Lyndsey Michaels

Helpful votes received on reviews: 77% (10 of 13)


Top Reviewer Ranking: 990,181 - Total Helpful Votes: 10 of 13
Strands: A Year of Discoveries on the Beach by Jean Sprackland
9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Ultimate Beach, 27 Jun 2013
I found this book while on holiday in the Lakes recently and was excited to read it - I'm a Formby girl, now living a hundred or so miles away in the land-locked Midlands and the first thing I do when I go home is get down to 'my beach' and soak up the ever-changing atmosphere.
I was planning on lending the book to my Mum once I'd read it but now, 2/3 of the way through, I'm not going to. Why? Because I want this book to never be out of my possession; I'll buy her a copy of her own!
This book is wonderfully written. For someone like me - an avid collector of random facts and information, as well as a devotee of that particular stretch of sand and a bit of an old romantic - this… Read more
One Day by David Nicholls
One Day by David Nicholls
1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
I grabbed this book with 3 mins to spare before jumping on a train, not realising the author was David Nicholls. I'd very much enjoyed Starter for Ten and The Understudy (although The Understudy got slated a while back if I recall, it was still a fair read I thought).
Suddenly I wished for a longer commute and my plans for the following sunny summer evenings were ditched in preference of curling up on the sofa devouring the highs and lows of Dex and Em, Em and Dex.

Feeling like Nicholls must have been stalking me and my friends over the last 20 years, I recognised the characters, the fears, the hopes, the misunderstandings, the wasted opportunities, the miserable triumph of… Read more

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