• Chick-Lit

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    When I saw the synopsis for this book I was interested to read it:-

    ĎItís the perfect love story. Perhaps too perfect......

    If love is a drug could Judith be headed for rehab?
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    Grabs you? However when I got the book and saw that is was a translation from German my heart sank. It is my opinion that something is always lost in translation, and I feel it is the case with this. ...
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    If you know the story of Les Miserables, you will understand ĎA Little in Loveí, if you donít, you can still follow it, but it wonít be quite so simple.

    An easy to read book, that tells the life of Eponine and her family. Eponine, a young girl, the daughter of an Inn Keeper, who is taught to steal from a very young age, and has never known love. ...
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    Georgie is a twenty something woman working or should that be slaving in the fashion industry. She works for a boss who doesn't know her name, but in the hope that working for a genius, for no pay will someday lead to the recognition she needs to succeed.
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    When I first received this book, I was a little concerned as historical novels really are not my normal reading material, however, I decided to give it a go with an open mind, and I'm really glad I did.

    The story of Elizabeth 1, the virgin Queen, a Protestant Queen seen by the Catholics as a traitor and a heretic in a patriarchal society where men subjugate women. This woman, Queen by birth and not by choice, who is afraid of a Catholic uprising to remove her from the throne and in her place put Mary Queen of Scots, a Catholic Queen, constantly looking over her shoulder for would be assassins and never at ease.
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    A review is supposed to be a balanced report of positives and negatives about a book, the problem is I'm struggling trying to find anything positive to say about this one.


    The story hinges around Chrissie, a young female medic who wants to succeed. Maddy, the newly married, junior officers wife. Maddy is an Oxford graduate who doesn't know a thing about army life and is so green around the gills that it's painful. Her life is turned upside down by a new baby suffering with colic and a husband who takes his sport and the army more seriously than his family. Finally we have Jenna, the blonde bimbo, white stiletto wearing and apparently, the archetypal soldiers wife, who only married her husband for the ... well it wasn't the quarter, but that's another story.

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