REVIEW: The Heart Principle by Helen Hoang

In brief: Anna is burned out and the last straw is when her boyfriend wants an open relationship. Anna thinks she will get her revenge, but she gets much more from Quan – a relationship and realisation that her role is not to please everyone else. The good: Very, very emotional at times. The not-so-good:... Continue Reading →

Mailbox Monday and What I’m Reading: 16/8/21

Another week rolls by. We’re starting to see some sun again…for a little while anyway! Here’s what arrived with the postie this week: The Startup Wife by Tahmima Anam arrived thanks to Allen & Unwin. Asha, her new boyfriend Cyrus and friend Jules have a great idea for a social networking app. It turns into... Continue Reading →

Top Reads for 2019

I simply cannot list my best reads for 2019 until the end of the year. What if I finish a really great book on December 29? (Plus, today is my birthday so I can do anything I want). Traditionally, I try to cull my list to ten but then I remembered that this is my... Continue Reading →

Memorable reads of 2018

I simply can't do a best of year list until I know that I'm not going to finish any more books. So even though it may be the start of 2019, here are the books that left a lasting impression on me. I started with 26 books (out of a possible 81) and painstakingly took... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang

In brief: Stella Lane is great at algorithms and her work, but thanks to her Asperger's, she sucks in the dating department. So the most logical thing to do is make a lesson plan and hire an escort to teach her. The good: Fun, sexy and sweet with great leading characters. The not-so-good: Umm…really can't... Continue Reading →

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