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The Importance of Being Earnest

Every line was perfect.
Jul 29, 2011
Nov 19, 2010
Rage of the Fallen (The Last Apprentice / Wardstone Chronicles, #8)
Brilliant story...but...think it's time to wrap it all up. The next one needs to be the last in the series.
Jun 04, 2011
May 28, 2011
Goose at the Zoo
My daughter who is studying for her graphic design degree sent me this book (I am a teacher) I love the bright, bold illustrations and this is a lovel...more
Apr 10, 2014
Apr 10, 2014
Thank You, Jeeves (Jeeves, #5)
This book was so good that I really didn't want to finish reading it. A gem. Extremely funny. One of those books when you just can't help laughing out...more
Oct 12, 2011
Sep 18, 2011
The Summer I Turned Pretty (Summer, #1)
Hated the title, hated the front cover but as a trusted Goodreader had recommended it I decided to take the plunge and I love, loved, loved this book....more
Feb 02, 2014
Feb 01, 2014
The Hobbit
I read this book after seeing the film which I loved and was pleased to note that the film was very true to the novel. However the great thing about t...more
Dec 24, 2012
Nov 19, 2010
Agatha Raisin The Potted Gardener and The Walkers of Dembley
Love this dramatisation. Penelope Keith is brilliant as Agatha Raisin. The stories are funny and a joy to listen to.
Brilliant way to start the day on...more
Feb 26, 2014
Feb 18, 2014
Bitter Blood

The perfect western novel. Dead bodies in most chapters . A cold killer ending up getting the girl and becoming the deputy! What more could you want...more
Aug 21, 2012
Aug 18, 2012
The Price Of Success
Sometimes you just need to read a book like this and switch off. Bril!
Jun 15, 2014
Jun 15, 2014
Brilliant. Absolutely adored this book. I loved the different voices for the alternative chapters and how together the story was complete instead of h...more
Dec 22, 2013
Oct 27, 2013
Death in August (Inspector Bordelli, #1)
I got the feeling this book was written by two different people. I loved the detail of the settings and the weather. The depiction of the flies and th...more
Apr 13, 2012
Apr 12, 2012
To the Lighthouse
I have seen everyone else's five stars and rave reviews. But I think you need an English Lit' degree to understand this book. What is going on? It's t...more
Jul 15, 2014
Nov 21, 2010
Lark Rise
I was expecting the lovely, gentle stories which I thoroughly enjoyed when watching the TV series and was extremely disappointed. This book is an inte...more
Dec 23, 2012
Dec 22, 2012
The Storyteller
My daughter and I went to Carlisle for Jodi's book signing only to find the once long line of fans had long since gone. Feeling glum we turned away on...more
Apr 06, 2013
Apr 03, 2013
Horrid Henry Reads a Book
This is the second book in my after school book club. When my children were young as a treat our book at bed time would be a Horrid Henry story. My da...more
Jun 09, 2013
Jun 09, 2013
Martha in the Middle
Some children in my class went to the library van and came rushing back with a book they had chosen for me. My daughter is called Martha so yes a perf...more
Mar 27, 2013
Mar 27, 2013
Into The Forest
The most amazing children's picture book! The illustrations are totally jaw dropping. Such detail and skill. I am a teacher and my class have been doi...more
Mar 06, 2014
Mar 06, 2014
A Study in Scarlet
The story was of course brilliant and I did enjoy the graphic style.
Though Holmes took some getting use to, so use to his face being that of Benedict...more
Apr 12, 2012
Apr 12, 2012
Howl's Moving Castle (Howl's Moving Castle, #1)
Love this book. Fun characters, fun plot. A quirky fairy tale style book with all the right ingredients. Love Sophie, love Howl and love them together...more
Jun 30, 2013
Mar 13, 2013
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Don't know whether to give this book one star or five. Don't know if I hated it or thought it was brilliant!
Oct 08, 2011
Oct 01, 2011
The Cat in the Hat
I remember reading this when I was little and now I can read it to my class. A timeless classic.
Jul 21, 2014
Nov 19, 2010
The Ring of Solomon: A Bartimaeus Novel
Fun and laughter all the way. A good tale, well written. Highly recommended.
Jan 03, 2011
Jan 02, 2011
A Traveller In Time
This is one of my favourite books ever.
I remember seeing the series when I was very young but as it isn't even on youtube I believed I had dreamed it...more
May 12, 2014
May 10, 2014
Swimming Home
Our library is running a new scheme called "Blind date with a book"
whereby you choose a book which is wrapped in brown paper- sort of a lucky dip. Whe...more
Feb 03, 2013
Feb 02, 2013
Cress (The Lunar Chronicles, #3)
My favourite one in the series so far.
Aug 17, 2014
Aug 02, 2013
What to Cook and How to Cook It
My 13 year old son and I have started to learn how to cook. This book is our favourite. We have made loads of the recipes and they are all delicious....more
Oct 30, 2011
Oct 30, 2011
The Girl You Left Behind
Five stars is not enough for this totally absorbing novel.
I recently read "Me Before You." Many novels are a nice read then become blurred in the mem...more
Oct 29, 2012
Oct 14, 2012
The Thirty-Nine Steps
This was a book a teacher started to read to the class when we were 10!
Far too complicated for a 10 year old and I hated it. I dreaded story time.
Feb 15, 2012
Feb 14, 2012
Men at Arms (Discworld, #15)
Tony Robinson is the perfect choice to read this Terry Pratchett story. He has the most amazing array of voices and the ability to add humour to the a...more
Jun 29, 2014
Jun 22, 2014
Nemesis: A BBC Full-Cast Radio Drama
This is one of my favourite Miss Marple stories and I like the thought of Miss Marple being Nemesis.
I also enjoyed the links between many of the stor...more
Jan 19, 2014
Jan 19, 2014
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