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I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced. Nujood Ali with Delphine Minoui. Translated by Linda Coverdale. [Source: Library] I a. Best Book Club Books, Good Books, My Books, Emma Book, Village Girl, Delphine, This Is A Book, Muslim Girls, Great Women

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EBook Veronica's Bird: Thirty-five years inside as a female prison officer Author Veronica Bird and Richard Newman, Got Books, Books To Read, Michael Cunningham, Prison Officer, What To Read, Book Photography, Free Reading, Bibliophile

Veronica’s Bird by Veronica Bird & Richard Newman

Fascinating story of life within the British prison system My rating: 5 out of 5 An autobiography of Veronica Bird's life, with the main focus being on her time working within the British prison system, and the remarkable improvements she made to the prison service. This is an engrossing and fascinating book. Veronica…

Fire in My Eyes : an American warrior's journey from being blinded on the battlefield to gold medal victory by Brad Snyder and Tom Sileo Battle Of Mogadishu, Robert O'neill, I Am David, Oliver North, Company Of Heroes, Mark Owen, Hero's Journey, Easy Day, Colors

Fire in my Eyes by Brad Snyder and Tom Sileo

Overcoming adversity and living life to the full My rating: 5 out of 5 This motivational memoir is about Brad Snyder's life from approximately 5 years old through to his 30s, during which time he experienced enormous life changing events, including losing his eyesight. The US Naval Academy, and explosives disarming training…

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Mahatma Gandhi: How One Passionate Peacemaker Gently Shook the World by in60learning

Informative, fantastic, quick read My rating: 5 out of 5 Like many people, I know the basic details about Gandhi, but would be hard pressed to say much about him. Having read this book, I am now full of interesting information about this great man! This book is written in…

The Girl with Seven Names: A North Korean Defector's Story by Hyeonseo Lee book ebook pdf epub Best Biographies and Memoirs to read in a lifetime. Got Books, Books To Read, Life In North Korea, South Korea, William Collins, Believe, Thing 1, What To Read, S Stories

The Girl with Seven Names by Hyeonseo Lee

Life in North Korea, and after. Outstanding book My rating: 5 out of 5 This is a memoir about growing up in North Korea, escaping (almost by mistake) and finally living in South Korea. Hyeonseo Lee tells of her upbringing in North Korea - a country she loved (though there…

EBook The Boy from Hell: Life with a Child with ADHD Author Alison M. Thompson and Rory Bremner, Free Books, Good Books, Books To Read, Emma Book, Starting School, Book Review Blogs, Books 2018, Boys Life, Adhd Kids

The Boy from Hell by Alison Thompson

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Moms of the Missing by Steffen Hou

Children abductions, true stories and how to prevent them My rating: 5 out of 5 A non-fiction account of abductions in the US, including giving the victims a voice, how the parents (specifically the mothers) cope, plus advice that may help prevent abductions. The true stories in this book make this a harrowing book…

Resurrection Lily: The Brca Gene, Hereditary Cancer & Lifesaving Whispers From The Grandmother I Never Knew: A Memoir - Paperback Catana Chetwynd, Bilateral Mastectomy, Best Mysteries, Medical History, Book Projects, Nonfiction Books, Memoirs, Amy, Cancer

Resurrection Lily by Amy Byer Shainman

Essential information and guidance about hereditary cancer My rating: 5 out of 5 An informative and interesting book about hereditary cancer, with loads of practical advice and information on where to get help and guidance. The author tells her story of life with the BRCA gene (breast cancer), and that of her family and…

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Island Home by Tim Winton

Review for Tripfiction.com Memoir of Nature and Landscapes My Rating: 3 out of 5 This is a memoir of growing up in Western Australia, and a life-long love of the nature and landscapes of this vast area. This, to me, reads like a series of essays on the author's experiences…

Read The Berlin Wall, My Part in its Downfall" by Peter Millar available from Rakuten Kobo. It was an event that changed history, bringing the Cold War to a sudden, unexpected end and seeing the collapse not just. Got Books, Books To Read, Emma Book, Book Review Blogs, Book Blogs, Berlin Wall, What To Read, Historical Fiction, Book Photography

1989 The Berlin Wall (My Part in its Downfall) by Peter Millar

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Sheeran: A Biography  by Sean Smith

How Ed Sheeran became the success he is My rating: 5 out of 5 My reason for reading this book was to find out how Ed Sheeran became the star he is. This fascinating biography definitely told me all I wanted to know. Filled with plenty of interesting information about Ed’s life, from early…

At Home in the Pays d'Oc by Patricia Feinberg Stoner. An upbeat account of moving to France and becoming a local. Green Books, Every Day Book, Book Summaries, Best Selling Books, Fiction Books, Book Recommendations, Memoirs, Nonfiction, Audio Books

At Home in the Pays d’Oc by Patricia Feinberg Stoner

Uplifting and Fun My rating: 4 out of 5 An upbeat memoir about moving to France and becoming a village local. The author, and her husband, have a fantasy of living in France and eventually buy an old house which includes an aptly named "Spider Room". Their experiences of moving…

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The Case of the Chocolate Cream Killer: The Poisonous Passion of Christiana Edmunds by Kaye Jones

Don't accept chocolate from strangers! My rating: 4 out of 5 This non-fiction book tells the story of Christiana Edmunds, who poisoned many people in Brighton during the Victorian era. The book starts in the early 1800s with Christiana's father's background and profession. The reader is given fascinating glimpses into life…

Read "Code Name: Papa My Extraordinary Life while Hiding in Plain Sight" by John Murray available from Rakuten Kobo. Code Name: Papa: My Extraordinary Life while Hiding in Plain Sight is part of a trilogy, it presents one man's dual life. Good Grammar, Grammar Book, Good Books, Books To Read, Code Names, Fantasy Authors, Book Reader, Book Authors, Fiction Books

CodeName: Papa My Extraordinary Life while Hiding in Plain Sight by John Murray

Real life is more scary than fiction My rating: 5 out of 5 This memoir is written by a former undercover agent working for the US, Canada and various European Governments. He calls himself "Papa". His story starts in 1965 when Papa joins the Marines, and goes through to 2012 when…

The Wandering Pine by Per Olov Enquist. This is a drama of Per Olov Enquist's life - at least that is what I have taken it to be. A fascinating account of the life of this prize winning novelist and playwright I Love Books, This Book, Fashion Art, Emma Book, Play Run, Book Review Blogs, Book Blogs, Men Of Letters, The Third Person

The Wandering Pine by Per Olov Enquist

I received this book from TripFiction.com . A Drama of the Life of a Playwright and Novelist My rating: 3 out of 5 This is a drama of Per Olov Enquist's life - at least that is what I have taken it to be. Written using the third…

Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of my Hasidic Routes by Deborah Feldman – EmmabBooks.com Free Books Online, Reading Online, Good Books, Books To Read, Believe, Netflix Original Series, Netflix Series, Literary Characters, Popular Books

Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of my Hasidic Routes by Deborah Feldman

Audiobook narrated by: Rachel Botchan and Cassandra Campbell Insight into the lives and customs of Hasidic Jews My rating: 5 out of 5 A wonderful memoir about being part of the New York Hasidic Jewish community, and how the author struggled against many of the strict rules and the lifestyle. Having watched Unorthodox on…