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One of my favourite reads this year

Advantages: All of it
Disadvantages: Maybe not for everyone

About the book Annabel by Kathleen Winter is a LGBTQ novel. The book was published by Vintage on 1st March 2012 and it is 480 pages long. Synopsis (Taken from Goodreads.com) In 1968, into the devastating, spare atmosphere of the remote coast ...

linzee_loulabelle 15.04.2013 · Read full review
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I Am A Woman

Advantages: Characters, plot
Disadvantages: Nothing major

About the book I Am A Woman is a lesbian pulp fiction novel by Ann Bannon. This is the second novel in the Beebo Brinker series. It was published by Cleis Press in May 2002 (the edition I have anyway) and the book is 200 pages long. Synopsis = ...

linzee_loulabelle 29.10.2012 · Read full review
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World Shattering Love

Advantages: real issues, realistic , engaging characters, prose that locks onto you & doesn't let go
Disadvantages: Book 1 of 6 and ends on a cliffhanger

I've gotta tell you...I've lived in a lot of places and had some...experiences. Growing up, most of my childhood was spent in various parts of the American South: Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina, etc. While I have some happy memories, I also know from pe ...

Shroud 23.07.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Little Boy Lost: Enlightened - J.P. Barnaby

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Clever title but that is about it!

Advantages: Interesting but not really my sort of book
Disadvantages: I found it a bit too personal

WHY BE HAPPY WHEN YOU COULD BE NORMAL? By Jeanette Winterson World Book Night Edition April 23rd 2013 I was chosen as a given for World Book Night and the book I was giving was this one. I had not previously read it so I decided to keep one copy after ...

catsholiday 19.05.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? - Jeanette Winterson

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Not the best book club choice!

Advantages: Some interesting sections
Disadvantages: Difficult to read in places, too much introspection

January's choice I have recently joined a Book Club, and this was the choice for January 2013. It is a (sort of) memoir by the author Jeanette Winterson, who is a novelist and wrote Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit, which was published back in 1985 ...

Calla76 08.02.2013 · Read full review
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