S Riaz

"S Riaz"
Hall of Fame Reviewer - 2012 2013 2014
Ego amare legere
Top Reviewer Ranking: 10
Helpful votes received on reviews: 96% (8,847 of 9,261)
Location: England
In My Own Words:
I have always loved reading since I was a small child and enjoy discussing books. I am a member of an online book club which met on the Amazon forums and has been running since 2010. If you are interested in joining, please email: discussitbookgroup@hotmail.co.uk Please only email if you are interested in joining the group - I am sorry, but I cannot accept book review requests.



Top Reviewer Ranking: 10 - Total Helpful Votes: 8847 of 9261
Little Lies by Liane Moriarty
Little Lies by Liane Moriarty
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Little Lies, 31 July 2014
From the very beginning of this entertaining novel, we are aware that there has been a murder, when the ‘Audrey and Elvis’ trivia night at Pirriwee Public School spirals out of control.... Set in a small, beachside community, the novel revolves around a group of mothers, whose children attend the kindergarten at the school. There is forty year old Madeline Mackenzie, mother of Alice, Fred and five year old Chloe, single mother Jane Chapman and her son Ziggy, the beautiful Celeste, mother of twin boys, whose marriage is not as perfect as it seems, Bonnie, who is married to Madeline’s ex husband and Renata, who attends a support group for the parents of gifted children.

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This One Is Mine by Maria Semple
This One Is Mine by Maria Semple
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars This One is Mine, 31 July 2014
Violet Parry lives in LA with her wealthy rock manager husband David, baby daughter Dot and nanny, LadyGo. David is much admired, successful and driven – while Violet has given up her career as an Emmy-winning writer after the birth of her daughter, has plunged her entire savings into the house she wanted to refurbish and now feels trapped by her home, motherhood and marriage. Meanwhile, David’s sister Sally lives as a ballet workout trainer, organises children’s parties, struggles with debt and diabetes and is desperately on the lookout for a wealthy husband. Both Violet and Sally will have their entire lives changed by a man. Sally by Jeremy White, the up and coming sports caster, and… Read more
What Milo Saw by Virginia Macgregor
What Milo Saw by Virginia Macgregor
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars What Milo Saw, 31 July 2014
Nine year old Milo Moon lives in Slipton with his mum Sandy, his beloved Gran Lou (really his father’s grandmother) and his pet pig Hamlet. Milo is a sensitive, caring boy, but his life is not always easy. Milo’s father has left his mother for another woman and now Sandy is struggling to pay the bills and cope with her feelings of depression. She feels that Milo spends too much time caring for Gran and, when Gran sets fire to the kitchen, Sandy decides she has to put her into a nursing home and chooses Forget Me Not; run by the seemingly efficient Nurse Thornhill. As well as these problems, Milo also suffers from a progressive eye disease - Retinitis Pigmentosa, which means that his… Read more