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Coraline
3.98
I bought the graphic novel version of this for my Dad for Christmas, after reading somewhere that Neil Gaiman was a bookcrossing advocate and thinking ...more
Dec 2008
Jan 01, 2009
 
White Fang
3.88
**spoiler alert** Definitely an interesting read, bits of it were a bit gory. Another book that made me question what a 'happy ending' actually is. It ...more
Dec 09, 2008
Dec 04, 2008
 
The Lake at the End of the World
3.66
"The year is 2025. When Hector ventures out from the underground community that has been isolated for over half a century, he doesn't know what awaits ...more
Dec 04, 2008
Dec 04, 2008
 
Tiggie Tompson's Longest Journey (Tiggie Tompson, #3)
3.96
"Tiggie Tompson's Longest Journey charts two journeys in Tiggie's life: her evolution as an actor in her role as Eliza Matthews in the television dram ...more
Dec 2008
Dec 04, 2008
 
Indigo
3.54
A really good friend sent me this last April because we are both huge water lovers! A really charming (short) children's book, I re-read this every so ...more
Jan 11, 2009
Jan 11, 2009
 
Bloodtide
3.69
One of my fave books for teens!

"This is the first in the series of two novels based in this universe. The book deals with two warring gangs, named the
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Jan 2009
Dec 19, 2008
 
Tiggie Tompson All at Sea (Tiggie Tompson, #2)
3.49
"In this second book of the trilogy, Tiggie's parents are living in Brisbane while Tiggie boards with another family. While researching her role as El ...more
Dec 2008
Dec 04, 2008
 
Déjà Dead (Temperance Brennan, #1)
3.84
After reading a couple of chapters of this book, I realised I'd read it already so skipped to the end to find out the ending...not really sure if that ...more
Dec 2008
Dec 19, 2008
 
The Friday Night Knitting Club (Friday Night Knitting Club, #1)
3.40
Re-read it the other day and really enjoyed it - I've just learned how to knit and it was nice knowing what they were talking about this time round. I ...more
Dec 2008
Dec 14, 2008
 
Private Peaceful
4.15
I bought this after reading it twice over the weekend as a bookring and loving it both times. One of the most touching WW1 stories I've read, tackling ...more
not set
Feb 06, 2009
 
Two Weeks with the Queen (Cascades)
3.73
"Dear Your Majesty the Queen,

I need to speak to you urgently about my brother Luke. He's got cancer and the doctors in Australia are being really slac
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Jan 2009
Jan 30, 2009
 
Marley & Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog
4.09
What a wonderful story!! I laughed, I cried, I shook my head!! Superbly written.

"Marley Me is a The New York Times bestselling autobiographical book b
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Dec 2008
Dec 04, 2008
 
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
4.10
Re-reading 2014

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Skyring kindly sent me another copy of this while I was at camp, and I re-re-read it and then passed it around camp - unfortunately
...more
Jun 2009
Nov 18, 2009
 
Memoirs of a Geisha
4.04
A wonderful book, I was drawn in right from the 'translators note'. Really well written, great characters, and quite a good ending.

From the back:

"A li
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not set
Jan 01, 2009
 
Sophie's Story: Raising A Chimp In The Family
4.11
read on holiday...a really interesting story about a man who raised a chimp who'd been abandoned. It had just the right mix of personal story and gene ...more
Dec 2008
Jan 08, 2009
 
Pride and Prejudice
4.23
I tried to read this a couple of years ago, and just found it to be one of the most boring books ever written. However, I was determined to give it an ...more
Jan 2009
Dec 10, 2008
 
The Secret Life of Bees
3.97
I've read this a few times now, and enjoy it each time - I can't wait to see the movie which I've been told is quite good!
not set
Nov 18, 2009
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