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      25.11.2012 03:14
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      Average book but definite read!

      Like the first two books, I loved the third instalment, but I would say this is the worst one of the lot. Whilst James' writing has improved greatly since the first book, I just feel that this book was rushed.

      Whilst there's nothing wrong with the storyline itself, I think crucial parts of the book, such as the marriage and birth were glanced over and would have made for better reading if they had been more detailed. I personally think this was quite a lazy way of going about the book- James could have written about the run up to the wedding and Ana's apprehension, as well as the couple's journey through the unexpected pregnancy and how they came to deal with it.

      I think this book could have had so much more potential and whilst I enjoyed the flashbacks, they don't have enough detail for my liking. Nonetheless, it is still a good read.

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        25.11.2012 03:03
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        Great follow on from the first book!

        As soon as I finished the first book I needed to read this one, and I'm glad I did! For nearly two days my other half didn't get any sense out of me because I was far too involved!

        What I especially live about this book is that EL James really got into the flow of writing- the quality is much better than the first book, and the characters become more relatable and realistic. In this book, we see Anastasia becoming more mature and level headed, and treating her relationship with Christian more seriously. I love the fact that this is not just a typical romance- too many romance novels these days revolve around a woman being swept off her feet by Mr Perfect- boring! Whilst it's a nice notion, Fifty Shades reiterates what we all know to be the truth- relationships aren't perfect, and neither are the people in them!

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        25.11.2012 02:11
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        Give it a go!

        From the moment I read the first page, I knew this book had potential! It is clear from the beginning that EL James is not the best of writers, but she sure does have an amazing imagination!

        I love that she's managed to turn a story about BDSM into something that has aspects that everyone can relate to; the college experience, social experience, rubbish part time jobs and finding a career that you want to do for the rest of your life.

        I think the book touches on some unexpected issues, such as Christian's terrible start in life and mental illness. This definitely gives the book more of a sense of reality which is in great contrast to the extraordinary life of Christian.

        There are definitely some unrealistic situations within the book, but I guess that is what makes it more enjoyable, especially to bored housewives!

        I'd say it's worth a read, but definitely not for the faint hearted!

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        • LG 32LK450U / LCD TV / 3 Readings / 3 Ratings
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          25.11.2012 02:03
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          Excellent value for money!

          This is an absolutely fantastic TV! I bought it when it was on offer at Tesco- saved myself around £80!

          Setting it up was really easy- that includes both attaching the TV to the base, as well as sorting out the internal settings. I LOVE the touch buttons on the TV; on some of the older models the buttons tend to get stuck or sticky after a certain amount of time.

          One of my favourite features of the TV is the fact that you can change the angle of the TV because of the stand it is on! I have an oblong living room, and have to have my TV at an angle to my couch. Being able to move the TV in a certain way means I don't strain to see the full screen.

          The stand that the TV is on, whilst being lightweight, is also incredibly sturdy, which is great when you're quite clumsy like me and my boyfriend are!

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          • Nokia C3-01 / Mobile Phone / 6 Readings / 6 Ratings
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            25.11.2012 01:54

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            Looks nice but it's not worth the money!

            This is quite possibly one of the worst phones I have ever had. The touch screen broke after 5 months of minimal use, and it was dropping calls and freezing long before this. I sent it off for repair, only for it to return with the exact same problems, eventhough they said they had replaced a lot of the hardware. I've had much cheaper phones that have been much better!

            The touch screen (when working) is very outdated in comparison to phones such as the iPhone. It's very unresponsive and takes a lot of pressure on the screen to work. On top of this, when composing a message, after adding the recipient, if you need to go back and add something to the message, then you can not send it. You have to save the message as a draft and then send it- what a pain!

            One of the best things about the phone is the weight- I'm sure phones are getting heavier now! However, this phone is very lightweight and small enough to fit in your pocket.

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