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Advantages: Likeable characters, easy to get into and good storylines
Disadvantages: None for me

I have now read few books by this author and also have a couple more on my shelves waiting to be read. This particular one is her newest and I decided to make a start on it right away as when I bought it, I had just finished a book and this really just ap ...

frankiecesca 07.05.2015 · Read full review
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Review of The Year of Taking Chances - Lucy Diamond

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Things We Never Say

Advantages: A really good read
Disadvantages: None

This book begins with a prologue going back 55 years. It is about a girl called Dilly who is being mistreated, but it is only once you get into the book that you find out who Dilly is. The book then jumps onto another period in time a few years ago, be ...

jules.34 17.03.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Things We Never Say - Sheila O'Flanagan

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More Black than Comedy

Advantages: Gripping, psychologically intriguing
Disadvantages: Disturbing, a bit repetitive in places

...Verine Dorricks is visiting her husband, Donald, in a high security prison. As always he greets her with, “I’m innocent, you know.” But Donald has been found guilty of the murder of ten people. Nine of them were psychotherapists and all victims were ga ...

moistbabe 18.09.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Nine Lives - Bernice Rubens

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How Amazing Amy became Gone Girl

Advantages: explores interesting issues, good pace, portrait of a marriage
Disadvantages: ending will not suit all readers

My teetering TBR pile and haphazard reading choices mean I always seem to reach the ‘must-read-book-of-the-year’ just after everyone else has finished reading and talking about it. Gillian Flynn’s third novel, ‘Gone Girl’, is a case in point: hyped as TH ...

brokenangelkisses 09.04.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Gone Girl - Gillian Flynn

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Was glad when this book was 'gone'

Advantages: Starts out okay
Disadvantages: Poor characters, tries to be dark and twisted but fails

...read and reviewed a book that had been described as the UK version of Gone Girl although a lot of reviews had said that it wasn't as good as the 'original' Gone Girl. As it was a book that I really enjoyed, I was keen to try out this versio ...

euphie 28.09.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Gone Girl - Gillian Flynn

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