Begin Again is the latest addition to the Rags and Riches series by E.M. Leya. The basic principle of the series is always the same. Two different people meet, one is always poor or otherwise in a bad state, and the other one is rich or at least better of. They meet and hit it off straight away, overcoming all the problems between them. I have read every other part in the series and I have always loved them. And this latest part is no differen...

Henry Hathaway is a professor who spends his birthday the same every year. He gets his teeth cleaned and then has dinner with his brother. His has been like that for years and this year will be no difference. Or will it? In the middle of dinner with his brother he receives a text message confirming details of date with some one called Ash. Henry doesn’t know someone with that name, so the message must have been sent to the wrong person. ...

This book was send to me as an eARC by the wonderful Jay Northcote and he asked me to read it and review it. And of course I did, because I love Jay and will read anything he puts out. So here we go. Rowan is at the last place he wants to be, but he made a promise to a friend and so here he is. Stuck at some folk festival surrounded by people he doesn’t know and doesn’t want to know, because it is totally not his scene. He can mana...

As promised when I talked about part 1 I also read part 2 in the series and I will tell you all about it today. Let me start of by telling that part 2 in the series was quite good, but in some ways it left me wanting more and with unanswered questions. When we left part 1 James was about to come out to the public eye and telling the world he is a gay man and deeply in love with Benjamin. But when he reveals that to the world, it will also mean...

Imagine a world where the crown prince of England is gay and desperately seeking for someone to fill the gap in his life. Always in the publics eye he is used to keeping up appearances. But being gay is the biggest secret of them all, and apart from a few people nobody knows about it. As far as the people go, James is straight and next in line for the throne of England. Lady Cassandra is his best friend and has always acted as his beard, prete...

Imagines is part 2 in the Imago series, which logically follows part 1 in the series. Immediately after finishing part 1 I started the second part, because I had to know what happened next. And I certainly wasn’t disappointed. Lawson and Jack have been together for 6 months now, and are still madly in love with each other. Lawson is still very much involved in saving the new found species of butterfly, the Tillman Copper. Jack is working...

David’s selfie
Bookreview / January 8, 2015

David is a single father who vows to get laid before the year ends. To do that, he gets on the internet and uses dating sites. He uses his cellphone to take some pictures of himself, some very revealing pictures. Then one day he goes to a club and loses the phone with the picture still on it. Dancer Craig finds the phone, but never thought it could belong to a doctor, and a very cute doctor also. He finds himself thinking about David...

Event – The Event Group 1
Bookreview / January 8, 2015

Event is part 1 of the Event Group novel series by David Lynn Golemon. I never heard of this series until recently, but after reading the first novel I am hooked. A few hundred pages each, but I go through it like crazy. The Event Group is a part of the US Government, so secret that only a few people are aware of its existence. The groups mission is to uncover hidden thruths behind the myths and legends of history. In part 1 they tak...

House of Cards Season 2
Netflix , TV Show Review / December 31, 2014

Only a few days ago I blogged about House of Cards Season 1 here and just today I finished Season 2. Season 2 is considered to be darker than the first and I have to agree with that. As we know Frank has become the Vice President of the USA, but he won’t stop there. His final goal is to be the President, but for that to happen the current President has to be removed from office, of course without implementing Frank. So we see a...

Marco Polo
Netflix , TV Show Review / December 31, 2014

Marco Polo is another Netflix Original series that premiered on December 12, 2014. The show is of course about Marco Polo and the time he spent in the court of Kublai Khan, the great Khagan of the Mongolian Empire at the time. Marco visited the Khan with his father on a trading journey, but his father left him in the care of the Khan as a bargain for safe passage. Marco quickly adapted to life in the court and eventually played a maj...

Designing 007: 50 years of Bond style
Exhibition Review / December 30, 2014

Today I decided, together with my husband, to pay a visit to the exhibition “Designing 007: 50 years of Bond style” More than 500 items including costumes, gadgets, props, storyboards and original photographs are on show. Celebrating 50 years of the James Bond franchise, the exhibition focuses on Bond’s influence on art, music, lifestyle, automotive design, travel, technology and fashion over the course of the past five d...

House of Cards Season 1
Netflix , TV Show Review / December 27, 2014

As a recent Netflixer I started by watching the first Season of a show I heard a lot about already. House of Cards (US) is an adaptation of the original BBC miniseries by the same name that aired in 1990 and the novel by Michael Dobbs. It is an American political drama series created especially for the Netflix network and premiered on February 1 2013. The entire first season was placed on line at the same time and contains 13 episode...