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61 Hours (Jack Reacher, #14)
4.09
really liked it
(Disclaimer: This review is written by someone who is a huge Lee Child/Jack Reacher fan. I will try and not let the bias creep in too much. Having sai ...more
Feb 27, 2010
Feb 12, 2010
 
Blind Faith
3.69
really liked it
This book explores many issues that are prevalent in today's society such as vaccinations, religion, privacy, education, personal appearance, going wi ...more
Apr 15, 2009
Jan 30, 2008
 
Blindness
4.09
really liked it
Great book. Be prepared for long sentences and try not to have distractions around you when you read this book, there is a lack of punctuation but bel ...more
Jul 02, 2008
May 12, 2008
 
Looking for Alaska
4.08
really liked it
Yep, this man can write! :0)
Apr 06, 2015
Mar 09, 2015
 
Meltdown
3.50
really liked it
Let’s start by establishing parameters. A very wise satirist once said these words: “Are you going put all the politics in, Ben? Are you gonna stick a ...more
Jan 18, 2010
Nov 19, 2009
 
Captain Corelli's Mandolin
3.95
it was amazing
I read this book over nearly 2 months whilst reading other books at the same time. It was a pleasure to pick this book up whenever I got the chance an ...more
Oct 15, 2009
Sep 04, 2008
 
Otherland: A Journey With My Daughter
3.62
it was amazing
I loved this book! It was an emotional read, at times heartbreaking. I read this one slowly to savour it but also because I had to take breaks to proc ...more
May 28, 2010
Apr 19, 2010
 
The Distant Hours
3.87
it was ok
For starters I will say that it took me some months to read this book. It started out great, did not hold my interest so much for the middle but did r ...more
Mar 05, 2011
Sep 21, 2010
 
Revolutionary Road
3.90
it was amazing
The more things change, the more they stay the same.

RECIPE FOR MISERABLE DISASTER

INGREDIENTS

1 self-important man (Frank)
1 emotionally shut woman (Apri
...more
Jun 02, 2009
Apr 19, 2009
 
Hidden (Marchwood Vampires, #1)
3.72
really liked it
WHAT I THOUGHT

Phew, I’m glad I didn’t miss out on this one is what I thought.

I have not read many vampire books and admit they don’t hold a lot of app
...more
Jul 06, 2011
Jun 10, 2011
 
Sheep and Wolves
4.26
it was amazing
Wow - this is the first time I've read anything like this and I certainly was not disappointed. It is very hard to explain how I feel about this book, ...more
Feb 16, 2009
Nov 20, 2008
 
Major Pettigrew's Last Stand
3.88
really liked it
In the English village of Edgecombe St Mary two mature-aged people are drawn together by loss, literature and love. Over a cup of tea Major Pettigrew ...more
Apr 04, 2010
Feb 14, 2010
 
Voice
3.85
really liked it
Oh boy, don’t read this one when you’re home alone at night. Joseph Garraty has created a world of horror populated by a string of characters who have ...more
Aug 25, 2011
Jul 28, 2011
 
The Tomb (Repairman Jack, #1; Adversary Cycle, #2; The Secret History of the World)
4.05
it was amazing
Oh, wow, this book was fantastic! Unfortunately I was meant to be reading it with a very good friend here on GR and oops, I got carried away and start ...more
Apr 2009
Apr 01, 2009
 
It Started With Paris
3.70
it was ok
2.5 stars - took me a while to finish this one, in fact I read another book between starting and finishing this one and I think it was because I just ...more
Nov 07, 2015
Nov 07, 2015
 
Macbeth
3.89
really liked it
My first Shakespeare and I shall say it won't be my last. At first I was daunted by the language and thought it would be a hard read but after a while ...more
Dec 24, 2008
Jan 29, 2008
 
Shantaram
4.26
really liked it
Love. Hate. Good. Evil. Peace. War. Alone. Surrounded. Wealthy. Poor. Complex. Simple. Loyal. Traitor. Teach. Learn. Fast. Slow. Find. Lose. Innoncent ...more
Sep 15, 2008
Feb 13, 2008
 
Honeymooners Forever: Twelve Step Marriage Survival Guide
3.00
liked it
Quick read with great pointers, mostly common sense but it's refreshing to have it spelled out to you, it's the little things you forget as you go thr ...more
Nov 28, 2008
Aug 25, 2008
 
The Fault in Our Stars
4.25
really liked it
I do not fold pages over in the corner of my books.......well I didn't until this book, too many good little passages of great thoughtful intelligent ...more
Feb 08, 2014
Feb 07, 2014
 
My Sister's a Yo-yo (My Sister, #1)
3.12
it was amazing
This was HILARIOUS with a capital H, well really a capital H-I-L-A-R-I-O-U-S!! So refreshing. Perhaps I should be reading more childrens books. I defi ...more
Jan 29, 2009
Jan 16, 2009
 
Watership Down
4.06
really liked it
Thoroughly enjoyed this one and must say the author is brilliant because I could see exactly what he was describing and because this book is about rab ...more
Apr 11, 2009
Aug 26, 2008
 
The Memory Keeper's Daughter
3.64
really liked it
Wow, great book!! I thought it was beautifully written. I love how there are so many lessons to be learnt in this book, morals of the story, etc. Ther ...more
Nov 2007
Nov 29, 2007
 
Nothing to Lose (Jack Reacher, #12)
3.91
liked it
It was good but not his best book, it didn't make me want to stay up all night and read but was still a good story. I just worry if people who haven't ...more
Apr 21, 2008
Apr 13, 2008
 
Tempting Fate
3.60
liked it
I like reading Jane Green but the first third of this book had me wondering why - I was just so angry at Gabby and I didn't want the book to end in th ...more
May 04, 2014
May 03, 2014
 
A Suitable Boy (A Suitable Boy, #1)
4.10
really liked it
4.5 stars

One of the quotes at the start is:

"The secret of being a bore is to say everything" Voltaire

This book said everything and it most certainly w
...more
Jan 28, 2015
Aug 21, 2012
 
The Stand
4.34
it was amazing
So much you can say about this book but I'll keep it short and sweet. This book was fantastic, worked on so many levels and was definitely a page turn ...more
Oct 24, 2008
Jun 08, 2008
 
How To Lose Your Life Love *Exp*
2.76
liked it
The Life and Opinions of Maf the Dog and of his friend Marilyn Monroe is full of references to literary greats and politics; much is discussed about t ...more
Apr 18, 2010
Apr 07, 2010
 
The Flesh Statue
3.64
liked it
The Flesh Statue is U.L. Harper’s debut novel. The story revolves around the character of 19-year-old Langley Jackson, an aspiring poet. Langley’s gra ...more
Jan 25, 2010
Jan 07, 2010
 
The Tulip Virus
3.06
it was amazing
Absolutely fantastic! I hate to sound clichéd but I did not want to put this book down and whenever I had to I was always thinking about how to wangle ...more
Apr 08, 2010
Mar 16, 2010
 
In All Probability
3.87
really liked it
Steve Morris has done a wonderful job of putting together 30 short stories, roughly three to five pages in length, in his collection of short stories, ...more
Jun 10, 2010
May 18, 2010
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