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Blood Ties
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Monique Monique said: "Okay so unfortunately I cannot recommend this book and am seriously considering not finishing..It is a tale that starts off weird with a woman holding an envelope with a dead bird skeleton and going through all her emotions, her feelings for herself,...more "

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Monique rated a book 5 of 5 stars
A Storm of Swords by George R.R. Martin
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Oooh wee I have finished this and sigh I loved all thousand plus pages of it! My old favorites returned and got gangsta for real, a lot of people died, a whole lot of lies and betrayals and a cliffhanger that you cant help but want to dive right into...more
A Clash of Kings by George R.R. Martin
" I know what you're thinking... "Only 4 stars??!" Yeah. I shall tell you why.

First, because getting to the halfway mark of this book took me 11 days. In my edition, which was 807 pages of book, that's about 400 pages. I read more than half that ju... " Read more of this review »
Monique rated a book 4 of 5 stars
A Clash of Kings by George R.R. Martin
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I've finished! Whew I almost gave up for a while there and this nine hundred sixty plus page book had me working really hard at times to--gasp-- stay as involved--I know I know the first book blew my head and didn't stop moving my mind and I just kne...more
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A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
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Soo yeah hey folks been a minute, set myself up with this one but I am pleasantly surprised and glad I did as this book was everything I didn’t expect it to be and more, it is actually my FIRST Five Star Book of the year, and very well deserved, grea...more
Monique rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Birdman by Mo Hayder
Birdman (Jack Caffery, #1)
by Mo Hayder
read in May, 2014
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Okay so I cant really say I loved this book but I would say it will stay with me for a while because of the brutal torture murder scenes, it was like reading Hostel or something as the depravity of this serial killer is documented with the smells and...more
Monique rated a book 3 of 5 stars
In the Blood by Lisa Unger
In the Blood
by Lisa Unger (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2014
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Yeah so I am finished..this book almost made you have to finish it quickly as there is the promise of so many secrets and well nosy reader Monique just has to know what is all this foreshadowing about..So this book mixes psychology, drama, secrets an...more
Monique rated a book 1 of 5 stars
Fangland by John Marks
Fangland
by John Marks
read in May, 2014
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Sigh I DID NOT want to give this book one-star seriously! I found this book on a shelf and was intrigued by the cover and the blurb and picked it up review unread and decided to try it because hey that's just me :) and after reading a few others and...more
Monique rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty
The Husband's Secret
by Liane Moriarty (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2014
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Pleasantly surprised with this one :) Almost a five-star but there were problems but seriously a very high rated four book I enjoyed reading, there were secrets and crazy revelations, stilted family conversations and relationships and was compulsivel...more
Monique rated a book 2 of 5 stars
Satin Doll by Karen E. Quinones Miller
Satin Doll
by Karen E. Quinones Miller (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2014
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Eh well this was a quick two day read but it didn't blow me away, I can honestly say I have read this story better written somewhere and I just didn't get with any of the parts I was supposed to...the unveiling of a troubled past which underwhelmed m...more
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