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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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You and Me, Always

Advantages: A great read
Disadvantages: Cannot think of any

As usual, Jill Mansell has written another brilliant book - I have read them all so far and they are all of the same theme - light hearted chic lit. The main character in this book is Lily, who turns 25 at the beginning of the book. Lily lost her mum ...

jules.34 16.05.2016 ∑ Read full review
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Review of You and Me, Always - Jill Mansell

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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 ...

87degrees 29.03.2016 ∑ Read full review
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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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A Love Letter To Humanity - A Quirky, Imaginative Read

Advantages: Quirky, poignant, thought provoking, amusing, nice layout
Disadvantages: Maybe a bit too quirky for some - the math/sci-fi elements may put some off, the ending perhaps

... -- Introduction -- After reading 'Reasons To Stay Alive' recently and realising the author has written numerous novels, I thought I'd see what his novels are like and I'd heard good things of this particular title, which has been referred to as ' ...

IzzyS 11.05.2015 ∑ Read full review
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Review of The Humans - Matt Haig

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