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All Aboard the Hype Express ... Choo Choo! - The Girl on The Train Review

The Girl on The Train is a 2013 published book that has garnered a huge fan following and acclaim,both critical and popular , it has gathered so much momentum* in the past two years in terms of hype that it was even given a thumbs up for a movie whose  632 more words


Hyperbole and a Half - A Review about Craziness

Unless you have been living under a rock and / or are Amish or something you must have seen memes of this variety doing the rounds in the internet . 582 more words

The Lie Tree, by Frances Hardinge (2014, 2016)

As embarrassing as it is to admit, I often find myself at odds with the selections for literary awards. I read them because a) everyone asks me if I’ve read it and b) expert readers have judged this a top contribution. 373 more words

Young Adult

Say Gracias-Thanks! every day!

Gracias ~ Thanks, by Pat Mora/Illustrated by John Parra. Translated by Adriana Dominguez, (2005, Lee & Low Books), $17.95, ISBN: 9781600602580

Recommended for ages 4-8… 310 more words

Early Reader

Financial counselling and youth

WA Vocational Student of the Year 2015 Katherine Haag is a qualified financial counsellor. But what exactly is financial counselling and how can it help the younger generation to make better financial decisions? 510 more words

Tom Waites for No One

This is an incredible animation from 1979 that won awards for scientific and technical achievement at the Erotic Film Awards. Only Waites could manage that and still be cooler than cool… 6 more words