The Sugar Queen

The Sugar Queen

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 […]

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

Garden Spells

Garden Spells

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 […]

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

The Buenos Airies Broken Heart Club

The Buenos Airies Broken Heart Club

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 […]

Posted 13 October 2010 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

Knitting Under the Influence

Knitting Under the Influence

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 […]

Posted 13 October 2010 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

I’m with Stupid

I’m with Stupid

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 […]

Posted 12 October 2010 by Kim in Book Review / 1 Comment

Queen of Shadows

Queen of Shadows

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 […]

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