Each month, I share one of my top reads from this blog over at The Riviera Woman.
The Riviera Woman, run by Anna Fill, helps women living or working on the Riviera live life to the full with it’s inspirational people and interesting articles.
This month, I have chosen Persuading Austen by Brigid Coady. You can read my review here.
~ Book Blurb ~
It is a truth universally acknowledged that working with an ex is a terrible idea…
Annie Elliot never expected her life to turn out this way: living with her dad, working as an accountant – surely the least glamorous job in Hollywood?! – and dodging her family’s constant bickering.
Landing a job as a producer on a new adaptation of Pride and Prejudice seems like the piece of luck she’s been waiting for. Until the cast is announced, and Annie discovers that the actor playing Mr Darcy is Austen Wentworth: the man she’s spent nearly a decade trying to forget.
Not only is Austen her ex – but while Annie’s life has stalled, Austen is Hollywood’s hottest property…and has just been voted World’s Sexiest Man.
With nowhere to hide, there’s just one question. Now the one who got away has come back, should Annie stand by her pride? Or give into Austen’s powers of persuasion?
~ My Thoughts ~
One of the things I love about book blogging is having the opportunity to read books that, pre-blogger life, I probably would not have chosen to read. Persuading Austen is one of them. I would have thought that it wasn’t for me. Well, how wrong could I have been. It made me laugh out loud. It made me cry. It made me empathise. It made me sympathise. It made me happy. It made me sad. I absolutely loved it! Continue reading “#Review: Persuading Austen by Brigid Coady (@beecee) @HQDigitalUK”
Whilst putting together a blog post about my bookshop crawl for Independent Bookshop Week, I was inspired to write this little vignette. I hope you enjoy it!
Continue reading “Vignette #IBW2017 #bookshopcrawl @liz_fenwick @FiHarper_Author @under_blue_sky @julie_cohen @shelleywriter @beecee”
Last Saturday, 24th June, was the start of Independent Bookshop Week 2017 and it was also the annual bookshop crawl day.
I wanted to put together a little timeline using my tweets from the day to document my first-ever bookshop crawl. I hope you enjoy it!
Continue reading “Independent Bookshop Week Bookshop Crawl #IBW2017 #bookshopcrawl @booksaremybag @IndieBound_UK”