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Elza's kitchen : a novel / by Fitten, Marc,

Publication: New York : Bloomsbury, 2012 . 216 pages ; 21 cm. Date: 2012

I enjoyed the read, but felt the storyline moved a little slow in the first half of the story. Added 11/11/2013 by

Robert Ludlum's The Bourne sanction / Bourne sanction. by Lustbader, Eric,

Publication: New York : Grand Central Pub., 2008 . 484 p. ; 24 cm. Date: 2008

Slightly convoluted with it's double plot, ie Two lots of "baddies" despite it's twists and turns everything came together nicely in the end. Not quite Robert Ludlum but not too bad. Added 11/11/2013 by

Mister Pip / Mr Pip by Jones, Lloyd,

Publication: Auckland, N.Z. : Penguin Books , 2006 . 220 p. ; 24 cm. Date: 2006

Because Matilda brought the characters of the story alive in her immagination it saved her life. Even after the slaughter of her Mum being raped and surviving in the river flood. Added 11/11/2013 by

Eating dirt : adventures and yarns from New Zealand's action man / by Gurney, Steve,

Publication: Auckland, N.Z. : Random House, 2012 . 261 pages, 16 pages of plates : 24 cm. Date: 2012

Had to keep reading - surely this guy has limits? Added 11/11/2013 by

The Rosie project / by Simsion, Graeme C.,

Publication: Melbourne : Text Publishing, 2013 . 329 pages ; 24 cm. Date: 2013

Gave me an insight as to how an Aspergers mind works and the way life need to be ordered and orderly. Added 11/11/2013 by

The garden of evening mists / by Eng, Tan Twan,

Publication: Edinburgh : Canongate, 2013 . 351 pages ; 20 cm. Date: 2013

I found it a good read simple but beautifully written. Added 11/11/2013 by

Casper the commuting cat : the true story of the cat who rode the bus and stole our hearts / by Finden, Susan,

Publication: Leicester : Thorpe, 2013 . 280 pages (large print) ; 23 cm. Date: 2013

To realize cats do have a sympathetic nature and they do try to communicate with you when you are sad or troubled and will even share your troubles. Added 11/11/2013 by

A widow's hope / by Ellis, Mary,

Publication: Eugene, Or. : Harvest House Publishers, 2009 . 299 p. ; 22 cm. Date: 2009

I enjoy the Amish stories. They are inspirational showing they have put their trust in God. He has our paths ordered. Added 11/11/2013 by

The recruit / by Muchamore, Robert,

Publication: London : Hodder Children's Books, 2004 . 329 p. ; 20 cm. Date: 2004

I loved it. It reminded me of the books I read as a young person. ( the famous five ) My grandson has read everyone of these books. I am going to read more. Added 11/11/2013 by

The red knight / by Cameron, Miles,

Publication: London : Gollancz, 2012 . 650 p. ; 24 cm. Date: 2012

Great, if you enjoy fantasy, good and evil fighting on a big scale, heroes, heroines you'd enjoy this. Added 09/11/2013 by

The babes in the wood / by Rendell, Ruth,

Publication: London ; | Sydney : Hutchinson, 2002 . x, 323 p. ; 24 cm. Date: 2002

Enjoyed it. The ending was also different to how I expected it to end, finding out who did it. Added 09/11/2013 by

The lighthouse children's mother : an autobiography / by Aplin, Jeanette,

Publication: Auckland, N.Z. : Cape Catley, 2007 . 228 pages, 16 pages of plates : 21 cm. Date: 2007

A most enjoyable read. I am sure this will not be the last we hear from Jeanette Aplin. Added 09/11/2013 by

The casual vacancy [text (large print)] / by Rowling, J. K.,

Publication: Bath : Windsor, 2012 . 639 p. ; 25 cm. Date: 2012

Very readable - one or two down parts but the story picked up again. Added 09/11/2013 by

The black box / by Connelly, Michael,

Publication: Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2012 . 403 p. ; 24 cm. Date: 2012

Really related to the emotions of the victims brother in Denmark. Added 09/11/2013 by

An Amish family reunion / by Ellis, Mary,

Publication: Eugene, Or. : Harvest House Publishers, 2012 . 304 p. ; 22 cm. Date: 2012

It was my first Amish book, wasn't really my thing. Not enough excitement to keep you interested. Added 09/11/2013 by

Heart of obsidian / by Singh, Nalini,

Publication: London : Gollancz, 2013 . 360 p. ; 22 cm. Date: 2013

It captured me and I knew this had to be Kaleb's story. Earlier Psy-Changeling novels indicated secrets. Added 09/11/2013 by

The innkeeper's daughter / by Wood, Valerie,

Publication: London : Bantam, 2012 . 365 p. ; 24 cm. Date: 2012

Makes you realise how hard a woman's life was in the mid 1800's. Added 09/11/2013 by

Book of New Zealand words / New Zealand words by Bardsley, Dianne,

Publication: Wellington, New Zealand : Te Papa Press, 2013 . 424 pages ; 23 cm. Date: 2013

Here is a book that will find a place among my reference books. Added 09/11/2013 by

The hand that first held mine / by O'Farrell, Maggie,

Publication: London : Headline Review, 2010 . 341 p. ; 25 cm. Date: 2010

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Friends forever / by Steel, Danielle,

Publication: London : Bantam Press, 2012 . 308 p. ; 24 cm. Date: 2012

True friendship never dies. Added 09/11/2013 by

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