How Easy We Take it for Granted

Let me tell you a little story... Today while I was sitting at a cafe in Copenhagen, I sat next to a woman and her father. The woman was crying, obviously frustrated and distraught. Her dad stroked her shoulder, and then he stood up to go and use the restroom. She then picked up her... Continue Reading →

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One Day in December by Josie Silver 📚 BOOK REVIEW

I listen to an audiobook version of One Day in December on Audible.  Josie Silver Genre: Fiction, Romance, Contemporary Publisher: Random House Audio (audiobook) Originally published: October 16th, 2018 Pages: 416 (paperback) Audiobook length: 10 Hours 27 Minutes Blurb by the publisher: Laurie is pretty sure love at first sight doesn't exist. After all, life isn't a scene from the movies, is it? But then, through a misted-up bus window one... Continue Reading →

Captive in the Dark by C.J. Roberts 📚 BOOK REVIEW

I read a paperback version of Captive in the Dark. This is the first book in the Dark Duet series. C.J. Roberts Genre: Erotica, Romance Publisher: Neurotica Books Originally published: July 20th 2011 Pages: 253 (Paperback) Blurb by the publisher: Caleb is a man with a singular interest in revenge. Kidnapped as a young boy and sold into slavery by a power-hungry mobster, he has thought of nothing but vengeance. For 12 years he has immersed himself in... Continue Reading →

The Course of Love by Alain de Botton 📚 BOOK REVIEW

I read a paperback version of The Course of Love. Genre: Fiction, contemporary, romance. Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd. Originally published: April 28th, 2016 Pages: 240 (Paperback) Audiobook length: 7 hrs, 5 mins (Narrated by Julian Rhind-Tutt)   Blurb by the Publisher: Modern love is never easy. Society is obsessed with stories of romance, but what comes after happily ever after? This is a... Continue Reading →

Silver Lining • POEM

All of the looks The words and kisses Before I even knew I’d fallen into the trap Lost in a present That looked like the past • All of the questions The answers I feared And did not want They were the truth The pain I needed To finally move on ©️Christina de Vries

My True Love Gave To Me – REVIEW

My True Love Gave To Me is a collection of short stories by twelve different authors that have a winter romance theme to them. Let's start of by mentioning all of the authors of this book: Holly Black, Ally Carter, Matt de la Peña, Gayle Forman, Jenny Han, David Levithan, Kelly Link, Myra McEntire, Stephanie... Continue Reading →

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