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The Royals
3.59
did not like it
I've given up on this book because I think it's simply revolting. Katherine described it as all "gossip and accounting" which really tells you everyth ...more
Jul 24, 2011
Jul 15, 2011
 
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, #1)
3.28
it was ok
I gave up because I had no interest in how it ends - I think the joke doesn't really last the length of the book? Also, the illustrator had no idea ab ...more
Jan 30, 2011
Sep 06, 2010
 
The Name of the Rose
4.11
really liked it
I liked it, but must confess I read for plot rather for than for all the beautiful intricacies of Eco's writing. Must re-read!

As of the 10 April 2011
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Apr 24, 2011
Aug 12, 2009
 
The Wise Man's Fear (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #2)
4.57
liked it
So, I enjoyed this book more than the first. However: I find it very hard to get around the writer's characterisation (or lack of characterisation) of ...more
Feb 12, 2016
Jan 31, 2016
 
London: The Biography
3.96
liked it
Too much slog! And I've had it hanging around too long to remember how it begins. I am putting it aside until I am willing once again.
Dec 27, 2014
Dec 29, 2012
 
Lark Rise
3.87
really liked it
A lazy read in a patch of sunshine.
not set
Apr 20, 2014
 
The Alice B. Toklas Cookbook
4.00
it was amazing
Bloody marvellous.
Jun 2015
Apr 12, 2015
 
The Mitford Girls: The Biography of an Extraordinary Family
3.96
really liked it
The Mitford Girls are so so fascinating, and I think that this biography treats them with sensitivity and without hiding from the complications in the ...more
Sep 26, 2010
Sep 11, 2010
 
Sacred Hearts
3.74
really liked it
I found this book on the flat bookshelf and picked it up to read alongside my rather heavy Virginia Woolf biography - I thought it would be unabashedl ...more
Mar 30, 2011
Mar 30, 2011
 
Cute, Quaint, Hungry And Romantic: The Aesthetics Of Consumerism
3.56
liked it
I've had this book sitting on a shelf for over 10 years and have finally read it now.

However... maybe I absorbed the info by osmosis because nothing
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May 23, 2016
May 03, 2016
 
The Labours of Hercules (Hercule Poirot, #26)
3.79
liked it
Really, I think I'm just working my way through these bad boys. I'm a bigger fan of a full length book than a set of shorts.

And having finished it fin
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Aug 15, 2009
Aug 12, 2009
 
A History of Britain: The Fate Of Empire 1776-2000 (A History of Britain, #3)
4.06
it was amazing
I heart Simon Schama forever. Of course, if I was to be hell picky about my history I would probably have something more critical to say. As it is - I ...more
Aug 13, 2009
Aug 12, 2009
 
How It All Vegan!: Irresistible Recipes for an Animal-Free Diet
3.79
it was amazing
This is a fab recipe book and has the best recipe for tofu cheesecake ever. If only my ex hadn't stolen my copy.

Saran and Tanya rock my tiny world BTW
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Jan 2005
Aug 13, 2009
 
Searching For Grace
4.29
really liked it
Aug 24, 2011
Sep 25, 2011
 
The Black Tower
3.74
liked it
**spoiler alert** Consumed! Rapidly and with relish. And then I became terribly interested in post-Revolution conspiracy theories of the continued exi ...more
Aug 08, 2009
Aug 13, 2009
 
Cold Comfort Farm
3.92
it was amazing
Hysterical. I adore it. I heard an abridged audio book and then rushed back to the library to get a copy of the whole thing. I was not disappointed!
Aug 14, 2009
Aug 13, 2009
 
Drums of Autumn (Outlander, #4)
4.34
it was ok
Total trash but I loved it at the time. I love the first one the mostest though - developed a crazy huge Scotsman crush.
Jan 2000
Aug 13, 2009
 
Voyager (Outlander, #3)
4.38
it was ok
Total trash but I loved it at the time. I love the first one the mostest though - developed a crazy huge Scotsman crush.
Jan 2000
Aug 13, 2009
 
Dragonfly in Amber (Outlander, #2)
4.31
it was ok
Total trash but I loved it at the time. I love the first one the mostest though - developed a crazy huge Scotsman crush.
Jan 2000
Aug 13, 2009
 
Valley of the Dolls
3.70
it was amazing
I adore this book and it's one of my favourites. And if that makes me a bad person I don't want to be right!
Aug 15, 2009
Aug 14, 2009
 
The Hundred-Foot Journey
3.54
liked it
Distinctly un-satisfying. I rather felt as though it was just about to start through out the entire novel.
Jun 26, 2011
Jun 26, 2011
 
A Man Lay Dead (Roderick Alleyn, #1)
3.84
liked it
Alleyn seems pretty much fully formed in this first book, the Russian sub plot was all kinds of silliness.
Feb 10, 2015
Feb 08, 2015
 
The Fiery Cross (Outlander, #5)
4.26
did not like it
At this point I'd kind of had enough. My Scotsman crush was just not enough to get me through this one.
Jan 2000
Aug 13, 2009
 
Jamrach's Menagerie
3.57
really liked it
**spoiler alert** I'm totally surprised at the number of books I've read that involve people eating other people.
Jul 2013
Aug 23, 2013
 
Hodd
3.13
really liked it
Nov 21, 2009
Nov 20, 2009
 
Outlander (Outlander #1)
4.20
liked it
Total trash but I loved it at the time -developed a crazy huge Scotsman crush.
Jan 2000
Aug 13, 2009
 
Death of a Fool (Roderick Alleyn, #19)
3.72
really liked it
I read this as "Off With His Head". Thought it was quite fab really.
Aug 13, 2009
Aug 12, 2009
 
Carnevale
3.61
liked it
Probably longer than it really needed to be.
Mar 04, 2015
Mar 03, 2015
 
Wideacre  (The Wideacre Trilogy, #1)
3.28
really liked it
Spectacularly silly ❤❤Loved it. ...more
not set
Dec 16, 2014
 
The Whale: In Search of the Giants of the Sea
3.94
liked it
I read this for book club and rather enjoyed it - however I left the last chapter for two weeks before I finished it and I'd fallen off the Leviathan ...more
Dec 29, 2010
Dec 15, 2010
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