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Top Reviewer Ranking: 1,332,447 - Total Helpful Votes: 4 of 7
The Last Summer (of You and Me) by Ann Brashares
5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect Holiday read, 25 Feb 2012
I took this book on holiday to Greece and spent all of my time on the beach reading this novel. It's a really romantic story without being cliche or mushy and predictable.
I finished the book in two days it was that good. The characters are relatable and the book kept me guessing!
If you need a good holiday novel or a good romance, this is a must have!
The Minpins by Roald Dahl
The Minpins by Roald Dahl
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
I remember being read this story at primary school and it captured the whole class' imagination. We later took a class trip to an arbouretum and we all convinced ourselves we could see minpins in the trees. This is the kind of book that will stay with you for life. I true classic and magical in every sense of the word.
The Chemical Garden (1) - Wither by Lauren DeStefano
The Chemical Garden (1) - Wither by Lauren DeStefano
There seems to be a lot of books out at the moment that deal with futuristic worlds in which women can't conceive or certain women are only used for the job. All of them I cannot help but compare to the Handmaiden's tale which is considered to be a classic.
I have to say though, I didn't like the handmaiden's tale and I thought this book had everything that the classic didn't offer.
I cared about the characters, I felt the suspense, the injustice and was happily sucked into this world.
I'm really looking forward to the sequel as this is the first book in a while that I didn't want to put down.
Definately worth a read if you love the distopian genre or are just getting in… Read more

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