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The Language of Kindness: A Nurse's Story
4.16
DNF — This was too cutesy for me. Nursing and nurses are already branded as “angels on earth”, like everything that they do, say, and poo are rainbows ...more
not set
May 15, 2018
 
This Must be the Place
3.95
really liked it


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May 07, 2016
Mar 25, 2016
 
The Girls
3.47
liked it
Shtum

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RATING: Three and a half stars
Aug 06, 2016
Jul 02, 2016
 
Mirror, Shoulder, Signal
3.27
liked it
Also posted on The Travelling Bibliophile
RATING: 3.5 stars

Mirror, Shoulder, Signal was written by Danish author Dorthe Nors and translated to English
...more
May 17, 2017
not set
Mar 25, 2017
 
Caraval (Caraval, #1)
3.95
liked it
RATING: Three and a half stars
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Scarlett and Tella are sisters living on Trisda, a tiny island in the far corner
...more
Oct 16, 2016
Sep 23, 2016
 
A Thousand Nights
3.65
really liked it
RATING: 3.5-4 stars

Pity this is marketed as a YA book -- we know some people (to their detriment) avoid the genre, but this is such a brilliant re-tel
...more
Dec 12, 2016
Dec 10, 2016
 
Outlander (Outlander, #1)
4.22
it was ok
I recall that talk about writing by Richard Skinner (Director of the Fiction Programme at Faber Academy) at Emerald Street Literary Festival 2017 abou ...more
Jun 24, 2017
Jun 23, 2017
 
The Girl on the Train
3.91
it was ok


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Feb 26, 2015
Feb 22, 2015
 
How to Be Both
3.64
liked it


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Jul 28, 2016
Sep 05, 2015
 
The Muse
3.82
really liked it
Shtum

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Jul 02, 2016
Jun 29, 2016
 
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
4.47
really liked it
RATING: Four and a half stars

First Read: 1999
Aug 02, 2016
Sep 09, 2009
 
Today Will Be Different
3.19
it was ok
RATING: Two and a half stars
I have read the author's first book and quite liked it, hence why I was interested in reading this book. Unfortunately, th
...more
Sep 27, 2016
Aug 18, 2016
 
Persuasion
4.13
it was amazing
Good god, I couldn't put this book down. Jane Austen, you pierce my soul. While Pride & Prejudice will remain a favourite for its funny foibles an ...more
Dec 17, 2016
Nov 02, 2015
 
The Little Women Letters
3.47
did not like it


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Mar 23, 2016
Mar 25, 2016
 
I Am Pilgrim
4.25
really liked it


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May 09, 2015
Aug 20, 2015
 
A Gathering of Shadows (Shades of Magic, #2)
4.31
liked it


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Feb 28, 2016
Feb 28, 2016
 
Jane Steele
3.92
really liked it


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Mar 16, 2016
Mar 08, 2016
 
The Complete Persepolis
4.38
liked it


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Apr 05, 2015
Jun 09, 2015
 
Making Friends with Depression: A warm and wise companion to recovery
3.79
really liked it
As I have both anxiety and depression, I thought I'd read this book too, to see how it'll help me. It's a longer read than the author's other book, Ma ...more
Jul 16, 2017
Jul 16, 2017
 
Us
3.67
liked it


Thoughts/review on the blog:
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Jun 06, 2015
Jun 09, 2015
 
The Handmaid's Tale
4.09
it was amazing
I'm not sure how to rate this book. 4 stars? 4.5? Might as well round it up to 5, I suppose. I can't believe this was written in the 80s! The topics a ...more
May 25, 2017
Dec 14, 2016
 
The Raven Boys (The Raven Cycle, #1)
4.06
it was ok
RATING: Two and a half stars
Jun 12, 2016
Jun 17, 2016
 
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter, #4)
4.55
it was amazing
First Read: 2000
Aug 12, 2016
Sep 09, 2009
 
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Harry Potter, #3)
4.55
it was amazing
First Read: 1999
Jul 07, 2016
Sep 09, 2009
 
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, #2)
4.41
it was amazing
First Read: 1999
Aug 06, 2016
Sep 09, 2009
 
Yesterday
3.42
really liked it
Also posted on The Travelling Bibliophile.

Felicia Yap grew up in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and studied biochemistry at Imperial College London, then e
...more
Jul 19, 2017
Feb 17, 2017
 
This Savage Song (Monsters of Verity, #1)
4.12
did not like it
1.5 stars

I've just finished reading this last night, but I can't even remember much about it. That's how unremarkable it was. Comparing it to the auth
...more
Jan 13, 2017
Dec 10, 2016
 
The Enchanted April
3.95
really liked it
This isn't groundbreaking nor thought-provoking, but my spirit felt refreshed. It's the kind of book I needed at this time of the year.
Apr 21, 2017
Apr 16, 2017
 
Ink (Skin Books, #1)
3.67
liked it
RATING: 3.5 stars
Aug 13, 2017
Aug 13, 2017
 
84, Charing Cross Road
4.22
liked it
84, Charing Cross Road was charming. The Duchess of Bloomsbury (which comes with this edition) is apparently a continuation of the former and it seems ...more
Feb 10, 2017
Feb 07, 2017
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