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~ * 100% Amy * ~

Advantages: easy- reading
Disadvantages: me-me-me

Amy Childs is a British celebrity, known for being one of the stars of the reality television programme The Only Way Is Essex (TOWIE). She rose to fame in 2010 at the age of 20 and since then has stuck around on our screens. Since leaving TOWIE she has be ...

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Review of 100% Me - Amy Childs

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Best finest surgeon, come cut me open.

Advantages: Lots of information from many sources
Disadvantages: May seem confusing/pedantic

Some time during the night of 4 August 1962, Marilyn Monroe died of an overdose of barbiturates. It seems strange that the very first sentence of "The Many Lives of Marilyn Monroe" should be the precise details of her death. After finishing this bo ...

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Review of The Many Lives of Marilyn Monroe - Sarah Churchwell

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Fermor: a life of adventure

Advantages: Very interesting, well-written book about a colourful personality
Disadvantages: None

Patrick Leigh Fermor Sir Patrick Leigh Fermor, or Paddy Fermor as he came to be known, was a travel writer and former soldier, who played a major role in the Cretan resistance during World War II. The book The sub-title of this biography is ...

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Review of Patrick Leigh Fermor An Adventure - Artemis Cooper

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Antarctica? Surely too far for any swimmer!

Advantages: A biography of an incredible but fairly unknown woman.
Disadvantages: Makes me want to go out and give it a go myself

In my previous ciao incarnation I made no secret of my love of all things oceanic, so I see no reason to pretend otherwise this time around. My fascination with the sea and all things in it extends to what I consider the generally nuts people who do long ...

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Review of Swimming to Antarctica - Lynne Cox

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Kurt Cobain - Heavier than Heaven

Advantages: interesting, well researched, enjoyable to read
Disadvantages: none

Kurt Cobain - Heavier than Heaven I quite like having a wonder around HMV and I often leave the shop clutching great finds (such as the turtles film from my childhood on DVD or the latest dance CD's for my brother's birthday). On my latest trip into ...

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Review of Heavier Than Heaven - Charles Cross

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