy brings her offline into real life. The good: The second half is raw with emotion. The not-so-good: Some concentration required to get through the first half, as life in the portal is anything but linear. Why I chose it: On... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Writers and Lovers by Lily King

In brief: All that’s holding Casey together is the novel she’s been writing. She’s lost her mum, her relationship has ended and she’s a waitress in her thirties. But then two very different men enter her life… The good: It’s honest, gripping and relatable. The not-so-good: I read it in a couple of days (it... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Romancing Mr Bridgerton by Julia Quinn

In brief: The fourth story in the Bridgerton series sees two favourite characters, Penelope and Colin, finally realising their feelings for each other. But it’s not what you expected… The good: Yay Penelope! The not-so-good: I kind of felt for Eloise here. Why I chose it: Continuing my reading of the Bridgerton series, which is... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Fake Medicine by Brad McKay

In brief: Fake medicine is everywhere these days – what is it and how can you help fight it? Dr Brad McKay has the answers. The good: I really liked the personal stories interwoven with examples of fake medicine. The not-so-good: I devoured this far too quickly! Why I chose it: Sounded interesting and informative.... Continue Reading →

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