Monthly Archives: January 2018

Word Nerd Wednesday – Droll

Happy Wednesday, word nerds! A few months ago, I did a Word Nerd post about irony. As I explained then, I’m fascinated by different types of humour—partly because I like to be able to describe humour accurately in my reviews, but … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tuesday – Books I Can’t Believe I Haven’t Read

Happy Tuesday, book lovers! I’ve actually turned today’s Top Ten Tuesday topic on its head. Today’s topic from That Artsy Reader Girl is actually Books I Can’t Believe I Read, but it turns out I can’t think of many books that fit … Continue reading

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A Fragile Hope (Cynthia Ruchti) – Review

~ About the Book ~ Josiah Chamberlain’s life’s work revolves around repairing other people’s marriages. When his own is threatened by his wife’s unexplained distance, and then threatened further when she’s unexpectedly plunged into an unending fog, Josiah finds his … Continue reading

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Weekend Book Buzz – 27/28 January 2018

G’day booklovers! It’s the Australia Day long weekend here, and it’s hot! Today’s temps of around 34 degrees Celsius (93 Fahrenheit) are the coolest it’s been for a week now, and we’re ready for a change! Bring on the cool … Continue reading

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Count Me In (Mikal Dawn) – Review

~ About the Book ~ Allegra Spencer has been living a careful life. Her safe job as an accountant is bookended by going to church and the gym. Okay, sometimes the gym. Fine. She goes to church. And the coffee … Continue reading

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First Line Friday – 26 January 2018 – The Awakening (Tamara Leigh)

Welcome to First Line Friday, hosted by Hoarding Books! Book number seven in Tamara Leigh’s medieval romance series The Age of Faith released at the end of last week, and I lapped it up earlier this week. If you’d like … Continue reading

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The Awakening (Tamara Leigh) – Review

~ About the Book ~ FAR BETTER TO LOVE WITHOUT PROFIT… Even if she must sell herself in marriage to the highest bidder, Lady Laura Middleton is determined to provide her daughter a home and protector. But when Queen Eleanor … Continue reading

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Word Nerd Wednesday – One

Welcome to my first Word Nerd post for 2018. Since it’s the first post for the year, I thought it apt to look at a related word that has always puzzled me: one. Have you ever wondered why we spell it … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tuesday – Books I Need to Read Again

Hello, book lovers! Welcome to another Top Ten Tuesday brought to you by That Artsy Read Girl. Today’s official topic is Books I Really Liked But Can’t Remember Anything/Much About. In my world, that translates to Books I Really Need to Read … Continue reading

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In His Eyes (Stephenia McGee) – Review

~ About the Book ~ Her heart sought shelter. Her soul found home. Ella Whitaker rescues a newborn from the dying arms of a woman of ill repute and at long last she has someone to love. In need of … Continue reading

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