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The Villa in Italy
3.89
really liked it
To be perfectly candid, I originally downloaded this book because it was raining and the cover led me to believe it would be a light-hearted rom com s ...more
Jun 06, 2014
Jun 08, 2014
 
Ice (Poseidon's Girls, #1)
3.50
it was ok
My first impressions of Ice were not particularly favourable. Having studied Classics, I found the characterisation of the Greek gods to be lacking, e ...more
Jul 12, 2014
Jul 14, 2014
 
Before He Was Gone (Starstruck, #2)
4.15
it was amazing
I was lucky enough to get my paws on a pre-release copy of Before He Was Gone and it accompanied me on what should have been a long train journey. The ...more
Jul 26, 2014
Jul 30, 2014
 
The Keeper Of The Wind
4.12
really liked it
I found the age range the book is directed at a tad confusing - the characters are high school seniors, but often referred to as 'children' or 'kids' ...more
Oct 29, 2014
Oct 29, 2014
 
Scroll (Keepers of Genesis, #2)
4.54
it was amazing
Whoah. Let me get my thoughts together.

This was a fantastic story. D.B. Nielsen's language is beautifully descriptive, with movie-like elements to hig
...more
Jan 12, 2016
Apr 21, 2015
 
The Vintage Summer Wedding
3.74
it was ok
I liked this book, the story and the character of Anna. I'm rating it two stars instead of three because all the other people in Anna's life - her fat ...more
Jun 03, 2014
Jun 04, 2014
 
The Lost Soul (Enchena, #1)
3.88
really liked it
I started the book intrigued by the synopsis and entranced by the beautiful cover. I've not come across unicorns in many fantasy books, but with K.S.M ...more
Jan 2016
Jan 03, 2016
 
St Griswold College for Abandoned Boys (Xavier, #1)
4.00
really liked it
Pacy, with an intriguing start, my concerns that Xavier didn’t put up much of a fight when his parents abandoned him soon faded as I was drawn into th ...more
Feb 2015
Feb 01, 2015
 
Seed (Keepers of Genesis, #1)
4.31
really liked it
I read this book in the #IndieBooksBeSeen Indie Book Club for January and it perfectly fit into my preferred genre - fantasy, with magic, history and ...more
Jan 16, 2015
Jan 11, 2015
 
A Darker Shade of Magic (Shades of Magic, #1)
4.07
really liked it
It is entirely possible that this book saved my life.

What was I thinking, trying to use public transportation on an Easter Sunday? I have no idea. Bu
...more
Mar 27, 2016
Dec 08, 2015
 
The Jewel (The Lone City, #1)
3.87
really liked it
I loved The Jewel - it had everything a good dystopia needs and I actually liked the main character. So often, the female heroine is self sacrificing ...more
Mar 10, 2015
May 04, 2014
 
Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1)
4.13
really liked it
From the very first sentence, the reader is thrust into an extraordinary retelling of the famous Cinderella fairytale. With an exciting robotic twist; ...more
May 19, 2015
Nov 17, 2014
 
Wanted (Leopold Blake Thriller, #1)
3.76
liked it
Leopold Blake is the brilliant, impulsive trust fund kid being framed for the murder of not one, but five people. Along with his trustworthy bodyguard ...more
Feb 10, 2015
Feb 10, 2015
 
Women in Clothes
3.92
really liked it
This was an interesting, at times entirely random and eye-opening book. Made up of interviews, statements, picture collections (odd!) and anecdotes al ...more
Feb 08, 2015
Feb 08, 2015
 
Angelfire (Dark Angel, #1)
3.62
it was amazing
I was drawn into the story after the first few pages and loved it. The world is beautifully described, with lots of layers that open up to you as you ...more
Dec 10, 2013
Dec 11, 2013
 
Cephrael's Hand (A Pattern of Shadow & Light,  #1)
4.16
it was amazing
I loved this book.

After getting used to the similar, but vastly different world painted within the digital pages of my Kindle, I fell into the story
...more
Feb 24, 2014
Feb 24, 2014
 
Fire Falling (Air Awakens, #2)
4.19
really liked it
I just finished the book and I am left reeling. Suffice to say I immediately bought book 3 and put a note on my calendar for the release date of book ...more
Mar 16, 2016
Mar 16, 2016
 
The Chocolate Apothecary
3.64
liked it
I picked this book up simply because the title, 'The Chocolate Apothecary', was too delightful to resist. It spoke of a winning combination of Joanne ...more
Jan 03, 2016
Jan 03, 2016
 
Cart Before the Horse
3.84
it was ok
This was a light hearted, fluffy read to occupy a sunny afternoon in the garden.

Basically, everything in the MC's life is perfectly lovely - no money
...more
Jun 20, 2014
Jun 22, 2014
 
The Sorcery Code (The Sorcery Code, #1)
3.52
liked it
I enjoyed the build up between the characters and the development of their personal stories through their own chapters, however I did not find the boo ...more
Feb 25, 2015
Mar 03, 2015
 
The Paper Magician
3.66
really liked it
This story was not what I expected; but that turned out to be a good thing.

The central adventure was unusual and one I have not before encountered in
...more
Mar 07, 2016
Mar 07, 2016
 
Delirium (Delirium, #1)
3.97
liked it
Like a lot of people, I have been eating up dystopian novels recently and this one came to my attention through recommended books.

I was initially draw
...more
Sep 24, 2013
Sep 21, 2013
 
Nuttycracker Sweet
4.15
liked it
I was sent this book for free by Enchanted Book Promotions.

I was expecting a sweet, fluffy romance to bring on all the festive feelings and ‘Nutcracke
...more
Dec 08, 2015
Dec 08, 2015
 
Stolen Songbird (The Malediction Trilogy, #1)
3.92
it was amazing
I loved this story.

The characters pulled me in immediately. I foolishly started reading at about 10pm on a Sunday, knowing I would have to get up ear
...more
Jul 14, 2014
Jul 14, 2014
 
Sojourner (Sojourner, #1)
3.60
liked it
I got this book free from Amazon and I enjoyed it. However, I did start seeing similarities to another bit of YA fiction almost immediately.

If you lik
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not set
Dec 30, 2013
 
The King's Concubine
3.95
liked it
This book carefully delineated a character who has not seen much fanfare through the annals of history.

Interested in seeing an alternate view of the r
...more
not set
Oct 06, 2013
 
Peaches for Father Francis (Chocolat, #3)
3.99
really liked it
I love Joanne Harris' take on descriptive literature, her words have the power to conjure images and sensations that fit perfectly, but that I would n ...more
Mar 28, 2014
Mar 27, 2014
 
The White Rose (The Lone City, #2)
3.97
really liked it
Fantastic opening and closing scenes keep you on the edge of your seat wondering what will happen next.

Violet, Ash and Raven's escape from the Jewel w
...more
Jan 04, 2016
Jan 05, 2016
 
Never Kiss a Man in a Christmas Jumper
3.91
really liked it
I picked this book up because the title caught my attention and the blurb suggested it would provide exactly the kind of light-hearted rom-com escapis ...more
Dec 23, 2015
Dec 28, 2015
 
Long Time Coming
3.79
liked it
I loved the paranormal aspect of this story, it punctuated events within the book very nicely. The two (or should I say three?) main characters were v ...more
Jun 11, 2014
Jun 11, 2014
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