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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, #1)
3.25
I gave up because I had no interest in how it ends - I think the joke doesn't really last the length of the book? Also, the illustrator had no idea ab...more
Jan 30, 2011
Sep 06, 2010
 
The Name of the Rose
4.08
I liked it, but must confess I read for plot rather for than for all the beautiful intricacies of Eco's writing. Must re-read!

As of the 10 April 2011...more
Apr 24, 2011
Aug 12, 2009
 
The Mitford Girls: The Biography of an Extraordinary Family
4.00
The Mitford Girls are so so fascinating, and I think that this biography treats them with sensitivity and without hiding from the complications in the...more
Sep 26, 2010
Sep 11, 2010
 
The Malice of Unnatural Death (Knights Templar, #22)
4.08
Two dimensional characters, and so many of them that it was almost impossible to work out who I was reading about. If this is the 22nd book in an appa...more
not set
Jul 31, 2012
 
Sacred Hearts
3.71
I found this book on the flat bookshelf and picked it up to read alongside my rather heavy Virginia Woolf biography - I thought it would be unabashedl...more
Mar 30, 2011
Mar 30, 2011
 
The Royals
3.54
I've given up on this book because I think it's simply revolting. Katherine described it as all "gossip and accounting" which really tells you everyth...more
Jul 24, 2011
Jul 15, 2011
 
The Labours of Hercules
3.78
Really, I think I'm just working my way through these bad boys. I'm a bigger fan of a full length book than a set of shorts.

And having finished it fin...more
Aug 15, 2009
Aug 12, 2009
 
A History of Britain: The Fate Of Empire 1776-2000 (A History of Britain, #3)
4.02
I heart Simon Schama forever. Of course, if I was to be hell picky about my history I would probably have something more critical to say. As it is - I...more
Aug 13, 2009
Aug 12, 2009
 
How It All Vegan!: Irresistible Recipes for an Animal-Free Diet
3.76
This is a fab recipe book and has the best recipe for tofu cheesecake ever. If only my ex hadn't stolen my copy.

Saran and Tanya rock my tiny world BTW...more
Jan 2005
Aug 13, 2009
 
The Black Tower
3.72
**spoiler alert** Consumed! Rapidly and with relish. And then I became terribly interested in post-Revolution conspiracy theories of the continued exi...more
Aug 08, 2009
Aug 13, 2009
 
Searching For Grace
4.20
Aug 24, 2011
Sep 25, 2011
 
Cold Comfort Farm
3.92
Hysterical. I adore it. I heard an abridged audio book and then rushed back to the library to get a copy of the whole thing. I was not disappointed!
Aug 14, 2009
Aug 13, 2009
 
Voyager (Outlander, #3)
4.37
Total trash but I loved it at the time. I love the first one the mostest though - developed a crazy huge Scotsman crush.
Jan 2000
Aug 13, 2009
 
Drums of Autumn (Outlander, #4)
4.33
Total trash but I loved it at the time. I love the first one the mostest though - developed a crazy huge Scotsman crush.
Jan 2000
Aug 13, 2009
 
Dragonfly in Amber (Outlander, #2)
4.31
Total trash but I loved it at the time. I love the first one the mostest though - developed a crazy huge Scotsman crush.
Jan 2000
Aug 13, 2009
 
The Hundred-Foot Journey
3.57
Distinctly un-satisfying. I rather felt as though it was just about to start through out the entire novel.
Jun 26, 2011
Jun 26, 2011
 
Valley of the Dolls
3.64
I adore this book and it's one of my favourites. And if that makes me a bad person I don't want to be right!
Aug 15, 2009
Aug 14, 2009
 
The Fiery Cross (Outlander, #5)
4.25
At this point I'd kind of had enough. My Scotsman crush was just not enough to get me through this one.
Jan 2000
Aug 13, 2009
 
Jamrach's Menagerie
3.54
**spoiler alert** I'm totally surprised at the number of books I've read that involve people eating other people.
Jul 2013
Aug 23, 2013
 
Hodd
3.06
Nov 21, 2009
Nov 20, 2009
 
Outlander (Outlander, #1)
4.14
Total trash but I loved it at the time -developed a crazy huge Scotsman crush.
Jan 2000
Aug 13, 2009
 
Death of a Fool (Roderick Alleyn, #19)
3.69
I read this as "Off With His Head". Thought it was quite fab really.
Aug 13, 2009
Aug 12, 2009
 
Lark Rise
3.71
A lazy read in a patch of sunshine.
not set
Apr 20, 2014
 
The Whale: In Search of the Giants of the Sea
3.90
I read this for book club and rather enjoyed it - however I left the last chapter for two weeks before I finished it and I'd fallen off the Leviathan...more
Dec 29, 2010
Dec 15, 2010
 
She Wolves: The Notorious Queens of Medieval England
3.68
I can't stand speculative popular biographies, i.e. "She must have felt...". Otherwise, things were pretty good. Defo improved when we got to the Tudo...more
Jan 29, 2011
Jan 04, 2011
 
Cranford
3.83
Oh! I loved it. Perfect reading for a lazy long weekend.
not set
Apr 20, 2014
 
The Only Son
3.25
Libertinism. Fascinating.
Aug 09, 2009
Aug 13, 2009
 
The Fool's Tale
3.61
Spectacularly silly.
not set
May 28, 2012
 
The Island of the Day Before
3.40
**spoiler alert** I adore the ideas of time...
not set
Aug 12, 2009
 
The Complete History of Jack the Ripper
4.07
Abandoned
Aug 2013
Aug 23, 2013
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