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Advantages: Interesting, fans will like it
Disadvantages: nothing major

...I quite like autobiographies, especially famous people and so when I discovered that McFly (a band who I have quite liked over the years) were releasing a book, I couldn't wait to find out what they had to say for themselves. Unsaid Things is the first of ...

xd-o-n-z-x 10.09.2014 · Read full review
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Review of McFly Unsaid Things - Mcfly

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Gismih o naseeb

Advantages: A first hand account of an ordinary love story in an extraordinary place
Disadvantages: None

We'd spent three days in and around Petra. Some of that time was away from the hustle and bustle of the Siq and the steps up to the Monastery. We followed the paths leading in from al-Beidha where the goatherds idled over their kettles and the vegetatio ...

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Review of Married to a Bedouin - Marguerite Van Geldermalsen

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Strictly Come Parenting!

Advantages: Beautiful looking book, informative, great photos, covers pregnancy and early motherhood.
Disadvantages: Maybe gives a slightly rose-tinted view of some aspects of pregnancy.

As my pregnancy continues, I am still reading more about it all. After finding Jools Oliver’s book to be a really helpful read, I started on Tess Daly’s book and once again have found a little gem of a book that I would recommend to all pregnant women. W ...

KarenUK 21.11.2011 · Read full review
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Review of My Baby Diaries - Tess Daly

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Style over Substance

Advantages: Attractively presented good quality hardback book
Disadvantages: Lack of real insight into Tess Daly's feelings and thoughts about pregnancy and motherhood

Tess Daly is a familiar household name, thanks to her appearance as a presenter on a number of prime time television shows, as well as being married to fellow presenter, Vernon Kay. I love reading other people's accounts of pregnancy, childbirth and becom ...

jo-1976 10.04.2010 · Read full review
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Marilyn - the tragic icon

Advantages: Sympathetic, frank and searching portrait of the actress
Disadvantages: The author's self-preoccupation and self-advertisement

With the possible exception of Princess Diana, Marilyn Monroe is probably the most written-about deceased woman in twentieth-century history. The thirty-six years of her life (1926-62) and the manner of her death will no doubt continue to provide an oppo ...

JOHNV 15.01.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Marilyn: The Passion and the Paradox - Lois Banner

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