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The Kindle

The Kindle I have… succumbed, for want of a better word. I did that little clicky thing on Amazon and ended up with a Kindle. I say that like it was some sort of accident, but I’m not that impetuous. … Continue reading

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Tomboy: Review (May well include spoilers… look away now if you don’t wish to be spoiled!

Limited theatrical release (playing at the DCA, Dundee, Hyde Park Picture House, Leeds and Corner House Manchester until the 29th September) but released on DVD and Blueray in February 2012, currently listed on Amazon.co.uk at £10.93 and £12.93 respectively. Peccadillo … Continue reading

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My most excellent year: A Novel of Love, Mary Poppins, and Fenway Park – Steve Kluger

GLBT 2011 challenge book read. This was a most excellent book. I thoroughly enjoyed it and found it an engrossing page turner… always a good, if sometimes rare, thing. It is a story about three friends; Alejandra (Ale), T.C and … Continue reading

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Sprout – Dale Peck Review

An excellent book that I finally decided I wasn’t going to be able to obtain via my library or by trading, so I forked over for it. Worth every penny I have to say and very much re-readable…which is always … Continue reading

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Matched – Ally Condie Review

This book surprised me, in the best possible way. It was an absolute page turner that had me hooked right from the start. amazon.co.uk says: “On her seventeenth birthday, Cassia meets her Match. Society dictates he is her perfect partner … Continue reading

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3-in-1 review… the first three novels of the year…

1. Hold On – Alan Gibbons This novel is a rather stark look at a boys suicide and a girls mission to get the vengeance for him she feels he deserves. However it is a very interesting look at how … Continue reading

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Massive – Julia Bell (2002)

It seems as though the books I am choosing to read lately are ‘weight issue’ books, this is more of a what struck my interest at the time in the library as opposed to purposfully seeking out books on this … Continue reading

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