Month: September 2014

Pastime Pleasures #15 – The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot

Posted September 5, 2014 by Charlotte in Pastime Pleasures / 0 Comments
Pastime Pleasures #15 –  The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot

Welcome to my  feature, Pastime Pleasures, posted every other Friday. Today is the turn of The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot. Here I will look at books that have given me great pleasure in the past. These are books I can read over and over again. The only rule is that the book must have been published five or more years ago.     Most people would love the idea of being a princess, of being royal – a disney fairytale come true. But not Mia, this is a step too far for her. She is already considered a freak at school and this goes one step too far – how much more can she take? But somehow her royal news gets leaked and now Mia has to deal with being ‘popuar’ and her tyrannical grandmother. Mia has to mature as the year progresses – can she learn all about what it means to be a princess, cope with the make-overs and soften her Grandmere. All while remaining herself and bagging the boy? Written as a journal, The Princess Diaries is a […]

Review: The Best of Me by Nicholas Sparks

Posted September 3, 2014 by Charlotte in Reviews / 0 Comments
Review: The Best of Me by Nicholas Sparks

I received this book for free from Publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.The Best of Me by Nicholas Sparks Published by Sphere on September 11, 2014 Genres: Chick-lit, Contemporary, Fiction, Romance Pages: 336 Format: Paperback Source: Publisher Buy on Amazon Goodreads The bestselling love story behind the massive Hollywood film starring James Marsden and Michelle Monaghan. They were teenage sweethearts from opposite sides of the tracks – with a passion that would change their lives for ever. But life would force them apart. Years later, the lines they had drawn between past and present are about to slip . . . Called back to their hometown for the funeral of the mentor who once gave them shelter when they needed it most, they are faced with each other once again, and forced to confront the paths they chose. Can true love ever rewrite the past? This is the new epic love story from the multi-million-copy bestselling author of The Notebook, The Lucky One and […]