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Helpful votes received on reviews: 75% (486 of 649)
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Top Reviewer Ranking: 2,043 - Total Helpful Votes: 486 of 649
How Did All This Happen? by John Bishop
How Did All This Happen? by John Bishop
4.0 out of 5 stars 4.5 stars, 15 Sep 2014
Love John but I only give 5 stars to books I'd happily turn straight back to page 1 and start reading again. And it's always hard to say that about an autobiography as they tend to be a 1 time thing.

Having said that - it's a great read and I read it in one sitting of 5 hours. Lots of funny anecdotes in it and I liked the way he wrote about his marital problems. Highly recommended.
The Rock by Robert Daws
The Rock by Robert Daws
3.0 out of 5 stars So-so, 14 Sep 2014
So-so book. Characters are 1-dimensional and the relationships between the police officers didn't feel realistic. There wasn't really any suspense and I guessed the culprit around the 70% mark. I stuck with it to the end but probably wouldn't read any more by the author. The Rock didn't play much part in the story, which could have been located anywhere.
Spider Catcher by Amazing Animal
Spider Catcher by Amazing Animal
I caught one ! I caught one !

I get those really big suckers in my house around this time of year. 3-4 inches across, thick legs and I swear you can hear them running across the wooden floors. And they're so quick I can't catch them with a glass.

I'm not really an arachnophobe but these big ones give me the creeps and they travel upstairs - so they have to be evicted (I don't really like killing things, if I can help it).

My only teeny weeny complaint is I wish it were about 10-12 inches longer. I'm only 5 foot 1 and they are normally up near the ceiling. Luckily my catch the other night was possible because I was stripping wallpaper in the kitchen and my… Read more

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