Book Review, Fiction, Romance

Meet Cute by Helena Hunting

Meet-cute (n.) - a cute, charming, or amusing first encounter between romantic partners (as in a movie) [Merriam-Webster]   On her first day of law school Kailyn Flowers literally trips over a gorgeous fellow student, who happens to be former child TV star Daxton Hughes, who happens also to be the object of her most… Continue reading Meet Cute by Helena Hunting

Book Review, Classics, Fiction

Persuasion by Jane Austen

Persuasion is the story of Anne Elliot and Captain Frederick Wentworth. Anne and Captain Wentworth used to be in love. But Anne was convinced by a close friend that Captain Wentworth was an unworthy match, and she broke off their engagement. Eight years later, Captain Wentworth is a wealthy and respected naval officer who finds… Continue reading Persuasion by Jane Austen

Book Review, Fiction

Book Bucket List: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court

This book review is part of my 2018 Resolution to read more books of substance. It was chosen for the category "a classic book I've never read." In case you’ve been living under a rock like I had been (or assumed the 90s Disney movie A Kid in King Arthur’s Court told the same story…),… Continue reading Book Bucket List: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court

Book Review, Culture, Fiction, Personal

Book Bucket List: Hello, Sunshine

This book review is part of my 2018 Resolution to read more books of substance. It was chosen for the category "a book about technology and/or modern culture." When I started Hello, Sunshine, I was intending for it to be nothing more than light, frivolous reading. It is the story of YouTube celebrity and chef… Continue reading Book Bucket List: Hello, Sunshine

Book Review, Fiction

Paging Robin Hood | Review of Camille Perri’s The Assistants

I didn’t technically read Camille Perri’s book The Assistants. I listened to it. I don’t have quotes stockpiled in my trusty “Thoughtful Notebook,” and I didn’t spend time analyzing paragraphs for deeper concepts or hidden meaning. My review is far from academic. But this book struck me in a way few have.  The writing wasn’t… Continue reading Paging Robin Hood | Review of Camille Perri’s The Assistants