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 […]
This is a handy little book for anyone starting out as a freelancer. It covers the basics such as how to change your mindset from a freelancer to being a business owner; how to work with clients; how to add value to your work; and how to set your rate. It does have some niggles. […]
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 […]
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 […]
This is a great book. Much better than ‘Gone Girl’. But it’s very dark and twisted, and is disturbing in places. Saying that, the story is great and keeps you going right until the very end.
There’s a lot going on in this book. Alternate realities, magic, chaos, vampires, werewolves, dragons, and above all books! I did find it confusing at times but overall it’s a great read and I look forward to the next instalment.
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 […]