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The Unpredictable Consequences of Love

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

...Mansell books and when I heard that the latest one was out, I reserved it at my local library - I probably would have been quicker buying it as it appears that lots of other people had done the same! It was well worth the wait though, as with ...

jules.34 30.07.2014 · Read full review
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Review of The Unpredictable Consequences of Love - Jill Mansell

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A Flat Pack Novel Filled with Surprises

Advantages: Great fun - but with some serious messages
Disadvantages: Stretches credibility rather too often

...A Fake Fakir? ‘The Extraordinary Journey of The Fakir who got Trapped in an IKEA Wardrobe’ by Romain Puertolas is one of those books whose title makes it a little hard to ignore. It’s an interesting technique to intrigue the potential reader with a ti ...

koshkha 28.07.2014 · Read full review
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Review of The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir who got Trapped in an Ikea Wardrobe - Romain Puertolas

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The House We Grew Up In

Advantages: Good characters.
Disadvantages: Negative and confusing when it jumps back and fore in time.

...I have read books by Lisa Jewell and, as usual, she has written wonderfully about the characters involved. She has brilliant insight into people and their lives. However, I did find this book a bit more negative than the other books I have read. What ...

jules.34 20.07.2014 · Read full review
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Review of The House We Grew Up In - Lisa Jewell

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Light of Amsterdam

Advantages: Well written, well rounded characters
Disadvantages: Some cliches, takes a while for the story to develop

...book a while ago, but as I have a huge pile of books to read, I am only slowly working my way through them now. This book appealed to me because the two locations mentioned in the book really appealed to me. The book is set in bot ...

euphie 15.07.2014 · Read full review
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Review of The Light of Amsterdam - David Park

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You don't want to mess with this personal trainer!!

Advantages: Food for thought
Disadvantages: May not be for everyone

...I am a massive fan of the Scottish fiction writer Irvine Welsh. His books never fail to amuse me and he is well known for the book turned film Trainspotting. Released early May was his latest novel: "Sex lives of Siamese Twins" of course it was on pre ord ...

beautybuff 14.05.2014 · Read full review
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Review of The Sex Lives of Siamese Twins - Irvine Welsh

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