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Please can we have book reviews for "actually a bit naff" etc?

(8 Posts)
CaptainFlameSparrowWifeOfJack Fri 19-Sep-08 12:13:47

i want to review books that weren't all that great and give people warning, or books that I really enjoyed but weren't the best of the year or I read em when I was 15 etc.

Best light read, best book of the year are all very positive parentingish, but some books are just plain sh*t wink

NappiesGalore Mon 22-Sep-08 12:23:05


<snubbed and offended by MNHQ not responding to me>

<and not giving me party numbers wink>

NappiesGalore Mon 22-Sep-08 12:23:16

Oops - that was flame

MaryAnnSingleton Mon 22-Sep-08 12:24:31

The Alchemist was utter shite

GeraldineMumsnet (MNHQ) Mon 22-Sep-08 12:33:06

What about adding your withering criticisms here, in the uncompromisingly titled Worst Book of the Year category?

NappiesGalore Mon 22-Sep-08 12:36:09

But that is very much the other way - like the book I've just finished. I didn't hate it, I wouldn't tell other people NOT to read it, but it was a bit nyeh.

We need just a general "books you read once and want to review for a comp entry" section wink

GeraldineMumsnet (MNHQ) Mon 22-Sep-08 13:56:51

will need to ponder that one and see what the other MNHQ bods think. watch this space (not literally)

Jux Mon 22-Sep-08 17:17:32

Agree - there are some books which are OK, not utter rubbish but not good, more kind of pointless.

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