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Perfect Strangers
Tasmina Perry
The Happiest Refugee: A Memoir
Anh Do
The Captain's Daughter
Leah Fleming
The Trader of Saigon
Lucy Cruickshanks
Someone: A Novel
Alice McDermott
The Wolves of Midwinter
Anne Rice
A Killing of Angels
Kate Rhodes
Gravity of Birds Pb
The Return
Michael Gruber
The Twenty-Seventh City
Jonathan Franzen
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reviewed: We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves
I liked it as it wasn't all 'sweetness and sorrow' like all sibling-relationship type novel (enough with the missing brother/...
We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves - Karen Joy Fowler
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reviewed: Original Skin (An Aector McAvoy Novel)
I feel dirty, but in a good way after reading this - David Mark is punching above his weight with his second novel and his au...
Original Skin - David John Mark
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December 2013
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reviewed: Some Day I'll Find You
It's not bad. It's just not very good too. I couldn't give it 1 1/2 stars, but I would be doing it a disservice claiming it w...
Some Day I'll Find You - Richard Madeley
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reviewed: The Wrong Hostage
A good read - why didn't I know her books before I read JP's rubbish? She is a much better author than JP will ever be and he...
The Wrong Hostage - Elizabeth Lowell
reviewed: The Green Rose
It's not a bad read but the problem with it is that the narrator 'tells' instead of 'shows' and everything is told literally ...
The Green Rose - Sharmila Mukherjee
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November 2013
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reviewed: The Sound of Things Falling: A Novel
From the chance encounter with a fellow billiard player to the possession of a tape (remember that, kids?) which turns out to...
The Sound of Things Falling - Juan Gabriel Vásquez, Anne McLean
reviewed: The Epigram Books Collection of Best New Singaporean Short Stories: Volume One
It is unfortunate when the editor for a major book design/publishing company compiles an anthology of short stories - he is f...
The Epigram Books Collection of Best New Singaporean Short Stories: Volume One - Jason Erik Lundberg, Ann Ang, Yu-Mei Balasingamchow, Felix Cheong, Dave Chua, Justin Ker, Koh Choon Hwee, Karen Kwek, Wei Fen Lee, Amanda Lee Koe, Vinita Ramani Mohan, Eleanor Neo, Ng Yi-Sheng, O. Thiam Chin, Alvin Pang, Phan Ming Yen, Alfian Sa'at, Verena Tay, Jeremy Tian
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November 2013
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reviewed: Aunty Lee's Delights: A Singaporean Mystery
I feel almost evil commenting on Ovidia Yu - THE Ovidia Yu who wrote all those wonderful plays but I promised her I was going...
Aunty Lee's Delights: A Singaporean Mystery - Ovidia Yu
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November 2013
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reviewed: Princess Play
The main characters makes a mockery of all the female sleuths out there in crime fiction (provincial or otherwise). She does...
Princess Play - Barbara Ismail
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November 2013
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reviewed: Night Film
Duh: Fell for the House Of Leaves Redux.
Night Film - Marisha Pessl
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November 2013
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reviewed: Pure
This is such an inventive, word-play, kinetic book which seems to bounce from idea to idea, from paragraph to paragraph. It a...
Pure - Timothy Mo
November 2013
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reviewed: Gun Games: A Decker/Lazarus Novel (Peter Decker/Rina Lazarus)
I thought it was fine as a novel but I do question the sensibility of having a 14 year old falling in love with a 15 year old...
Gun Games: A Decker/Lazarus Novel - Faye Kellerman
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reviewed: The Good, the Bad and the PSLE: Trials of an Almost Kiasu Mother
Yup. This looks like a grant sponsored exercise in semi-vanity publishing and a thinly disguised series of blog postings whic...
The Good, the Bad and the PSLE: Trials of an Almost Kiasu Mother - Monica Lim
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reviewed: Sherlock Sam and the Alien Encounter on Pulau Ubin (Sherlock Sam, #4)
Local writers (especially children writers) should be encouraged but 4 books in quick succession before the year is up has ce...
Sherlock Sam and the Alien Encounter on Pulau Ubin (Sherlock Sam, #4) - A.J. Low,  Adan Jimenez,  Felicia Low-Jimenez
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