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Top Ten Books I Liked More/Less Than I Thought I Would

Top Ten Books I Liked More/Less Than I Thought I Would

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Today, the bloggers at The Broke and the Bookish have asked us to list top ten books I liked more/less than I thought I would.

Expectations are always so damning, aren’t they. So many times I go into a good book with great expectations, and end up disappointed. At other times, I read a book that seems just about ok, and then end up surprised and amazed by the book. It may not be a particularly good book, but because my expectations were low, I end up loving it.

My Family and Other Animals

My Family and Other Animals

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I first read My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell as a pre-teen, just when I was beginning to leave my childhood infatuation with animals (and dreams of becoming a vet) behind, and moving onto more adult pleasures – like makeup, fashion magazines, and romance novels.

At that time, reading this book extended my childhood for a few more months I think before I fully tumbled into teen-hood. In fact, I enjoyed it so much that when I saw this book in the library recently, I happily picked it up again for a reread.

The Big Indian Wedding: The Ultimate Guide for Dummies

The Big Indian Wedding: The Ultimate Guide for Dummies

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Dip in to discover the zany, over the top, and thus far undisclosed stories associated with ...

Moving Pictures

Moving Pictures

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When Sir Terry Pratchett passed away earlier this year, I made a vow to reread his entire ...

My Clingy Girlfriend

My Clingy Girlfriend

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What is a clingy girlfriend? A clingy girlfriend will go through your phone. She will destroy ...

The Return of the Butterfly

The Return of the Butterfly

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This book is the third book in Moni Mohsin's social butterfly series. The first two books ...