Louise Jolly

"Bookaholic"
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Top Reviewer Ranking: 31
Helpful votes received on reviews: 83% (618 of 742)
Location: Ontario, Canada
In My Own Words:
I'm a voracious reader who often reads a book a day!! I have many favourite authors and will climb mountains to get hold of the latest copy.

Interests
Dogs & books, that's me!!
 

Reviews

Top Reviewer Ranking: 31 - Total Helpful Votes: 618 of 742
Little Mercies by Heather Gudenkauf
Little Mercies by Heather Gudenkauf
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Spellbinding!!, July 5 2014
MY REVIEW:
Harlequin|June 24, 2014|Trade Paperback|ISBN: 978-0-7783-1633-6
Ellen Moore, a seasoned social worker has seen the best and the worst in what one human being can do to another. She has seen things people should never see in their lives but this is her daily reality. Dealing with dysfunctional families, drug addicted parents who beat or neglect their children, alcoholics who leave their children unsupervised and a whole host of other horrible scenarios. The decision to remove a child(ren) from their family home is never an easy one but she takes her job seriously and does what needs to be done. Ellen is lucky as she has the support of her family.
Ellen's… Read more
A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley
A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley
MY REVIEW:
Penguin Group Canada|June 17, 2014|Hardcover|ISBN: 978-0-670-06820-3
Five-year-old, Saroo wanted to be with his big brother and decided to tag along to his job working the trains one day foraging for food and selling the toothpaste packs he had. Getting tired, Saroo sat down on a bench to wait for his brother to come back from somewhere but became restless and hopped on a train sitting in front of him on the tracks. Next thing you know he falls alseep and the train is moving! Saroo gets lost and remains lost for the next twenty-five years!
After being placed with a couple of orphanages, Saroo was finally adopted by the Brierley family who lived in Hobart,… Read more
The Glass Kitchen: A Novel of Sisters by Linda Francis Lee
5.0 out of 5 stars A Scrumptious Read..., June 28 2014
MY REVIEW:
St. Martin's Press|June 17, 2014|Hardcover|ISBN: 978-0-312-38227-8
THE GLASS KITCHEN was a beautifully written, whimsical, and absolutely charming novel.
Portia Cuthcart's grandma owned a restaurant called The Glass Kitchen in Texas where patrons came to dine and get exactly what they needed. Grandma had "the knowing" and had three recipe books with recipes and sage advice written down in them. She would get "feelings", which she referred to as the "know" of certain meals she should prepare. These "knowings" were like an incessant itch that she couldn't scratch and had to rush immediately to cook up the meal or dessert she got… Read more

Wish List

The Road to Grace by Richard Paul Evans
The Road to Grace by Richard Paul Evans
After Tehran: A Life Reclaimed by Marina Nemat
America by Heart by Sarah Palin
America by Heart by Sarah Palin
Five Chimneys: A Woman's True Story of Auschwitz by Olga Lengyel LENGYEL
Live Wire by Harlan Coben
Live Wire by Harlan Coben