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Top Ten Books That Will Make You Swoon

Posted February 11, 2014 by Brin in Memes, Top Ten Tuesday / 6 Comments
Top Ten Books That Will Make You Swoon

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s theme is: Top Ten Books That Will Make You Swoon I love a bit of romance in books, especially in Young Adult (except where there are love triangles – a particular pet peeve of mine) so there are plenty of books that make me swoon. I enjoy a well-written, deep romance filled with swoon-worthy […]

Waiting on Wednesday: Isla and the Happily Ever After

Posted February 5, 2014 by Brin in Memes, Waiting on Wednesday / 5 Comments
Waiting on Wednesday: Isla and the Happily Ever After

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that showcases the upcoming releases that we are eagerly anticipating. >>> This week’s entry is a book I have been waiting for for quite some time, the long-awaited final chapter of a series that includes two of my favourite reads of last year – Anna and the French Kiss and Lola and the Boy Next Door: Isla […]

Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins

Posted August 7, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins

I found Lola and the Boy Next Door to be every bit as charming as Anna and the French Kiss. Stephanie Perkins really has a knack for creating wonderfully quirky protagonists who steal your heart. Dolores (Lola) Nolan is a budding fashion designer who lives in San Francisco with her two dads. She has an older boyfriend Max (who is a budding rock star) and a best friend who is determined to become […]

Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins

Posted August 7, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins

I have had the biggest smile on my face since I finished reading Anna and the French Kiss. It was just what I was in the mood for since I have been going through a spell of heavier, more angst-ridden books lately. I really loved this and now cannot wait to read the follow-up Lola and the Boy Next Door. Anna and the French Kiss revolves around a girl called Anna (funnily enough!) […]