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Michelin Star

Advantages: Prize Winning authorship
Disadvantages: Targeted to a certain demographic

...Date of publication: 2012 Publisher: Vintage Duration: 291 pages Winner of the 2010 Prix Goncourt - - - Observing the world of art and celebrity under the Houellebecq microscope - the result is: 'The Map and the Territory'; a collaborative journey o ...

1st2thebar 18.12.2016 ∑ Read full review
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Review of The Map and the Territory - Michel Houellebecq

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The man with the big heart

Advantages: Easy, light hearted read.
Disadvantages: Makes you want more from the author

A few months ago, Amazon were urging readers to sample books by authors new to them. They offered quite a wide selection books for 99p each. Being an avid reader, I had already read many of the books on offer. Of the few remaining books, A Man called Ove ...

MAFARRIMOND 12.05.2016 ∑ Read full review
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Review of A Man Called Ove - Fredrik Backman

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The Great British Show

Advantages: A light hearted read
Disadvantages: Confusing main character and not much substance to story

...is a second book in a series by Alexandra Brown, the first one being The Great Christmas Knit Off, which saw Sybil into the village and the book had Sybil as the main character and in first person. This book was confusing as it was part of a series, ...

jules.34 07.06.2016 ∑ Read full review
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Review of The Great Village Show - Alexandra Brown

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The Marble Collector

Advantages: A Great Read
Disadvantages: Cannot Think of Any

I have read quite a few of Cecelia Ahern books before and have enjoyed them. Apart from 'PS I Love You', she doesn't write love stories, instead writing books that are a bit different - some of her books border on slightly supernatural. This one, howeve ...

jules.34 13.04.2016 ∑ Read full review
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Review of The Marble Collector - Cecelia Ahern

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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 ...

jules.34 04.04.2016 ∑ Read full review
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Review of A Merry Mistletoe Wedding - Judy Astley

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