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Read it loud....

Advantages: Well written, enjoyable, great story
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...Autobiographies, or in this case memoirs, are not the types of books I read normally: I think I have read about a handful in my entire life. I generally concentrate on fiction rather than fact, and visit worlds created by authors, not based on real places ...

Borg 07.03.2016 · Read full review
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Review of The Living Years - Mike Rutherford

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A Quiet Life - somewhat regretted

Advantages: A very personal take on a life
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We come to books by many routes, some more serendipitous than others. Some we have no expectations of, some fail to live up to our expectations and some… some prove to be exactly what we'd hoped, when we deliberately decided that this was one to seek out ...

hiker 06.03.2016 · Read full review
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Review of A Notable Woman - Jean Lucey Pratt

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Because She Is A Girl

Advantages: Accessibility, a powerful tale, cuts to the heart of the matter
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...is my OH's response to any mention of Malala. I can't disagree on some level, but what this book proves is that on another she is just a girl. One voice among many. It's just that she decided to speak louder than most. We know a ...

hiker 05.03.2016 · Read full review
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Review of I Am Malala - Malala Yousafzai, Patricia McCormick

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~ * A Fun Read! * ~

Advantages: funny! easy to relate to!
Disadvantages: None!

I’ve just finished reading Lisa Riley’s autobiography. To be honest, she was always one of those celebrities I was aware of (I just about remember her as Mandy Dingle in Emmerdale and I remember her presenting You’ve Been Framed!). The book was released i ...

xd-o-n-z-x 04.03.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Never Judge a Book by Its Cover - Lisa Riley

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The Amazing Book Is Not On Fire

Advantages: Fun. Looks good. Lots of info. High quality pictures and color.
Disadvantages: Pricey. Relatively small text. No easy navigation.

...Overview This is a 'humor' category biography book, written by famous Youtube stars Dan and Phil. It documents their lives so far and their childhood in a conversational format, with Dan and Phil having a discussion with eachother and with the reader, ...

JoannaMay 15.11.2017 · Read full review
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Review of The Amazing Book Is Not On Fire - Dan Howell, Phil Lester

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