Tag Archives Sophie Kinsella

Weekly diaries

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So, I’m back with another diary style post. This week has been a bit quiet – mostly been busy with work but still I think I have enough material for a weekly diary post.

Last weekend I went to Oko to try out their Mandarin Calling food fest, and I had the best time. I’m realizing of late that events like Oko are the ones that I like and most want to attend. Great ambiance, food, a friendly PR, and the fact that I got to visit it with friends made me feel so comfortable and relaxed, and I think that genuine pleasure in the day reflects in my blog post.

I attend blog events only once a week or once in two weeks. That is partly because I don’t have too many PR contacts or blog visibility, but it is also because I turn down a lot of events that don’t interest me, fit into my day job schedule, or involve a stressful trip across town. This is also why I suck as a lifestyle blogger. Just too damn lazy.

Meme: Book Title Acrostic

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I saw this little meme going the rounds at The Bookworm Chronicles, and thought it was fun to do it on my blog too. Lori from The Emerald City Book Review has also done this meme. Basically, list out all the books you've read (preferably this year) which spell out your name. So, here's mine: N ...

Shopaholic to the Stars

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Becky Brandon (née Bloomwood) has stars in her eyes. She and her daughter, Minnie, have joined husband Luke in LA—city of herbal smoothies, multimillion-dollar yoga retreats, and the lure of celebrity. Luke is there to help manage the career of famous actress Sage Seymour—and Becky is convinced she is destined to be Sage’s personal stylist, ...

Mailbox Mondays: Books! Books! Books!

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Welcome to Mailbox Monday, a meme started by Marcia of To Be Continued. Last week I received a bunch of books that promise some fun light summer reading, and which I am pretty excited about. First up is Shopaholic to the Stars by Sophie Kinsella. It's one of my favorite light-reading series, and it's been ages ...

Meme: Six in Six

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I saw this meme over at The Bookworm Chronicles and decided this was the perfect way to showcase the books I read this year and loved or disappointed with. In this meme, I catalog books in chunks of sixes like so: Six new authors to me Abraham Verghese George R.R.Martin Alice Munro Jonathan Safran Foer Jo Nesbo Kishwar Desai Six authors I have ...

Wedding Night – A Giveaway

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A postal goof-up ensured that I received two copies of Wedding Night by Sophie Kinsella for review. Since I have already reviewed the book, Random House India kindly agreed to my hosting a giveaway of the second book on my blog. So, if you are interested, here's a copy of this book to read and enjoy. Just ...

Wedding Night

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Lottie is tired of long-term boyfriends who don't want to commit to marriage. After yet another disillusionment with her current boyfriend, when ex-flame Ben reappears and reminds her of their pact to get married if they were both still single at thirty, she jumps at the chance. There will be no dates and no engagement-just ...