Surprise Me by Sophie Kinsella

Sophie Kinsella’s newest book Surprise Me did just that. It surprised me. (Sorry, for the bad play on words, but I had to.) Whenever I thought I knew what direction the book would take next, it went somewhere else. And I loved it. Continue reading “Surprise Me by Sophie Kinsella”

The Light Behind The Window by Lucinda Riley

About five years ago I read The Light Behind The Window (The Lavender Garden) for the first time. The minute I saw the cover in a magazine of an Austrian retail chain that sells books, stationary and electronics, I fell in love with it. So, of course, I had to buy it. It was the first time I had heard of Lucinda Riley and I immediately fell in love with her writing. I wasn’t even half way through the book when I had to buy Das Orchideen Haus (Hothouse Flower/The Orchid House) as well. Thus began my love for Lucinda Riley. Continue reading “The Light Behind The Window by Lucinda Riley”

Travel plans for 2018

Last year I had only one trip planned. Granted, it was a six week trip around Malaysia, Brunei and Singapore. This year it will be mostly city trips no longer than a week. I am still very happy with what I have planned. Continue reading “Travel plans for 2018”