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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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How to Fall in Love

Advantages: A great read.
Disadvantages: Cannot think of any.

When I began reading this book, I thought it was going to be a hard read - the initial few pages are like walking through treacle and I wondered whether to carry on with it or not to be honest. The main character, Christine Rose, witnesses not just one m ...

jules.34 24.03.2015 · Read full review
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Review of How to Fall in Love - Cecelia Ahern

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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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Sentenced to Life

Advantages: Compelling, dark, complex characters
Disadvantages: May not appeal to you if you don't like black comedy

...On the day of her retirement, Jean Hawkins is presented by her work colleagues with a leaving present, a 5 year diary. Having intended to commit suicide on her return home, this gift rather puts a spanner in the works. Miss Hawkins has spent her entire ...

moistbabe 08.09.2013 · Read full review
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Review of A Five Year Sentence - 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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