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Alison M. Thompson

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Average rating: 4.16 · 19 ratings · 9 reviews · 1 distinct work · Similar authors
The Boy from Hell: Life wit...
4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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The Boy from Hell by Alison M. Thompson
" Thanks for the lovely review of my book! I am based in the Uk and when my son was first diagnosed all the books were written in and focused on America ...more"
The Boy from Hell by Alison M. Thompson
"This is a very honest account of living with a child with ADHD. Alison writes candidly about the situations she had to deal with and the affects that her son's behaviour had on her family. She also provides a useful insight into how different scho..." Read more of this review »
The Boy from Hell by Alison M. Thompson
"I have a son with ADHD and ODD, so I was really interested to read this book. I loved this book! I even read Katie's and Daniel's chapters to my kids so they would see they are not alone. The only thing I didn't like about the story is that there..." Read more of this review »
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One True Thing by Anna Quindlen
One True Thing
by Anna Quindlen
read in May, 2014
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Last year I was introduced to Anna Quindlen through her book Every Last One, which was a stunning depiction of a normal, average family torn apart by a tragedy. The book affected me deeply in many ways and while I was keen to read more I felt I neede ...more
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Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach
Jonathan Livingston Seagull
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read in April, 2014
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Often heard this book mentioned, knew it was thought of as a classic but never knew what it was all about. Just read it this afternoon. Interesting little metaphors about having no limitations and achieving your goals, even if they seem impossible, w ...more
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The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith
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I really wasn't sure what to expect from this book. I enjoyed the Harry Potter novels, though I'd be the first to accept they're no great example of exemplary writing or literature, but I hadn't been tempted to read JK Rowling's first venture into ad ...more
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The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
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This is one of the most unusual books I've read in a long while, and all the better for it!

When we first meet Don Tillman, a professor of genetics, he is about to. Deliver a talk to a group of kids with Aspergers. Although to the reader it's blinding
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