Quick Reviews

2in1: JUST ONE DAY and JUST ONE YEAR | Gayle Forman

Just One Day by Gayle Forman From Goodreads: Allyson Healey's life is exactly like her suitcase—packed, planned, ordered. Then on the last day of her three-week post-graduation European tour, she meets Willem. A free-spirited, roving actor, Willem is everything she’s not, and when he invites her to abandon her plans and come to Paris with him, Allyson says yes. This uncharacteristic decision leads to a day of risk and romance, liberation and intimacy: 24 hours that will transform Allyson’s life.  A book about love, heartbreak, travel, identity, and the “accidents” of fate, Just One Day shows ...
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Quick Reviews: Novellas

***** I have recently read two novellas by one of my favorite Filipino authors, Mina V. Esguerra. One is a gift from my Kris Kringle mommy last Christmas and the other, a short story released a few weeks back and which I got for free at Smashwords. ***** THAT KIND OF GUY/Mina V. Esguerra Summary from Goodreads: Good girl Julie never expected her hot former-player boyfriend to propose marriage. But when he did, she turned him down for reasons even she couldn't figure out. Will she settle for a nice, safe guy instead? Or will she let him find his way back into her carefully guarded heart? Jul...
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Quick Reviews: Chunksters

There are three books I've read a few months back that are quite a challenge to review (my own version of a "review", which is actually more of a ranting and raving) because they are chunksters, and I had this notion that since they're chunksters, I must come up with lengthy write-ups too. But I've come to realize now how silly such notion is so I'm coming up with these pseudo-reviews, all long over due, albeit short and quick. ***** JONATHAN STRANGE & MR NORRELL/Susanna Clarke From Goodreads: Two magicians shall appear in England. The first shall fear me; the second shall long to behold...
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