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Life, Death and ‘The Fault in Our Stars’

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green is one of those books that are highly rated by the readers. The high ratings of this book on social networking sites influenced me also and I decided to give it a go. 474 more words

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Penguin Postcards for 'A Month of Letters'

Longstanding readers of The Landing will know that February is the time for my contribution to the Month of Letters Challenge (#LetterMo). American writer Mary Robinette Kowal… 504 more words

Loose Leaves

A Thursday Quote For Thought, #4, 2016

“It’s strange,” said Wynand.  “I am the most offensively possessive man on earth.  I do something to things.  Let me pick up an ash tray from a dime-store counter, pay for it and put it in my pocket – and it becomes a special kind of ash tray, unlike any on earth, because it’s 

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Steve Best - Comedy Snapshots of jokey big-time publishing in the 21st century

Back in March 2014, I wrote a blog about comedian Steve Best’s book Comedy Snapshot – a collection of his photos of comedians. Now he is planning a second book titled… 656 more words


Review: The Shadow by Sylvain Reynard

I have missed William and Raven. So I was super thankful to receive an ARC and find out what happens.

Between the Curia and a traitor in the midst of the Consilium, it’s up to William to do what needs to be done to protect his city and the woman he loves. 268 more words

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Jeremy Hutchinson's Case Histories: From Lady Chatterley's Lover to Howard Marks

Jeremy Hutchinson’s Case Histories: From Lady Chatterley’s Lover to Howard Marks

Jeremy Hutchinson is one of those British lawyers, whose moral compass always points in the correct direction (or you would think). 498 more words


Book Review: White Teeth by Zadie Smith

Some authors wow you with their debut novels and then disappoint with the follow-ups. With others, it works the opposite way and you’re able to see their writing improve. 482 more words

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