cover title author rating rating my rating review Down arrow read added
 
The Orphan of India
3.91
did not like it
I really wanted to like this book that I was given as a free download by TBC in exchange for an honest review, but despite finishing it, I never warme ...more
Jul 28, 2017
Jul 10, 2017
 
While My Eyes Were Closed
3.92
it was ok
I thought this book was ok, but it didn't hold my attention.

The writing was good, at times, but the story falls into a saturated market and doesn't pa
...more
Apr 30, 2016
Apr 21, 2016
 
The Tea Planter's Wife
3.75
did not like it
Oh dear...I read this book because my book group picked it. If I wasn't in the group I would've given up after the first couple of chapters. There is ...more
Dec 30, 2015
Jan 03, 2016
 
Tom Gates 11: Dog Zombies Rule
4.47
it was amazing
Hilarious.

What is there not to love about Tom Gates’ adventures?
Dec 11, 2017
Nov 29, 2017
 
Elizabeth is Missing
3.71
it was amazing
Brilliant - just genius. How does she write like that?

The book tells the story of Maude who has dementia. She is looking back to the unsolved mystery
...more
Apr 04, 2016
Mar 30, 2016
 
The Silver Brumby
4.31
liked it
Reading this book in my 40s has been such a fabulous flashback to my years as a girl when I gobbled up horsey books on a weekly basis.

The wild descrip
...more
not set
Sep 14, 2016
 
Twilight (Twilight, #1)
3.58
did not like it
My friend gave me the entire Twighlight series to read a couple of years ago. She said, 'I'm so excited that you're reading this for the first time. I ...more
not set
May 04, 2016
 
Love Song
4.13
it was amazing
My favourite of Sophia Bennett's books by far.

Nina was so easy to love and I was carried away with her on this life changing experience.

Wow! Wish I c
...more
Mar 06, 2018
Aug 21, 2016
 
the small hours
3.73
liked it
I listened to this book on CD that I borrowed from the library and I have deliberated over 3 vs 4 stars because it was read beautifully which made the ...more
Jul 04, 2017
Jun 30, 2017
 
Lying About Last Summer
3.56
it was amazing
LOVED IT! Great read, really exciting. Read it!
May 25, 2016
May 23, 2016
 
The Amber Fury
3.51
it was amazing
Rare to find a book this good. I think the last one I enjoyed this much was Elizabeth is Missing. It was a perfect balance of good literary writing AN ...more
Feb 04, 2019
Jan 30, 2019
 
Sky Song
4.20
liked it
There's a lot of chatter around Abi Elphinstone's books so I thought I would get Sky Song out of the library to see what all the fuss is about.

There's
...more
Mar 26, 2018
Mar 13, 2018
 
Women & Power: A Manifesto
4.08
really liked it
I bought this book because of my mate Sarah who makes feminist statement jewellery and has just teamed up with Mary Beard to make necklaces that say P ...more
Sep 12, 2018
Sep 08, 2018
 
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
4.32
it was amazing
I can’t remember the last time I’ve enjoyed a book centred around one character before. This was nothing short of genius. Loved being alongside this q ...more
Jan 15, 2018
Jan 11, 2018
 
This Must Be the Place
3.95
it was amazing
In a word - brilliant.

Not my favourite of her books (can't touch Esme Lennox IMHO) but still fabulous.

If I have one tiny criticism it is that it isn't
...more
Aug 04, 2016
Jul 18, 2016
 
Our Endless Numbered Days
3.67
really liked it
Dark, intriguing, disturbing and captivating.
Oct 20, 2018
Oct 19, 2018
 
My Brother Is A Superhero (My Brother is a Superhero, #1)
4.11
really liked it
Very funny, bordering on hilarious at times.

If you like Shield, Marvel, Comic Strips - anything with Superheroes in then this is a definite read for
...more
Jul 14, 2018
May 19, 2018
 
Bone Talk
3.99
it was amazing
I can't tell you how good this book is.

Totally honoured to be able to read and review it before it is even released on Amazon as I was lucky enough to
...more
Jul 15, 2018
Jul 13, 2018
 
The Great Blue Yonder
3.91
really liked it
This was such a comforting book and a good choice for any child who is grieving or trying to come to terms with a bereavement.

I so hope it is true - t
...more
Sep 12, 2018
Sep 10, 2018
 
Marianne Dreams (The Magic Drawing Pencil, #1)
4.13
really liked it
Probably because of my first book, Jarred Dreams, several people recommended I read this book. I reserved it in my local library and in the meantime I ...more
Apr 26, 2018
Apr 24, 2018
 
Delirium (Delirium, #1)
3.98
liked it
Another difficult one to rate as at times I thought it was brilliant, but I also got a bit bored with it too.

The idea of the book was good - love is
...more
Aug 03, 2017
Aug 03, 2017
Aug 01, 2017
 
A Tale of Two Cities
3.83
liked it
Dickens is one of those writers which I know I should read, but the thought of it is a bit daunting so I always choose something easier.
To get round t
...more
Mar 30, 2017
Mar 25, 2017
 
The Nowhere Emporium
4.08
liked it
Hmmm - this is a tricky one to review and I keep changing my mind between 3 and 4 stars.

I think if I hadn't ever read The Night Circus by Erin Morgens
...more
May 05, 2018
Apr 26, 2018
 
The Rest of Us Just Live Here
3.73
liked it
This is such a difficult one. I keep hovering between three and four stars. I love this writer. I gobbled up the Chaos Walking trilogy and A Monster C ...more
Jun 04, 2016
May 26, 2016
 
Swimming Lessons
3.60
really liked it
Another great book by a talented writer. Again quite dark with a very dislikable dad - what is it with horrible fathers? I loved the use of letters an ...more
Nov 21, 2018
Oct 15, 2018
 
Good Karma
3.27
it was ok
There was nothing wrong with this book so 2 stars is just because it wasn't right for me.

I found I just wasn't interested enough to keep going with it
...more
Apr 11, 2018
Apr 04, 2018
 
Rift
3.05
liked it
I met Beverley and was therefore lucky to get a signed copy of this book from her. She has a formidable reputation as both a successful children's/YA ...more
not set
May 04, 2016
 
Olivia & Sophia
3.95
liked it
This book is superbly written and the distinction between the two wives was very clear. It is an excellent and 'lighter' way to learn all about the ch ...more
Mar 21, 2016
Mar 10, 2016
 
Sweet Caress
3.95
really liked it
Totally believable. I actually googled the MC because I thought, this has to be a real photographer...her life has to be true. Totally convinced by th ...more
Dec 20, 2015
Jan 03, 2016
 
Junk
3.88
really liked it
I wasn’t keen in the beginning. Kept thinking why the writer and the book was so highly acclaimed. The voices all sounded similar and too articulate t ...more
Dec 27, 2017
Dec 15, 2017
Rss infinite
« previous 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12