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Remembering Whitney

Advantages: A great read.
Disadvantages: None

Like many people in the 1980's, when Whitney Houston hit our screens and radios, I was amazed by her powerful voice. I used to love watching her on Top of the Pops, as well as having a brilliant voice, she also seemed really young and likeable, a girl ne ...

jules.34 17.03.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Remembering Whitney - Cissy Houston

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~ * Amanda Hold On!! * ~

Advantages: interesting!! funny!!
Disadvantages: none!!

Amanda Holden has always been someone I was aware of but was someone I never really knew much about, apart from the fact that she was married to Family Fortune’s host Les Dennis and then had an affair with Men Behaving Badly Actor Neil Morrissey. Many of ...

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Review of No Holding Back - Amanda Holden

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Bess of Hardwick, and the family who adapted rather than died

Advantages: Interesting, readable and comprehensive family biography
Disadvantages: A little dry at times

The Devonshires According to the blurb on the back of this book, ‘the story of the Devonshires is the story of Britain’. That’s an extravagant claim, but it contains more than a germ of truth. Certainly one would be hard-pushed to find an aristoc ...

JOHNV 13.07.2014 · Read full review
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Review of The Devonshires The Story of a Family and a Nation - Roy Hattersley

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Another royal rebel, another 'people's princess'

Advantages: Lively life of a lively, unconventional woman
Disadvantages: Some unfortunate historical howlers

...As a previous biographer dubbed her, Princess Louise was Queen Victoria’s unconventional daughter. Always popular with the public for her comparatively easygoing manner (though, being royal, she was not averse to pulling rank), her forward-looking views ...

JOHNV 30.04.2014 · Read full review
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Review of The Mystery of Princess Louise Queen Victoria's Rebellious Daughter - Lucinda Hawksley

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Emma and I

Advantages: Insight into guide dog training, well written, lovely story
Disadvantages: None for me really

My friend lent me this book, and while I don’t normally read books that involve animals (I cried while reading Marley and Me, I have never been able to watch the film) I was reassured that this book was a fantastic read.  There was also a made for tv movi ...

euphie 11.04.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Emma and I - Sheila Hocken

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