Category Archives: Contemporary Reviews

Shopaholic to the Rescue – Book Review

Shopaholic to the Rescue

 

Anyone who knows about my love of books will also know my love for Becky Brandon nee Bloomwood and her lovely husband Luke. I have been waiting for a long time to read this book, and if you have read the last Shopaholic book, you will remember the ending… 

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Gone Girl – Book Review

Gone Girl

 

Fatal attraction, two ways

My rating: 5 of 5 stars.

Nick and Amy approached their marriage in the same way most Americans do, by trying their hardest to please each other and submerging any personality traits or personal desires that might be viewed as negative.

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The Consequence of Loving Colton – Book Review

The Consequence of Loving Colton

 

Title: The Consequence of Loving Colton

Author: Rachel Van Dyken

Series: Consequence #1

Genre(s): New Adult, Contemporary Romance

Publisher: Skyscape Publishing

Pages: 304, Kindle Edition

Publication Date: April 21st 2015

My Rating: ★★★★★

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Everything Everything – Book Review

Everything Everything

 

–If you have not read the book, avoid soilers by only reading the bold text–

Ahh, this was everything I expected it to be and more.

My disease is as rare as it is famous. It’s a form of Severe Combined Immunodeficiency, but you know it as “bubble baby disease.” Basically, I’m allergic to the world. Anything can trigger a bout of sickness…and so I stay on SCID row. I don’t leave my house–have never left my house.

Everything, Everything is a story about Madeline, a girl who has SCID, meaning if she ever was to step outside her house, the unfiltered air, someone’s perfume, something normally edible for most people but she ingests could trigger symptomatic attacks that could potentially kill her.

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Love Arrives in Pieces – Book Review

Love Arrives in Pieces

 

The Cover Story:
Former pageant queen Stella Varland doesn’t trust beauty anymore after her divorce. Her appearance betrayed her and led to her brokenness—so instead of being beautiful, now she tries to make beautiful things, but always falls short. So she keeps her passion for her secret art to herself and focuses on her interior design work. But if she doesn’t get another job soon, she’ll be stuck living with her parents.

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The Miracle Girl – Book Review

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In 1999, there is a girl in a small town near L.A. in a coma (technically she’s suffering from a condition called akinetic mutism). People flock to her house just for a few minutes by her bedside. They say she can perform miracles, that she listens to them, that her room is alive, and that she glows. They call her “The Miracle Girl.”

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