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Me and Mr. Darcy
**spoiler alert** So. So. SO… I wish I could give this book more stars because the author was clearly full of good intentions and I hate being a bitch...more
Aug 04, 2008
Jul 17, 2008
Call the Midwife: A True Story of the East End in the 1950s. Jennifer Worth
**spoiler alert** When I started reading Call The Midwife, I half-expected a cheesy story about how babies are the most amazing things on earth and pr...more
Jan 31, 2011
Feb 12, 2012
The Understudy
Sorry, Daily Mail, but The Understudy was not “laugh-out-loud.” Or at least, in my case it wasn’t. But I knew it wouldn’t be. Because Starter For Ten...more
Feb 11, 2012
Feb 12, 2012
Starter for Ten
Fate is a great provider. As a book addict, I’m always looking for the next book to buy and read, although I have a gazillion unread books on my shelv...more
Jan 04, 2012
Feb 12, 2012
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
**spoiler alert** After the whole Twilight fiasco – the most infuriating yet hilarious saga I’ve held in my hands – I was not particularly willing to...more
Jan 18, 2012
Feb 12, 2012
The Other Boleyn Girl (The Tudor Court, #2)
I had of course heard of the film adaptation of this historical novel but I had neither read the book nor seen the film. I kept meaning to buy the boo...more
Sep 15, 2011
Sep 17, 2011
Making History
**spoiler alert** It’s easy to understand why some girls would write and sing love songs to Stephen Fry on YouTube asking him to maybe let them carry...more
Aug 12, 2011
Sep 17, 2011
The Yellow Wallpaper and Other Stories
Charlotte Perkins Gilman's stories about women are sad at times, empowering at others.

The Yellow Wallpaper is a moving autobiographic journey through...more
Apr 21, 2010
Apr 22, 2010
Mr. Darcy's Diary (Jane Austen Heroes, #1)
The idea was good: writing Pride & Prejudice from the point of view of Mr Darcy. It was the perfect way to find out more about the mysterious Darc...more
Apr 10, 2009
Mar 25, 2009
Dracula, the Un-Dead
**spoiler alert** Dear Dacre Stoker,

Apparently, your sequel to Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Dracula The Un-Dead, was a tribute to your great grand-uncle. Pl...more
Dec 28, 2009
Dec 14, 2009
Twitterature: The World's Greatest Books Retold Through Twitter
Twitterature is good fun and obviously not to be taken seriously. Overall, I enjoyed this book and it cracked me up quite a few times, although it rem...more
Feb 04, 2011
Jan 19, 2011
Eleanor Rigby
What a disappointment! I will start off stating that I really wanted to love this book. It was advised to me by a friend, and it is named after a Beat...more
Feb 15, 2010
Jan 24, 2010
Dead Until Dark (Sookie Stackhouse, #1)
**spoiler alert** I usually like books much better than their visual equivalents. I am one of these uptight people who absolutely loathe it when book...more
May 20, 2009
Apr 20, 2009
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (Oz, #1)
As I'm typing this, I am aware that 1) this is a classic 2) this is first and foremost children literature. However, I cannot deny that I was rather b...more
Jan 09, 2011
Dec 30, 2010
Living Dead in Dallas (Sookie Stackhouse, #2)
Two stars is the best I can do. I had not been particularly excited about the first book, but I thought that perhaps it had something to do with the f...more
Jun 03, 2009
Apr 28, 2009
I picked up Submarine by Joe Dunthorne at my local HMV because it was on sale and I had enjoyed the film back in August when I randomly picked it as m...more
Oct 06, 2011
Sep 18, 2011
Juliet, Naked
Nick Hornby is probably my favourite living author. I have read every book of his with a smile on my face, waiting to see where he would take us with...more
Mar 28, 2010
Feb 20, 2010
Almost French: A New Life in Paris
I read it ages ago, so forgive me if my review's not all that accurate.

This is the story of an Australian woman who goes to travel through Eastern Eur...more
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Jul 23, 2008
Eclipse (Twilight, #3)
**spoiler alert** So the first book particularly bothered me because of Bella verbally swooning over Edward all of the time: well, this one annoyed me...more
Jan 2009
Dec 23, 2008
Club Dead (Sookie Stackhouse, #3)
Oh, how this book bored me! After the disappointment I felt by reading Living Dead in Dallas, I had told myself I wouldn't read a Sookie Stackhouse no...more
Jul 10, 2009
Apr 28, 2009
Midnight Sun (Twilight, #1.5)
Midnight Sun was more interesting to me for many different reasons. First of all, you don't hear - or rather read about - Bella swoon over Edward cons...more
Jan 30, 2009
Jan 11, 2009
Twilight (Twilight, #1)
So, I decided to read Twilight because a couple of penfriends of mine had told me about it and I was curious. After all, books are knowledge, and know...more
Dec 23, 2008
Dec 21, 2008
I simply love Nick Hornby's writing style. It seems so easy, but try to pick a pen and write the way he does. And his books are always full of popular...more
Feb 04, 2009
Oct 30, 2008
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
When I first began to read this book, I didn't know what to expect. I knew it was many friends of mine's favourite, but I had no idea what the story w...more
Dec 06, 2008
Jul 31, 2008
Dead as a Doornail (Sookie Stackhouse, #5)
**spoiler alert** 1) If I hear one more word of the day, I'm going to go !?@$%#. At least.

2) I want more vampires. Finding out about new supernatural...more
Aug 14, 2009
Apr 28, 2009
The Notebook
I really must have a stone instead of a heart. This book is a best-seller, and it was said to be one of the greatest love stories of all time. I'm not...more
Sep 16, 2008
Jul 31, 2008
Into the Wild
I'm most upset with people who claim Christopher was foolish or stupid or any other derogatory adjective. Doing so makes me think that people totally...more
Jun 27, 2010
Feb 20, 2010
The Prelude 1850 (Revolution And Romanticism, 1789 1834)
I read Book VII of this for a literature seminar about London. I'll be honest: I'm not into poetry. I love literature, and I love reading, but poetry...more
Jan 18, 2011
Jan 12, 2011
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
If I gave a review taking into account the Christian messages of the book, it would probably hurt to even give it one star being the atheist that I am...more
Sep 30, 2008
Sep 19, 2008
The Fault in Our Stars
Alright. My two sisters said I would cry my eyes out while reading this; that it was not about two stereotypically annoying teenage puppies.

But I didn...more
Jun 14, 2012
Jun 14, 2012
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