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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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Falling in Love....again

Advantages: It is not really written by David Starkey
Disadvantages: Chapter documenting maps and sea bits are boring, but then I'm a girl.

...Not to be confused with Starkey's other work "Elizabeth" which looks at Henry VIII youngest daughter's life until she was crowned. This is called "Elizabeth I" Its full title is Elizabeth I - "The Woman the Queen and Her Empire" and is a catalogue of the ...

emmaewok 25.04.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Elizabeth I - Anne Somerset

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The early years of the Virgin Queen

Advantages: Readable, capitivating
Disadvantages: Not an academic text

David Starkey is one of a new generation of trendy historians. He has recently produced a major series on the monarchy on Channel Four, which will run over four years. We have already seen part of this detailing the history of the early monarchy. For a ...

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