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Before I Go To Sleep
What a great read. Chrissy goes to sleep each night and wakes up every day with no memories of her past, her name or her identity. With the use of a j...more
Nov 19, 2011
Nov 13, 2011
The Olive Season
This was as good as her first book 'The Olive Farm'. Once again whisking you away to the world of the meditteranean and olives and sunshine. Carol is...more
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Nov 10, 2012
The Little Stranger
It has taken me a while to read this one but I got there in the end. I wasn't sure what to make of it to be honest..a bit disappointing I think.

I have...more
Nov 26, 2013
Nov 02, 2013
Left Neglected
Having read 'Still Alice' I looked forward to reading another from this author. I wasn't disappointed but I preferred 'Still Alice'.

The title is very...more
Oct 20, 2013
Jan 02, 2013
The Good Father
My third read by this author, but my least favourite so far. I didn't not enjoy it, but found this one didn't hold my interest the same and wasn't as...more
Apr 18, 2014
Mar 12, 2013
Me Before You
After a lot of recommendations and good reviews about this book I read it. Yes it was a good read and I did finish it quite quickly.

I'm not one for ov...more
Feb 10, 2013
Oct 07, 2012
Small Wars
Hal Treherne, wife Clara and their twin daughters are moved to Cyprus during the civil war in the 50's. It is a time of change for them both and with...more
Jun 10, 2014
Sep 11, 2012
Well that was a good, intriguing, bit of a page-turner of a read. I know I could/should have read this quicker, but got there in the end. I had read h...more
Oct 30, 2012
Nov 27, 2011
The Shoemaker's Wife
Finished this one quite quickly and I really enjoyed it. Having read 'The Big Stone Gap' trilogy I thought I would be in for a good read and wasn't di...more
Feb 09, 2014
Apr 16, 2012
The Postmistress
I wasn't sure what I expected from this book, but as the title suggested you thought it would be about 'The Postmistress' but it is more than that as...more
May 07, 2013
Feb 26, 2013
The Vintage Teacup Club
This was a very chic lit read for me I'm afraid, but it was a nice enough read.

Three women, Jenny, Maggie and Alison all brought together by china tea...more
Jan 23, 2014
Feb 18, 2013
The Cross-Country Quilters (Elm Creek Quilts, #3)
This is the third in the series of the Elm Creek quilters. I read the first 'The Quilter's Apprentice. Very enjoyable. The group of friends meet again...more
Sep 2010
Nov 15, 2011
Turning Point. Bowering Sivers
Another easy read. I enjoyed this one. Simple storyline, Ruth of a certain age (40's) has had a heart attack. She lives at home with her mother and ha...more
Jul 06, 2012
Jun 25, 2012
Return to the Olive Farm. Carol Drinkwater
Another wonderful read from Carol. Full of the passion and love for her beloved 'Apassionata' and how perfect she wants it to be, like all of her othe...more
Aug 15, 2013
Jul 06, 2013
The Invention of Wings
I received this free copy as a Giveaway via Goodreads. Wow...a very powerful read given that it was based on the true story of the Grimke sisters in t...more
Mar 28, 2014
Oct 02, 2013
Arms Wide Open
I was sent a copy of this through Goodreads as a giveaway. It is not an author that I was familiar with, but was willing to give it a read. I am grate...more
May 08, 2014
Apr 04, 2014
The Midwife's Confession
Well I can honestly say this is definitely a new author to add to my list and I thank Ceri(welshy)for being kind enough to send me her copy. All the r...more
Jan 31, 2013
May 21, 2012
A Perfectly Good Man
I like the way Patrick Gale writes, quite descriptive in parts but it adds to his story writing. Sometimes this can annoy me in books. A gentle read a...more
Jan 03, 2014
Jun 12, 2012
The Olive Harvest: A Memory of Love, Old Trees and Olive Oil. Carol Drinkwater
Loved this book. It lived up to it's expectations having read the previous two in the trilogy. Carol writes these really well and feel privelaged that...more
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Nov 10, 2012
Star Gazing
I have a signed copy from Lind. Again I loved it. I enjoy the way Linda writes. Writing from the way blind people imagine and deal with life was dealt...more
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Nov 21, 2011
That Certain Age
Very much of a yawn by the end of this and I actually wondered at one point what the story was about. Two women 50 years apart, different lifestyles a...more
Sep 13, 2012
Sep 01, 2012
Tell Tale
Well that was a good read. Started off not being quite sure about it and took a while to settle in to who the character(s) were but then I was page tu...more
Jul 21, 2012
Jul 13, 2012
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
The third in the trilogy and I have to say I'm glad I am finished with this one. After quite enjoying the first two and wanting to find out the conclu...more
Mar 12, 2013
Jan 31, 2013
Can't Wait to Get to Heaven (Elmwood Springs, #3)
Anyone who has read any of her books will love this one. Elner has a fall from a tree while collecting figs, it then transpires that she has died!!! O...more
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Nov 15, 2011
One Good Turn
This is the second of the Jackson Brodie books. I did enjoy Case Histories and I hoped this was going to as good a read. Slightly disappointed with it...more
Sep 27, 2012
Aug 16, 2012
Minding Frankie
I usually enjoy Maeve Binchy and this one didn't disappoint. An array of lovely characters as always and all based around 'minding Frankie' the baby....more
Dec 14, 2011
Nov 19, 2011
A Lifetime Burning
It is a book of controversial themes, which I don't think will appeal to everyone, but you will have to read it to make up your own mind about that! I...more
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Nov 15, 2011
The Returned
Well, I'm really not sure what I think of this book. Is it the same as the recent TV series or not. I didn't watch it so can't comment.

'The Returned',...more
Aug 25, 2013
Jul 25, 2013
Simple Life
Dinah and Matthew have a hidden secret. They never speak of the child they gave up 14yrs ago, until a meeting with an adopted child of friends plant t...more
Feb 15, 2012
Feb 07, 2012
The Potter's House
I can't remember when I read this one but it was the book that introduced me to Rosie Thomas and I instantly added her name for one I wanted to read m...more
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May 29, 2012