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Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann, A Book Review

For history lovers, you won’t be able to resist David Grann’s Killers of the Flower Moon, a book about family murder, the FBI, immense wealth, and oil.  The book is mainly about the Osage Indians, based in Oklahoma, a race subjected to extreme racism in North America but interestingly, per capita, the Osages were some…

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Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff by Richard Coulson Book Review

A Self-Help Book First published in 1997, Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff by Richard Coulson is a self-help book that enables the reader to put their struggles into perspective in order to enjoy life and appreciate others. The book features a selection of excellent ideas to help the reader avoid problems. There are over 100…

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We Were Liars by E. Lockhart Book Review

A New York Times’ Best Seller (number one), this novel is set in the present day. A young adult genre of fiction really packs a punch, and the reader is invited to answer a question; if you hated your family, really detested them, would you burn them all down?  Intrigued?  You should be because this…

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My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult Book Review 

Get Ready for an Emotional Rollercoaster! This is a genuinely riveting book classified as young adult fiction but suitable for all adults.  The book is about a family called the Fitzgerald’s and really gives you food for thought.  It follows the story of Anna.  Anna is an average 13-year-old girl except that her life is…

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Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith

Gory and blood-curdling in places, this exceptionally entertaining and engaging fantasy (and history) novel was written by Seth Grahame-Smith and was later on made into a movie.  It is about a young boy called Abe Lincoln (the real Abraham Lincoln fictionalized) – who later grows up to become the 16th president of the United States.…

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