Fractured by Dani Atkins

Posted September 24, 2015 by Babs in Book Review / 0 Comments
Fractured by Dani Atkins

I thoroughly enjoyed this book and found it almost unputdownable. I can understand what some of the other reviewers mean by it being over-written in places, and the language being a bit OTT. But at the end of the day this is a piece of chick-lit fiction, not a War and Peace classic, so I’m […]

Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch

Posted September 23, 2015 by Babs in Book Review / 0 Comments
Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch

This is an intriguing novel. Part Sci-Fi, part fantasy, party murder-mystery, part urban fantasy … it’s not too dissimilar to Jasper Fforde and his Thursday Next chronicles. It’s witty and clever, and written with a good feel of what London is like. The characters are interesting and the storyline is good. I toyed between giving […]

Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

Posted September 20, 2015 by Babs in Book Review / 0 Comments
Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

Urgh! What a load of codswollop. I made it through about a third of this book. The first third mainly being about the breakdown of Liz’s marriage and how she found herself in Italy. Which was vaguely interesting. But the book just drones on and on and ON and by the time she got to […]

Sheltering Rain by Jojo Moyes

Posted September 10, 2015 by Babs in Book Review / 0 Comments

This is a really REALLY slow book. It’s 500-pages long but could easily have been half that length. The characters are weak and the storyline isn’t in the least bit engaging. The few bits of the story that are interesting are unsatisfactorily skimmed over which leaves the reader feeling frustrated. Reading this was a complete […]