Need a Hero? Well There’s Always Hope…

A hero, action man and conspiracy thrillers rolled into one: Ben Hope series by Scott Mariani.

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Secrets and Lies?

Well, I was intrigued by the idea that there are people who are earning a living by leading a double life. Spying on a target group of people and ‘becoming one of them’ in order to get close. I was intrigued by the notion that people who do this are prepared to develop fake relationships, […]

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The Penguin Lessons, A True Story

If it wasn’t for the fact that I adore penguins, and that this is a true story, I would never have bought this book. Ever since watching ‘The March of The Penguins’ years ago, I have been won over by penguins, their cuteness and similarities to humans. I was intrigued to hear a story about a […]

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How to Read More — Discover

Just stumbled across this on WordPress: The pile of unread books by your bed keeps getting higher? Artist, writer, and creativity unlocker Austin Kleon shares six tips for reading more every day. via How to Read More — Discover

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Alfred Hitchcock Book Competition!!

Win a copy of “Alfred Hitchcock” by Peter Ackroyd (2015) One for the film buffs, and the curious. To enter the draw: 1.Comment below with your favourite Hitchcock film and why!! 2.Follow and re/tweet @thriftyshopper7 using the hashtag #Hitchcockbook Closing date: 1 June Midnight Winner drawn from UK entrants

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Hope for the Flowers by Trina Paulus

Book Review: 10/10 This really is a ‘different sort of book’, beautifully illustrated and gently written, a story of hope, optimism, motivation and light at the end of the tunnel; narrated through the eyes of a caterpillar who becomes a butterfly. This is a lovely book for any shelf, quick to read but I’m sure you […]

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The Dreadful Judgement, Great Fire Of London

The Dreadful Judgement by Neil Hanson  This is a detailed and in parts graphic, telling of the backdrop and story of the Great Fire of London, a must for anyone interested in a more in-depth insight into this piece of history. It is helpfully written in the style of a novel to make it easier […]

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