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Quirky and awkward Israeli Story - One Night, Markovitch

Advantages: A very good read with some serious bits in it
Disadvantages: None for me

The Israel question is one that vexes me. I donít think I could be described as anti-Jewish given that Iíve been married to someone for 20 years who had great aunts die in Germanyís concentration camps for their faith and heritage, but on the other hand, ...

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Review of One Night, Markovitch - Ayelet Gundar-Goshen

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~ * A Fantastic Read!! * ~

Advantages: plot, characters, well written, itneresting
Disadvantages: none

Iíve just finished reading a lovely book called ĎHome For Christmasí. In the run up to each Christmas, I like to read a load of Christmassy books to get me in the festive spirit. So when I found this book in The Works for just £1.99 (or on offer as part o ...

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Review of Home For Christmas - Lizzie Lane

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A book that makes you count your blessings

Advantages: Insightful, very different, beautiful writing
Disadvantages: none

...special book had me question what I see is important in life and the every day things that I take for granted. It made me think about what we all aim for and just how lucky we are. It was a really special book that I think is written incredibly ...

lorriellah 27.11.2015 ∑ Read full review
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Review of The Visitors - Rebecca Mascull

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Another exceptional read

Advantages: Brilliant characters, absorbing, page turner
Disadvantages: I now miss reading it!

I recently read No Place For A Lady by Gill Paul and thought it was brilliant so when I came to read this I was eager to see if it was up to the high standard I had of this author and I definitely wasn't disappointed. I absolutely loved this book and coul ...

lorriellah 27.11.2015 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Women and Children First - Gill Paul

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Such a beautiful book

Advantages: brilliant characters, moving, engrossing
Disadvantages: none

I read this book after seeing lots of really good reviews for it. I don't normally read historical fiction but over the last few months i've broadened my reading range and found that this area is actually really fascinating and I have been missing out by ...

lorriellah 03.11.2015 ∑ Read full review
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Review of No Place For A Lady - Gill Paul

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