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It seems I am a 'Grumpy Old Woman'

Advantages: Entertaining in small doses
Disadvantages: Not a book I can read from cover to cover in one session

Grumpy Old Women by Judith Holder BBC Books ISBN: 0563522534I picked this book up through Bookcrossing in Derby as I really love the TV programme and thought it might be entertaining. This is not the sort of book I tend to buy so it is great to be able to ...

catsholiday 25.09.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Grumpy Old Women - Judith Holder

Who says you've got to be old to be grumpy?

Advantages: Relatable content presented in a humourous way
Disadvantages: Original price was a bit much for the size of book

I suspect I'm not exactly the target market for this book - I was twenty-one when I got it for Christmas - but that doesn't mean to say I don't enjoy reading it. Based on the BBC series (and including many quotes from the programme's featured contributing ...

KateHurst 02.06.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Grumpy Old Women - Judith Holder

SHEEP POO AND JIMMY CHOOS

Advantages: Witty with lovable characters
Disadvantages: Weak storyline

...I really wanted to read this book. I needed something “easy going” and this one seemed to fit the bill perfectly. I must confess, however, to almost putting it down again before I was even past the first page. It was just too standard! The first paragraph ...

CherryBlossom 23.04.2004 · Read full review
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Review of The Farmer Wants A Wife - Maeve Haran

Best in show?

Advantages: Amusing, compelling storyline
Disadvantages: Tries too hard to be "with it"

...I never intended to read it - honest! It wasn't meant to happen. For years now I have just about managed to steer well clear of the literary rubbish tip that is known as "chick lit" (by which I mean the growing body of fiction aimed at modern young women ...

fizzytom 05.09.2005 · Read full review
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Review of The Farmer Wants A Wife - Maeve Haran

Salting genuine advice with sly humour

Advantages: Genuine, actual advice within on a range of concerns with a nice twist
Disadvantages: It's destined to be cracked open only on the lavatory

Ah, the book which comes across as lessons told by a sarcastic and sly, yet knowledgable and dependable father figure. The author Nick Harper has, to his credit, done his research and consulted a great variety of experts in their field and assimilated it ...

Mk2twin40 04.11.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Man Skills - Nick Harper