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Book Review: I Heard That Song Before by Mary Higgins Clark

I Heard That Song Before by Mary Higgins Clark My rating: 4 of 5 stars Just what one expects from a Mary Higgins Clark formula: a few possible suspects from the outset, some twists and turns, and a fairly predictable … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yōko Ogawa

The Housekeeper + The Professor by Yōko Ogawa My rating: 4 of 5 stars This was such a comfortable read for me and touched me at many different levels. Firstly, it is a very engaging story, involving just a small … Continue reading

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Book Review – Business Reimagined: Why Work Isn’t Working and What You Can Do about It by Dave Coplin

Business Reimagined: Why Work Isn’t Working and What You Can Do about It by Dave Coplin My rating: 4 of 5 stars The business world is evolving rapidly. The way that people work is changing just as quickly. We need … Continue reading

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Book Review: Witch Hunt by Syd Moore

Witch Hunt by Syd Moore My rating: 3 of 5 stars After a promising start, this book seemed to cruise along at a leisurely pace until the final three or four chapters. I didn’t find it scary at all, although … Continue reading

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Book Review: King’s Gold by Michael Jecks

King’s Gold by Michael Jecks My rating: 4 of 5 stars Well researched: a story well told. Historical fiction has always been my favourite genre since I first read Eagle of the Ninth by Rosemary Sutcliff when I was eight … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dark Matter by Michelle Paver

Dark Matter by Michelle Paver My rating: 5 of 5 stars I wasn’t sure that I would like this book as I read the first ten pages, but it gradually drew me in until I knew that I could not … Continue reading

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Book Review: Secrets of Mental Math by Arthur Benjamin

Secrets of Mental Math: The Mathemagician’s Guide to Lightning Calculation and Amazing Math Tricks by Arthur Benjamin My rating: 4 of 5 stars I really liked this book, and its accompanying video CD. The author is full of enthusiasm and … Continue reading

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