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Mairead rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Luftslottet som sprängdes by Stieg Larsson
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Well, it was ok but not great. It improved a lot towards the end, with the trial, but before that came a lot of dreary investigation into the past and wordy explanations of why and who and when.

As ever, Blomkvist remains utterly irresitable to any wo
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Mairead rated a book 4 of 5 stars
When Will There Be Good News? by Kate Atkinson
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I liked it, mostly, although the plot got totally ridiculous towards the end. Way too many coincidences.
Mairead rated a book 1 of 5 stars
A Beginner's Guide to Acting English by Shappi Khorsandi
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I'm about half-way through this and not liking it much. Maybe it's just that I don't find small children endlessly fascinating, but so far it's been rather disappointing.

Update: Well, I finished it although it was a slog. Didn't like it any better a
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Mairead rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Traffic by Tom Vanderbilt
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I don't have a lot to say about this, although I did enjoy it and would recommend it
Mairead rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
Eat, Pray, Love
by Elizabeth Gilbert (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2009
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I liked this rather more than I expected to, particularly the first two sections. Not quite so keen on the Bali part
Mairead rated a book 3 of 5 stars
The Darkest Hour by Katherine Howell
The Darkest Hour (Detective Ella Marconi #2)
by Katherine Howell (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2009
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It was ok, I suppose. Not bad, but not great. Maybe I was expecting too much, because the reviews were really good.
Mairead rated a book 1 of 5 stars
Watchmen by Alan Moore
Watchmen
by Alan Moore
read in June, 2009
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Didn't like it at all. Maybe I'm just not the target audience, but it was highly recommended by someone I know. The first graphic novel I attempted and probably the last.
Mairead rated a book 4 of 5 stars
If You Don't Know Me by Now by Sathnam Sanghera
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Mairead rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
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