REVIEW: Play by Kylie Scott

Play - Kylie Scott

Lick was one of my favourite books of last year and rapidly made it onto my list of favourite rock star romances. After reading Play, this series will undoubtedly sit on list of all time favourite series. This story follows that of Stage Dive’s crazy and somewhat eccentric drummer Mal. The heroine comes in the shame of Ev’s (the heroine from Lick) next door neighbour Anne. The plot is as crazy as the hero, with Anne left in serious financial trouble after her best friend betrays her, a strange conversation…

Debauched by Diamonds by Nikki Duncan

Despite not having read the previous instalments to this series, I couldn’t resist the plot of Debauched in Diamonds by Nikki Duncan, the fourth in her Tulle and Tulips series. Victor Green’s sister is getting married, and after the death of their parents he wants her to have the day she’s always dreamed about. As a result, he has taken up the services of wedding shop, Tulle and Tulips, allowing them to plan out his sister’s wedding and cater to her every whim. Much to his chagrin, he is also…

The Awakening of Miss Prim by Natalia Sanmartin Fenollera

A journey of self-discovery and appreciation for past values comes alive in The Awakening of Miss Prim, by Natalia Sanmartin Fenollera. The book begins with an advertisement for a librarian, spotted and applied for by Miss Prudencia Prim in the town of San Ireneo. She applies for the job regardless of the key feature of the advert – that the applicant must not be university-educated or hold a degree. Quite the contrary, Miss Prim holds several degrees but turns up for the interview anyway. What she finds upon her arrival…

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Welcome to the open thread for November’s 100 Books in a Year reading challenge. Please feel free to discuss the books you’re reading, or have read, throughout November and/or link your reviews in the comments so others can take a look. This is a great way to find new books and authors! I will list here what I manage to read throughout the month as I go along: So if you’ve read or are reading a book in November that you love/d, or not as the case may be, tell us about it….


REVIEW: Hide and Seek by Amy Bird

Hide and Seek by Amy Bird

In a thriller that follows similar trends to Gone Girl, Hide and Seek by Amy Bird evaluates the dynamics between a couple about to have their first child and the secret that could tear their world apart. The book opens with Will and Ellie Spears attending their 20-week scan for their first child, and discovering that they are expecting a boy. What follows is a trip to Will’s parents’ house to give them the happy news, in which Ellie decides to ask probing questions of her parents-in-law. She has a…


Deadeye by William C. Dietz (The Mutant Files #1) Ace (27 Jan 2015) Website || Goodreads || Facebook || Twitter In the year 2038, an act of bioengineered terrorism decimated humanity. Those who survived were either completely unaffected or developed horrible mutations. Across the globe, nations are now divided between areas populated by “norms” and lands run by “mutants”…   Detective Cassandra Lee of Los Angeles’s Special Investigative Section has built a fierce reputation taking down some of the city’s most notorious criminals. But the serial cop killer known as…

The Uncertain Places by Lisa Goldstein

A fantasy novel that mixes fairytale and reality, The Uncertain Places by Lisa Goldstein is the story of one man who finds himself involved with a family cursed for generations. Berkeley student, Will Taylor, is introduced to the Feierabend sisters by his best friend, Ben, who is dating Maddie Feierabend. The family are mysterious and successful, blessed with a good luck and posterity that has lasted for generations – their family vineyard even profited during the Prohibition, avoiding prosecution for bootlegging. When introduced to Maddie’s sisters, Livvy and Rose, Will…




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