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War All the Time: Poems 1981-1984

War All the Time: Poems 1981-1984 by Charles Bukowski

publication date: 1984
pages: 280
ISBN: 0-87685-638-5

My interest in Charles Bukowski was piqued last year when he was mentioned several times in the movie Beautiful Creatures. 521 more words

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Through the Cracks by Honey Brown

In brief: Adam leads a life different to your average teenager. When he escapes, Billy takes him under his wing. But can they both survive life on the streets? 635 more words

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Just Finished: The Here and Now by Ann Brashares

The Here and Now by Ann Brashares

Publisher: Delacorte Press

Release Date: April 201

Synopsis:  Follow the rules. Remember what happened. Never fall in love.  This is the story of seventeen-year-old Prenna James, who immigrated to New York when she was twelve. 1,202 more words

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BOOK REVIEW: Running and Stuff by James Adams

What’s the perfect accompaniment to a long train journey up to the mountains? Music? Films? A 3 quid cup of watery coffee? Well, I’d prefer a a good running book and James Adams’ NEW BOOK- Running and Stuff- proved to be just that on my venture up to Snowdonia last week. 731 more words


Storming The Black Ice by Don Brown Zondervan ISBN 978--0-310-33016-5

Set in the not too distant future, Storming The Black Ice by Don Brown, is a fast moving novel about oil. Lots of oil. The British discovered a huge oil reserve under the ice of Antarctica. 169 more words


Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

I’ll be honest, I didn’t know this book existed until I saw it was to become a film.  While I was at the library last week and saw it, I thought, … 100 more words

Book review: Dukkha Reverb

Action and adventure complement insight and exoticism in martial arts thriller

Rating: 4 1/2 out of 5 stars

This well-written martial arts thriller interweaves enough action to maintain a breakneck pace, enough spirituality to satisfy the metaphysical/spiritual reader, and enough extraordinary detail to deliver a captivating read. 424 more words