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...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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The Virgin Romance Novelist

Advantages: Characters, plot, humour
Disadvantages: Nothing

Title: The Virgin Romance Novelist Author: Meghan Quinn Series: N/A Acquired: Review (NetGalley) Genre: Adult - Contemporary Romance Publisher: Hot-Lanta Publishing Release date: 2nd April 2015 Rosie Bloom is a budding romance novelist. The only problem ...

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The funny girl from Blackpool

Advantages: pleasant slow read
Disadvantages: Not enough happens!

I was bought Nick Hornby's latest book for Christmas by my hubby who knew I'd read other books by this author. I do have a Kindle but like to read both formats online and paper books so I don't mind getting a paper book or two every so often! Era The boo ...

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Love and death in Stalin's Russia

Advantages: Fascinating setting in terms of place and time
Disadvantages: Quite a lot of loose ends

All men are equal - but some are more equal than others 'One Night in Winter' a group of teenagers who love poetry – and adore the dead writer Pushkin – dress up in costumes and go out in the streets to play ‘The Game’. Shortly after two of them lie d ...

koshkha 09.04.2014 · Read full review
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Review of One Night in Winter - Simon Sebag Montefiore

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Original, entertaining, and heart warming

Advantages: very easy to read, very engaging characters, funny, not too serious
Disadvantages: little annoyed by how some characters reacted to Don.

...this novel last year when I read a review on another platform outlining what the book was about. It is a book I might have walked past if I had just seen it on the shelf as it is so unassuming with its mainly white cover, but from a si ...

cha97michelle 16.02.2015 · Read full review
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Review of The Rosie Project - Graeme Simsion

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