Category: Book Review

The Girl Who Chased the Moon

The Girl Who Chased the Moon
Posted 19 October 2010 by Kim in Book Review / 2 Comments

My Review The Girl Who Chased the Moon is the third novel from Sarah Addison Allen and it is just as magical as the first two novels.  Emily comes to Mullaby, North Carolina after the death of her mother Dulcie to live with her reclusive grandfather, a man she has never known.  Within moments of being in […]

The Sugar Queen

The Sugar Queen
Posted 18 October 2010 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

My Review The Sugar Queen is the second novel from author Sarah Addison Allen.  Josey is the loyal and underappreciated daughter who is well on her way to spinsterhood.  Her entire world revolves around her mother and her mother’s needs, a mother that keeps her daughter firmly at her side and in her control.  Her one friend […]

Garden Spells

Garden Spells
Posted 18 October 2010 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

My Review The debut novel from Sarah Addison Allen., Garden Spells is a captivating story woven with magic and fantasy.  It enchanted me from the opening sentence!  It centers around two sisters, Claire and Sydney Waverley, who have finally come together many years later.  Their family has a long history of having some rather odd gifts […]

The Buenos Airies Broken Heart Club

The Buenos Airies Broken Heart Club
Posted 13 October 2010 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

My Review After her whole world seemingly crashes down around her, Cassie does the logical thing and gets blistering drunk!  When she comes to again, she realizes that, in her drunken stupor, she has made travel arrangements for a six month trip to Buenos Airies.  Being somewhat OCD in nature, Cassie does nothing without consideration, including […]

Knitting Under the Influence

Knitting Under the Influence
Posted 13 October 2010 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

My Review I expected this book to be a lighthearted “chick lit” book with a crafty twist, and it was.  But it was also much more.  Not only were the characters well-developed, but the storylines were much deeper than I would have expected.  The crafty twist was there, but was definately second to the real […]

I’m with Stupid

I’m with Stupid
Posted 12 October 2010 by Kim in Book Review / 1 Comment

My Review I’m with Stupid is a hysterical account of what can happen when a vacation fling goes wrong.  Recently jilted by her boyfriend, Kas Sienkiewicz is whisked away by her two best friends, Max and Libby, to a luxurious South African resort.  Suffering from a deflated ego, Kas indulges in a hot fling with […]

Queen of Shadows

Queen of Shadows
Posted 12 October 2010 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

My Review Queen of Shadows is the first novel in Dianne Sylvan’s new Shadow World series.  Set in contemporary times in Austin, Texas, the story opens with the heroine, Miranda Grey, a tortured musician convinced that she is on the brink of insanity.  The recent onset of strong empathic abilities has left her overwhelmed and feeling […]