Aphra Behn: Oroonoko

Afbeeldingsresultaat voor oroonoko
The school year has already started and one of my courses this semester is about British Literature of the long 18th century.
The first book that we had to read for this course was the book that I am writing a blogpost about today; Oroonoko by Aphra Behn. For those of you who do not know the story, here’s a short synopsis from Goodreads:
When Prince Oroonoko’s passion for the virtuous Imoinda arouses the jealousy of his grandfather, the lovers are cast into slavery and transported from Africa to the colony of Surinam. Oroonoko’s noble bearing soon wins the respect of his English captors, but his struggle for freedom brings about his destruction.

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Steven Scaffardi: Sex,Love & Dating disasters

Steven Scaffardi: Sex, Love & Dating disasters; The Drought

Author: Steven Scaffardi29418791
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Chicklit
Pages: +- 329
Published by Lad Lit Press, September 2011

Dan Hilles is just a normal guy with a job, a small group of friends and a long-term girlfriend, but not for long. Things start to change for Dan when he breaks-up with his girlfriend Stacey and he finds himself single again for the first time in three years. Unfortunately for him things don’t change in his favour and he enters a period of drought.
With some near death experiences, more than a couple of awkward dates and some really embarrassing situations, things are getting real complicated. But Dan has a goal and he will not stop until he ends the drought.

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Steven Scaffardi: Sex,Love & Dating disasters

Steven Scaffardi: Sex,Love & Dating disasters; The Flood

Author: Steven Scaffadi28511772
Genre: Romance, comedy, chicklit
Pages: +-307

Dan Hilles is ready to spice up his love life after eight months of drought.
After spending the afternoon in the pub with his three best friends, he makes a bet. He has to date four women simultaneously in eight weeks, without them finding out about each other, just to prove a point.
Dan is more than ready for the Flood to come his way.
What could possibly go wrong?

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Susan Amanda Kelly: Big Mike and Minnie; On the Run


Author: Susan Amanda Kelly
Genre: Romantic comedy
Pages: +- 150 (kindle version)
Book one of the Big Mike and Minnie series.

Minerva Coolidge is a close to being a supermodel. But when she returns from her warm home in California to her life in New York, she is in for a big surprise.
There is a turf-war going on and Minnie has no clue to her importance is this game. Her brother sends an old army buddy, Big Mike, to keep her safe until he is able take her back home.
But Minnie is not going to let this temporary inconvenience stand in her way of becoming a supermodel… such a shame that not everything goes according to plan.

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Alexandra Potter: Be careful what you wish for

Author: Alexandra Potter
Genre: Romance
Pages: +- 350
Stand alone novel

Heather Hamilton lives in London and she is a wedding photographer for Together Forever.
She hates standing in queues, always has the last sandwich and always has to look for a parking spot near her flat. O yes, and then there is rain…
Because of all that and more, Heather makes a lot of small, everyday wishes. Such as finding the perfect man and being the new lead in a Brad Pitt film.
But be careful what you wish for, because what a girl wants is not always what a girl needs.

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Jennifer Crusie: The Cinderella deal

Author: Jennifer Crusie
Genre: Romance/Chicklit
Pages: +- 278
Stand Alone novel

When a man comes to you for help, what do you do? You aid him of course! For a thousand dollars.
Or at least that was the idea when dear Lincoln Blaise came to ask Daisy Flattery to be his fiancée for a day.
Could this be the start of something real? Or will this fairy tale end after midnight?

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