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Allegiant (Divergent, #3)
3.64
I absolutely hated the ending. As far as I'm concerned, it didn't happen - those last few chapters were a nightmare sequence, and just one more chapte...more
Oct 30, 2013
Oct 30, 2013
 
Learning to Fly: The Autobiography
3.57
I was eight in 1996. And being an eight-year-old girl in 1996 meant growing up with the Spice Girls as huge icons on your cultural landscape. They wer...more
Jan 11, 2012
Jan 08, 2012
 
My Big Fake Irish Life
3.27
My Big Fake Irish Life. Saw it on Amazon ages ago, finally got around to buying it. It's about an actress who is unsuccessful as her dishwater-blonde...more
Jul 15, 2013
Jul 14, 2013
 
PopCo
3.75
I did enjoy this book. I thought I should make that clear now, because I mostly want to rant about it.

Thomas used homoeopathy as a plot device in The...more
not set
Sep 04, 2011
 
Star Ocean(tm) Till the End of Time(tm) Official Strategy Guide
4.04
This guide is acceptable, but not great.

The guide covers all areas of the game, from the main game, to bonus dungeons, to mini-games, and PAs. However...more
not set
Jan 12, 2012
 
Before I Go To Sleep
3.83
The Spoiler-Free Review

The first thing I thought of, on reading the back of this book was 50 First Dates, the Adam Sandler film, and, in some ways, th...more
Jan 14, 2012
Jan 13, 2012
 
Beauty
3.59
I don't think I realised, when I picked up this book, that it was set in Woolverhampton. That, or I forgot, sometime between picking it up and reading...more
Jan 2012
Jan 19, 2012
 
The Stepmother's Diary
2.96
Despite the glossy pink cover, I would not classify this book as "chick-lit", though I gather that some people have, apparently solely on the basis th...more
Sep 29, 2011
Sep 27, 2011
 
Heaven (Casteel, #1)
3.96
**spoiler alert** I found it hard to categorise this book, or even to say whether or not I liked it. I first read it at the age of twelve or so, and t...more
not set
Oct 08, 2011
 
Orphan Of Angel Street
3.93
**spoiler alert** I found this book difficult to read, but I freely admit that is an issue faced by me personally, and not the average reader.

Last yea...more
Jan 08, 2012
Jan 04, 2012
 
Herland
3.42
These are uncollected thoughts rather than a review and, as such, contains spoilers.

Firstly, I've never liked the idea that women could run society be...more
Mar 11, 2013
Mar 03, 2013
 
Who is Sarah Lawson
3.58
It was the basic premise that drew me in initially. A woman goes home to find a family of complete strangers living in her house, insisting that she h...more
Jul 13, 2013
Jul 12, 2013
 
Confessions of a Conjuror
3.77
I borrowed my copy of this book from the library. It was very obvious that someone had been reading it in the bath from the way the sides of certain p...more
Jan 18, 2012
Jan 16, 2012
 
Bright Young Things
3.24
I keep reading Scarlett Thomas' books. They can be interesting, and they are unlike anything else I've read. But then she comes out with some utter bu...more
Feb 09, 2013
Feb 09, 2013
 
A Blink of the Screen: Collected Short Fiction
4.04
I've read several of these stories before; The Sea and the Little Fishes, for instance, appears in Legends, and two more show up in Knights of Madness...more
Jul 20, 2013
Jul 14, 2013
 
Heidi's Children
3.80
When I was seven or eight, there was a block of flats near my home which were condemned. My sister, her friend and I spent several afternoons explorin...more
Jun 08, 2014
Jun 08, 2014
 
Freeze Tag (Point Horror, #25)
3.55
**spoiler alert** I felt that this was one of the best books in the Point Horror series. I felt that it was creepier and had more depth than many of t...more
Jan 03, 2012
Jan 02, 2012
 
Play or Die
3.63
This book was awesome. What I really, really loved about it was that neither the protagonist nor the antagonist held the idiot ball. The book pits two...more
Mar 09, 2014
Jul 15, 2013
 
Tickling the English
3.64
I went to get my copy signed my Dara when he did a book-signing in Birmingham (incidentally, and sadly, Mr Egg closed down several years ago).

Having r...more
Apr 2010
Jan 16, 2012
 
The Obscure Logic of the Heart
3.49
If your entire cast of characters wants to smack the heroine for being a silly cow and fucking everyone over, why on earth would you think people woul...more
Mar 14, 2012
Mar 12, 2012
 
MegaYoga: The First Yoga Program for Curvy Women
4.02
I assumed 'real' here would mean beginners, or non-athletic women. Instead, it means 'plus-sized'. I am not the target audience, but it's pretty usefu...more
Feb 12, 2012
Feb 11, 2012
 
Zombie Economics: A Guide to Personal Finance
3.92
I like personal finance anyway, so I didn't expect to get much out of the gimmicky idea of mashing up a personal finance guide with a zombie story. I...more
Jan 21, 2012
Jan 15, 2012
 
The Buddha of Suburbia
3.71
The rating for this book has been pushed down by the fact that an ex pushed it on me because "look, he's your race, you'll like it! Besides, you shoul...more
not set
Jul 01, 2012
 
Koudelka クーデルカ 3 (Koudelka, #3)
3.75
**spoiler alert** Pros

Koudelka puts her old costume on, and, at around chapter 13(!) starts acting like herself again.

Cons

Translation issues; Neameto...more
Jan 20, 2012
Jan 20, 2012
 
Love in the Fourth Dimension A Restaurant Tale
3.40
This was a weird little book. For much of it, the tone sounds like it's giving us a summary of a more detailed story. It's a love story with some stra...more
Jul 20, 2013
Jul 17, 2013
 
The Last Girlfriend on Earth: And Other Love Stories
3.75
I loved this book. The author decided write about how different situations feel, rather than trying to literally describe them, and it works really we...more
Aug 27, 2013
Jul 21, 2013
 
Koudelka クーデルカ 1 (Koudelka, #1)
3.67
This is volume one of Yuji Iwahara's sidestory manga to the playstation game Koudelka.

So far, I'm very disappointed. The manga isn't bad, but it does...more
Jan 20, 2012
Jan 20, 2012
 
Try-It Diet - Vegan: A Two-Week Healthy Eating Plan
2.00
Many of the recipes use a commercial egg replacer, and most of the cakes use a boxed cake mix as a base.

Note to Americans: we can buy boxed cake mixes...more
Jul 14, 2013
Jul 14, 2013
 
Jemima J
3.55
The other reviews are all correct. Yes, Jane Green is extremely ignorant of what 'fat' is, healthy weight loss, and good writing skills. And yes, I am...more
Jul 28, 2014
Jan 25, 2012
 
Love, Stargirl (Stargirl, #2)
3.78
A tacky, disappointing, cash-in, which ruins the beauty of Stargirl, if you let it. Hideous retconning to tack on a unneeded, cliched happy ending, an...more
not set
Sep 08, 2011
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