Monthly Archives: February 2012

Secret Daughter by Shilpi Somaya Gowda

Secret Daughter fared vastly different from my Heather’s Pick expectations. I’ve yet to get the chance to visit India, a country I’ve been dying to see since the inception of my travel obsession; so I’m partial to books that involve … Continue reading

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The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

It pains me to admit this publicly: one of my newest guilty pleasures is young adult fiction series. Ohh the shame… But I don’t think I’m alone here. Not only have I noticed other fellow 20 somethings make furtive sideways … Continue reading

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The Company We Keep by Robert and Dayna Baer

I rarely allow my self the glossy-paged pleasure of reading a magazine even though I enjoy it so. I find they wake my inner “want” beast who insists I spend money on products and clothes I really can’t afford. Only … Continue reading

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The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman

Apologies for my lack of December posts, but The Dovekeepers took up quite a bit of time. Alice Hoffman is one of my favourite authors. I rarely read books twice but I fell in love with Practical Magic and have … Continue reading

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Orange is the New Black by Piper Kerman

What I’ve come to call “Eat, Pray Love goes to Prison,” it is my humble opinion that this book has not received its due recognition. I’m sure at one point in your life you’ve done something completely out of character. … Continue reading

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The Girl Who Chased the Moon by Sarah Addison Allen

The Girl Who Chased the Moon was the perfect chaser to the harsh bitterness of Wally Lamb’s She’s Come Undone.  Allen’s nice blend of real-life depth with just a touch of magic made this book an absolute delight to read. … Continue reading

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She’s Come Undone by Wally Lamb

She’s Come Undone was suggested to me from a fellow-avid-reader acquaintance of mine. Having just read a few of Lambs’ books, he was high on her recommendation list. I’d looked at this book before but for whatever reason always put … Continue reading

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