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Avril Dalton
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Avril Dalton rated a book 1 of 5 stars
The Winter Gathering by Deirdre Purcell
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Far be it for me to say a book was terrible as books are a matter of taste. This just wasn't for me. Stuck with it for 200 Pages but didn't want to give it any more precious reading time.
Avril Dalton rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult
Leaving Time
by Jodi Picoult (Goodreads Author)
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Always enjoy Jodi Picoults books and this was very good too. The research into Elephant behaviour is brilliant and so interesting. The only downside was something which I thought I had missed in my enthusiasm to find out what happened next. Turns out ...more
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Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter
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An unusual story. jumps around quite a bit but comes together very nicely!
Avril Dalton rated a book 3 of 5 stars
The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher or The Murder at Road by Kate Summers Cale
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A great read... but at times too detailed and several characters meant I had to flick back to the list of characters. Brilliant research by the author though.
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The Secrets Sisters Keep by Sinéad Moriarty
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Read this for some light relief after The Goldfinch. .. and that's what I got. A pleasant easy read... clichéd but nice.
Avril Dalton rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
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Loved it but can't give it five stars the reason being I felt it unnecessarily long. However I've finished it so life can resume! The main character Theo broke my heart... I'll miss him! Word of advice... read it when you have plenty of time. Has tak ...more
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The Third Wife by Lisa Jewell
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I've read some other books by this author and this was a disappointment. Weak plot and overly long. I wouldn't recommend it.
Avril Dalton rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Ruby's Tuesday by Gillian Binchy
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Can't say I really enjoyed it as it's a very difficult subject. Raw but well written. ... a short read. No feel good factor though so leave at home if you're heading off on holiday!
Avril Dalton rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Saving Max by Antoinette van Heugten
Saving Max
by Antoinette van Heugten (Goodreads Author)
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A really good read. A bit rough and difficult to read in parts but I enjoyed it... If you enjoyed Defending Jacob then this is for you!
Avril Dalton rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Tempting Fate by Jane Green
Tempting Fate
by Jane Green (Goodreads Author)
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Chick lit. Downloaded for the sole purpose of flight entertainment. it did the trick and passed the time nicely.
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