Accidents of Marriage by Randy Susan Meyers

I’m going to keep this review brief, honest and to the point (scary, huh?).

I didn’t like Randy Susan Meyer’s latest, Accidents of Marriage. I know plenty of readers who did (I thoroughly enjoyed her previous book, The Comfort of Lies, which had some thoughtful and complex themes and really well-developed characters). Continue reading

‘The Comfort of Lies’ by Randy Susan Meyers

So yesterday I woke up feeling a little ‘tired’ (I’m sure it had nothing to do with the gin-and-tonic-Rick-Astley-concert-combination of the night before…). And with echoes of this running through my head:

I decided that the best I could achieve for the day was reading something ‘light’.

I picked up The Comfort of Lies by Randy Susan Meyers (my advance copy is thanks to Atria Books via NetGalley. The book will be released February 12, 2013).

I read the book in a day (good sign). I found it heart-breaking. Not crying-with-snot kind of heart-breaking, just very sad. Continue reading

Top Ten Tuesday – New Release Fiction for 2013

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature created and hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new ‘top ten’ challenge is posted – anyone can join in. This week’s topic is the Top Ten Most Anticipated Books for 2013 .

It seems almost obscene to be ‘looking forward’ to new releases when my TBR stack is towering… But here goes.

1. The new Bridget Jones novel by Helen Fielding – I can’t wait to see what Bridget is up to now. Continue reading