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Review of “The Bollywood Bride” by Sonali Dev

I don’t have much experience with the Indian culture and what I do know wouldn’t fill up a thimble.  (Basically, my knowledge of anything Indian comes from walking around Liberty Avenue along the Brooklyn/Queen border, trying some food at work when my boss decided to go Indian that one time, and accompanying a friend, who …

Review of “The Rogue You Know” by Shana Galen

“This is the story of how I died.”  No, this post isn’t about Rose Tyler or The Battle of Canary Warf.  Sorry, Fellow Whovians, but this story has a happy ending.  There are no alternate universes and definitely no Bad Wolf–there is a cute, white dog, though.Now that that’s out of my system… I have …

Review of “One Good Earl Deserves a Lover” by Sarah MacLean

One Good Earl Deserves a Lover is not going to be one of my favorite books.  It isn’t going on my keeper shelf to be re-read over and over again (good thing, since it is a library book).  I’m not going to be tempted to name any pets Pippa or Cross/Jasper.  It wasn’t that kind …

Review of The First Three Books in the Blue Raven Series by Kate Noble

I’ve been on a bit of a reading binge–so much so that I actually procured a 3rd library card–my Queens Library card still lets me borrow e-books, despite no longer living there.  I also have a Sunnyvale Library card that I applied for almost immediately after moving to California last year.  Now, I am the …

Review of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” by J.K. Rowling

The year was 1998.  Bill Clinton was president and was about to go through the toughest year of his presidency thanks to a bunch of petty Republicans, who didn’t like his policies and the fact that he was able to do things that none of their presidents, including their hero, Ronald Reagan, could do (i.e. …

Review of “Steam Me Up, Rawley” by Angela Quarles

I honestly did not think I would like this book as much as I did.  First, I’ve never really read anything that could be considered steam punk; the only time I ever tried it before I couldn’t get past the first page because I felt like I needed a special dictionary to understand half of …

Review of “Someone Like Her” by Sandra Owens

I literally finished this book in a day.  I can’t tell you the last time that happened.  Someone Like Her is the second book in the K2 series, which I’d never heard of until browsing on Netgalley over the weekend.  At first, I wasn’t sure I was going to like it because I tend to …

Review of Home for the Holidays by Debbie Macomber

Home for the Holidays by Debbie Macomber is one of my favorite Christmas books and I can’t count how many times I’ve read it over the years.  I first bought it in paperback from Target, but this year I downloaded the Kindle version to read.  This is not a full length novel, but a book …

Review of “The Sum of All Kisses” by Julia Quinn

I don’t know what you spent the first day of 2014 doing, but I spent today finishing The Sum of All Kisses by Julia Quinn.  As I commented in yesterday’s post, I was a little leery about this book because of everything that has been said about it, and I have to say that not everything …

Review of “The Rosie Project” by Greame Simsion

The Rosie Project was chosen as this month’s Smart Bitches’ book club pick and I tried to wait until the chat date, which still has not been announced, but I just couldn’t do it.  I loved this book.  It was as if The Big Bang Theory put Sheldon with Penny, but better because Rosie is closer to Don’s …