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review 2017-04-25 15:12
Angel with Two Faces - Nicola Upson

Inspector Archie Penrose invites Josephine Tey to his family home but tragedy strikes and a lot of well hidden skeletons come out of a variety of cupboards.

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quote 2017-03-28 10:38
You know, it's a funny thing about writers. Most people don't stop to think of books being written by people much like themselves. They think that writers are all dead long ago. They don't expect to meet them in the street or out shopping. They know their stories but not their names and certainly not their faces. And most writers like it that way.
 
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review 2017-02-18 13:58
Why did it take me so long to read this...wow...so good!!!
Making Faces - Amy Harmon,Rob Shapiro

Book Title:  Making Faces

Author:  Amy Harmon

Narration: Rob Shapiro

Series:  Stand Alone

Genre:  Young Adult/New Adult, Contemporary Romance

Source:  Audible Audiobook

 

 

 

⇝Add to Goodreads⇜

 

 

 

 

 

♪♫MY PICK FOR BOOK THEME SONG♫♪

 

 Scars To Your Beautiful by Alessia Cara --A heartfelt song for a heartfelt story.

♫But there's a hope that's waiting for you in the dark

You should know you're beautiful just the way you are

And you don't have to change a thing, the world could change its heart

No scars to your beautiful, we're stars and we're beautiful…♫

 

 

 

⇝Ratings Breakdown⇜

 

Plot:  5/5

Characters:  5+/5

The Feels:  5+/5

Addictiveness:  5/5

Theme:  5+/5

Flow:  5/5

Backdrop (World Building):  5/5

Originality:  5/5

Book Cover:  5/5

Narration: 5/5

Ending:  5/5  Cliffhanger:  Nope

 

Will I read more from this Author?  Of course!

 

 

 

⇝My Thoughts⇜

 

A beautiful story that's so much more than a romance…a story about all the different kinds of love and loyalty.  I don't know why I waited so long to read this book.  I ended up adding narration to this for a discounted price and I don't regret it one bit.  Rob Shapiro was amazing as a narrator.  He is a new fav for me. 

Yes, it made me cry, but most of it was the good kind of crying.  Everything about this book was amazing…as my ratings breakdown says.  I wholeheartedly recommend this book.

⇝Sex Factor⇜ No, there isn't any, really.

 

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review 2017-02-15 08:00
A Man With One Of Those Faces
A Man With One of Those Faces - Caimh McDonnell

It is not often that I immediately decide to buy a book based on a single review, but after (I believe it was) Magdalena's review for the second book of the series, I couldn't resist. It just sounded like the thing I would most definitely like, and I did.

Paul is a man with one of those faces, they blend in very easily and are often mistaken for those of others. As such, he's doing a volunteer job at a hospice as the 'granny whisperer', talking to dying patients and pretending to be their relative so they feel less lonely. That is, until one of them tries to kill him.

What follows is a very funny pursuit in which Paul, together with Nurse Brigit try to stay out of the hands of the Dublin underworld. I liked it a lot. I expected to like it, but still, there needs to be some kind of connection and luckily it was there. The characters are very witty and the there's enough making fun of the clichés that it actually doesn't matter not everything is super original. I truly felt sorry for both Paul and Brigit as their lives haven't always been easy and they made some difficult decisions.

To be honest, for me was it not the laugh-out-loud experience that other people said it was, but I did smirk from time to time, and I truly enjoyed reading it.

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review 2017-01-31 13:49
All the Pretty Faces & All the Dead Girls by Rita Herron
All the Pretty Faces (Graveyard Falls) - Rita Herron
All the Dead Girls (Graveyard Falls) - Rita Herron

***copy of All the Dead Girls provided by publisher through NetGalley***

Forgettable characters and plots that simply didn't pull me in. I didn't care about the villain, the victims, the suspense, the main characters and their supposed "romance", the villain's motive...I didn't care about any of it.

They both started off so slow, it was a chore getting through the first couple of chapters, and despite hating not finishing things, I have to draw the line somewhere. When reading becomes a chore instead of an enjoyment, you're in trouble.

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