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Review: Escape From Camp 14: One Man's Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom in the West by Blaine Harden

This is a hard one to review. Here we have the story of Shin Dong-hyuk. Born and raised in a North Korea political prison camp Shin eventually escapes. 371 more words

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Review: My Brilliant Friend (The Neapolitan Novels #1) by Elena Ferrante

Whilst I really enjoyed this book, I still have to wonder what all the hype is about. The beginning is what kept me going though page after page. 258 more words

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Review: The Last Kingdom (The Saxon Series #1) by Bernard Cornwell

F’ing hell what a book. What in the world am I to read next as I can’t jump into book 2 right away. I need to savour this series and my beloved warrior, Uhtred Ragnarson… 292 more words

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Review: Luck, Love & Lemon Pie by Amy E Reichert

Totally gutted over this novel. I read Reichert’s first novel in less than 24 hours and absolutely loved it! I went running to the computer to find more by her! 305 more words

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Review: My American Duchess by Eloisa James

This was my first Elosia James book…although I’ve been meaning to read her for years and have even purchased half a dozen or more of her books over the years (you have to love those Kindle book sales). 161 more words

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July 22 - Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel

Today is the anniversary of the birth, in 1784 of Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel, the German astronomer who was the first to use parallax to find the distance to a star.  135 more words

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Review: Matterhorn by Karl Marlantes

Shame and honor clash where the courage of a steadfast man is motley like the magpie. But such a man may yet make merry, for Heaven and Hell have equal part in him.” – Wolfram von Eschenback “Parzival…

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