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The Life and Times of Martin Luther. Meike Roth-Beck

5 stars for this short biography of Martin Luther.

Celebrating 500 years since Luther published his Ninety-Five Theses that led to the Reformation, this concise biography is aimed at children but is also a great resource for adults. 168 more words

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Book Review - Turtles All the Way Down

Title: Turtles All the Way Down
Author: John Green
Published: October 2017
Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary

Rating: 5 stars
Cover: Like it


Sixteen-year-old Aza never intended to pursue the mystery of fugitive billionaire Russle Pickett, but there’s a hundred-thousand-dollar reward at stake and her Best and Most Fearless Friend, Daisy, is eager to investigate.

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GREEN FOR DANGER (1944) by Christianna Brand

Easily he best-known of Brand’s Inspector Cockrill mysteries, this clever and funny book was turned into a clever and funny film that is also one of the most atmospheric whodunits you will ever see. 757 more words


East of Eden by John Steinbeck

Rate: 5/5

Medium: Audiobook

Overview (No Spoilers):

A few years ago, one of the members of a book club I was a part of recommended… 730 more words

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Where Are You Hiding, God? Elizabeth Zartl

5 stars for this stunning picture book.

Elizabeth Zartl’s exquisite illustrations are full of colours, patterns and curves, and beautifully reinforce the simple storyline – that God is everywhere. 74 more words

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

Rate: ­­5/5

Medium: Audiobook

Overview (No Spoilers):

Harry Potter was a staple of my generation as young Harry and I were approximately the same age when this series took the world by storm. 495 more words

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Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Rating: 5/5

Medium: Audiobook

Overview: Ready Player One was the third book that I ever reviewed on the Critiquing Chemist. With the trailer movie adaption… 1,200 more words

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