Review: Last Night by Mhairi McFarlane

This book did not fit any of my challenge prompts.

Blurb:

Two best friends.
One missed chance.
And a night that changes everything.
Eve, Justin, Susie and Ed have been friends since they were eighteen. Now in their 30s, the four are still as close as ever, Thursday pub quiz night is still sacred, and Eve is still secretly in love with Ed.

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Book Titles That Make Great Crayola Colours

This post is part of Top Ten Tuesday run by Jana from That Artsy Reader Girl.

One thing I loved when I was younger was the weird names on Crayola pencils and crayons. I never usually had a set for myself (we were a Faber Castell family) but I’d often see them with my school friends.

One thing that will always stick out about Crayola is the interesting names they give their colours. You have your usual names, like sky blue (that was always a favourite colour of mine from the pack) but also some more out there ones such as Fuzzy Wuzzy Brown.

With this last one in mind, I took a look through my shelves to find some titles the colour naming department might be interested in.

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Review: Josh and Hazel’s Guide to Not Dating by Christina Lauren

This book did not fit any of my challenge prompts.

Blurb:

Hazel Camille Bradford knows she’s a lot to take—and frankly, most men aren’t up to the challenge. If her army of pets and thrill for the absurd don’t send them running, her lack of filter means she’ll say exactly the wrong thing in a delicate moment. Their loss. She’s a good soul in search of honest fun.

Josh Im has known Hazel since college, where her zany playfulness proved completely incompatible with his mellow restraint. From the first night they met—when she gracelessly threw up on his shoes—to when she sent him an unintelligible email while in a post-surgical haze, Josh has always thought of Hazel more as a spectacle than a peer. But now, ten years later, after a cheating girlfriend has turned his life upside down, going out with Hazel is a breath of fresh air.

Not that Josh and Hazel date. At least, not each other. Because setting each other up on progressively terrible double blind dates means there’s nothing between them…right?

Image via The Storygraph
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Ten To Talk Through with Lynsey James

Today is another instalment of Ten To Talk Through, and not too long since the last one – I’m improving.

Today’s guest is the wonderful Lynsey James. Lynsey’s latest book, The Single Dad’s Handbook, was released last week and it’s one I absolutely recommend you read. It’s by far her strongest book to date, but there are still seven others for you to pick up.

Lynsey was one of the first people I contacted for this series, but we thought around her release date would be perfect timing to introduce you to her.

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Review: Majesty by Katharine McGee

Challenge prompt: A book you meant to read last year but didn’t.

Blurb:

Beatrice Washington now rules America as its first ever queen, but her family are more concerned about rushing through her arranged marriage to a man she barely knows. No one can know that her heart really belongs to her bodyguard – but even their love is under threat.

Meanwhile, Princess Samantha is under more scrutiny than ever before – and she still longs to be with her sister’s fiancee. But with no sign of Bea’s wedding being called off, she’s surprised to find someone else catching her eye.

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