Monthly Archives: July 2013

Movie review: The Life of David Gale by Alan Parker

Directed by Alan ParkerRelease date: 2003Screenplay: Charles RandolphCast: Kevin Spacey, Kate Winslet, Laura Linney, Gabriel Mann, Matt Craven, Rhona Mitra The Life of David Gale (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Summary: “The Life of David Gale” tells the story of a professor … Continue reading

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Trial by Desire by Courtney Milan (Carhart #2)

Synopsis: SHE CANNOT FORGET THE FIRE HE IGNITED …In the three years since her husband left her, Lady Kate Carhart has managed to forge a fulfilling life for herself. But when Ned Carhart unexpectedly returns, she finds her tranquility uprooted … Continue reading

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Review: In The Woods (Dublin Murder Squad 01) by Tana French

Cover of In the Woods Book info: Form: pdf Genre: crime mystery, contemporary fiction, psychological mystery Target audience: adults Synopsis (from Goodreads): As dusk approaches a small Dublin suburb in the summer of 1984, mothers begin to call their children … Continue reading

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ARC Review: Love, Technically by Lynne Silver

Synopsis: Billionaire CEO and computer whiz Noah Frellish is a king among geeks. Women are attracted to his money, but he’d love to meet someone who’s actually interested in him. When he helps the sweet and sexy Michelle Kolson with … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Hollywoodland by Allen Coulter

Directed by Allen Coulter Written by Paul Bernbaum  Cast: Adrien Brody as Louis SimoDiane Lane as Toni MannixBen Affleck as George Reeves Bob Hoskins as Eddie MannixRobin Tunney as Leonore Lemmon Synopsis: The story presents a fictionalized account of the … Continue reading

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Rameau’s Review Archive: Proof by Seduction by Courtney Milan (Carhart #1)

Originally posted on Goodreads on February 2nd 2012. This is one of our second opinion reviews and if you click the 2nd opinion icon, you’ll find the original: Synopsis: “She was his last chance for a future of happiness…”A gifted … Continue reading

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Book discussion: Fire and Ice (Ice 05) by Anne Stuart

Today I am very happy to host Heidenkind from Truth, Beauty, Freedom and Books who kindly agreed to discuss one of Ice series novels penned by Anne Stuart.   Synopsis (from Goodreads):   In the wake of a failed love … Continue reading

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Rameau’s Review Archive: Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card

Rameau’s ramblings: This is one of those books everyone recommended to me and once again I’m the odd one out. Originally posted on Goodreads on March 21st 2013. Synopsis: Andrew “Ender” Wiggin thinks he is playing computer simulated war games … Continue reading

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Review: The Heiress Effect (Brothers Sinister 02) by Courtney Milan

Book info: Genre: Victorian romance, historical romance Target audience: adults Synopsis: “Never before had so much money been put in the service of so little taste.” Jane Fairfield is trying on a new dress. She knows she looks utterly ridiculous … Continue reading

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The Heiress Effect (Brothers Sinister #2) by Courtney Milan

Synopsis: Miss Jane Fairfield can’t do anything right. When she’s in company, she always says the wrong thing—and rather too much of it. No matter how costly they are, her gowns fall on the unfortunate side of fashion. Even her … Continue reading

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