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A Quiet Life - somewhat regretted

Advantages: A very personal take on a life
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We come to books by many routes, some more serendipitous than others. Some we have no expectations of, some fail to live up to our expectations and some… some prove to be exactly what we'd hoped, when we deliberately decided that this was one to seek out ...

hiker 06.03.2016 · Read full review
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Review of A Notable Woman - Jean Lucey Pratt

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Read it loud....

Advantages: Well written, enjoyable, great story
Disadvantages: None

...Autobiographies, or in this case memoirs, are not the types of books I read normally: I think I have read about a handful in my entire life. I generally concentrate on fiction rather than fact, and visit worlds created by authors, not based on real places ...

Borg 07.03.2016 · Read full review
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Review of The Living Years - Mike Rutherford

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Because She Is A Girl

Advantages: Accessibility, a powerful tale, cuts to the heart of the matter
Disadvantages: None

...is my OH's response to any mention of Malala. I can't disagree on some level, but what this book proves is that on another she is just a girl. One voice among many. It's just that she decided to speak louder than most. We know a ...

hiker 05.03.2016 · Read full review
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Review of I Am Malala - Malala Yousafzai, Patricia McCormick

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~ * A Fun Read! * ~

Advantages: funny! easy to relate to!
Disadvantages: None!

I’ve just finished reading Lisa Riley’s autobiography. To be honest, she was always one of those celebrities I was aware of (I just about remember her as Mandy Dingle in Emmerdale and I remember her presenting You’ve Been Framed!). The book was released i ...

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Review of Never Judge a Book by Its Cover - Lisa Riley

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Things really do get better....

Advantages: Well wriiten, easy to follow and gives a lot of information about Katie and her recovery
Disadvantages: Won't suit everyone

I saw this book a while ago and bought it for two reasons, it was only £1 and also I thought it was an auto-biography and would be something that I would enjoy. I was with my friend and immediately lent it to her to read so I'm only getting a chance to re ...

euphie 08.02.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Things Get Better - Katie Piper

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