Category Archives: Book Review

Review–Travails of a Trailing Spouse by Stephanie Suga Chen

***I received a free ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review*** Travails of a Trailing Spouse by Stephanie Suga Chen, a US expatriate based in Singapore, is a work of fiction that opens with Sarah, a successful … Continue reading

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Book Review: Diary of an Expat in Singapore

As I noted a few days ago, I have a new book blog.  So today I’ll direct your attention there for my review of Diary of  an Expat in Singapore by Jennifer Gargiulo.  It was a toss up where I … Continue reading

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Small Tidbits

There are a multitude of things I want to mention but none of which really merit a blog post on their own.  So let’s call this one “small tidbits” ********** QPX Hair Removal Update I tried QPX back in early … Continue reading

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Irresistible

Longer term readers may remember this post from August, when I shared that I’d had my first short story accepted for publication.  Guess what’s coming out just in time for Valentine’s Day? My short story “Renewal” is one of the … Continue reading

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Book Review– Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand

During World War II, a plane crash landed in the Pacific.  Three men survived, and took refuge in the two rubber rafts that had been deployed moments before the plane hit the water.  They had a bar of chocolate, some … Continue reading

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Book Review-Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mom

I have been hesitant to write this post, to dive into the swirling hysteria of the blogosphere on this topic, to engage with it.  But I hope enough time has passed that we can agree to disagree and have a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Betty in the Sky with a Suitcase by Betty N Thesky

You’re probably going to see a number of book reviews as I’m not going out to experience “life in Singapore” much at the moment.   Betty in the Sky with a Suitcase is a compilation of facts and funny stories … Continue reading

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