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”

The Lightkeeper’s Daughters by Jean E. Pendziwol

This charming adult novel debut by Canadian author Jean E. Pednziwol takes you to a beautiful setting at Lake Superior and a captivating story of two sisters and a lost teenager. Continue reading “The Lightkeeper’s Daughters by Jean E. Pendziwol”

Still Life by Joy Fielding

Every time I read Still Life, and I have read it a couple of times, I am astonished how a book, a thriller no less, can still be so gripping, after knowing who the bad guy is. I guess, that is what makes a good author. Continue reading “Still Life by Joy Fielding”

My Not So Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella

I always enjoy reading a book by Sophie Kinsella. Her writing style is great, she writes unbelievably funny, yet always manages to make you care about her characters and their stories. My Not So Perfect Life is no difference. Continue reading “My Not So Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella”