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The Color Purple by Alice Walker
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The House on the Strand by Daphne du Maurier
The House on the Strand
by Daphne du Maurier
read in August, 2015
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I didn't find this a quick read, but it had me pretty engrossed and fascinated. Ms du Maurier crafts a great story, full of mystery and suspense. I thought she did a pretty good job of being Richard Young - the books narrator/main character - on his ...more
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Book of Interviews Volume 2 by The Independent
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I was intrigued to read this one, I'm not a newspaper reader, I just can't get along with them (I usually find the a bit too opinionated and pretentious - there's better ways to learn about the world then have some posh fool give you their opinion on ...more
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The House on the Strand by Daphne du Maurier
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Blind Faith by Ben Elton
Blind Faith
by Ben Elton
read in August, 2015
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This was my first Ben Elton read. I must say I was most intrigued by the blurb (on the back of the book), and was quite keen to start. Once I did though, I felt like I was making a big mistake. It took me a few chapters to orientate myself and feel c ...more
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Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
Speak
by Laurie Halse Anderson (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2015
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This is a confusing, at times scary and emotional journey with a teenaged girl trying to get through a huge trauma. I was scared for her the whole way through, as I guessed what happened to her. I was totally compelled to devour the book as fast as I ...more
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The Virgin Blue by Tracy Chevalier
The Virgin Blue
by Tracy Chevalier (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2015
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Fascinating story that really caught my attention from start to finish. I appriciated the way that everything told moved to story forwards, there was no waffle to bulk the book up. More authors need to do this! After I finished it was astonished to f ...more
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The Virgin Blue by Tracy Chevalier
The Virgin Blue
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A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
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I came across this book on The Whilcoulls Top 100 List (2010), which I'm trying to read my way through (to broaden my horizons). Going by the title, I assumed this was a history of people type things (like mini biographies of the first person to do t ...more
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Amazing Mandalas by J. Benson
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