Along for the Ride is my debut novel! It's a sexy romantic comedy I hope will make you laugh and squee. I am so excited to share my beautiful cover with you. But before I get to revealing, I want to first thank my ah-mazing cover designer and illustrator, Leni Kauffman. She brought my vision to life, … Continue reading Cover reveal: Along for the Ride by Mimi Grace
In February 2017, I logged onto Netflix to watch episodes of The Office I'd already watched half a dozen times, but something caught my eye. There was a banner promoting a new Netflix Original show starring Drew Barrymore and...zombies. Santa Clarita Diet follows Joel and Sheila Hammond (played by Timothy Olyphant and Drew Barrymore respectively). They're … Continue reading Three Reasons Why You Should Watch Netflix’s Santa Clarita Diet
Recently I was trying to describe why I like a particular movie to a friend, and the only adjective that came to mind was "cheesy." But because of how the word is often used to describe something that is inelegant or garish, I found myself searching for more descriptors to emphasize what I meant. I … Continue reading What Makes a Book or Movie Cheesy?
I love historical romance. It might be my favourite subgenre. Consequently, I've read a lot of them and a few thoughts tend to cross my mind while I read. The following list is mostly tongue-in-cheek, and I'm almost certain that at least a couple of the points have crossed other readers' minds. I hope you … Continue reading 5 Thoughts I Have While Reading Historical Romance
Based on the blog post I published last month about my favourite reality television shows on finding love, it should come as no surprise that the new Netflix show Dating Around caught my eye. During each 30 minute episode, one person goes on 5 first blind dates. All the dates throughout the six episode season are broken up into … Continue reading Netflix’s Dating Around is a Break From Other Chaotic Reality TV Shows
The knowledge that characters are going to eventually end up together (a tenet of all romance films and books), makes their meet cutes one of my favourite things to watch. The tension. The dismissal. The indifference. All will look foolish or endearing once the final credits roll. Here are my top 5 movie meet cutes and … Continue reading 5 Movie Meet Cutes and the Romance Books That Match Them
I love reality TV, and I'm particularly drawn to shows about finding love. There are so many variables to consider before romantically committing to someone, and what greater entertainment is there than watching complete strangers parse out their romantic feelings for someone else on national television? "what greater entertainment is there than watching complete strangers … Continue reading 3 Reality TV Shows About Finding Love That I Can’t Get Enough Of
At the end of each year, I sit down and reflect on what I've learned in the last 365 days. Sometimes they're big ah-ha moments, and other times I simply remind myself of things I've known for a while. I think this process helps me approach the New Year with a little bit more care and gratitude. One of the … Continue reading 5 Things I Learned Drafting My First Romance Novel