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Grace - the real story behind the legend

Advantages: Incisive biography that probes beyond the sanitised legend
Disadvantages: Although a new edition, text clearly not updated [see review]

Twenty-five years before another so-called fairytale royal romance which turned out to be anything but, one of America’s most beloved screen goddesses crossed the Atlantic and married into the principality of Monaco. The ceremony in 1956 was hailed as th ...

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Review of Grace Her Lives - Her Loves - Robert Lacey

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Lifting the lid on Miss Piper's life and loves

Advantages: Honest, compelling, interesting, entertaining, humorous... fab!
Disadvantages: If you too remember Billie's popstar days at all fondly then this may disappoint you

In Celeb World age is just a number; celebrities live life in the fast lane and speed rapidly through all the milestones of marriage, kids and more. Failure to have had at least two marriages, three kids, four different career paths and two properties in ...

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Review of Growing Pains - Billie Piper

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Honest and open.

Advantages: Honest, Open and Funny
Disadvantages: None.

I've always liked Billie Piper, even during her pop career, but we are very close in age. So I was a big fan in my teen years and bought her singles with my pocket money and read about her in Smash Hits, I was even pleased she was dating Richie from 5 ...

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Growing Pains - Billie Piper (paperback)

Advantages: Full of emotion and feeling, plenty of detail...
Disadvantages: Hard to put down, can draw tears to the eyes

...MY STORY Christmas last year, I received the hardback copy of Growing Pains, and read it almost instantly! Taking me a few weeks, I enjoyed every word of the book, and was devastated when I reached the end! Then earlier this year, I heard that a ...

Amy69 06.06.2007 · Read full review
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Growing Pains - Billie Piper's life story

Advantages: good read, honest account of her life (so far)
Disadvantages: none

I remember Billie as an annoying 14 year old singing "Because We Want Too". She had a couple of hits, "Honey To The Bee" being another one that I can think of. Then she went quiet for a while and the next thing we hear is that Chris Evans from TFI Frida ...

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