Jamaican pot, attempted murder, lies, sex and blackmail. Carl Hiaasen’s “Skinny Dip” covers all of this and more, offering a perfect combination of high comedy and subtle social commentary.
Elegant. What images immediately spring to mind? Probably something along the lines of stately architecture or a high-class garment. A hedgehog, however, is not usually on this list.
“The History of Love” is an ambitious title. It promises to be all-encompassing, thoughtful, wise, charming, inquisitive, comforting and not to be trite, insignificant, dishonest or insincere.
Nicholas Weinstock’s “As Long as She Needs Me” is an engaging read on the nature of what it means to put your job before your own life and when it’s time to switch up your priorities.
Love, sex, money, heartbreak, travel and friendship. What more could you ask from a chick-lit novel?
Pearls, twinsets and proper English etiquette. These are probably some of the farthest things from most of our minds.