What happened between Point A and Point B and how did her plan go so awry? I started reading In Five Years expecting a breezy rom-com about Dannie finding what was right for her, but the heart-wrenching twist in the middle took the story to a completely different place. This book is...

I'm so happy to report that since my last book round-up in January, I've continued to read voraciously in the past couple of months. "Love, love, love" seems to be the underlying theme of my latest round-up as my tastes tended towards lighthearted YA and uplifting romances. Here's a look at...

Has anyone else been following the movie casting gossip as closely as I have? What's on your reading list this summer? Let me know in the comments! And if you're looking for other book recommendations, check out my round-ups from January, March, and May. Shop the post

The Pretty Woman-esque story arc (glam vacations! fancy meals! nice apartment!) in the first half of the book is a lot of fun, but it's the thriller/murder mystery in the second half that will keep you up half the night reading. Hi, my name is Lisa and I'm addicted to Gone Girl-esque...

If you're looking to do the same, here are 6 reads I enjoyed recently. Kelly is a brilliant but socially awkward robotics engineer who's sick of the scrutiny her family puts on her dating life, and unsure if she'll ever find The One. So for her sister's upcoming wedding, instead of finding...

If you're thinking that this isn't the most uplifting reading material during a global pandemic, know that Atwood deftly ties together these testimonials and recounts how these women bring about the downfall of Gilead. So yes, there is a happy-ish ending. When fashion stylist Maddie gets...

So if you're looking to add something light and joyful to your summer reading list, might I recommend these 6 books? Meg Mackworth, dubbed "the Planner of Park Slope," spends her days hand-lettering and illustrating everything from custom journals and planners to wedding stationery for her...

first full-time job, reading for pleasure often fell by the wayside. That's something I'd like to change going forward as the winter break (and my subsequent bouts of sickness) made me rediscover the joy of picking up a real book. Here are a few I've enjoyed recently. What are you...

January Andrews writes romances with happy-ever-after endings; her neighbour and former creative-writing-class-in-college rival, Augustus Everett, writes bleak literary fiction. The only things they have in common? They happen to be spending their summer in beach houses next to each other...

A new boss, lots of work projects, the Bar Method Fitness Challenge, my second cold of 2020(!), persistent neck and shoulder pain, domain issues on the blog, regular old adulting...February was a lot to handle. But whenever I craved an escape at the end of a long day, I knew that I'd have a...

 

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