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The World of Dan and Phil

Advantages: Interesting, fun, nice layout
Disadvantages: None

About the book: The Amazing Book is Not on Fire was written by YouTubers Dan Howell (danisnotonfire) and Phil Lester (AmazingPhil). The YouTube duo have been best friends for 6 years and lived together for 4. In the book they reveal the stories of their b ...

TheInternetExplorer 10.02.2016 · Read full review
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Review of The Amazing Book Is Not On Fire - Dan Howell, Phil Lester

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Staying Strong - good for young readers

Advantages: Self-Love Messages, Acceptance of Different Faiths, Stresses the Importance of Accepting Yourself
Disadvantages: Very Repetitive, Too Forgiving, Boring Format, Boring Book,

Staying Strong is a self-help by Demi Lovato, who is known mostly for her music and her Disney movies, one of which is Camp Rock. ... I did appreciate some of the advice given in this book, but as far as self-help books go, I didn't think it was all tha ...

SparklingK 25.01.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Staying Strong: 365 Days a Year - Demi Lovato

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Because Humaning Is Hard

Advantages: Fascinatingly honest look at Dan and the situations are often relateable.
Disadvantages: First eight chapters have a little Too Much Information in a squeamish sense.

Having long been a fan of Dan Pearce’s blog, Single Dad Laughing, it was with great excitement and interest that I settled down to read his memoir when it was released. After all Dan is witty, funny and very down to earth in everything else that he has wr ...

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Review of The All Important, Well-Fed, Giant White Man: A Memoir - Dan Pearce

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Wine, Women and Songs. And the rest!

Advantages: A rollicking good yarn of a much-loved musician
Disadvantages: Might be too in-depth for some. Drug & drink abuse throughout

The Introduction For some reason I've been reading lots of rock musician biographies recently. I've really enjoyed most of what I've read but not by any means all. It's a dangerous pastime. Not in the same way as, say, juggling chainsaws, but diggin ...

sharper_fin 16.11.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Play On - Mick Fleetwood

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Honest, raw and so very, very sad

Advantages: It's a good cautionary anti-drugs story
Disadvantages: It's not about The Pretenders

The Introduction I've always loved music and I sometimes like to find a little bit about the people who have made the music that moves me the most. I like reading rock biographies. The Pretenders produced some of my favourite singles when I was grow ...

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Review of Reckless - Chrissie Hynde

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