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Cover of Make Me Fall by Sara Rider, a man and a woman with their foreheads touching, looking very cosy

Book Review: Make Me Fall by Sara Rider

This is the second book in Sara Rider’s Books and Brews series, after Real Kind of Love which was a light, sweet fake relationship story.  Both can be read as stand-alone novels.   Like...

Latest Obsessions

Latest Obsessions

Music I can’t stop listening to M.I.A.’s album Matangi. HOLY SHIT it is so good. I’ve had it on repeat for 2 weeks. At the end of September there is a documentary about M.I.A....

12 book covers

June 2018 books

It’s really just June romance novels, because that is all I read this month.   Here is my monthly wrap-up: The good, the bad, and the terrible. And 3 missing from the picture (The...

Covers of the 20 books I read this May, mostly romance

Romance Reading

Well, I have completed my conversion to Romance reader. It is officially not just a phase. Looking at my May reads, Romance reading has taken over my life. I read 20 books in May...

book cover for how to walk away by katherine center, red background with a propeller airplane and flowers

Book Review: How to Walk Away

Margaret’s boyfriend Chip ignores her fear of flying and takes her for a ride in a Cessna to romantically propose even though he hasn’t earned his pilot’s license yet (WTF, CHIP?). A strong storm...

Four book covers, each displaying an "R" in the upper right hand corner.

Audible’s New Romance Package

I have jumped on the romance genre bandwagon. There seems to have been a cultural shift for the genre away from the “guilty pleasure” or even “deep and hidden shame” to being taken more...

Book Review: The Displaced

The Displaced by Viet Thanh Nguyen is a book of essays by refugee writers. These essays give a voice to the individuals in the burgeoning refugee crisis, specifically in reaction to Trump’s anti-refugee policies....