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Elizabeth of York – A Tudor Queen and Her World by Alison Weir

This is a biography of the wife of Henry VII, if it was not for her we would not have had everyone’s favourite medieval psychopath Henry VIII, or of course, the Church of England, or Elizabeth I. Actually, all of … Continue reading

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Lamb by Christopher Moore

The Bible famously tells the story of Jesus’ birth, then we hear nothing more about him until he is in his thirties. This story is an amusing, light-hearted speculation on what may have happened during those thirty-something years, told from … Continue reading

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Autobiography by Morrissey

I am not Morrissey’s biggest fan, but I do find him a very quotable bloke, so I decided to listen to his autobiography, read by David Morrissey (no relation). Personally, I have the very strong belief that the author should … Continue reading

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Stories I Only Tell My Friends: An Autobiography by Rob Lowe

I do not usually listen to audiobooks but this one was recommended to me, and I am sure that listening to Rob Lowe read this himself makes the stories so much better than reading them. I am a little too … Continue reading

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The Paris Wife by Paula McLain

This is a novel about Ernest Hemingway’s first wife, Hadley.  I had never read anything by Hemingway so I read The Sun Also Rises in preparation for this book.  I was not impressed.  I read this one for the Sin … Continue reading

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Vegas Rag Doll by Joe Schoenmann and Wendy Mazaros

This book didn’t take long to read. It is 219 pages long, with large text and a lot of white space. I read it for the Sin City Bookers Book Group. I am not sure how much of a discussion … Continue reading

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In The Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson

I had read Larson’s The Devil in the White City a few months ago for another book group and I liked his style so I chose this for the Las Vegas Non-Fiction book group, which I organise. According to the … Continue reading

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