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That Special ‘Go To’ Book
Posted on 25 Jun 2013

  I’ve been having a bit of a Siri Mitchell fix lately. Siri Mitchell is one of my favourite authors and I know that when I pick up one of her novels, much-needed housework will remain unattended. My to-do list won’t be tackled. And some serious sleep deprivation will ensue. But it’s always worth it! …Read More

The Case of the Missing Soundtrack
Posted on 4 Oct 2012

  There are a lot of movie soundtracks out there that I’m a fan of. Chocolat, The Last of the Mohicans, The Duchess….I could go on and on. So it was extremely disappointing when I tried to track down the soundtrack of a BBC TV series that featured some of the most beautiful music I’ve …Read More

I Came to Say Goodbye
Posted on 29 Apr 2012

Sometimes I read books that are simply feel-good books. Enjoyed and appreciated for the moment but forgotten soon after. I Came to Say Goodbye is not one of those. And in introducing this story to you, I feel I cannot do justice in this except to share the the blurb on the book’s back cover: It …Read More

The Time of My Life
Posted on 13 Apr 2012

I just finished reading Cecelia Ahern’s latest novel, The Time of My Life and I’m so glad I did. Whenever I visit our local bookstore, I often peruse the ‘A’ section for any of Cecelia Ahern’s books that I may not have read. So thankfully the other day, her latest, which was actually released late last …Read More

Anna Karenia meets A Song in the Daylight
Posted on 28 Feb 2012

I thought I’d begin my Favourite Reads with one of Paullina Simons’ novels: A Song in the Daylight – a story in which Simons set out to create a modern version of Anna Karenia.  And because it was one of her novels that really, really grabbed me, I thought it was worth mentioning! But I feel …Read More