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AN AMUSING READ . . .

Advantages: funny, honest, entertaining
Disadvantages: some of the book is already on the blog for free, not a cheap book

Allie Brosh has two dogs - a silly one and an evil one who hates all other dogs. She had a dramatic childhood - mainly because she was a complete and utter drama queen - and has suffered from bouts of depression in her relatively young life. She also ha ...

Pmshack99 14.10.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Hyperbole and a Half - Allie Brosh

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The Bitter Sweet Truth

Advantages: informative without being preachy, accessible to all without specialist knowledge
Disadvantages: it may put you off sweet goods. Is this a bad thing?

Eve Schaub is a mother of two kids, and a pretty normal American woman. After watching a documentary on youtube by Dr Robert Lustig - Sugar:The Bitter Truth, Eve was horrified about the biochemical effect of sugar on the body. Realising how much sugar was ...

cha97michelle 11.08.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Year of No Sugar: A Memoir - Eve O. Schaub

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~ * Happy Baking * ~

Advantages: Recipes! Fool proof!
Disadvantages: None!

...this book as soon as I saw it. The book in question is The Hummingbird Bakery: Home Sweet Home. Now, I am very aware that you should never judge a book by it’s cover....but how could I not when the cover is a pretty as this one. The book was ...

xd-o-n-z-x 07.07.2014 · Read full review
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Review of The Hummingbird Bakery Home Sweet Home - Hummingbird Bakery

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Not Happy With This Book

Advantages: A couple of valid observations
Disadvantages: Author out of touch

...read a 'self-help' guide before this book, in fact I only read this one by accident. It serves me right for not reading the Amazon blurb properly before I ordered it. As a fan of Jane Austen, I do enjoy books about her work and I thought thi ...

Essexgirl2006 13.06.2014 · Read full review
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Review of The Jane Austen Guide to Happily Ever After - Elizabeth Kantor

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Truly inspirational!

Advantages: Inspirational,
Disadvantages: Too many examples

I received Never Too Late To Be Great back in 2012 as part of the Goodreads First Reads programme but I've been putting it off because I was the greatest fan of non-fiction back then and I thought this book looked dull and uninteresting. How wrong was I! ...

laurahartleyy 08.04.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Never Too Late To Be Great - Tom Butler-Bowdon

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