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Question Your Thinking, Change The World
Question Your Thinking, Change The World
by Byron Katie
Edition: Paperback
Price: £12.99

14 of 15 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars for those who want to end their suffering, 24 Aug. 2008
This is a lovely book of quotations from Byron Katie. For those new to her she is a woman who teaches a simple process of inquiry called The Work, which is basically about questioning the thoughts that are causing your suffering and changing your life as a result. Katie believes that the only thing that causes a person any pain in the moment is an unquestioned thought. You can see Katie helping people with inquiry on her website. ([...]) It is like Cognitive Behavioural Therapy but more radical. For those who are already familiar with The Work this book of quotations is a nice reminder of the wisdom and clarity of the author and what freedom awaits on the other side of inquiry.


Murder on Monday (Lois Meade Mysteries)
Murder on Monday (Lois Meade Mysteries)
by Ann Purser
Edition: Mass Market Paperback

9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars great cosy mystery, 31 July 2008
Lois Meade, the protagonist in this story, is a working class cleaning lady working in the village of Long Farnden. When a murder takes place in the village hall Lois realises as the cleaner for five of the residents that she is in a unique position to help the police catch the killer. There are a few surprises for Lois and the reader in the process. Ann Purser has written an intriguing mystery with really believable characters. Lois may not seem the most likeable to begin with but I grew to care for her character and look forward to reading the rest in the series. I love M.C Beaton and I think anyone who is a fan of her work would probably appreciate this.


Book of Angels
Book of Angels
by Sylvia Browne
Edition: Paperback
Price: £9.99

15 of 15 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars one of the best books on the subject, 15 July 2008
This review is from: Book of Angels (Paperback)
I've read a lot of books on angels and there is an abundance of information on them, but I think this book is really special.Sylvia talks about the different categories of angels in great depth and I feel I understand their creation and their roles in our lives so much more. Even if you are only mildly curious about angels I would recommend this book because I think it really encapsulates the power of angels to positively impact our lives and it could open a lot of people's minds,after all you don't have to believe in them, you only need to ask them for help. Sylvia says angels don't mind being put to the test. This is a beautiful book, an engrossing read and a great reminder that all the love, healing, protection and whatever else we could want is there for us and it's all free!
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Conversations With The Other Side
Conversations With The Other Side
by Sylvia Browne
Edition: Paperback
Price: £9.99

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars highly spiritual, 22 Jun. 2008
I would just like to echo the previous reviewers response - this is a great book! I've read quite a few of Sylvia's books and been a fan for years, but never got round to this one until recently and I think it is her best book. It is channelled through Sylvia by her spirit guide Francine and it is a beautiful expression of spirituality. Anyone interested in learning why we're here and how to make the journey easier would benefit from this book.
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A Vow of Silence
A Vow of Silence
by Veronica Black
Edition: Hardcover

35 of 37 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars a good read, 7 May 2008
This review is from: A Vow of Silence (Hardcover)
I really enjoyed this story. It is not as dark as the cover may suggest. I think anyone who enjoys cosy mysteries would like it. It is unusual being set in a convent but it is very well written and Veronica Black has good insight and imagination. She manages to defend the religious way of life without idealising it, which I think is quite an achievement. It doesn't look or sound exciting, but it is very far from boring. I was hooked from the first chapter. This is the first in a series and I am amazed it isn't well known, because it deserves to be.
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Every Mother's Son
Every Mother's Son
by Lyn Andrews
Edition: Paperback
Price: £8.99

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars beautifully written but slow, 27 Dec. 2007
This review is from: Every Mother's Son (Paperback)
Set in Liverpool during WW2, this is a story about two young Irish women making a life for themselves in England. The first half of the book is very slow, hence only three stars, but the pace does pick up in the second part. Andrews writing on the war is vivid and remarkably realistic and the journey of the two main characters has an emotional truth and authenticity about it which I found very moving. I have only read two other books by this author and she is a very good writer, but I didn't find this book engrossing, although it is a believable and heartfelt story in the end.


Seventh Sinner, the
Seventh Sinner, the
by Elizabeth Peters
Edition: Mass Market Paperback

25 of 26 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars surprisingly good, 24 July 2007
This is the first book in the Jacqueline Kirby series and it is the first book of Elizabeth Peters I have ever read. It's quite old. First published in 1972 and I think you have to take that into account when reading it but I still found it to be really enjoyable. It's basically a murder mystery set in Rome amongst a group of mostly American students. The main character, Jacqueline Kirby, is a librarian who eventually solves the mystery. A good read that deserves to still be in print.


Fairies 101: An Introduction to Connecting, Working, and Healing with the Fairies and Other Elementals
Fairies 101: An Introduction to Connecting, Working, and Healing with the Fairies and Other Elementals
by Doreen Virtue PhD
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £9.99

22 of 23 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars believing in fairies helps us, 17 July 2007
This is a beautiful looking book. The artwork is simply stunning. In the book Doreen recounts other people's experiences with fairies and how fairies can help people with all kinds of things, but are especially good with anything to do with nature and animals. They offer us protection, assistance and healing. If you have any problems with the above you might find this book helpful. It has helped me feel closer to nature. For those interested in fairies, there is also some good information about them in Sylvia Browne's book, 'Exploring the Levels of Creation'.
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What is Lightbody?
What is Lightbody?
by Ariel
Edition: Paperback

21 of 21 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars for lightworkers, 5 May 2007
This review is from: What is Lightbody? (Paperback)
This book could be of interest to those who are awakening their light body or interested in Ascension, which is basically detaching from the material and moving closer to the spiritual and therefore gaining more light. I won't pretend to understand it all, (it is by Archangel Ariel, channelled by Tashira Tachi-ren), but it does give a lot of interesting information about the changes people can undergo on a spiritual path.

The preface clearly states that all the ideas in the book are just opinions and it is up to the reader to decide what is true for them.

The best part of the book I thought was the tools section. There are some lovely invocations or prayers. Some of these invocations are for the rays of coloured light of higher energy that we can call upon to heal and ascend. I think people who like using colour to heal or are familiar with Diana Cooper's work might like these as well. I love this book and wouldn't hesitate to recommend it to anyone committed to their spiritual growth.


Jane and the Stillroom Maid 5 (Jane Austen Mysteries)
Jane and the Stillroom Maid 5 (Jane Austen Mysteries)
by Stephanie Barron
Edition: Mass Market Paperback

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars mystery that's a little bit different, 6 Mar. 2007
This book is the fifth in the Jane Austen Mystery series. (The first is 'Jane and the Unpleasantness at Scargrave Manor',which is also very good.) Stephanie Barron has created a series of fictional mysteries with Jane Austen like a Regency Miss Marple, this is very convincingly done and she has researched Austen's life and also deals with some of the issues she faced. As such Austen fans may be interested in this series, but from a mystery point of view this book stands on its own merits. The story takes place in Derbyshire, where Jane visited in the Summer of 1806, and like most in this series the plot is complex and so therefore I found the pace a bit slow at times, but the ending was well worth the wait. I recommend this book to any fan of cosy/traditional or historical mysteries.


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