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I love reading - that's why I registered with this forum! Always interested in hunting down good books. My favourites tend toward classics, history, family, romance, young adult and children's stories. I'm happy to review books in these genres.
Don't ask me to read horror/thriller/crime.

favourite books

The Bible
Anything by Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, P. G. Wodehouse
'Swallows and Amazons' series by Arthur Ransome
'Crown Duel' by Sherwood Smith
'Blackout' and 'All Clear' by Connie Willis
CS Lewis' Narnia series

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Rob Reid wrote 40 days ago

Hi Sophy, Thanks again for your constructive comments on Bystander....

Jorre wrote 45 days ago

Thank you All points well taken. And very much apprec, all the gore ....

Patchworkdoll wrote 45 days ago

Would love it if you would have a moment to review my book - quite un....

Pam B wrote 47 days ago

Hi Sophy I really want to thank you for taking the time to both re....

Jorre wrote 47 days ago

saw your crit for the wolf story, do me, do me! Don't have to back, m....

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I wrote 46 days ago

Hi Jorre, you asked me to comment on your story. I read up to Ch. 9, but I won't be reading on since it's giving me nightmares - which means a) your writing works! and b) it's not my genre :-) Anyway - some thoughts. Lots of people have commented already re. grammar with greater knowledge than I h... view book

I wrote 47 days ago

Hi Pam, I've just finished reading your story - when is the rest coming??! I like the layers; it feels like you've got a well planned plot with layers. You've started well into the action of the story instead of dumping backstory - well done. I like the main character. You draw the reader into the ... view book

I wrote 48 days ago

Hi Tone, I had a look at the prologue and Chapter 1. Your writing is fast paced and vivid, I can imagine this one doing well in the crime/thriller arena. It felt a little description-heavy, but don't weed all your adjectives out since that's part of your style. Good strong verbs - For example, I l... view book

I wrote 49 days ago

Hi Audrey, It's great to see another of your books up! I intended to skim the first chapter but ended up reading the lot this afternoon... I like your writing style; you're vivid and engaging. Your dialogue between adults and teenagers is a real strength. A few comments - and it's your book, you do... view book

I wrote 50 days ago

Hi Rob, I picked this one up because I liked the pitch - sounds like a great story in the making and I've just read chapter 1. I liked the accident at the start, its a good way to pitchfork two people together. I do think you'll need to polish it more to let the story out though. To be specific: 1... view book

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