Breast Cancer Awareness month in review

Book Name: The Bucket List

Author: Georgia Clark

Genre: Adult Women’s Fiction

Publisher: Atria/Emily Bestseller Books

Publication Date: August 7, 2018

Ratings: ⭐⭐⭐⭐

It’s October and Breast Cancer Awareness Day is just around the corner so in, lieu of this very special awareness month, I chose to read a book about the diagnosis of the breast cancer gene and how such a discovery changes lives.

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In loving memory of Sasha Cade

“Death leaves a heartache no one can heal and love leaves a memory no one can steal”

Book Name: The Last Wish of Sasha Cade

Author: Cheyanne Young

Genre: Contemporary Young Adult

Ratings: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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What happens when the worlds of a chef and a baker collide?

Book Name: A Recipe for DisasterA-Recipe-fo-Disaster_FINAL

Author: Belinda Missen

Genre: Women’s Fiction

Publisher: HQ Digital

Publication Date: August 7, 2018

Book Acquired: ARC, Netgalley

Ratings: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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5 books perfect for travelling

It’s summer time. La di da di daaa. Summer Summer Summer!

Summer is that time of the year when the maximum number of travel plans are in motion. Be it to a nearby city or across the oceans, to a new country or even a different continent. Airports are filled, bags are packed, boarding passes are ready to be scanned … but what’s missing? A good book to read in the long hours of plane travel, or even a train or bus.

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Enchanted Garden With A Dark Twist

Rating ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

This book is so full of colour and life and drips raw emotion with every word and each new chapter has its own scent and just so amazing that every adjective I use to describe this fantastic novel will be drab and dull and fail to do justice to the story and to the lovey Anna-Marie McLemore. Continue reading “Enchanted Garden With A Dark Twist”

Sirens, Pirates, Mermen and More…

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐

“A prince may be the subject of myth and legend,” he explains, “but he can’t live in them. He should live in the real world, where he can create them.” He looks solemn. “You should pay less mind to fairy tales, Elian, or that’s all you’ll become.”

When he leaves, I think about whether that would be awful, or beautiful. Could it really be such a bad thing, to become a story whispered to children in the dead of night? A song they sing to one another while they play.

The literary fiction world is being dominated by YA authors popping in on the scene left right and center. Amidst this overcrowded genre, the sub-genre of retold fairy tales has carved a niche for itself and authors like Sarah J. Maas and Renee Ahdieh have ensured that mark won’t fade away with the passing of time. Continue reading “Sirens, Pirates, Mermen and More…”