REVIEW: The Girl With the Make-Believe Husband by Julia Quinn

In brief: The second in the Bridgerton prequels takes the reader to America, where Cecilia Harcourt is looking for her brother. Oh, and she might have accidentally said she’s married to his best friend… The good: Great idea for a story. The not-so-good: I missed reading about all the other characters back in England. Why... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Florida by Lauren Groff

In brief: Short stories set in and around Florida. The good: Very detailed and very evocative setting. The not-so-good: Is Florida really that creepy? Why I chose it: Heard great stuff about Lauren Groff’s writing. Year: 2018           Pages: 275 Publisher: Windmill Books (Penguin) Setting: Usually Florida Rating: 8.5 out of 10 Florida. To this Australian,... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: So We Can Glow by Leesa Cross-Smith

In brief: A book of short stories of different lengths, some interconnected, that look at friendships and relationships. The good: Some fantastic stories. The not-so-good: I didn’t always ‘get’ the shortest stories. Why I chose it: Saw it and thought it looked like a good read. Year: 2020           Pages: 246 Publisher: Grand Central Publishing (Hachette)... Continue Reading →

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