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The world’s favourite love story – a review of the Notebook by Nicholas Sparks

"who am I? And how, I wonder, will this story end? Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook From the book to the movie, there are very few people who do not know about this story. Everyone remembers the moment they first experienced this phenomenal tale of true love. It became a movement. Growing up, I recall girls … Continue reading The world’s favourite love story – a review of the Notebook by Nicholas Sparks

How To Lead Review

Our country has seen a crazy high second wave of Covid, and it feels impossible to be excited about things sometimes. But when my doorbell rang the other morning and it was #bookmail from the lovely folks over at Jonathan Ball Publishers , I couldn't help but squeal!  Thank you to Jonathan Ball Publishers for … Continue reading How To Lead Review

Dealing with Daily Routines

Are you stuck in a rut? Feeling like you are losing the daily battles with work, life, love and everything in between? Already gave up on your New Year's resolutions? Well you are not alone. The 'New Normal' for me tends to look sprint - burnout - sprint. And I HATE IT! Not only do … Continue reading Dealing with Daily Routines

Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow

You are whisked away to a magical world, to participate in trials for a mysterious society. They're only requirement is that you have a unique and wondrous knack. What is your knack?  For those of you who haven't read Nevermoor yet, a Knack is a super talent😁 and mine is drinking coffee and coming up … Continue reading Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow

January 2021 Releases on my Wishlist

It's been a hot minute since I've last been able to sit down and write one of these, but I'm super excited to be back! So let's kick things off with my January 2021 releases wishlist. Now I truly cannot give you my opinion on these books yet, as I haven't read them. But these … Continue reading January 2021 Releases on my Wishlist

Cinderella is Dead review

Fairytales are very powerful. They shape the way we perceive the world. They can give us hope. But they can also confine us. Wreck our self image and make us feel less. They can spark a rebellion that will change the world. Thank you to Jonathan Ball Publishers for gifting me a complimentary copy of … Continue reading Cinderella is Dead review

Midnight Sun

If you asked me at the beginning of this year if I was going to buy this book, my answer would have been no. It's been almost 11 years since I've read Twilight and in no way did I consider myself to be such a huge fan that after a decade I'd wind up back … Continue reading Midnight Sun

Burn

There are many great Dragon Tales out there, but few worlds that will have you jumping in with both feet. This is my very first Patrick Ness read and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Thank you to Pan Macmillan SA Kids for gifting me a complimentary copy of this book. Opinions expressed in this review are … Continue reading Burn

Gargantis

For me, the return trip to Eerie-on-sea was everything I hoped for and more! I didn't want it to end. I am absolutely on edge for more of Herbert Lemon and Violet Parma's adventures in this mystical small town. Thank you to Pan Macmillan SA Kids for gifting me a complimentary copy of this book. … Continue reading Gargantis

Quick and Delicious Smoothie

What is your go-to lunch solution for busy days? As we're heading into the festive season, I find myself working longer hours and skipping various meals. I found that I started struggling to focus and my sleep patterns got all messed up. So out of frustration I started googling for a easy lunch solution. Something … Continue reading Quick and Delicious Smoothie