Tag Archive: romance

Jun 25

Book Review: I Capture the Castle

I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith I didn’t realize until I was halfway done with this book that the author also wrote 101 Dalmatians, which I read as a child. It was mentioned in The Billfold, a blog about personal finance, which has a recurring spot where they discuss the finance of children’s literature. …

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May 31

Book Review: A Bend in the Road

A Bend in the Road by Nicholas Sparks I’ve never read a Nick Sparks book, but I know people just adore them and I wanted an escapist romance so I picked this one up from the library based on the fact that it was available. I don’t know when it was written, but it feels …

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May 15

Book Review: Everything Everything

Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon If you want a sweet YA romance, this book certainly delivers. Maddy is allergic to everything and if she ever goes outside, she could die. Everything that comes in her house has to be autoclaved and decontaminated, and she rarely even gets to meet her tutors face to face. She’s …

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Apr 27

Book Review: Me Before You

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes I’ve never read this author, and generally eschew anything with “romance” in the genre description, but I have to say I loved this book. It’s got everything I want from a novel: drama, tension, a compelling plot, and believable, likeable, complex characters. The audiobook version is nearly 14 hours …

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Oct 11

Parasitic Souls – Chapter Four

Parasitic Souls Chapter Four Can’t wait for the next chapter? Why not buy the book now? Paperback,  Smashwords, Amazon/Kindle   Clementine Valley was a small town about fourteen miles away that was even more pathetic and backwater than Clementine. It had a strip mall, a run down theater, a few boarded up ghost-town type buildings (which were a …

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