What would you do for $1,000,000

The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware

Genre: Suspense; Thriller Publication Date: 29 May 2018 Source: Publisher via Edelweiss Synopsis from the Publisher: “On a day that begins like any other, Hal receives a mysterious letter bequeathing her a substantial inheritance. She realizes very quickly that the letter was sent to the wrong person—but also that the cold-reading skills she’s honed as a tarot card…

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? – 2 July 2018

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Hosted by Kathryn from Book Date, this is a weekly event to share what we’ve read in the past week and what we hope to read, plus whatever else comes to mind. Here is what I read the week ending 2 July 2018. To learn more about each book, just click on the book cover! I…

Rarely has a title been more apt

Legendary by Stephanie Garber

Genre: Young Adult; Fantasy Publication Date: 29 May 2018 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “A heart to protect. A debt to repay. A game to win. After being swept up in the magical world of Caraval, Donatella Dragna has finally escaped her father and saved her sister Scarlett from a disastrous arranged marriage. The girls…

Think Jane Austen for the corporate world

The Glitch by Elisabeth Cohen

Genre: Contemporary Fiction Publication Date: 22 May 2018 Source: Publisher via Edelweiss Synopsis from the Publisher: “A fast, funny, deeply hilarious debut–The Glitch is the story of a high-profile, TED-talking, power-posing Silicon Valley CEO and mother of two who has it all under control, until a woman claiming to be a younger version of herself appears, causing a…

A different type of fantasy story

Furyborn by Claire Legrand

Genre: Fantasy Publication Date: 22 May 2018 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “When assassins ambush her best friend, Rielle Dardenne risks everything to save him, exposing herself as one of a pair of prophesied queens: a queen of light, and a queen of blood. To prove she is the Sun Queen, Rielle must endure seven…

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? – 25 June 2018

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Hosted by Kathryn from Book Date, this is a weekly event to share what we’ve read in the past week and what we hope to read, plus whatever else comes to mind. Here is what I read the week ending 25 June 2018. To learn more about each book, just click on the book cover! The…

Sunday Reflections – 24 June 2018

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Happy Sunday! Who else is watching the World Cup? I cannot seem to get enough of these games, streaming it at work along with some coworkers, watching it on my phone when out, and just staying in tuned with everything that is happening. I may love football, but I adore soccer. It is truly an…

What’s for Dinner? – Week Starting 16 June 2018

People are forever asking how I manage everything with such a busy schedule. I love to cook, but I don’t always have time to do so in the manner I would like. This weekly journal is a way to keep it real and show that while my intentions are good, sometimes life and all of…

Fabulous Friday – 22 June 2018

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We should always find ways to celebrate the little things in life. What better day to celebrate these little things than the best day of the week? So, here are the things that make this a Fabulous Friday for me this week. ******************** NO WORK – Today is my last day of work for the month. Next…

If I only had a heart

Tin Man by Sarah Winman

Genre: Literary Fiction Publication Date: 15 May 2018 Source: Publisher via Edelweiss Synopsis from the Publisher: “Ellis and Michael are twelve-year-old boys when they first become friends, and for a long time it is just the two of them, cycling the streets of Oxford, teaching themselves how to swim, discovering poetry, and dodging the fists of overbearing fathers….