298 reviews
Conversations with Friends, part 3
March 11, 2022
This is a quiet story without much of a plot, but I enjoy the author’s style and novels that portray life in a realistic way. Rooney’s fi...
CVann · Review provided by Target
Exciting new author
August 11, 2019
Sally Rooney is an exciting new and very young Irish author. In her two novels, "Conversations with Friends" and "Normal People", she tap...
Lissy · Review provided by booktopia.com.au
Read past the (many) flaws . . . and enjoy a compelling read.
July 29, 2019
There's a first-rate book buried inside Sally Rooney's "Normal People" . . . but the novel is too loose-limbed and (often) implausible fo...
artandmusic22 · Review provided by ebay.com
August 25, 2021
Weirdly enough I would say watch the show before reading this book. The show did an AMAZING job. I only loved the book because of the lov...
Hannah · Review provided by Target
May 28, 2020
I liked heroes with their mistakes and imperfections. It’s about first love, inexperience, trauma and how the environment affects a perso...
dziana.h · Review provided by influenster.com
Beautifully Written and Strikingly Modern
May 27, 2020
Sally Rooney's second novel is a beautifully and uniquely written novel tracking two Irish lovebirds across their final year of high scho...
Adam · Review provided by booktopia.com.au
Wonderful story about adolescent and pre adulthood
June 17, 2020
Lovely story, interesting characters. As I had already seen the series, I could easily relate to the book. Hand on heart, I preferred the...
johnhollins60 · Review provided by ebay.com
Modern Love
July 15, 2019
While this book has dark moments, it is searingly insightful. Rooney is a wonderful observer of the way young men and women relate to eac...
Librarygirl · Review provided by booktopia.com.au
January 07, 2022
This was a great read. I would recommend this book to people who like a slow burn romance, but it is quite frustrating sometimes. The way...
Eilidh M. · Review provided by wob.com
Devoured in a day
May 30, 2019
Characterisation is strong in Rooney's compelling narrative. I was absorbed, I cared, I was intellectually stimulated as well as entertai...
And then... · Review provided by booktopia.com.au
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