Welcome to the "justbeforedinner.co.nz book reviews". If you want to see what books we hated and rated badly, you are on the wrong site. We prefer to give reviews on books that we have enjoyed and hopefully you may be interested in too. Life's too short to read bad books! We have also made a page where you can search your local library to see if the books are available.
Title: Southern Lights
Southern Lights was easy reading and although it wasn't action packed I couldn't put it down. Danielle Steel fans will be pleased with this... Click for more...Title: My Steve.
Author: Terri Irwin
Genre: Non -Fiction
“As I write this, I am still waiting for Steve to walk through the door. His toothbrush is in the bathroom…”Click for more...
Title: Ripley's Virtual Odditorium
Genre: Non -Fiction
Ripley's Believe it or not has always often entertained us with the weird and wonderful and the Virtual Odditorium is no exception.. Click for more...
Title: The Birthing House
Genre: Fiction Horror
When a 100-year-old photo album from the house appears and Conrad discovers one of the women is his current wife things really start getting frightening... Click for more...
The Secret Life of Bees"
Living with a bitter and abusive father and consumed by the knowledge that she killed her mother, Lily's life is lonely and sometimes painful.... Click for more...
Un-nerved by the premature death of their house plants, John and Jenny Grogan have concerns about becoming parents. They decide they should experiment with a puppy first. . Click for more...
Title: "What's Happening to me?"
Genre: Parental help
Peter Mayle makes explaining puberty easy and relaxed. With serious content presented in a easy to read way. Click for more...
Genre: Non fiction/Memoir
When mothers don't love their children the outcome can be horrifying.... Click for more...
Title: Murder by Family
Genre: True Crime
Imagine if your surviving son turned out to be the mind behind the murder of your family?.... Click for more...
"A Child Called It"
This is one of those books you wish you had never read but you can't put it down. Dave had a horrifying childhood at the hands of his sadistic, alcoholic mother. Click for more...
This is a seriously funny book about a girl that has a guy, a great flat, a good job and endless fun... until she is wrongly sent to a drug rehab centre! Click for more...
Author: Roald Dahl
The second book about Charlie and the chocolate factory. When we left Charlie and Willy Wonka they had taken off through the roof! Click for more...
The Value of Believing in Yourself'
Louis Pasteur believed he could make a cure for rabies even when people made fun of him. When a very sick little boy arrives on his doorstep Louis has to take a chance on himself... Click for more...
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