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Revival
3.76
it was ok
I either really love Mr King or find him a real plod. This was a plod.
Nov 29, 2015
Nov 29, 2015
 
Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend
4.10
it was amazing
Omigoodness, I loved this book. Budo, the delightful and very real 'imaginary friend', is my new hero.
Dec 24, 2012
Dec 10, 2012
 
A Little Life
4.28
it was amazing
Traumatised and rather speechless.
Aug 03, 2016
Dec 19, 2015
 
The Other Typist
3.55
really liked it
I want to talk about the ending!
May 24, 2013
Jan 11, 2013
 
Into the Darkest Corner
4.10
it was amazing
A compelling read, if somewhat graphic in the violence. The creepy factor was big in this story. OCD featured large and ironically the grammatical err ...more
Aug 26, 2012
Aug 24, 2012
 
The Zone of Interest
3.70
it was amazing
Where to start? Deeply disturbing and haunted (as it should be) and told from the perspectives of three characters participating in the bureaucracy of ...more
Sep 2014
Sep 01, 2014
 
The Casual Vacancy
3.28
really liked it
I've never read anything by Rowling before and was a bit put off by the very mixed bag of reviews re The Casual Vacancy. So glad I read it, rather a c ...more
Dec 04, 2016
Dec 04, 2016
 
The Woman Before Me (Cate Austin, #1)
3.78
really liked it
Ruth Dugdall got it so right with the character of Cate and what it's like working in the jail system as a young professional woman (been there, done ...more
Aug 29, 2012
Aug 29, 2012
 
Dark Matter
4.10
really liked it
Despite the choppy sentence structure and prose, four stars for being a mind bending, page turning, thought provoking thrill of a ride.
Dec 02, 2016
Dec 02, 2016
 
Code Name Verity (Code Name Verity, #1)
4.07
it was amazing
Queenie is a young British spy caught by the Gestapo, in France, after looking the wrong way as she crosses the road. It's best not to know much of th ...more
Mar 30, 2013
Mar 19, 2013
 
The Cleaner of Chartres
3.69
it was amazing
Can highly recommend the tale of Agnes, the cleaner of Chartres. Slow to start but so full of charm, I found myself quite captivated.
Feb 08, 2013
Feb 08, 2013
 
Post-Human (Post-Human, #2)
3.58
really liked it
Great fun. Moved along at a cracking pace and didn't take itself too seriously. I enjoyed the touches of humour, too. Will be reading the next.
May 03, 2012
May 01, 2012
 
Agenda 21 (Agenda 21, #1)
3.82
liked it
I read this as speculative fiction, as opposed to Beck's conspiracy theorist nonsense, and it was meh to okay.
Jan 09, 2013
Jan 09, 2013
 
Rubbernecker
4.06
it was amazing
Patrick is my favourite amateur sleuth, ever. At times macabre, poignant, sweet, often hilarious, I just loved it.
Mar 19, 2013
Mar 17, 2013
 
The Complete Atopia Chronicles (Atopia Chronicles, #1-6, Atopia, #1)
3.52
really liked it
Really enjoyed the first four. Loved the virtual reality. The last two lost me a bit because of the hard science but that's no reflection on the stori ...more
Aug 20, 2012
Aug 14, 2012
 
Before the Fall
3.75
liked it
Certainly a page turner. Would have been four stars but for the ending which seemed rushed.
Oct 09, 2016
Oct 09, 2016
 
Warm Bodies (Warm Bodies, #1)
3.93
really liked it
I think I may have a little crush on the most endearing zombie ever, R. What a sweetie.
Nov 24, 2012
Nov 24, 2012
 
First Shift: Legacy (Shift, #1)
4.21
it was amazing
Rightio, when is number 7 coming out? I've well and truly drunk the WOOL koolaid; most enjoyable series in ages.
Apr 21, 2012
Apr 17, 2012
 
Ferney
3.99
really liked it
A bit of a slog but beautifully written. The ending kicked butt.
Apr 18, 2016
Apr 18, 2016
 
Mad About the Boy (Bridget Jones, #3)
3.33
really liked it
Despite all the negative reviews I really enjoyed the update on our Bridget.
Dec 12, 2013
Jan 07, 2014
 
Area 187: Almost Hell
4.04
it was amazing
My first ever zombie book. An absolute page turner, I loved it.
Jun 04, 2012
Jun 04, 2012
 
Wait for Me (Against All Odds, #1)
3.98
it was ok
What can I say, I'm not a throbbing pulse or quivering muscle kind of girl.
Feb 10, 2013
Feb 08, 2013
 
The Orphan Master's Son
4.07
it was amazing
Unsure whether the story of Jun Do and his adventures was satire, surrealism or the extremely grim reality of life in North Korea. Probably a very cle ...more
Apr 2013
Mar 20, 2013
 
Uglies (Uglies, #1)
3.86
liked it
If I was a young adult I probably would have given this 4-5 stars. I liked it, some great messages. Will read the next.
Apr 26, 2012
Apr 21, 2012
 
The Bones of You
3.69
liked it
One for lazing by the hotel pool. Wish I was.
Jan 12, 2016
Jan 12, 2016
 
The Paris Wife
3.80
To read for when I'm in Paris in July (humble-brag!).
not set
May 17, 2012
 
Just What Kind of Mother Are You?
3.78
really liked it
Excellent. Not quite sure why it's being compared to Gone Girl, completely different! Great characters, particularly loved DC Joanne Aspinall, and her ...more
May 29, 2013
May 08, 2013
 
You (You, #1)
3.84
liked it
Creepy page-turner.
Feb 06, 2015
Feb 06, 2015
 
Dead Woman Walking
4.01
really liked it
A great bath tub page-turner.
Nov 20, 2017
Nov 20, 2017
 
Me Before You (Me Before You, #1)
4.27
it was amazing
Not my normal genre but I loved this!
Apr 21, 2012
Apr 21, 2012
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