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Book Review : Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

Title : Big Little Lies Author : Liane Moriarty Pages : 512 Genre : Contemporary Publisher : Berkley Rating : 4/5 Big Little Lies is about Jane, Madeline and Celeste and their lives. All three have children going to Pirriwee Public School, and that is how they meet and become friends. Each of them has […]

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Book Review : Trouble Has a New Name

Title : Trouble Has a New Name Author : Adite Banerjie Genre : Romance Publisher : Harlequin Pages: 192 Publish Date : July 15th, 2014 Source : Author Rating : 3/5 This is author Banerjie’s second romance novel after “The Indian Tycoon’s Marriage Deal”. And in this novel, she has model Rayna Dutt meet arrogant […]

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Book Review : The Secret Diary of Lizzie Bennet

Title : The Secret Diary of Lizzie Bennet Author : Bernie Su, Kate Rorick Genre : Romance Publisher : Touchstone Pages: 400 Publish Date : June 24, 2014 Source : Netgalley / Publisher ARC Rating : 2.5/5 I am a certified fan of Pride and Prejudice. I have read the book too many times to […]

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Book Review : Born Confused by Tanuja Desai Hidier

Title : Born Confused Author : Tanuja Desai Hidier Genre : Mystery Publisher : Scholastic Pages: 512 Publish Date : July, 2003 Source : Netgalley / Publisher ARC Rating : 3.5/5 I’m no teenager and generally try to keep away from Young Adult books, but I chose to read this one because of the familiar […]

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Audiobook Review : The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty

Title : The Husband’s Secret Author : Liane Moriarty Genre : Contemporary Narrators : Caroline Lee Publisher : Penguin Audio Listening Length : 13 hours and 44 min Source : Library Rating : 4.5/5 This is a story of three women. Cecilia Fitzpatrick is the Tupperware queen, managing her wholesome family and her flourishing business […]

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Book Review : The Weaver Takes a Wife by Sheri South

Title : The Weaver Takes a Wife Author : Sheri Cobb South Genre : Romance Publisher : Belgrave House Pages: 268 Publish Date : January 2nd, 2014 Source : Netgalley / Publisher ARC Rating : 3.5/5 The Weaver Takes A Wife is a romance of the Regency era. It features Lady Helen Radney, head-strong and […]

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Book Review : The Indian Tycoon’s Marriage Deal by Adite Banerjie

Title : The Indian Tycoon’s Marriage Deal Author : Adite Banerjie Genre : Romance Publish Date : September 1st, 2013 Publisher : Harlequin Source : Author Rating : 3.5/5 It’s been a really long time since I’ve read Mills & Boons. If you know not what these are, they are romances where the men are […]

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Book Review : Looking for Me by Beth Hoffman

Title : Looking for Me Author : Beth Hoffman Genre : Chick-lit, Women’s Fiction Publisher : Pamela Dorman Books Pages : 354 Source : Publisher Rating : 3/5 Country girl Teddi Overman has a penchant for antiques. When her mother wants her to take up a “dependable” profession instead, Teddi leaves home for Charleston, with […]

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Book Review : The Widow Waltz by Sally Koslow

Title : The Widow Waltz Author : Sally Koslow Genre : chick-lit Publisher : Viking Pages : 342 Source : Publisher Rating : 3.5/5 The summary, from Goodreads : “Georgia Waltz has things many people only dream of: a plush Manhattan apartment overlooking Central Park, a Hamptons beach house, valuable jewels and art, two bright […]

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Book Review : Over The Edge by Suzanne Carroll

Title : Over the Edge Author : Suzanne Carroll Genre : Romance Publisher : Writer’s Coffee Shop Pages : 262 Source : Netgalley/Publisher ARC Rating : 3/5 Zoe Harper, lowly Personal Assistant at Creed Constructions is in love with successful lawyer Dan Costi, and they will be marrying soon in a vast, lavish wedding ceremony […]

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