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Recession Reading

Advantages: It's still readable, diary format easy to read
Disadvantages: not a fair representation of people in debt

When I saw this book online, I thought it sounded worth a read. I think it was the tagline of 'Diary of a recovering shopaholic' that pulled me in. I wouldn't say I'm a shopaholic, but I do love shopping and I enjoy a lot of the shopping based books that ...

pink_champagne 06.08.2010 · Read full review
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Review of In the Red: The Diary of a Recovering Shopaholic - Alexis Hall

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Confessions of a Real Shopaholic

Advantages: Easy, quick read; a chance to be nosy about someone else's finances
Disadvantages: The writer does a lot of annoying things, and the book is rather boring

...At the start of this book, Alexis Hall owed £31,637.84 in unsecured debt, in credit cards and bank loans. In the Red is an autobiographical account, presented in diary form, of a compulsive spender's attempts to cut back and reduce her debt from this terr ...

elkiedee 01.08.2011 · Read full review
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Review of In the Red: The Diary of a Recovering Shopaholic - Alexis Hall

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The dark side of sunshine music

Advantages: Atmospheric portrait of the group, the music and the culture
Disadvantages: A few aspects could have been made more of; occasionally disjointed

Reggae, Bob Marley and the Wailers Just mention the word reggae, and the name that nearly always springs to mind is that of Bob Marley and the Wailers. The music has always been very much a product of the Jamaican culture, nurtured in years of tur ...

JOHNV 21.07.2012 · Read full review
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Review of I & I: The Natural Mystics - Colin Grant

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