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One, Two, Buckle My Shoe
3.71
**spoiler alert** I liked this book, it was good. Not as good as the previous two I recently read by christie though hence the lesser than four stars. ...more
Jan 07, 2010
Dec 20, 2009
 
The Other Daughter
3.98
Lisa Gardner is an author I tried for the first time, about this time, last year.

I became a fan quite quickly after reading out of sequence, some of h
...more
Feb 21, 2013
Feb 15, 2013
 
Life Support
3.97
I've read 3 books so far by Gerritsen. Her other stand-alone 'Harvest' and the first of her Rizzoli & Isles series 'The surgeon' and can honestly ...more
Oct 23, 2011
Oct 17, 2011
 
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
3.83
When I first picked up this book for the 1001 books to read challenge, I wasn't particularly looking forward to it. I imagined the writing style would ...more
Aug 17, 2010
Sep 20, 2009
 
Cloud Atlas
4.01
I'm starting to lose my patience with these books on the 1001 books to read before you die list. I seem to just come across, crap book after crap book ...more
Aug 22, 2010
Sep 20, 2009
 
Die Again (Rizzoli & Isles, #11)
4.17
This is definitely one of her best. I really enjoyed this book and got through it really quickly. I had to minus a star for all the details about gutt ...more
Mar 13, 2015
Mar 04, 2015
 
Last to Die (Rizzoli & Isles, #10)
4.07
Another great novel in the Rizzoli and Isles series. Reading about these guys is fab, its like coming home after being away for a while. Not my favour ...more
Mar 04, 2015
Feb 28, 2015
 
Doctor Sleep (The Shining #2)
4.11
**spoiler alert**
First off. I LOVE YOU STEPHEN KING! YOU ROCK! Like a fine wine, you just get better with age, it seems, LOL! Argh, cliches but hey,
...more
Jan 11, 2014
Dec 29, 2013
 
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)
4.39
So I've re-read this for about the 3rd of 4th time and it amazes me that even after all those times of reading it, I can still feel as passionately ab ...more
Feb 13, 2015
Feb 12, 2015
 
The Historian
3.74
I bought and read this book last year, but recently picked it up for a reread for a GR group and decided this time, to review it!

I absolutely LOVE thi
...more
Dec 21, 2010
Aug 26, 2009
 
Name and Number
3.63
Working as a Criminal Defence Lawyer - I'm well acquainted with the certain types of individuals that pass through the system, mostly on a regular bas ...more
Jul 26, 2013
Feb 26, 2013
 
Defending Evil
3.37
Initial impressions
Out of all the indie books I'd seen on Amazon recently, this one stuck out to me the most. Working in law, Im a sucker for a good
...more
Feb 21, 2011
Jan 26, 2011
 
1Q84
3.84
**spoiler alert** ####WARNING####

If you do not want to read an incoherent gushing babble of praise rather than an ACTUAL coherent review...don't pass
...more
Mar 24, 2013
Oct 14, 2011
 
The Apothecary's Daughter
3.78
Kindle edition: 380 pages
Genre: Christian, Romance, Historical,
Rating *****

Synopsis:

Set in historical times when apothecary's weren't a thing of the p
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not set
Oct 01, 2011
 
The Secret Scripture
3.74
This book was pretty good and I did end up enjoying it in the end despite initial reservations.

The story is told through two viewpoints; the first a d
...more
Dec 14, 2009
Dec 09, 2009
 
Anna Karenina
3.99
At just over 800 pages, this book requires a lot of effort and time, I consider it to have been worth it.

It took me a while to read (approx 2 weeks)
...more
Jul 31, 2010
Dec 06, 2009
 
The Mysterious Affair at Styles (Hercule Poirot, #1)
3.96
After deciding to finally see what all the fuss was about..I was left to pleasantly agree with the hype. Agatha Christie is fantastic..I absolutely lo ...more
Jan 03, 2010
Sep 23, 2009
 
The Passage (The Passage, #1)
4.01
Can't be bothered.

Loved the first couple of parts to this book. Characters were well developed and subsequently, deeply cared about. The plot was supe
...more
Jun 16, 2012
May 21, 2012
 
Lolita
3.86
I read so little of this, that as bad as I found it and as much I feel I should say how bad it was and scream this from the rooftops, it wouldn't be v ...more
Nov 06, 2013
Oct 26, 2013
 
The Woods
4.02
The characters are so one-dimensional. I just can't keep reading about cookie-cutouts. I need something more...

Mar 13, 2015
Mar 13, 2015
 
Pig Island
3.27
Crap. Crap. Crap...

Need I say any more.

Well I will anyway but I think you get the gist of my general thoughts based on the above and my rating, basic
...more
Apr 12, 2011
Apr 11, 2011
 
Harvest
4.07
Paperback version: 501 pages
Genre: Horror, Medical, Crime,
Rating: *****


Brief Synopsis:

Abbie DiMatteo has just landed her dream job, a resident at Bays
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Sep 15, 2011
Sep 15, 2011
 
Defending Jacob
3.95
As a Criminal Lawyer (UK version of a DA over here), I love reading the odd Courtroom drama from time to time...

Defending Jacob was one of the better
...more
Jul 20, 2014
Jul 18, 2014
 
Missing
3.66
Wow.

I knew their was a reasom Scandanavian crime fiction was so well renowed. This waa absolutely brilliant.

Missing is different from the norm. Usuall
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Dec 19, 2012
Dec 18, 2012
 
The Expats
3.40
The Expats by Chris Pavone
Kindle edition
496 Pages

Plot:

I didn't completely finish this book so my explanation of the plot will be brief but from what I
...more
Feb 14, 2013
Feb 13, 2013
 
The House of Lost Souls
3.32
Sod it. I'm not giving it another 40 pages, I think 110 pages to give a book a chance is absolutely plenty! I am extremely disappointed, I picked this ...more
Jan 30, 2011
Jan 28, 2011
 
Red Earth and Pouring Rain
3.79
Also reviewed @ http://love-affair-with-books.blogspo...

I have made it to page 70 and am not prepared to read any further.

What I have read is basicall
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May 2013
Apr 29, 2013
 
Prophecy
3.82
I JUST finished this book and I feel like I have to review it NOW. WOW WOW WOW is what sums it up for me. Absolutely superb book! I don't even know wh ...more
Feb 26, 2010
Feb 25, 2010
 
Pictures Of Us
2.88
Another debut I picked up from the library by a male Australian author writing quite a good chick lit book.

I'm not one for your typical chick lit book
...more
Dec 2012
Nov 29, 2012
 
City of Glass (The Mortal Instruments, #3)
4.35
**spoiler alert** I've ran out of this series! *Panic*

However am I going to cope!

Seriously, not even in jest!

I cannot wait until I get my hands on the
...more
May 22, 2014
May 19, 2014
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