I have been a bit slack this week, it’s been 6 days since my last post (why do I feel like I’m at AA or something. Hi my name is…it’s been 6 days since my last post…) More on this later (perhaps I might write another post!)
Synopsis: Tower of Tales is a collection of short stories by award winning writer Alison Stuart. This eclectic mix of stories cover the travails of an expat life in Singapore and contemporary and historical romantic stories.
The title really says it all… these books are on my ‘smirk worthy’ shelf on Goodreads.
What does a book need to possess to be considered for this shelf?
Well clearly, the title suggests the book is worthy of a smirk, but what does it need to possess to make me smirk? Well that depends on the book really. A lot of the time it’s humor, be it witty comments, barbed bickering between characters, a funny situation or inner dialogue from the protagonist that I relate to. Now, keep in mind here that not all the books on this shelf were great. Some of them I rated as 2 or 3 stars. Most of them are higher (4 and 5 stars) but they don’t have to be a fantastic book to elicit a smirk from me. Merely a quirky saying or something else that tickles my fancy. Continue reading →