Archives by Tag 'Wedding'

Review: ‘Wedding Tiers’ by Trisha Ashley

By oldenglishrose - Last updated: Friday, June 24, 2011

A while ago, I spent a very unpleasant morning paying my dentist a great deal of money to cause me a great deal of pain.  What I thought would be a simple (hah!) wisdom tooth extraction ended up as a surgical procedure, complete with opening my gums, shaving bits of bone off my jaw, and [...]

Review: ‘Tales from the Country Matchmaker’ by Patricia Warren

By oldenglishrose - Last updated: Saturday, December 4, 2010

Title: Author: Patricia Warren Published: Hodder & Stoughton, 2006, pp. 248.  Originally published 2003. Genre: Memoir Blurb: Since she founded the Farmers’ and Country Bureau from her farmhouse in the Peak District more than twenty years ago, Patricia has been helping love to blossom the length and breadth of rural England.  She has hundreds of [...]

Review: ‘Offbeat Bride’ by Ariel Meadow Stallings

By oldenglishrose - Last updated: Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Title: Offbeat Bride – Taffeta-Free Alternatives for Independent Brides Author: Ariel Meadow Stallings Published: Seal Press, 2006, pp. 219 Genre: Wedding planning Blurb: Unenthused by a white wedding gown and bored by the hoopla of the Hollywood-style reception, Ariel Meadow Stallings found herself absolutely exhausted with the nuances of traditional nuptials. So, she chose to [...]

Review: ‘Murder with Peacocks’ by Donna Andrews

By oldenglishrose - Last updated: Friday, September 17, 2010

Title: Murder with Peacocks Author: Donna Andrews Published: St Martin’s Paperbacks, 1999, pp. 311 Genre: Contemporary mystery Blurb:So far Meg Langslow’s summer is not going swimmingly.  Down in her small Virginia hometown, she’s maid of honor at the nuptials of three loved ones — each of whom has dumped the planning in hercapable hands.  One [...]