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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Book Review: The Breakout Novel by Donald Maas

Welcome to Writers’ Uni-Verse-City (or WUVC for short because every university has an acronym), a place where writers/bloggers can meet to discuss the craft of writing in the Internet age. WUVC will involve independent research, setting a curriculum and hopefully finding other participants (like you – readers/bloggers/writers) to: chip in, give tips, suggest books and other materials for study, teach me the ways of the warrior writer, and offer to guest post here at…

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Book Review: A Year to Remember by Shelly Bell

Being the first e-published book I’ve read, I was not disappointed with A Year to Remember by Shelly Bell. I didn’t see one typo and the formatting was perfect, but that’s only the technicalities, the story captivated my interest and I couldn’t wait to find out what happened to the protagonist Sara Friedman. Synopsis: When her younger brother marries on her twenty-ninth birthday, Sara Friedman vows to the wedding guests…

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Book Review: Last Chance Saloon – by Marian Keyes

Last Chance Saloon is one of Keyes’ earlier works. The 4th work of fiction out of her current 12, this story seemed to be tighter. I enjoy Keyes’ writing because there are always so many great characters to get to know and follow around. This book didn’t have as many funny parts as her later works I’ve read, and it started out slow where I was unsure of what the…

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Book Review: Single in the City – by Michele Gorman

You know when you read a book and then realize after you finish it that it is the first book in a series? Well, that’s what happened to me with Single in the City by Michele Gorman. Synopsis: It’s official. Hannah has left her friends and family in the US behind and is following her dream. To live in London. Unfortunately she’s completely unprepared for what’s in store. She’s going…

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