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The Story of Lucy Gault by William Trevor
The Story of Lucy Gault
by William Trevor
read in April, 2016
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A little contrived, but beautiful Irish melancholy.
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Moominland Midwinter by Tove Jansson
Moominland Midwinter
by Tove Jansson
read in March, 2016
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This is genuinely one of my favourite children's stories. It's wonderfully melancholy and atmospheric. It speaks to my little introverted heart!!
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A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway
A Farewell to Arms
by Ernest Hemingway
read in February, 2016
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I'm afraid that this book hasn't made me a Hemingway fan. I think I can see what Hemingway was trying to do, but the book just wasn't for me.
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Their Fractured Light by Amie Kaufman
Their Fractured Light (Starbound, #3)
by Amie Kaufman (Goodreads Author)
read in February, 2016
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'Their Fractured Light' is the last in a teen romance/sci-fi series - not exactly my 'go to' genre, but the first two were fun. I've given it three stars, like the first two in this series, but it definitely lacks something. It tries to bring all the ...more
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This Shattered World by Amie Kaufman
This Shattered World (Starbound, #2)
by Amie Kaufman (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2016
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'This Shattered World' is a teen sci-fi romance, and I'm a science fiction snob and I'm fairly certain that teen romance is the most cringe genre! That being said, a solid three stars from me. Plus I managed to speed through it in less than 24 hours, ...more
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Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton
Jurassic Park
by Michael Crichton
read in January, 2016
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There are some truly ridiculous scenes. More people end up dead. The little girl is more annoying. There are more fun conversations about science. The moral of the story is very much on the surface. I enjoyed it lots. I just wish I'd read it before I ...more
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Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens
Old Curiosity Shop
by Charles Dickens
read in January, 2016
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Charissa wants to read 24 books in the 2016 Reading Challenge
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Lord of the Flies by William Golding
Lord of the Flies
by William Golding
read in December, 2015
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I didn't read Lord of the Flies at school. I'm glad I didn't! Reading books at school tended to ruin them. It's really well written.
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Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
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Genuinely one of the best books I've read! A slow read, but I loved it. I'm looking forward to reading Bring Up the Bodies.
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