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A Baby at the Beach Cafe

Advantages: A great short read
Disadvantages: Not the same depth as a long read

I have read some of Lucy Diamond's work before so when I saw this book displayed at my local library I thought I would take it. This is one of the 'quick read' options of books (marked in black at the top left hand of the book) and I quite like the qui ...

jules.34 05.04.2016 ∑ Read full review
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Review of A Baby at the Beach Cafe - Lucy Diamond

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A Merry Mistletoe Wedding

Advantages: A great read
Disadvantages: Cannot think of any

...randomly from my local library when I saw it on one of the shelves one day - I thought it looked a fun and light-hearted read. When I began to read, I found it was just that but I recognised the characters. I hadn't realised when I pi ...

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Review of A Merry Mistletoe Wedding - Judy Astley

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Truly Awful Book

Advantages: mystery draws you in
Disadvantages: pedophilia, abuse portrayed as love, tedious, stilted writing, boring

I absolutely hated this book. The only reason I got through it was that it was the chosen book for a book club I'm part of so I felt I couldn't just abandon it. If it weren't for the book club, I would have abandoned The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affa ...

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Review of The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair - JoŽl Dicker

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The Great Christmas Knit Off

Advantages: A great read
Disadvantages: Cannot think of any

The main character in this book is Sybil and life is not going well for her when we start reading. She has been jilted at the alter by her fiance, who had decided to go with his twin sister instead - Sybil has kept her distance from both of them since. ...

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Review of The Great Christmas Knit Off - Alexandra Brown

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Knowing Me Knowing You

Advantages: A Great Read
Disadvantages: Cannot Think of Any

This is a book with an Abba theme, hence the title being the name of an Abba song. The story begins in August 1983 when four friends - Maggie, Dee, Charlie and Daniel - are out on a boat. They are talking about Abba (they have formed an Abba fan club) a ...

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Review of Knowing Me Knowing You - Brian Finnegan

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