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Book Review : Before I Met You by Lisa Jewell

Book Review : Before I Met You by Lisa Jewell

October 17, 2013 Book review 4 ★★★★

Before I Met You is atmospheric and seamlessly entwines a story set in 1990’s London and one set on 1920’s London. My Recap of Before I Met You : Elizabeth who is in her early 20’s has spent the last few years looking after her step-grandmother Arlette. When Arlette dies, she… Read more »

Book Review : How to be a Good Wife by Emma Chapman

Book Review : How to be a Good Wife by Emma Chapman

October 9, 2013 Book review 8 ★★★½

Set in Scandinavia, How to be a Good Wife is a true psychological head wreck. Stay well away if you like clear cut endings but if you enjoy clever writing and analysing different theories then this one won’t disappoint.  It might frustrate the hell out of you but it is intelligent and absorbing…. Read more »

Book Review : This Fragile Life by Kate Hewitt

Book Review : This Fragile Life by Kate Hewitt

October 3, 2013 Book review 11 ★★★★★

This Fragile Life captures all that is beautiful about life and how fragile happiness and life really is. Heart wrenching, wise and beautiful. My Recap : Two friends at very different stages in life. One seems to have it all, the loving husband, a great career and a fancy apartment…. Read more »

Book Review : This Girl by Colleen Hoover

Book Review : This Girl by Colleen Hoover

August 12, 2013 Book review 0 ★★★

I wanted to love This Girl, I’m a huge fan of Colleen Hoover.  Hopeless and Slammed are two of my favourite contemporary books. But being honest, I’ve ended up being a bit disappointed with this book.  My Thoughts It’s a retelling of Slammed from Will’s point of view and I… Read more »

Book Review : Little Beauty by Alison Jameson

Book Review : Little Beauty by Alison Jameson

July 3, 2013 Book review 0 ★★★

I really wanted to love Little Beauty more than I actually did.  I loved the setting but the overall feel of the book was depressing and made for a heavy, emotional read but still one I’m glad I read. Little Beauty is set in 1975 on a remote Island off the west coast… Read more »