Review: One in a Million by Lindsey Kelk

Challenge criteria: A retelling of a classic


Everyone wants that special someone….

Annie Higgins has given up on love: she’s too busy trying to get her tiny business off the ground. Infuriated by the advertising agency across the hall making fun of her job, Annie accepts their crazy challenge – to make a random stranger Instagram-famous in just thirty days.

And even when they choose Dr Samuel Page PhD, historian and hater of social media, as her target, Annie’s determined to win the bet – whether Sam likes it or not.

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Review: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

This book did not fit any of my challenge criteria. 


Aging and reclusive Hollywood movie icon Evelyn Hugo is finally ready to tell the truth about her glamorous and scandalous life. But when she chooses unknown magazine reporter Monique Grant for the job, no one is more astounded than Monique herself. Why her? Why now?

Monique is not exactly on top of the world. Her husband has left her, and her professional life is going nowhere. Regardless of why Evelyn has selected her to write her biography, Monique is determined to use this opportunity to jumpstart her career.
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Books I Loved Before I Started Blogging

I may have been blogging about books for almost seven years, but I’ve been reading a lot longer than that. There are a couple of books I met before I started blogging at all, but because they were books I read when I was younger I’ve never reviewed them here. I do aim to one day give them a full review here, but it’s nice to have a think back to where it all began for me.

I’ve had to dig deep into my past to look at some of my favourites from my pre blogging days. If you’re looking to turn back time a little with your reading habits, these would be a great place to start in my opinion. I’ve included a mix of the different genres I love reading, so hopefullly there’s something in there for everyone.

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April 2019 ARC Challenge TBR

I have so many Netgalley and physical ARCS to get through, I think I’ll have to dedicate an entire month to clearing the shelf. So, I’m going to be super basic and spend April taking on the ARC Challenge. There are a couple of other book bloggers who often take this challenge in April or August, and I’m going to throw my hat in the ring this month.

The rules are pretty simple: all I can read this month are ARCs, either the ones on my Kindle or the physical copies on my shelf. For every one I finish, I’ll still put the Euro into my jar, so it’s still a boost for all my final year tallies. At the end of the month, I hope to have reached 10 ARCs finished and reviews ready to go (even if they have been out for a while. Oops.) If I do tick off 10, I will treat myself to a brand new book at the end of the month. So, here we go.

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