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The Dare by Lesley Kara is her third crime novel but is perhaps her best. Gripping and tense from beginning to end, it is everything a suspense novel should be.

Review: The Dare by Lesley Kara

Even as an adult Lizzie is troubled. She has a past that she is trying desperately to forget but then a child tragically dies on a railway crossing and the memories come flooding back. Lizzie never really did fit in at school. The girls were mean and the boys teased…

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Is reading really therapeutic? Can it be used to help with your mental wellbeing? check out why we think it can via @tbookjunkie

Reading as Therapy

These days it is easy to find a therapist because of online solutions like BetterHelp.com. But did you know that picking up a book could be therapeutic as well? There are several mental health benefits to reading that are backed up by mounting scientific evidence. Reading is great for the…

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Review: Empower Yourself by Xenia Tchoumi

How can you empower yourself in the current climate when all anyone can focus on is the pandemic and how the world has come to a complete standstill. “There’s no such thing in life as an overnight success. Behind the scenes of every success story are sweat, tears and countless…

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Learning during a pandemic: why we should all consider it via @tbookjunkie

Learning During a Pandemic: Why we should all consider it

Since the pandemic started, jobs have become scarce and across the world, almost everything has simply come to a complete standstill. At the start of the COVID outbreak, no one could have predicted how much of an impact it would still be having on our lives nearly a year on….

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Do audiobooks count? Does listenning to an audiobook count as reading? via @tbookjunkie

Does listening to an audiobook count as reading?

Just as there have been numerous conversations about whether it is really acceptable to read books on an e-reader, there are now many debates about the audiobook and whether you can really call it reading. WARNING!!! If you are a staid reader, chances are you are not going to agree…

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Positively Wealthy by Emma Mumford is a guide to manifesting the life we deserve. A life of wealth and abundance.

Review: Positively Wealthy by Emma Mumford

This isn’t just another book about getting rich quick, but how to make your entire life rich and fulfilling. This is a book that highlights the need to move away from get-rich-quick schemes and pyramid programmes. Neither does Emma advise you to go out and spend a fortune on life…

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Wintering by Katherine May is a non fictional read about how to cope during the colder months.

Review: Wintering by Katherine May

Wintering, what is it? Have you heard of it? Have you ever experienced it? Well, if like me you are left feeling a bit confused by the term, check out this definition. “Wintering is a season in the cold. It is the fallow period in life when you’re cut off…

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The 4 Hour Working Week by Tim Ferriss is here to help us work less and live more.

Review: The 4 Hour Working Week by Tim Ferriss

Would you like to work less but earn more?  Most people would jump at the chance to spend more time doing what they want, rather than spending more hours in a cubicle or doing a job they feel they have to do in order to make a living. There is…

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The Art of Non-Conformity is a non fictional read

Review: The Art of Non-Conformity by Chris Guillebeau

Do you ever feel overwhelmed with the pressure to follow the crowd and conform? As a child, we are always told not to follow the crowd and to think for ourselves and yet as soon as we become an adult it seems like our entire life has already been mapped…

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