Tag: romantic comedy

Review: The Hating Game by Sally Thorne

I wasn’t expecting this book to suck me in as much as it did.  The office rom-com isn’t my usual type of book, but I was feeling the need for something lighter.  It starts out silly and a bit annoying — I didn’t like… Continue Reading “Review: The Hating Game by Sally Thorne”

The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion

This was such a fun book, I wanted to read it in one sitting.  It brings together a lot of things I like – clever romantic comedy, Australia, and Asperger’s.  If that sounds like a weird combination, it is, but that’s me. The Rosie… Continue Reading “The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion”

Review of The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick

I liked the movie but not as much as I expected to.  I loved the book. The movie was well-cast, well-acted, and rose way above the typical rom-com.  And yet… it was, in the end, a “dance movie”.  Why do movies insist on acting… Continue Reading “Review of The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick”

Review of Charlotte Street by Danny Wallace

I picked up a complimentary copy of this book from NetGalley, but really the suggestion came from Bethany at Subtle Melodrama, who said it was nice to read something a little light when most books are so heavy.  And having recently read books about… Continue Reading “Review of Charlotte Street by Danny Wallace”

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