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Sophie Kinsella : Mini Shopaholic

“You must eat your vegetables before you get any meat!” I told my sons. The truth is behind their backs I am bingeing on junk food. Most days I try to eat a nutritious meal, but I do reach for my chocolates or Walker’s potato crisps. It applies to my reading too. As the years … Continue reading

Twenties Girl by Sophie Kinsella

Lara always had an overactive imagination. But she never thought she was that imaginative. Now she wonders if she is losing her mind. At the funeral of Aunt Sadie whom she had not seen since she was 6 was shouting in her ears to stop the funeral and fulfil her last wish, to look for … Continue reading

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Ratings Defined

0 = Abandon the book after first chapter

1 = Waste of paper, we will see what the environmentalist say about this!

2 = Skip it, read the book if you have got nothing better to do

2.5 = An average book, easily forgettable.

3 = A good read.

3.5 = A good entertaining read, a page-turner

4 = So glad that I read the book, a book with substance and invaluable for future reference

4.5 = So glad that I read the book, would pester everyone to read it, invaluable, I would want to own it and wouldn't mind a second read (something that I seldom do)

5 = The book is so good that I feel like I am on scale 4 and 4.5, and more, it blew me away and lingers on my head for weeks!

Books Read

JoV's bookshelf: read
Hold Tight
The Fault in Our Stars
The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon
The Thief
Mockingjay
Catching Fire
A Tale for the Time Being
Into the Darkest Corner
The Liars' Gospel
Goat Mountain
Strange Weather In Tokyo
Strange Shores
And the Mountains Echoed
Ten White Geese
One Step Too Far
The Innocents
The General: The ordinary man who became one of the bravest prisoners in Guantanamo
White Dog Fell from the Sky
A Virtual Love
The Fall of the Stone City


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Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking. - Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)