Book Review: Manhunting by Jennifer Cruise

Used book sales are a great place to find cheap books and to discover new authors you haven’t read yet. Jennifer Cruise is a name I recognized, but I hadn’t picked up one of her books yet so I thought I would give it a try. You can’t go for $1.00 a book. Synopsis: Kate Svenson is attractive, successful, a brilliant businesswoman and miserable. After three failed engagements, she realizes…

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Summerspiration – Live it up because summer is NOT over!

Its August and everyone is starting to come back from vacation, parents and kids are preparing for school and the immanent frenzy of September is upon us….in another week. So make use of every last day of sun. Go out for drinks after work, even if its Monday night. Sit on a patio, feel the warmth on your face, wear your sunglasses and talk about nothing. Not your workday or…

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Book Review: The Perfect Man by Sheila O’Flanagan

The Perfect Man by Sheila O’Flanagan has more substance than its title implies and is less heavy on the romance than one might think. Synopsis: When Britt McDonagh’s literary agent can’t join her on a Caribbean cruise which she convinced Britt to do in order to promote her best-selling novel The Perfect Man, Britt enlists the help of her sister, Mia. Britt is assumed to be an expert on love…

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Belfast, Northern Ireland – Leaving a Lasting Impression

Belfast is so multifaceted with its history, thriving modern culture and many tourist attractions, it left a lasting impression on me. The city has multiple pubs that have live music in the evenings and The Crown pub, which still has its original décor from the 19th century. I also enjoyed the music and atmosphere in Robinson’s pub. Belfast also has what is known as Europe’s most bombed hotel and you can…

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Book Review: The Red Queen by Philippa Gregory

The Red Queen by Phillipa Gregory was a book that I did not want to put down and I was sad when I reached the end. The Red Queen, is the second book in a series Gregory wrote on The Cousin’s War focusing on the period between 1453 to 1485 is from the point of view of Margaret Beaufort born from the House of Lancaster (a red rose). Synopsis: Heiress…

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