Chick lit, Drama

Spring Tides at The Starfish Café by Jessica Redland

I have read quite a few books by this author. The one most connected to this one was: Snowflakes Over The Starfish Café. Although I have read quite a few books by this author and some continuing and connected series', I have a hit and miss with some of them. In the previous series that… Continue reading Spring Tides at The Starfish Café by Jessica Redland

Drama, Historical fiction, Mystery

Murder Under Her Skin by Stephen Spotswood

This is a highly engrossing series. It veers a little away from my more traditional historical fiction reads, which have a sleuthing duo, but they have happier lives (or at least histories).I would not recommend reading this without having read the first. WillowJean has had a non-traditional upbringing, and in this installment we get to… Continue reading Murder Under Her Skin by Stephen Spotswood

Adventure, Drama, Historical fiction

The Memoirs of Stockholm Sven by Nathaniel Ian Miller

I am not one who is usually well served by hype. I tend to not 'get' what people are finding exciting from a particular book making its rounds. When I do understand the point and join my voice with all those clamouring, it is a joy all on its own. This is one such book.  I initially… Continue reading The Memoirs of Stockholm Sven by Nathaniel Ian Miller

Drama, Humour

The Peppermint Tea Chronicles (44 Scotland Street #13) by Alexander McCall Smith

It has been almost forever since I read a book by this author. While I was still in HK and visiting my library weekly, I would end up picking one or the other from any of the series' I am familiar with. I saw this sitting pretty in my local library, and nostalgia hit me… Continue reading The Peppermint Tea Chronicles (44 Scotland Street #13) by Alexander McCall Smith