Challenge criteria: A book with an eccentric character
(Disclaimer: This book was sent to me by the publisher, HQ Stories, in exchange for an honest review. This has in no way affected my opinion of the book, nor the outcome of this review.)
If you could turn back time, would you choose a different life?
Forty-something Maggie is facing some hard truths. Her only child has flown the nest for university and, without her daughter in the house, she’s realising her life, and her marriage to Dan, is more than a little stale.
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You never forget the first time you’ve met the love of your life. I was online, trying to find my recommendations for my next read on Twitter. Suddenly, a dark-haired, handsome man appeared on my timeline.
Challenge criteria: A book published in 2017
(Disclaimer: I was sent a copy of this book by the publisher, My Kinda Book, in exchange for an honest review. This has not affected my opinion of the book, nor the outcome of this review.)
Alice doesn’t believe in luck—at least, not the good kind. But she does believe in love, and for some time now, she’s been pining for her best friend, Teddy. On his eighteenth birthday—just when it seems they might be on the brink of something—she buys him a lottery ticket on a lark. To their astonishment, he wins $140 million, and in an instant, everything changes.
Some of the happiest places in the world are bookshops. I’ve spent large chunks of each of my pay package in some of my favourite book shops across the world. Forget Disney, bookshops are the happiest place in the world.
With my book ban ending on the 16th I was free to spend as much money as I wanted on as many books as my heart desired. Considering how money is a little tight at the moment, maybe I should ease back a little anyway.