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Book Review: Uninvited by Sophie Jordan

Book Review: Uninvited by Sophie Jordan

December 14, 2016 Book review 6 ★★★

I bought Uninvited by Sophie Jordan just because I loved the DNA strands in the hair on the cover.  Yes I’m fickle when it comes to choosing books.  But somehow I was never in the mood to actually read it, so I choose it as one my Save A Book Soul… Read more »

Book Review: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Book Review: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

September 19, 2016 Book review 6 ★★★★★

It’s hard to know what to say about The Book Thief by Markus Zusak that probably hasn’t already been said by thousands of other reviewers.  But when I love a book as much I loved this one, I can’t help but add in my two cents worth. First Line of… Read more »

Book Review: Passenger by Alexandra Bracken

Book Review: Passenger by Alexandra Bracken

August 29, 2016 Book review 15 ★★

I had very high expectations for Passenger by Alexandra Bracken.  The gorgeous cover, the cool sounding blurb and my love of time travel as a theme in books set my expectations sky-high. Sadly by the end of the first few chapters, my love for the book had sailed away and I was… Read more »

Book Review: Caching In by Tracy Krimmer

Book Review: Caching In by Tracy Krimmer

July 30, 2016 Book review 7 ★★★

Caching In by Tracy Krimmer was the winner of my July to-be-read book and most people who choose that book commented that it looked like a sweet summer romantic read.  And it was and it wasn’t!   First Line of Caching In by Tracy Krimmer “My ass was going to… Read more »

Book Review: Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah

Book Review: Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah

July 5, 2016 Book review 8 ★★★★½

My first thought on finishing Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah was that this author obviously feels the need to break her readers on every book.  Well mission accomplished.  This broke me every bit as much as The Nightingale did last year.   My Thoughts on Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah: I… Read more »

Twitteresque Reviews: Twitteresque Reviews: Christmas at Lilac Cottage, House of Dreams, The Good Girl

Twitteresque Reviews: Twitteresque Reviews: Christmas at Lilac Cottage, House of Dreams, The Good Girl

May 24, 2016 Book review, Twitteresque Reviews 6 ★★★★

Twitteresque reviews are for books where I don’t feel like writing a full review but I want to give you a flavour of how I felt during the book.  All in 140 characters or less!    ***************************************************************************************   Christmas at Lilac Cottage by Holly Martin   Very cute, full of… Read more »

Book Review : Room by Emma Donoghue

Book Review : Room by Emma Donoghue

May 19, 2016 Book review, Green Giants 8 ★★★★★

Green Giants is my feature where I share some of my favourite books by Irish Authors.   I’m passionate about Irish Authors, they supply us with an entertaining and exciting mix of books, hopefully you will find something new to try.  Today I’m featuring Room by Emma Donoghue which had me whizzing though… Read more »

Twitteresque Reviews: The Dress Thief, Carry the One, The Lost and the Found

Twitteresque Reviews: The Dress Thief, Carry the One, The Lost and the Found

February 18, 2016 Book review, Twitteresque Reviews 12 ★★★½

Twitteresque reviews are for books where I don’t feel like writing a full review but I want to give you a flavour of how I felt during the book.  All in 140 characters or less!    ***************************************************************************************   The Dress Thief by Natalie Meg Evans   Refreshingly different, full of… Read more »