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A much better book than expected!

Advantages: unputdownable, enlightening
Disadvantages: not that emotional

Landline wasn't at all what I expected it to be. I expected this to be a romantic young adult book but what I got was a lesson in life and in love. This story is written from the perspective of Georgie McCool, a thirty-something woman who is married with ...

laurahartleyy 21.07.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Landline - Rainbow Rowell

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A book for women.

Advantages: A story about a strong woman who reaches her breaking point.
Disadvantages: Not one for the blokes!

The book I will now review is - “Roses for Rebecca by Margaret Kaine”. After being orphaned and made homeless Rebecca returns to London to live with her aunt and uncle, running the spit and sawdust pub “the unicorn”. Her aunt feels at her wits end as sh ...

sarahbarrow 14.01.2013 · Read full review
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Divided Loyalties

Advantages: sensitively written
Disadvantages: class stereotyping

Mikey is furious, some monster has raped his little sister Karyn after a party and he is out looking for blood. Ellie is devastated; some tart has accused her big brother Tom of raping her. She knows he is innocent, she saw Karyn drunkenly flirting with ...

wigglylittleworm 27.03.2011 · Read full review
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Review of You against me - Jenny Downham

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You against me

Advantages: Great characters and serious message
Disadvantages: Nothing major

About the book You Against Me by Jenny Downham was released in hardback on 2nd December by David Fickling books. The book is 416 pages long. The paperback is due for release on 7th July 2011. Thanks to the publisher for sending me a copy for review. ...

linzee_loulabelle 15.12.2010 · Read full review
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One that will stick with you for a long time

Advantages: makes you think, handles very serious topics very well
Disadvantages: topics handled are mature may by unsuitable for younger readers,

When Mikey’s sister, Karyn, claims she was raped, Mikey is furious. He wants to find this boy and hurt him like he hurt Karyn. But the police get to him first and its put on hold. Mikey needs to form a plan to get at Tom Parker properly. But then Mikey m ...

Raimy_Readaraptor 03.02.2013 · Read full review
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Review of You against me - Jenny Downham

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