Lilabean – Kate Carpenter

Lilabean – Kate Carpenter

This little book by Kate Carpenter caught my eye as I was browsing Amazon the other day and so I bought it for my Kindle. It’s called “Lilabean – A Storybook about Simplicity for Grown-Up Girls” and I loved it so much I felt compelled to review it here on Cupcakes and Cadenzas. Lilabean – … Read More

The Mistletoe Bride and Other Haunting Tales by Kate Mosse

The Mistletoe Bride and Other Haunting Tales by Kate Mosse

The Mistletoe Bride and Other Haunting Tales is the latest offering from Kate Mosse. As the title suggests, this is a collection of short stories, each one inspired by either French or English folklore and legend or a particular time and place in Kate’s life. There are 14 stories altogether and she also includes her first … Read More

Twelve Days of Christmas – Trisha Ashley

 My 2012 reading challenge is now officially underway and I have just finished my first book ‘Twelve Days of Christmas’ by Trisha Ashley. I have to say I really enjoyed reading this book and although it’s a Christmas story I would have enjoyed it just as much at any other time of the year. ‘Holly Brown … Read More

The Hating Game – Talli Roland

‘When man-eater Mattie Johns agrees to star on a dating game show to save her ailing recruitment business, she’s confident she’ll sail through to the end without letting down the perma-guard she’s perfected from years of her love ’em and leave ’em dating strategy. After all, what can go wrong with dating a few losers … Read More

The Winter Ghosts by Kate Mosse

The Winter Ghosts is a beautifully written story which I found it very easy to read. The chapters are fairly short and it didn’t take long to get through it. This book isn’t what I would call a page turner but it was a thoroughly enjoyable tale and I would recommend it to anyone who enjoys books with a ghostly … Read More