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Lose weight quickly and safely – guest blogger, Susie Burrell, shows you how…

Lose Weight Fast. Could there be a better title for a book? Who doesn’t want to lose weight fast? It may take us months if not years of eating too much and not moving our bodies enough to gain weight but once we finally get so sick of it that we want to do something about it, we want the extra weight gone as quickly as possible. And this is the reason that the various detox programs and any qui... Read more

by | January 30, 2012

REVIEW: The Little Shadows by Marina Endicott (Guest Reviewer: Booktopia’s Sarah McDuling)

In this highly anticipated follow-up to her award winning first novel, Good to a Fault, Marina Endicott tackles the fascinating world of vaudeville in it’s hey day of the early 20th century. The Little Shadows is itself something of a variety act, at turns tragic and comedic, melodramatic and risqué. It is a theatrical performance of a book, written in four acts and separated by an overture, in... Read more

by | January 23, 2012

REVIEW: The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey (Guest Reviewer: Booktopia’s Sarah McDuling)

You know you have found a really special book when reading it gives you shivers. This is especially true when you happen to be reading the book in weather conditions far more conducive to sweltering than shivering. I took Eowyn Ivey’s The Show Child on holiday with me. I read it in surroundings that could not be further removed from the book’s ice-cold, Alaskan setting. And yet despite the fact... Read more

by | January 18, 2012