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After You

Advantages: An update on the main characters in the first book
Disadvantages: Characters annoying, not as good as I jad hoped it would be

After reading the book Me Before You and also seeing the film, when I heard there was a sequel which followed up on Louisa's life, I knew it was something that I would have to read. Story It is kind of hard to explain this book without some spoi ...

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Review of After You - Jojo Moyes

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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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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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Not quite Gone Girl, but still very good

Advantages: Interesting enough for you to want to keep reading
Disadvantages: Comparisons to Gone Girl, No major 'twist'

Luckiest Girl Alive is the story of quite the opposite Ė TifAni FaNelli had a rough start in life to say the least. When we are first introduced to her, she is planning her wedding to a rich blue-bood, working at a top womenís magazine in New York and she ...

laurahartleyy 08.10.2015 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Luckiest Girl Alive - Jessica Knoll

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Margaret Atwood's Latest

Advantages: Interesting concepts
Disadvantages: Farcical section

...Margaret Atwood is one of my favourite authors with her classic Handmaid's Tale being my favourite story of all time. When I discovered she had written a new dystopian novel, The Heart Goes Last, I got hold of a copy as soon as I could and devoured it wit ...

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Review of The Heart Goes Last - Margaret Atwood

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