Friday, February 17, 2017

Read: That Kind of Guy by Mina V. Esguerra

Synopsis:

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?




My favorite Mina Esguerra books will always have to be the ones which are of contemporary romance. Why? It's like talking to a friend.

Julie, as she admits, may not have many friends, but she has won me over with her romance with (eh-em) playboy Anton and her friendship with pudgy geek Harry.

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Read: Blind Goddess by Anne Holt

A truly great read.

I stumbled upon the second book the series in a sale in our local bookshop, then I luckily found this before I purchased Blessed are those who thirst.  I did not know who the author was. But, just took a shot. Thankful, that I bought both (discounted!) .



Even though it says it is a Hanne Wilhemsen  novel, it is not really just about her. It is not just her thoughts, in fact, the first hundred pages of the book, she seems to be missing. If it wouldn't have been for the (spoiler) accident, I wouldn't have cared about her. But then, as you read through and then read through her thoughts  you wish you knew her more, like her Harley and of course Cecile.

Karen Borg and Peter Sands are another thing that though.

As for the plot... this is about drugs and murder. So, this really (really, really) interested me  (ehem, I don't think I need to emphasize because of the current state of Philippine politics).