Friday, September 2, 2016

All Shook Up by Chelsey Krause

Read August 2016

This is the first book I have read from the author Chelsey Krause and after reading the synopsis I was excited to read the book. All shook up is about a quirky girl called Natalie
Who works in a thrift shop, or charity shop as they are known in England.

Natalie comes across a picture album that sends her on a journey trying to find her biological family. The story is written in the third person and has a nice pace.

I felt the story has two parts to it, one being Natalie’s such to find her mum or family and the other her friendship with Casey.

Sum up word: Cute 

Star rating: *3

Friday, April 22, 2016

Floozies and Fallout by Ravenna Young

Read April 2016

Floozies & Fallouts is the second book in its series. If you have read the first book then you will be pleased to see Cassie's horse loving, best friend, Eryn, is still around. Eryn's brother Ben, also makes a return, who Cassie is still messing around with.

One of Cassie's dreams is giving her trouble because she can not see who really killed Dillon. But when she dose finally see who did it, she is shocked. 

This book follows Cassie, a physic private investigator, into a world of pole dancing. Cassie needs to find out just what is going on behind the clubs doors. What are Rayan's intention? 

As a chick lit writer I like to read other genre's. Ravenna's writing style is uncensored and raw, this is why I like her. Her writing does not fit the norm and her charters are unfiltered. The character view point tends to head hop, but I quite like that, it's raw. The story is fast moving with lots going on and you don't get to see Cassie's inner-feelings that much, but to be honest, sometimes its just nice to read about the story line and not bother so much with the main charters deep and darkest thoughts. I like this author and even though her charter Cassie is shockingly cray cray, I find my self really liking her. She is a young girl trying to find her way in life.          

Sum up word: Raw 

Star rating: *4

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Hesitation wounds by Amy Koppelman - Book Review

Read February 2016

Very well written story about a psychiatrist who works with patients suffering from treatment-resistant depression. The sorry follows flash backs about the doctor. You learn about her past and how she comes to terms with what happened and her present life.

I found the moving between present day and past a bit confusing in places but on the whole it was an enjoyable read about a woman overcoming grief.

Overall I though the book had a good storyline and emotion. I was very sick when reading this book and it was nice to have a good book to read during my recovery.

Sum up word: Moving 

Star rating: *4