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Sacrifice
Sacrifice
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4.0 out of 5 stars Good twists in this tale, 26 Sep 2014
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Set in Shetland and with a medical bent, there is a lot of detail to keep the reader interested and enough action to keep you turning the pages. This book is my introduction to the author, and I will certainly read more of her books.


The Outcast Dead: A Ruth Galloway Investigation (Ruth Galloway Mysteries)
The Outcast Dead: A Ruth Galloway Investigation (Ruth Galloway Mysteries)
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5.0 out of 5 stars another corker!, 5 Aug 2014
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Well done Elly, another really good plot with believable characters. Just a little more archaeology would be nice! A very enjoyable read.


Sohlberg and the Missing Schoolboy: an Inspector Sohlberg mystery (Inspector Sohlberg Mysteries Book 1)
Sohlberg and the Missing Schoolboy: an Inspector Sohlberg mystery (Inspector Sohlberg Mysteries Book 1)
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2.0 out of 5 stars Has the feel of a debut novel, 25 Jun 2014
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This may have something to do with the quality of the translation, but this had the feel of being a first attempt at writing a novel. It is very linear, and the characters require much more depth and the plot more richness in order for the book to be enjoyable.


Perfect
Perfect
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2.0 out of 5 stars Disappointing., 1 Jun 2014
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I was really looking forward to reading this, having thoroughly enjoyed The Pilgrimage of Harold Fry. Whereas the Pilgrimage was fresh and exciting, Perfect was dull and contrived by comparison.


The Rosie Project: Don Tillman 1
The Rosie Project: Don Tillman 1
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3.0 out of 5 stars Amusing., 1 Jun 2014
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Amusing with out being spectacular, this novel gives you an insight into the world of adult Asperger's, as Mrk Haddon's book did for teenage ASD.


The Blood Spilt (Rebecka Martinsson Book 2)
The Blood Spilt (Rebecka Martinsson Book 2)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great Scandicrime, 1 Jun 2014
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Another class novel from Larsson, whose main character is so typically flawed yet immensely believable in the way that Mankell's Wallander is. Thoroughly recommended.


A Darkness Descending (Sandro Cellini series Book 4)
A Darkness Descending (Sandro Cellini series Book 4)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Another excellent episode in the Cellini series, 1 Mar 2014
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Christobel Kent surpasses her self with this latest addition to the excellent Sandro Cellini series. She is definitely on a par with Donna Leon with this book about her Florentine private detective. The sense of place is vivid, and characterisation excellent. She picks up contemporary Italian political themes in this thriller, making it all the more real and relevant. More please!


The Common Sense Spell Book
The Common Sense Spell Book
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5.0 out of 5 stars Indispensible common sense guide, 6 Feb 2014
This is a very readable medium sized book at 140 pages, but its value far outweighs its size. It is a pocket rocket, and I would go so far as to say that it is an indispensible reference for those wishing to ensure firstly that their spell work is safe and effective, and secondly that they really have an understanding of what they are doing and why.

Whilst the book is a trove of common sense information, Debbie is clear that what she really wants people to do is to read it and then think for themselves. She is adamant that everything should be tested and examined, rather than just taken on board blindly. It is anathema to her that people should just repeat spells that they have found in a book or online. There are inherent risks involved in this type of spell working.

Unlike so many books about spells and spell working, this is neither fluffy nor airy fairy; Debbie tells it like it is, and refreshingly does not shy away from dealing with what some in the pagan community consider controversial, like cursing, binding and banishing, and devotional work.

All of the expected areas are covered, and there is a healthy section on reference materials, including a bibliography and recommended further reading, both in print and on the Web.

This is a great book to get if you are just starting out casting spells, and also if you have been on this road for a while and are maybe not receiving the results that you thought you might. Highly recommended.


A Fine and Private Place: A Sandro Cellini Novel (Sandro Cellini series Book 2)
A Fine and Private Place: A Sandro Cellini Novel (Sandro Cellini series Book 2)
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5.0 out of 5 stars excellent Italian detective novel, 3 Feb 2014
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Lovers of Donna Leon's Brunetti series should also enjoy this Florentine investigator's adventures. Nicely written, believable characters, great sense of place.


Thinking, Fast and Slow
Thinking, Fast and Slow
by Daniel Kahneman
Edition: Paperback
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars This should be required reading, 17 Jan 2014
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Kahneman will give you a greater understanding of decision making, both your own and also why and how others reach the decisions that they do. Indispensible wisdom.


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