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Review of Santa Baby - Katie Price by xd-o-n-z-x

Advantages: plot, characters
Disadvantages: not Christmassy enough

...year was Katie Price's novel; Santa Baby. The book was released in the United Kingdom in 2012 a ... Read review

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Helpful. by Icypink
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23.10.2014 15:41
One for followers of Frieda Klein
Review of Thursday's Chilldren - Nicci French by Pointress

Advantages: Compelling characters, lots of twists and turns
Disadvantages: Best to have read other books in the series

Rather than a sole author, Nicci French is actually a writing partnership between husband and wife Nicci Gerrard and Sean French. Together they write great mystery/suspense thrillers. With an impressive list of stand alone novels behind them, in 20 ... Read review

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well reviewed x by spanielize
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23.10.2014 07:49
An Italian Heretic Helping Defend The English Throne
Review of Heresy - Parris, S. J. by Andy.mack

Advantages: Very addictive page turning read with great characters and location development
Disadvantages: That I hadn't found it sooner

With my new found commuting time I’m always looking out for new books and it was that need for something to read that brought me to S.J. Parris’s series of novels revolving around 1580’s London and her lead character Giordano Bruno. I actually started my ... Read review

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Very good. R. by RICHADA
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22.10.2014 21:42
A fascinating, believable tale.
Review of Memoirs of a Geisha - Arthur Golden by JosieLouise

Advantages: Historically interesting, good characters
Disadvantages: Not 'unputdownable'

For 50p from a charity shop, I couldn't resist snapping this one up, as it had been on my to-read list for literally years. I bought the 1997 edition, which has a striking cover consisting of a pair of red lips on white skin. It is 434 pages long, which ... Read review

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Good review :-) by Scotlass712
Interesting review. by JOHNV

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22.10.2014 15:41
Thea's Parrot
Review of Thea's Parrot - Marcia Willett by Kukana

Advantages: Warm characters, nothing explicit, a gentle undemanding read
Disadvantages: Quite a few characters, a little slow-moving in places

I first came across the author Marcia Willett about fifteen years ago. I find her inspiring as she did not begin writing novels until she was fifty; now in her late sixties, she has published twenty-five in all, and is still writing. I liked the first b ... Read review

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well reviewed! by spanielize
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21.10.2014 14:06
Life Swap
Review of Life Swap - Jane Green by jules.34

Advantages: A god read.
Disadvantages: Some confusing parts.

This story is focused on two women - Vicky Townsley who is based in London and features editor at Poise magazine and Amber Winslow who is a mother and supposedly living a suburban dream. Vicky is single and 35, wondering if she will ever get married, w ... Read review

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Handy! by LiveMusicLoverLyn
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20.10.2014 22:25
Flag wagging and Union Jack hurrahing not welcomed
Review of The Great War: The People's Story - Isobel Charman by JOHNV

Advantages: A stark portrayal of the effect of the Great War at home and abroad
Disadvantages: None

...seen many ways of telling the history of the conflict which broke out among the Great Powers of Europe and soon involved all four corners of the world. This volume, based on a recent ITV series of the same title, appro ... Read review

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back with that E :) by ryanando
Very informative by rolandrat123
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20.10.2014 19:48
Hindsight can be bittersweet...an evocative, engrossing read
Review of A History of Loneliness - John Boyne by IzzyS

Advantages: Characters, engrossing, not graphic, thought provoking
Disadvantages: The chronology jumps about, large-ish paragraphs may slightly put some off? heavy subject

...my way home from work a few weeks ago (around late September (2014)?), as it was that weeks featured read in the Radio 2 book club. I've always had an int ... Read review

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Interesting x by Gingerkitty
Great review, E x by Wee_Jackie_163
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20.10.2014 18:55
Has Reacher Met His Match
Review of 61 Hours - Lee Child by Andy.mack

Advantages: A glimpse at another side of Reacher,
Disadvantages: a Slightly different formula that didn't quite work, a little labored in places

With an hour and a bit train journey to work twice a day, I have recently found myself ploughing through books at a very high rate. One of my recent reads was to reacquaint myself with Lee Child and one of my favorite fictional characters Jack Reacher, in ... Read review

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Had wondered about this one with it's moody cover - VH by LiveMusicLoverLyn
Well reviewed. by JOHNV

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19.10.2014 22:08
What does as doornail look like when it's dead?
Review of Dead as a Doornail - Charlaine Harris by dawnymarie

Advantages: Catch up with Sookie. Very well composed and pacey.
Disadvantages: More of the vampires would be nice

Charlaine Harris -- Dead as a doornail The Sookie Stackhouse series is also known as the Southern Vampire mysteries and in total, to date, there are thirteen novels. Doornail dead In book five of this series Miss Stackhouse returns for more mys ... Read review

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Good read. by Absinthe_Fairy
Great x by xmum2fourx

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19.10.2014 16:21
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Football at all costs.......
Review of Friday Night Lights: A Town, a Team, and a Dream - H G Bissinger by bbicuk01

Advantages: Interesting narrative on American High School Sports
Disadvantages: A bit one sided for my liking

Now I am a big sports fan as you may have seen from some of my other reviews and a great fan of American Football both college and NFL. This book was bought for me by my brother as a birthday present and I have just got round to finishing it. The book is ... Read review

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VH :-) x by lauracindy
Sounds interesting. by Kukana
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18.10.2014 13:55
Toy Story Stories
Review of Toy Story 3 Little Library - Parragon (Disney) by kat123456

Advantages: good price, bright colours, simple, educational
Disadvantages: cardboard sleeve flinsy, wear and tear

...boy received this set of Toy Story 3 books for his first Christmas last year and, over the past few months, we have been looking at these together fairly regularly. This is a set of small board books (hence the title 'My First Little Library) and ... Read review

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Great x by xmum2fourx
Sweet! by LiveMusicLoverLyn

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17.10.2014 21:55
I've Fallen For This Thriller
Review of Fallen - Karin Slaughter by gothic_moon

Advantages: Depth of characters, engaging & gripping premise and writing style
Disadvantages: None per se for me

...fan of her work. Thankfully, Fallen didn't disappoint. It's gritty and engrossing, so it gets a thumbs up from me. This falls within the crime thriller genre, the type of American ... Read review

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Good review. by Absinthe_Fairy
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17.10.2014 11:53
Anna goes to Paris and kisses like a French girl
Review of Anna and the French Kiss - Stephanie Perkins by dawnymarie

Advantages: Nice, light, read
Disadvantages: Could have had a little more

Anna and the French kiss By Stephanie Perkins and aimed at the teenage/young adult market though not exclusive. Gay Paris Anna reluctantly travels to Paris to a boarding school for American's, because her dad wants her to. She will leave all th ... Read review

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Well reviewed x by xmum2fourx
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17.10.2014 09:02
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More Than Just Jam
Review of Jambusters - Julie Summers by MentalSarcasm

Advantages: Well written, inspiring read, you'll want to go and make some jam afterwards
Disadvantages: Little information about effects of stress on the women

Despite living in a small countryside village between the ages of 3 and 25, I never actually joined the local WI. This is probably because my Mum has never joined it, although over the years she has joined in with other local activities including the annu ... Read review

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Well reviewed :o) by Bollinger28
Looks like they did miss an important aspect there, great review! by LiveMusicLoverLyn
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17.10.2014 07:58
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