Sean Mallen

Falling for London: A Cautionary Tale

Author: Sean Mallen | Publisher: Dundurn I received Falling for London as an ARC from the publisher. Being a Londoner myself, I thought it might be amusing to see my city through the eyes of a visitor. Also, I do like a good travel story. I had high hopes. Falling for London is witty, heartwarming,… Continue reading Falling for London: A Cautionary Tale

ARCs, sarah cooper

How To Be Successful Without Hurting Men’s Feelings

Author: Sarah Cooper | Publisher: Andrews McMeel Ambitious women are so scary. In this fast-paced business world, female leaders need to make sure they’re not perceived as pushy, aggressive, or competent. In How to Be Successful Without Hurting Men’s Feelings, Sarah Cooper, author of the bestselling 100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings, illustrates how… Continue reading How To Be Successful Without Hurting Men’s Feelings

Sue Grafton

Y is for Yesterday

Author: Sue Grafton | Publisher: Pan Macmillan I was in Waterstones the other day, just browsing (very dangerous), when I came across Y is for Yesterday. I’m a huge fan of Sue Grafton’s Alphabet series, so I’m not sure how I missed it… But anyway, there it was, and right there on the front it… Continue reading Y is for Yesterday

Ellie Daines, Jaco Jacobs, Karen S. Robbins

The Quick Review: Children’s Books

  This is a new feature for me. I've seen it on other people's blogs, where they do short reviews of several books. Maybe their ARCs, or on a topic. I like it: it's straight to the point, you see a few different books, and I invariably find something I want to read. It just… Continue reading The Quick Review: Children’s Books

Sharon Pape

Magick & Mayhem

Author: Sharon Pape | Publisher: Lyrical Underground Thanks to changing jobs, I'm now working crazy long hours, in an open plan office, which means I don't get the opportunity to read as much anymore. So long, super serious books have gone on the back burner. I just can't bring myself to start something I know… Continue reading Magick & Mayhem

Alaa Al Aswany, Erin Morgenstern, James Clemens, Mary Ann Shafer, Nick Perry, Robert Jackson Bennett, Somaiya Daud, V.E. Schwab, Winifred Watson

The Fall Reading Book Tag

I saw this tag over at Destiny @Howling Libraries and had to pinch it. It just looked so fun, and I'm in a very seasonal mood right now... It originates with @Bionic Book Worm, and I highly recommend (if you haven't already) that you go and check out both their blogs - because they're awesome.… Continue reading The Fall Reading Book Tag

Victoria Schade

Life on the Leash

Author: Victoria Schade | Publisher: Simon and Schuster I read Life on the Leash on the recommendation of @Simone and Her Books. I was looking for something light, because with my job at the moment I’m finding I just have less time to read. So anything heavy, or which doesn’t grab me right away, is… Continue reading Life on the Leash