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Advantages: Full of weird and wonderful facts, less showy than the Guinness book, not too expensive
Disadvantages: Not much

The Top 10 of Everything has long since established itself as an interesting and useful work of reference, retaining some of the virtues that The Guinness Book of Records lost when it brought its title into line with the US edition (as "Guinness World ...

davidbuttery 06.11.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Top 10 of Britain: 250 Quintessentially British Lists - Russell Ash

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straightforward information

Advantages: really easy to understand
Disadvantages: magazines need pictures

I read Teach yourself writing for magazines after I read their book about writing plays because I needed to write something for a newsletter. It's a really straightforward book that shows you how to put an article together and then how to submit it to ma ...

funnywoman999 14.12.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Teach Yourself Writing For Magazines - Lesley Bown

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Almost everything you wanted to know about our land

Advantages: Informative, fun, and very good for dipping into
Disadvantages: The odd glitch or typo, but nothing major

...This book is one in a rapidly growing series of titles, largely but not exclusively about different counties and cities in England, focusing on facts, feats and associated trivia. Having a volume about Great Britain is therefore rather appropriate. The ...

JOHNV 02.04.2013 · Read full review
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Review of The Little Book of Great Britain - Neil R. Storey

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Lets Get Scrappy

Advantages: Great book that provides a mindful of information into scrapbooking and card techniques
Disadvantages: none

...I love scrapbooking and I just wish I had more time for it...maybe when I retire!! For now though I love to spend hours getting a lovely set of photographs together along with suitable design and layout ideas to capture my favourite shots. The best th ...

shandygirl34 25.08.2011 · Read full review
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Review of The Complete Book Of Creative Scrapbooking

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