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Book Review: Brilliant Basics for New Trainers by Niall Lavery and Glen Butler

Brilliant Basics for New Trainers by Niall Lavery and Glen Butler My rating: 4 of 5 stars One of the joys of training is that, no matter how experienced you are, you can learn something new every day. Here’s an … Continue reading

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Book Review: Little Big Lies by Liane Moriarty

Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty My rating: 4 of 5 stars My top advice to you regarding this book is that you should persevere. By the time you get to the end of the story, you will agree with … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Single Swallow by Zhang Ling

A Single Swallow by Ling Zhang My rating: 3 of 5 stars Having read this book and not loved it in the same way as many other reviewers, I feel rather guilty. I do like it and I think that … Continue reading

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Book Review: They Called Us Enemy by George Takei, Justin Eisinger, Steven Scott, Harmony Becker (Illustrator)

This is an excellent review by my friend, Lisa Vegan. You can read her original review on Goodreads here. Extremely well done! I loved it. Full 5 star book! I already knew most of what was described as happening in … Continue reading

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Book Review: Precognitions by Daniela I Norris

Precognitions by Daniela I. Norris My rating: 4 of 5 stars Precognitions builds upon the three intertwined stories of the first two books in the series, Recognitions and Premonitions, drawing the strands together into a strong rope with satisfactory, yet … Continue reading

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Book Review: You Beneath Your Skin by Dimyanti Biswas

You Beneath Your Skin by Damyanti Biswas My rating: 5 of 5 stars The stories that are told in this book are authentic because we know that they are based on the reality of extreme poverty, corruption, violence and injustice … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Snow Gypsy by Lindsay Jayne Ashford

The Snow Gypsy by Lindsay Jayne Ashford My rating: 5 of 5 stars Wow! I’ve read some excellent books recently, but this one tops them all. I have no hesitation in awarding it five massive, shiny, golden stars. It is, … Continue reading

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Book Review: I’ll Find You by Liz Lawler

I’ll Find You by Liz Lawler My rating: 5 of 5 stars I really enjoyed this psychological thriller in which an experienced nurse, Emily, seeks her much-loved, missing sister, Zoe. She feels alone in her quest. Even those whom she … Continue reading

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Book Review – Hemlock: Old Women in Bloom by Hélène Cixous translated by Beverley Bie Brahic

Hemlock: Old Women in Bloom by Hélène Cixous My rating: 1 of 5 stars I feel that I am missing something. This book has received high praise, yet I struggled to read it. In fact, after several attempts to get … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Walk in the Woods: and other Short Stories by Esther Chilton

A Walk In The Woods: and other short stories by Esther Chilton My rating: 5 of 5 stars I enjoyed every story of this little collection. Each story is compact in its writing and, I felt, exactly the right length … Continue reading

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