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 →

REVIEW: Christmas Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella

In brief: Becky is hosting Christmas at her house for the first time ever. Although there are new shopping opportunities, things don't go to plan with her guests inviting themselves and then fighting. Then Becky's ex-boyfriend turns up… The good: Very funny and captures the crazy stresses of the holiday season perfectly. The not-so-good: Where... Continue Reading →

Mailbox Monday and What I’m Reading: 9/12/19

Well, not much has changed in Australia this week (except that Black Friday deliveries are arriving). Still multiple bushfires and very hot weather. Everyone has become very adept at seeking out shade and air conditioning. Let's talk books instead. I received one and bought three: Christmas Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella arrived thanks to Penguin. I... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: The Warehouse by Rob Hart

In brief: In a future America, people are too scared to go out to shop. Fortunately, Cloud takes care of their every need. New employee Paxton wants revenge while Zinnia is working for someone else. But is Cloud as pure as its name? The good: Very original and inventive. The not-so-good: I would have liked... Continue Reading →

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