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The World of Dan and Phil

Advantages: Interesting, fun, nice layout
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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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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 ...

sharper_fin 22.10.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Reckless - Chrissie Hynde

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Introducing the World's Bravest Dog: It's All About Treo

Advantages: Friendly, easy to follow style that captures the tension and emotion.
Disadvantages: They could't save them all.

It’s All About Treo Life, Love and War with the World’s Bravest Dog Dave Heyhoe with Damien Lewis I finished this book a few days ago, having barely been able to put it down. My withdrawal symptoms are such that I have sought out Youtube clips of ...

LiveMusicLoverLyn 04.07.2015 · Read full review
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Remembering Whitney

Advantages: A great read.
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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 ...

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Review of Remembering Whitney - Cissy Houston

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Rivers of Typos

Advantages: Exhaustive biography of Powell's political life
Disadvantages: Overlong and appalling proof-reading.

Enoch Powell, the centenary of whose birth has been celebrated this year, was probably the most controversial postwar British politician; a reputation largely garnered from his incorrectly named “Rivers of Blood” speech which painted an apocalytic picture ...

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Review of Like The Roman - Simon Heffer

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