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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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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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Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay

This is a collection of essays, if I did not know the title of the book and if someone had asked me what the unifying theme of the collections was, I may have struggled to tell them. This book is … Continue reading

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Beautiful You by Chuck Palahniuk

I have read more than half of Palahniuk’s novels, and have enjoyed them to varying degrees. Some of them have been great, one has been one of my favourites of all time, and some have been just OK. This one … 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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Cooked by Michael Pollan

I have not enjoyed a book as much as I enjoyed this for a very long time. Possibly not since I read The Omnivore’s Dilemma, the second time around. This is absolutely fascinating from cover to cover. Pollan discusses the … Continue reading

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