Author Archives: lillyalaine

The 4th Chronicle in the Clifton saga is just okay

Be Careful What You Wish For by Jeffrey Archer My rating: 3 of 5 stars I know I’m well behind the times with my reading of the Clifton Chronicles, being only on book 4 when already we are awaiting installment … Continue reading

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Moving into 2016 – onwards and upwards

I’ve been thinking a lot about my little book blog over the last few days, the reason why I started it, how I currently use it and how I can help to make it more engaging and more insightful over … Continue reading

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A great start becomes a tedious ending

Die Trying by Lee Child My rating: 2 of 5 stars It’s been a little while since I read the first Jack Reacher novel and after reading quite a few ‘girly’ books I decided I’d have a bit of a … Continue reading

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The Clifton Chronicles third outing is engaging and gripping but some characters lack depth

Best Kept Secret by Jeffrey Archer My rating: 4 of 5 stars The Clifton Chronicles has been on my mind lately as the release of the fifth book in the series has kept reminding me I need to catch up … Continue reading

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A poor look at the effects of emotional abuse

Accidents of Marriage by Randy Susan Meyers My rating: 2 of 5 stars There are very many books exploring the topic of domestic violence but what intrigued my about Accidents of Marriage was the fact it promised a look at … Continue reading

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A poor book by Daisy Goodwin

The Fortune Hunter by Daisy Goodwin My rating: 2 of 5 stars The premise for this book sounded wonderful and I coveted it for a long time on my Amazon wish list, I checked the price faithfully for months until … Continue reading

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