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Kayleigh Murphy
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Non-fiction mini-reviews: Super Freakonomics and Under the Banner of Heaven
Super Freakonomics Written by : Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner Published : 2009 My thoughts : If you've watched Orange is the New Black you'll remember the scene where Big Boo comforts Pennsatucky about the children she aborted by citing a study whi...

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Book Review: The Twelve by Justin Cronin
The Twelve (The Passage #2) Written by: Justin Cronin Published: 2012 Synopsis: At the end of The Passage, the great viral plague had left a small group of survivors clinging to life amidst a world transformed into a nightmare. In the second volume of this ...

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(audio)book review: The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room, the Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made by Greg Sestero
The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room, the Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made  Written and read by : Greg Sestero Published: 2013 Synopsis : The Disaster Artist is Greg Sestero's laugh-out-loud funny account of how Tommy Wiseau defied every law of artistry...

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Book review: The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
The Girl on the Train Written by: Paula Hawkins Published: 2015 Synopsis: Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stops at the signal that allows her to dai...

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mini-reviews: Redshirts, Storm Front, Carry On and Flowers for Algernon
Redshirts  Written by : John Scalzi Published : 2012 My thoughts : This was a book I'd heard a lot about over the years since it was published. Some good, some bad but almost everyone commented on just how nerdy it was. And nerdy it is, it is an incredibly ...

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Trailer: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)
I feel like it was only yesterday I heard that they were making Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children into a film and now we have a trailer? I wasn't super impressed with the book when I read it, so I don't really mind the obvious changes to the chara...

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Holiday Photo Diary: New Mexico and the Grand Canyon
Guys! I had the most wonderful time travelling around the South West! So for anyone not in on the whole backstory, I had a conference to attend in Albuquerque and I decided to make a trip of it and bring Tom along. We rented a car in Texas and hit the road ...

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Holiday Photo Diary: Germany (Cologne, Berlin, Hamburg)
Germany was sort of my home base as I traveled through Europe. I stopped at Cologne on the way through to Prague, spent some time in Berlin before heading into Scandinavia and stopped into Hamburg before making my way to my final stop in Amsterdam. I'd spen...

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Holiday Photo Diary: Amsterdam
By the time I got to Amsterdam I was pretty exhausted and the weather seemed determined to make my sightseeing as complicated as possible. Grey skies, persistent rain and wind so rough that umbrellas were impossible. But I persevered and saw as much of the ...

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Holiday Photo Diary: Scandinavia (Odense, Copenhagen, Malmö, Lund)
This post will be my smallest holiday diary because I went from my conference in Odense to spending time with some friends in Sweden, so I didn't really do the usual tourism and photo deal. But it was lovely and you'll have to take my word for it. The confe...
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