Thursday, March 29, 2012

There's No Place Like Home by Cecilia Ahern

Cecelia Ahern, author of P.S., I Love You, writes a whimsical story about an Irish girl named Sandy Shortt who becomes obsessed with finding lost things after a neighborhood girl goes missing. Sandy's parents send her to a psychologist to no avail. When Sandy grows up she moves to Dublin to track down missing persons for a living. A man asks her to find his missing brother so he can be at peace knowing what has become of him. Sandy gladly takes the case but soon after, she goes out jogging and finds herself in a parallel universe with all types of missing people and things. To her horror, it appears she can never return to her original life.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Hotel Vendome by Danielle Steel

After his beautiful, young wife leaves him and their four year old daughter, Hugues Martin spends the next fifteen years focusing on two things; the five
star hotel he owns and manages and his beautiful daughter Heloise. Hugues strives for hotel excellence in every capacity; from the d├ęcor of the suites to customer service. His efforts pay off as his hotel hosts celebrities, politicians, even presidents for clients. His daughter Heloise grows up in the hotel emulating her father’s love for Hotel Vendome and his work ethics. Their lives are encompassed on the hotel and each other.
Upon graduation from high school, Heloise attends the same hotel school in Switzerland that Hugues attended. Her dream is to one day work alongside her father running the hotel.
Lonely without his daughter, Hugues decides to renovate part of the hotel and falls in love with Natalie Peterson, the decorator. Will Heloise accept Natalie or want her father all to herself? This is another great Danielle Steel quick read…go for it and enjoy yourself!