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Book Review – Running On Empty – S. E. Durrant

Book Review – Running On Empty – S. E. Durrant

'This is such a considerate book. AJ is caring for his family as best he can, but an 11-year-old can only do so much.'  - Waterstones Customer AJ's grandfather has always been the one to hold his strange family together, so when he passes away things start to untie at the ends. AJ is concerned about his parents but ...

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Book Review – Modern Upcycling – Susanna Zacke

Book Review – Modern Upcycling – Susanna Zacke

'A nice book with lovely photos and simple ideas. Great for DIY instructions and casual design ideas.' - Amazon Customer Don't just get rid of old materials leftover from finished projects. Upcycling is today's biggest growing trend in craft and decor, and expert crafters Susanna Zacke and Sania Hedengren show how ...

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Book Review – Keep Moving – Dick Van Dyke

Book Review – Keep Moving – Dick Van Dyke

‘Dick's positive outlook is a revitalising tonic for anyone who needs to know that life should be lived.’ - Waterstones 'When people ask what’s my secret to staying youthful at an age when getting up and down from your chair on your own is an achievement, you know what I tell them? Keep moving.' Show-business ...

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Book Review – Life Of Pi – Yann Martel

Book Review – Life Of Pi – Yann Martel

‘A terrific book... fresh, original, smart, devious, and crammed with absorbing lore.’ - Sunday Times "This book is about as thought inciting as they come, it creates an extraordinary environment where the reader is left to question its integrity for themselves. Yet it is done in such a way that makes this highly ...

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Book Review – Facing Up – Bear Grylls

Book Review – Facing Up – Bear Grylls

‘An absolutely brilliant book about and overcoming your physical and psychological limits.’ – Reviewer "You climb only because the mountain allows it. If it says wait, then you must wait, and when it allows you to go, then you must struggle and strain in the thin air with all your might." Facing Up tells the ...

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Book Review – 31 Days of Wonder – Tom Winter

Book Review – 31 Days of Wonder – Tom Winter

‘Just how much joy can one change in direction bring’ – Observer "And in that instant, he knows in his heart that today is a momentous day; come what may, he and Alice will meet again, and life will never be the same." This is a brilliant tale of two people to kick-start 2018, Alice and Ben, who meet by sheer ...

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Book Review – IT – Stephen King

Book Review – IT – Stephen King

‘They float...and when you’re down here with me, you’ll float, too.’ ‘The terror, which would not end for another twenty-eight years - if it ever did end – began, so far as I know or can tell, with a boat made from a sheet of newspaper floating down a gutter swollen with rain.’ To the children, the town that they ...

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