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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…

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

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that showcases the upcoming releases that we are eagerly anticipating. my pick for this week From the glittering streets of Manhattan to the moonlit rooftops of Paris, falling in love is easy for hopeless dreamer Isla and introspective artist Josh. But as they begin their senior year in France, Isla and Josh are quickly forced to confront […]

Lola and the Boy Next Door

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

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!) […]