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A Song for Issy Bradley

Advantages: fantastic read
Disadvantages: Very sad in places

...This is another book that I saw on NetGalley that I liked the look of and thankfully my request for the book was granted.† While I was leafing through the chapter titles, I noticed a few were Biblical references which did put me off slightly as although I ...

euphie 02.09.2014 ∑ Read full review
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Review of A Song for Issy Bradley - Carys Bray

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A desperately sad story of young love and loss

Advantages: Compelling characters and vivid descriptions
Disadvantages: Will be too shocking for some readers to handle

A Love Story with a lot of Differences ĎAli and Ramazaní, written by Turkish novelist and journalist Perihan Magden and translated by Ruth Whitehouse, is a story of young love. Thatís not an unusual topic for a novel but in this case, itís a very diff ...

koshkha 04.08.2014 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Ali and Ramazan - Perihan Magden

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A Beautiful Book About A Horrible Man

Advantages: Treads a delicate line between revolting us and making us feel sympathy
Disadvantages: The issue of the death is never really resolved

...Not one for the sun lounger An Obedient Father by Akhil Sharma is not an easy or comfortable book to read but is one the reader feels compelled to get through. It touches on horrible behaviour but oddly manages at times to make the reader almost feel ...

koshkha 15.05.2015 ∑ Read full review
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Anything to Have You

Advantages: Some of the plot, Natalie at times
Disadvantages: Brooke

About the book Anything to Have You is a young adult book by Paige Harbison. The book was published by Mira Ink on 7th February and the book is 368 pages long. I received an e-book for review through NetGalley. Synopsis Natalie and Brooke a ...

linzee_loulabelle 25.02.2014 ∑ Read full review
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Two wrongs don't make a right...

Advantages: Quite compelling in parts.
Disadvantages: Could not warm to the characters.

Yvonne Carmichael has a high-flying career as a Geneticist, renowned in her field. Married to Guy, with two grown up children she doesn't really want for anything. Or does she? As one day she makes the most irrational of decisions. Whilst giving evidence ...

JEFFJEN 05.03.2014 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Apple Tree Yard - Louise Doughty

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