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The Hive by Gill Hornby
The Hive by Gill Hornby
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Unreadable, 28 Dec 2013
Badly written. Plonking descriptions and story lines. Abandoned it after a few pages, as my daughter had done before me. The only amusing thing about the book was my sister-in-law's (unconscious?) aggression in giving it to me for Christmas - there is only room for one queen bee.
Respect: A Girl's Guide to Getting Respect and Dea&hellip by Courtney Maccavinta
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
I'm not sure if I bought this book for my two daughters or for myself. I've read nearly all of it, and it is all such good information and advice that I would do well to use more of it in my own life. We're struggling with the increasing independence that our daughters want, trying to deal with our fears that they will not be safe, and our wish to protect them from having to deal with difficult or horrible situations, and we do not always do well. This book has many helpful suggestions, primarily for conversations which show respect on both sides and help set and maintain boundaries. I like its tone which is assertive but never preachy.

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Epictetus' Handbook  and the Tablet of Cebes: Guid&hellip by Keith Seddon
1 of 5 people found the following review helpful
I agree with the reviewer above. I couldn't believe the comments in relation to Ch 40 - which deals with women, and not just teenage girls - when the author suddenly turns personal and says that he has nothing to say because he has never been a parent, thankfully. My respect for him took a massive nosedive, and I wasn't sure how, then, to approach the rest of the book.

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