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One True Thing by Anna Quindlen

This smoothly written story provides insightful perspective on the bumpy issue of dying with dignity. A woman, Kate, who is used to being in control in her home, family and community is diagnosed with terminal cancer and struggles with loss on many levels. 253 more words

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Movie Review: Starter for Ten

Over Christmas I read Starter for Ten and found it was a really good book, I loved it! Hopefully- sorry guys for being rubbish at the moment! 1,742 more words

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Death Comes to Pemberley – the TV series

I read the late P.D. James’s Death Comes to Pemberley when it came out in 2011. I enjoyed it – how could I not, being both a fan of P.D. 902 more words

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Follow the Rabbit Proof Fence

Follow the Rabbit Proof Fence by Doris Pilkington is a story which I’m sure most people have already read or seen at the movies, but until now – I hadn’t. 77 more words

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Family Ties, Sharper than Knives, "Sharp Objects" by Gillian Flynn

Gillian Flynn has quickly become a part of our current zeitgeist, much thanks to her highly celebrated novel “Gone Girl”, a portrayal of a modern day marriage gone toxic. 275 more words

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A Walk Among the Tombstones, by Lawrence Block

When I was at the movies to see Gone Girl – which I recently reviewed – I saw the shorts of a film that looked dark and violent; I later found it described as an example of the… 966 more words

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Read the book before you see the film

How many times do you read a book and like it, then hear that it is being made into a movie? It seems that a really good book may have qualities that don’t translate to a good movie. 833 more words

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