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Atmospheric and heartwarming

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 19-08-19

I thoroughly enjoyed this book both atmospheric and heartwarming.

I thought the main character was particularly strong, but I agree with another review that Alexander’s character wasn’t so well drawn out but that didn’t spoil it for me.

The narrator I didn’t think I would like at first but she really excelled in giving characters different voices and I loved the voice she gave Jamie. The ending for me was entirely satisfying without giving away the ending.

There were a couple of loose ends that weren’t tied up for me but I would still fully recommend this book for anyone who enjoys mystery and romance.

Book 4 a series I still adore

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-06-19

Following the gripping first 3 books series (plus the side book) that I read fast, I was looking forward to book 4. Although still mostly a good book, I found myself drifting at times, it didn't have quite the edge the 3 others had, but towards the end of the book it picked up again to something more exciting . I will still recommend this book as there are plenty more books in the series to go and the overarching story and characters still has me hooked.

Tim Bruce again great performance and kept in character for the audible read.

Educational, but not entirely practical

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3 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 14-09-17

I thoroughly enjoyed being educated re brain chemistry and how it worked and I also value the repetition and summary, however the steps lacked any real life examples, the author could have cited one specific thought and gone through the series of steps and outcome. Hence the 3 stars

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Well read and absorbing

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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 27-04-16

A well researched biography of the group, my only complaint there was far too much info regarding their business ventures

Beautifully crafted read

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-07-15

This is a beautifully written story about a couple who leave A baby with an elderly widow. Twist to the story is that the couple have disabilities and are attempting to flee the home they were putt in. They unraveling story is sensitively written portraying the lives of individuals involved. This is not at all patronizing or cringe worthy, rather it is written with someone who really understands people with disabilities and those around them. It is brilliantly expressively read by Kate Reading.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

One of the best books I've read in a long time

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 31-01-15

Brene Brown is a shame researcher. She recounts through her research on shame how that impacted her own life, or rather how the data she discovered hijacked her and brought her through a year of soul searching. The areas she covers are shame, wholeheartedness and of course vulnerability.

This is not a dry academic book that contains boring data and statistics, rather Brene reveals through the
Data and the areas I've mentioned above how those areas influence our lives and the lives of others.

She explains well how vulnerability is misunderstood and unpacks what can be good and bad about it, but above all why it's necessary.

As this was the audible version it was a series of talks she did. She speaks on tricky subjects with humour, compassion, sensitivity and honesty. She was not afraid to be open about her own experiences. She comes up with some great definitions too.

I loved this book because it was so unique, refreshing and above all resonates truth.

Finally you can't read this book without it touching you personally.




22 of 25 people found this review helpful

Interesting book but does lack something

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-01-15

This book was highly interesting and beautifully read however, I found some of the conclusions of the author wanting although I did appreciate that might be because some of these patients issues were probably complex and maybe down to the level of confidentiality required.Subject of grief came up a great deal. Some of the patients are fascinating particularly the teenage boy he saw.

I particularly liked the chapter about his father, I found that gave the book more of a human feel.

Read this only if you want an overview of the work of a psychoanalyst and their patients. As in some ways it felt more like a diary rather than a book.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful