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Funny Fairy Tales by Reut Barak

May 19, 2017

Funny Fairy Tales by Reut Barak is such a funny collection of books. I didn’t knew Reut but I have to say that, secretly, I always told these classic stories with a naughty or crazy twist just for fun and a good laugh, until I’ve read them. The level or sarcasm and wit remind me seriously. These are NOT a kids books, soooo  leave the kids out of these (or change some words). The stories are short and written in a…

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Modern Lovers by Emma Straub

May 18, 2017

Description Modern Lovers is a hilarious and poignant exploration of relationships and contemporary life. Ditmas Park, Brooklyn. Summer in the city . . . Elizabeth, Zoe and Andrew met at college, had a band, grew up, settled in New York and somehow twenty years passed by. Still living round the corner from one another (and in each other’s pockets) they’re watching as their kids come of age one hot summer. But just as the kids start making those first hesitant…

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A Talent for Murder by Andrew Wilson

May 17, 2017

Now here is a twisty book! Plot: ‘You, Mrs Christie, are going to commit a murder. But before then, you are going to disappear.’ December 1926: world-famous author Agatha Christie suddenly goes missing, only to be discovered in a Harrogate hotel ten days later. But what happened during her dramatic disappearance? Gone Girl meets The Murder of Roger Ackroyd in this brilliant new novel from Andrew Wilson. In a mystery worthy of Agatha herself, facts from the news that gripped the nation are seamlessly…

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Understanding Autism in Adults and Aging Adults by Theresa M. Regan

May 15, 2017

Quite a book. Clarifying and understanding autism on all levels, Dr Regan explains everything. Description: Autism is a childhood condition … right? Not right. Children with autism grow into adults with autism. The great strides we have made in understanding childhood autistic behaviors and interventions have lagged dramatically behind the needs of aging autistics. What of the young adult trying to build relationships? What of the middle-aged autistic adult who has been misdiagnosed with bipolar disorder and lacks an effective treatment…

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Sympathy for the Devil by William Shaw

May 6, 2017

In the fourth Breen & Tozer, William Shaw marries a gripping police procedural with an espionage plot to bring the series to a stunning and moving climax.   Plot: SUMMER OF LOVE She made a profit from her youth. She’s not beautiful anymore – but she will be young forever. Called away from his pregnant girlfriend, Detective Sergeant Cathal Breen knows the sight of the murdered prostitute will be with him all his life. But this is what he does:…

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