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One Day
This book is completely overhyped. It is so dull. It's not exactly boring, but it's certainly not exciting. In my opinion, dull is the perfect adjecti...more
Jul 24, 2011
Jul 27, 2010
Twelve Days of Christmas
I was a bit dubious about this book before I read it because I disliked 'Chocolate Wishes', the book I had previously read by the same author but as i...more
Dec 20, 2010
Dec 15, 2010
The Quest for Juice (Paranoia #1)
Though I've been very firm with myself lately and told myself to restrict my acceptance of books for review, there are certain books that are going to...more
Aug 03, 2013
Jul 06, 2013
After the Fall
There are so many things that I would like to express about this book, but it is difficult. I'm writing this review quite some time after finishing it...more
Oct 10, 2012
Sep 13, 2012
The Storyteller
I will start by saying that it is very difficult for me to review this book - I often find it difficult to review my favourite books as I find it hard...more
Jan 19, 2013
Dec 22, 2012
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)
I really liked reading this. The book was easy to read, fun, well developed and generally enjoyable with a very good writing style. I particularly enj...more
Sep 14, 2010
Jun 29, 2010
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
1st read: August 2010 2nd read: March 2012

Even better the second time around! Best trilogy EVER!
Mar 22, 2012
Jun 05, 2010
Life As We Knew It (Last Survivors, #1)
This is a fantastic dystopian novel by Pfeffer which I really enjoyed reading. When I first began reading the book, I didn't feel particularly enamour...more
Sep 06, 2011
Oct 09, 2010
The Mammy
I'm a big fan of Mrs Brown's Boys, a very popular comedy here in England with Brendan O'Carroll acting as the lead character, Agnes Brown. It will pro...more
May 06, 2012
May 14, 2012
The Choice
This book was incredible. It was compelling throughout, but I actually couldn't put it down during the last 200 pages. The pace is very good (though t...more
Nov 21, 2010
Sep 23, 2010
The Kite Runner
This book was absolutely incredible - If I could give it more than five stars, I would. I've been putting it off because of the hype and I didn't real...more
Aug 05, 2011
Jun 19, 2010
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter, #4)
Yet another great book from Rowling. This one managed to capture my attention easily and managed to hold it throughout the whole book. I was weary tha...more
Sep 26, 2010
Jun 29, 2010
I read this a few years ago when I was trying to write a book about drug use and I thoroughly enjoyed it. I found the book to be very interesting and...more
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Apr 03, 2010
The Snow Child
wowThough it may sound silly, I am always a little scared of reading books that I have high hopes for. I've only seen positive, rave reviews for The S...more
Aug 12, 2012
Dec 05, 2011
Flowers for Algernon
I absolutely loved this book - it was astonishing. The writing style was different and it was exciting. I was hooked from start to finish, the plot wa...more
Jun 19, 2011
Mar 11, 2010
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter, #5)
I enjoyed this book as much as I have enjoyed the previous Harry Potter books. Yet again, Rowling has made good character development and it's very in...more
not set
Jun 29, 2010
Despite the subject of this book, I got through it extremely quickly as I found it so compelling. This book had me near tears by the first 10 pages as...more
Jan 10, 2011
Sep 17, 2010
The Bell Jar
I did enjoy this book very much and found it rather easy to follow. I think that it's rather easy to see why this book has become so iconic and it giv...more
not set
Jul 03, 2009
The Book Thief
This book was not one that I wanted to finish and it certainly wasn't one that I wanted to put down. It was well written and I loved the format, the f...more
Jun 24, 2010
Jun 16, 2010
The Son-in-Law
Wow. I read Charity Norman's After The Fall last year and loved it. This year, I was offered the chance to read an advance copy of The The Son-in-Law...more
Jun 22, 2013
Jun 22, 2013
Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different
I'm writing this review on my MacBook Pro, whilst listening to music on iTunes. My iPhone sits beside me and my mum is currently using my iPad. I love...more
Apr 21, 2012
Apr 20, 2012
If this book had a blurb which explained what it was about, I probably wouldn't have purchased it. However, I am glad that I did buy and read this boo...more
Apr 23, 2010
Feb 27, 2010
Bridget Jones's Diary
I absolutely loved this book! It made me laugh out loud and left me smiling. The way it was written (obviously as a diary) was very humourous, witty a...more
Jul 29, 2010
Jun 18, 2010
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, #2)
Another great book. I certainly enjoyed this more than the first. The characters were slightly more developed, maintaining their personalities that we...more
Sep 16, 2010
Jun 29, 2010
The Secret Life of Bees
I really enjoyed this book. It's not something that I'd normally choose to read, but after seeing so many positive reviews, I decided to give it a go...more
Mar 03, 2011
Jun 19, 2010
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Harry Potter, #3)
I enjoyed this more than the previous two books - it definitely seems as though I'm enjoying the series the more it progresses. The plot was more inte...more
Sep 19, 2010
Jun 29, 2010
This Song Will Save Your Life
It seems like I haven't given five stars to a book for a very long time, because that honour only goes to books that have a profound effect on me, som...more
Oct 12, 2013
Sep 21, 2013
The Radleys
This is such an interesting, different book. I'm so glad that there is still some offering of non-stereotypical paranormal stories out there - If you...more
Sep 03, 2011
Jul 09, 2011
Love Is the Higher Law
This was such a beautifully written book. I really enjoy Levithan's writing and this book definitely didn't disappoint. 9/11 is always going to be a s...more
Sep 13, 2011
Jul 03, 2011
By My Side
When I was sent this book for review, I have to be honest and say that I wasn't sure what to expect. Though I thought the blurb was certainly intrigui...more
Nov 23, 2013
Jun 15, 2013
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