Review: Hillary Jordan – When She Woke

I know I’ve probably said this before a million times, but I am a sucker for a nice looking book. When I was walking around the Waterstones in Kendal (yes, I did drive all the way to the Lake District and end up in a book shop), this book jumped out at me straight away because of the red edges on the pages and the girl staring out at me from the front of the book. A quick read of the back of the book convinced me that it would probably be...

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Now Reading: Evan Mandery – Q: A Love Story

Okay, it’s an addiction. I MUST stop buying books, although I blame this one on Cameron for not stopping me. On the plus side, I’m 60% towards getting a £10 Waterstones gift card, unfortunately that means I’ve spent a little too much this year… The reviews on this one say that it’s great for fans of The Time Travellers Wife, which is one of my favourite books. Unfortunately, the review from the New York Times...

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Now Reading: Paulo Coelho – Veronika Decides to Die

This book doesn’t sound like the most fun book I’ll ever read, but it was recommended at Waterstones and was only £2.99 so I thought I’d give it a go. I found it when I was browsing the Religion section at Waterstones (which is a dismal collection of books), and the description of the book does make it sound like it will be pretty interesting. I know that my Dad and my cousin have both read Paulo Coelho before and quite liked...

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Now Reading: Vanessa Diffenbaugh – The Language of Flowers

This was an impulse buy at Waterstones last time I went to Meadowhall with Vicky. She hates being in book shops with me because I tend to spend quite a long time looking through books deciding which one to buy. I’d already picked one and they were buy one get one free, but she was fed up of waiting for me so I just picked the one off the table that had the nicest cover, and it ended up being this one. It actually looks pretty interesting...

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Now Reading: Chad Harbach – The Art of Fielding

I’ve had this book on my Amazon wish list for ages, but it said it wasn’t due to be released until the end of April. But I was shopping in Waterstones and I saw it on one of their table displays and I had to buy it. I didn’t really expect it to be out in the UK as it’s a baseball related book, but I’m glad I found it. I started reading it last night and it’s fab so far. I’m a sucker for a nice looking...

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