Month: January 2012

Holidays in Heck

by P.J. O’Rourke (Grove Press) ISBN 978 1 61185 596 8   Holidays in Heck is a collection of outspoken, and often humorous, accounts by a former war correspondent for the US.   P.J O’Rourke travels with his young family to far reaching places like China, Afghanistan and the Galapagos Islands. He realizes that trips …

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Book Review – The Next Always

by Nora Roberts (Piatkus) ISBN: 9780749955366 Nora Roberts, international bestselling author, has turned her hometown into a tourist attraction. She has written a fictional trilogy—The Next Always is the first—of the historic bed-and-breakfast she and her family remodelled in BoonsBoro, Maryland two years ago. Keeping with her literary aspirations, Roberts has created rooms inspired by …

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The Wedding Writer

by Susan Schneider (Pan Books) ISBN: 9780330541671   Young, promising, Lucky, succeeds her mentor, Grace as the editor-in-chief of a classic ‘Your Wedding’ magazine.   Will she be able to convince staff members that she is capable of steering the magazine in the right direction? Can she keep the magazine on the right track in …

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Relish

by Sonia Cabano (Struik) ISBN 978 1 77007 867 3   Relish is an empowering cook book focused on easy sauces, seasonings and condiments one can make at home. From a Black olive pâté to a tandoori masala, each recipe owns a special flavour, texture and occasion.   The reader is able to relate to …

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