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Revolution by Russell Brand

I listened to the audio book of this for the Huntington Beach Non Fiction Book Group. When I listen to audio books I am usually a bit distracted, talking to my dog and my child as I take them both … Continue reading

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Working Stiff by Judy Melinek and TJ Mitchell

Well, I have not enjoyed a book as much as I enjoyed this one in a long time. But then, I have not read any non-fiction for a long time, so there might be a lesson in there. This was … Continue reading

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The Last Dragonslayer by Jasper Fforde

I had read a couple of books by Fforde a little while ago and I like him. I read this one for a book group. It is aimed at young adults, so is certainly a very easy and speedy read … Continue reading

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Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

I read this book because I had enjoyed Moriarty’s last one, The Husband’s Secret. This one is quite similar, in that it is quick and easy to read, but still thought-provoking, set in a small town, and many of the … Continue reading

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Yes Please by Amy Poehler

I listened to the audiobook for this one, and yay! Poehler reads it herself. I really disapprove of people who do not read their own audiobooks. She is a comedy actress who many might know from Saturday Night Live (I … 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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Making History by Stephen Fry

I like a bit of time travel, and I like a bit of history, and I like a bit of comedy, so this book ticks a few boxes for me. This is the story of a history postgraduate student who … Continue reading

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