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Donna Mulvenna

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Donna is a horticulturist and writer who lives on the fringe of the Amazon forest in French Guiana. She is the author of No.1 bestseller Wild Roots - Coming Alive in the French Amazon.

She left behind decades of corporate writing to begin writing about nature, health, passion, love, and living simply and sustainably — in essence, her code for living a good life, and hopes to offer a glimpse of the true wonder of the Amazon, reveal its profound effect on each of us and inspire readers to build a connection with the natural world.

It doesn’t make a whole lot of sense to people who are not her kind of wild, but Donna refuses to own a mobile phone, rarely wears shoes, and is passionate about living on a whole food, plant-based diet. If she can’t
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WILD ROOTS: Coming Alive in...

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“there can be occasions when we suddenly and involuntarily find ourselves loving r=the natural world with a startling intensity, in a burst of emotion which we may not fully understand, and the only word that seems to me to be appropriate for this feeling is joy”
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I was given an ARC by the author for an honest review and can genuinely vouch for this being a worthwhile read. Lexi is a survivor despite being dealt a rough hand in life through no fault of her own. I was completely absorbed by Lexi's character and ...more
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Rebecca Steele Chasing a Dream by Joanne Patterson
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A beautiful, raw love story full of emotion and all the twists and turns of a romance but devoid of erotica and coarse language. Although a novel, the events are authentic due to the author's real live experiences during a career in the airlines. Cle ...more
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An action-packed quick read ideal for those attracted to what life might be like in a pre-programmed game world. Maddie is a strong female character, a rough diamond with a good heart, who is pushed to the limits because she needs to buy a healing po ...more
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I received this book as a gift and was happy to exchange for my honest opinion and assess its suitability for my niece who wanted a heroine set in a fantasy world. I can’t pass on a book unless it has humour and a good message. I found Tuesday Cross’ ...more
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Bridget Blade, a reincarnated Goddess with human insecurities, delivers an interesting read with strong characters, plenty of twists and turns and heartfelt believable emotions. A blend of science fiction, fantasy, romance and thriller, unique and we ...more
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“Happiness does find us,” she says. “We just have to slow down and lighten our load a little. Only then can we discover the wonder and awe in our world, and in the process gain a true sense of who we are, why we are here, and where we are heading.”
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“It seems to me that the natural world is the greatest source of excitement; the greatest source of visual beauty; the greatest source of intellectual interest. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.”
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“there can be occasions when we suddenly and involuntarily find ourselves loving r=the natural world with a startling intensity, in a burst of emotion which we may not fully understand, and the only word that seems to me to be appropriate for this feeling is joy”
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