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How one woman reacts to life throwing her a wobbler

Advantages: a very quick read, pleasant enough without being too dull.
Disadvantages: was a little predictable.

...I found this book in our local library in a section set up especially for the summer holidays. It was next to the childrens section and labelled quick picks for mums. I guess the purpose was for mums to have a selection of books they could grab while keep ...

cha97michelle 22.08.2014 · Read full review
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Review of The Desperate Wife's Survival Plan - Alison Sherlock

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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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Immaculate Deception

Advantages: Humourous look at the priviledged existence of Belfast's rich kids
Disadvantages: Darker than the previous book in the series

I had read the first book in this series a while ago, and while I had meant to get round to reading this one, there were just so many books to read and I sort of forgot about it.  When I saw the author was appealing on Facebook for people who would receiv ...

euphie 03.08.2014 · Read full review
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Review of The Immaculate Deception - Gareth Russell

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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 ...

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Review of The House We Grew Up In - Lisa Jewell

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