Monthly Archives: July 2011

Review: When in Rome (Gemma Townley)

Goodreads Summary: When in Rome, do as Audrey Hepburn would do. Failing that, run off with your ex-boyfriend, carry suspicious packages through customs, and lie to the person who loves you. . . . Georgie Beauchamp is totally happy and in … Continue reading

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Review: Room (Emma Donoghue)

Goodreads Summary: To five-year-old Jack, Room is the entire world. It is where he was born and grew up; it’s where he lives with his Ma as they learn and read and eat and sleep and play. At night, his Ma … Continue reading

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Review: The Man From Beijing (Henning Mankell)

Goodreads Summary: January 2006. In the Swedish hamlet of Hesjövallen, nineteen people have been massacred. The only clue is a red ribbon found at the scene. Judge Birgitta Roslin has particular reason to be shocked: her grandparents, the Andréns, are among … Continue reading

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Review: One Day (David Nicholls)

Goodreads Summary: Emma and Dexter meet for the first time on the night of their graduation. Tomorrow they must go their separate ways. So where will they be on this one day next year? And the year after that? And every … Continue reading

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