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The Year of Yes

Review of Shonda Rhimes Year of Yes

THE YEAR OF YES sounds like a scary yet wonderful idea doesn’t it? Ever wonder what the woman behind Thursday night thinks about or how she talks to friends, well you’re about to find out. The Year of Yes is straight from Shonda Rhimes herself, the wonderful creator behind Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal and How to […]

A Note on Books

Every book you read becomes a new room in your head — and I want to live in a mansion of people, universes, centuries, and phrases. There’s an air about someone who’s gallivanted, joyously, through a library in their early years that I revere — far more than I revere someone who has travelled the […]

How to balance studying and work

Books Read in 2015

I first got into blogging through Tumblr as a way to share ideas and reviews on books and see what everyone else was reading because I always running out of books to read. In 2014 I read over 80 books throughout the year and although I knew it would be different this year working and studying for […]

My Favourite Historical Novels

Looking to get lost in time? Try one of these historical novels to travel back in time and into another world all together… The Book Thief (by Markus Zusak) The Help (by Kathryn Stockett) Water for Elephants (by Sara Gruen) Atonement (by Ian McEwan) The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (by John Boyne) Or try one […]

Collection of Summer Beach Reads

Summer is the perfect time to catch up on some reading and even start a new series to get hooked on, so I’ve compiled some of my favourites (and some of my followers favourites). Unfortunately I don’t know how much beach reading I’ll be doing outside of my dissertation but that shouldn’t stop everyone else […]

An Event to Remember…or Forget

Sienna Harris is a girl with a plan. Her days of slaving away at Carrie’s Classic Events and More are numbered as she is on the brink of launching her own event planning company. Her relationship with Luke Price is headed in the right direction and they are approaching their one-year mark. The future is […]

Little Lady Agency

Melissa Romney-Jones can bake a perfect sponge cake, type her little heart out, and plan a party blindfolded. But none of that has helped her get far in life or in love. When she gets fired — again — she decides to market her impeccable social skills to single men. To avoid embarrassing her father, […]

The Road of Lost Innocence

Born in a village deep in the Cambodian forest, Somaly Mam was sold into sexual slavery by her grandfather when she was twelve years old. For the next decade she was shuttled through the brothels that make up the sprawling sex trade of Southeast Asia. Trapped in this dangerous and desperate world, she suffered the […]

All Fall Down

This exciting new series from NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Ally Carter focuses on Grace, who can best be described as a daredevil, an Army brat, and a rebel. She is also the only granddaughter of perhaps the most powerful ambassador in the world, and Grace has spent every summer of her childhood running across […]

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