Month: August 2017

Books & Book Reviews

Me Without You

If you enjoyed Me Before You by JoJo Moyes, One Day by David Nicholls, or The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks – then make time for Kelly Rimmer’s stunning, heartbreaking new novel Me Without You. A story of how love can break our hearts – and heal them. A year ago I met the love of my life. For two people who didn’t believe in love at first sight, we came pretty close. Lilah MacDonald – beautiful, opinionated, stubborn and all kinds of wonderful in ways that words could never quite capture. The woman who taught me to live again. My

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Royally Romanov

Having quite recently read Gill Paul’s, The Secret Wife, dealing with a similar subject, I was curious to see another version of the famous royal mystery told in Royally Romanov. Synopsis of Royally Romanov via Goodreads In this charming modern day retelling of the 1956 classic Anastasia, a museum curator falls for a mysterious man who may or may not be a long lost heir to Russia’s imperial Romanov dynasty. Finley Abbot is organizing the most prestigious art exhibit of her career at the Louvre museum—a retrospective of art from the House of Romanov. But the sudden appearance of Maxim

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Just One Kiss

Just One Kiss By B.B. McNeil Genre: Erotic romance, contemporary Romance Leah Simone Bradshaw just arrived in Washington, D.C. hoping to put miles between her new life and the relationship turmoil left behind in Seattle. She’s a self-proclaimed ‘good girl’ with her head on straight and a clear vision for her future. That is, until she runs into Matthew Morrison, her best friend’s younger brother. Matthew Morrison spent most of his pre-teen years being the ugly duckling but has no plans to return. His good looks, sculpted body and military training have made him a force among his friends, family

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How Going Abroad Teaches You More About Home #WritingWednesdays

I was approached by EF Academy to feature their students writing and I’m happy to include them here. Today, Maya shares her writing. How Going Abroad Teaches You More About Home Maya is a 16-year-old student from New York who just completed her sophomore year studying the IGCSE program at EF Academy, New York Thornwood. She is an aspiring writer and aficionado of history, painting and animals, particularly cat Peaches. Several years ago upon first arriving in Stockholm’s Arlanda airport while moving from my birthplace of Queens, New York, I spotted a sign emblazoned with the phrase “Borta bra men

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