Review: One in a Million by Lindsey Kelk

Challenge criteria: A retelling of a classic

Blurb:

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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Characters I’d Love to Date

This post is part of Six for Sunday, run by Steph from A Little But a Lot

How many of us have a bookish boyfriend or girlfriend? The character you wish you could reach into the pages, pull out, and take to Pizza Hut? I think we’ve all got that special someone in there who ignited our love of reading in a slightly different way.

As usual, Steph has only given us six slots to fill. It isn’t enough, as ever, but I’ve done my best. There are so many more I could have fit in. Have I included any of your heart throbs?

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Review: One Day in December by Josie Silver

2018 Challenge Criteria: A book from a celebrity book club

Blurb:

Two people. Ten chances. One unforgettable love story.

Laurie is pretty sure love at first sight doesn’t exist anywhere but the movies. But then, through a misted-up bus window one snowy December day, she sees a man who she knows instantly is the one. Their eyes meet, there’s a moment of pure magic… and then her bus drives away.
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Favourite Couples from Books

This post is part of Top 10 Tuesdays, run by Jana from That Artsy Reader Girl.

Even though I can be quite cynical at times, I do like a good love story. When I ship a couple, you best believe I ship them hard. There are some couples from books that I will stand behind for the rest of my life. My choices come from across a wide range of reading genres and age groups, maybe your OTP is in here too?

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Bookish Hates

This post is part of Six for Sunday, run by Steph from A Little But a Lot.

Last week Steph asked us to list our bookish faves, but this week the tables have flipped a little. This time we’re talking about the aspects of books we’re not so keen on. Just like last week, I could go on and on. There are a couple of things that really grind my gears when I notice them in books. These are just some of the things I’d like to see less of in literature.

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