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As Long as I'm Living...

Advantages: Beautiful touching story of a mother's love for her son
Disadvantages: Some people apparently find such fictional displays of affection disturbing

...Are you a parent? Do you remember holding that newborn baby in your arms in those first few minutes, and knowing that you could never love another creature more than you love this tiny, helpless infant at this moment? Do you remember thinking "I'll love ...

mattygroves 07.02.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Love you Forever - Robert Munsch

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The Parent Trap - How it all started

Advantages: the orignal Parent Trap, a children's classic book, still very much dealing with modern problems
Disadvantages: 50 years old and a little old fashioned for some

Popular German author Erich Kästner penned a number of children’s books during the time of his life. He became popular for his children’s stories in the early 1930s and was actively writing until close to his death in 1974. Emil and the Detectives was on ...

Tempus_Fugit 11.03.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Lisa and Lottie - Erich Kastner

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The Sweet Life of an LA Teen

Advantages: Good plot, interesting behind-the-scenes look at reality TV, very entertaining
Disadvantages: Quite superficial, cliched characters

I have a confession to make: I am a reality TV addict. There is very little that comes under the reality TV umbrella that I will shun. ‘Next Top Model’? A firm favourite. ‘X Factor’? Love it! ‘Big Brother’? Can’t get enough. When it comes to reality TV, h ...

hannahmc3 19.07.2010 · Read full review
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Review of L.A. Candy - Lauren Conrad

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LA's Sweetheart Gets More Than She Bargained For.

Advantages: very interesting if you are into reality television
Disadvantages: not suitable for older readers

If you haven't seen 'Laguna Beach' or 'The Hills' then you probably have no idea who Lauren Conrad is. For those of you who have seen it she is your typical California sweetheart who's teen years were broadcast to make a reality show along with her friend ...

beautybabiex 19.03.2011 · Read full review
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Review of L.A. Candy - Lauren Conrad

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LA Candy !

Advantages: great story
Disadvantages: terrible cliff hanger

I was searching around on Amazon for a holiday read and came across this book, it was in the sale section and being a fan of Laguna Beach and The Hills television shows and liking Lauren Conrad on the show, I thought I would give it a go and see how she w ...

jo_field26 14.07.2010 · Read full review
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Review of L.A. Candy - Lauren Conrad

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