Category: Books

Book Review: Toxic Oil, David Gillespie

Book Review: Toxic Oil, David Gillespie

| 1 March , 2013 | 1 Reply

How did we get to this place? What am I talking about? The epidemic of ill health that is killing us via obesity, heart disease, diabetes, cancer and allergies. It’s because we didn’t take ownership of our own health, we just let the government and advisory bodies tell us what we should be eating without […]

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Book Review: Design Your Home, Shaynna Blaze

Book Review: Design Your Home, Shaynna Blaze

| 1 March , 2013 | Reply

It’s something of a classic Australian dream to buy a house, and to make it your own personal castle. We watch renovation programs religiously and we scribble down ideas – but how often do we ever actually carry them out? Shaynna Blaze, known and loved for her work on The Block and Selling Houses Australia […]

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Book Review: Aussie Body Diet & Detox Plan, Saimaa Miller

Book Review: Aussie Body Diet & Detox Plan, Saimaa Miller

| 1 March , 2013 | Reply

There’s something about the Aussie beach body that we all crave. Anyone who’s spent a Saturday morning on the beach will know the bodies we’re talking about – glowing tans, lean, toned limbs, carefree, sunny smiles. Their enthusiasm for the surf, the sun and their lives is so infectious, that you can’t help but want […]

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Book Review: Cold Grave, Kathryn Fox

Book Review: Cold Grave, Kathryn Fox

| 25 February , 2013 | Reply

Dr Anya Chrichton is on a cruise with her six year old son and ex-husband, attempting to bridge the gap between America and Australia. Soon after they arrive there is a suspicious death of a teenage girl, with a strong possibility of drugs and sexual assault. Instinct takes over for her and her ex-husband, he […]

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Book Review: I, Michael Bennett, James Patterson

Book Review: I, Michael Bennett, James Patterson

| 25 February , 2013 | 2 Replies

Detective Michael Bennett is a widower, father of ten adopted children, and responsible for the arrest of infamous drug lord Manuel Perrine. After years of hard work to arrest Perrine, Bennett thinks he finally has him, until his bodyguard kills Bennett’s lifelong friend right in front of him. In an attempt to escape his chaotic […]

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Book Review: Entitlement, Jessica White

Book Review: Entitlement, Jessica White

| 21 February , 2013 | Reply

Cate McConville is a successful doctor in Sydney. She’s young, attractive and very angry. She’s angry at her parents and her past. She’s angry at the town she came from. She’s even angry at her brother, who disappeared without a trace many years ago and whose disappearance was the nail the coffin of her family […]

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Book Review: Lady of the Shades, Darren Shan

Book Review: Lady of the Shades, Darren Shan

| 21 February , 2013 | Reply

American horror writer Ed travels to London to try and seek inspiration for his newest novel. While there, he meets the mysterious Andeanna, and it is only after falling for her that he discovers she is the wife of one of London’s most dangerous crime lords. Ed is constantly surrounded by ghosts, and although he […]

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Book Review: I Quit Sugar, Sarah Wilson

Book Review: I Quit Sugar, Sarah Wilson

| 19 February , 2013 | 1 Reply

We’ve been banging on about Quitting Sugar here for sometime now – I quit 16 months ago and haven’t looked back – I talk about my favourite health guides (as I call them) Christine Cronau, David Gillespie and Sarah Wilson on a regular basis. Excitingly for Sarah, she’s just released her first hard copy book, […]

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Book Review: Kingdom of Strangers, Zoe Ferraris

Book Review: Kingdom of Strangers, Zoe Ferraris

| 18 February , 2013 | Reply

When a secret grave is uncovered in the Saudi Arabian desert, containing the bodies of nineteen women, the area is rocked by the realization that a serial killer has been operating for over a decade in the city, undetected. For Chief Inspector Ibrahim Zahrani, the case hits close to home, as his secret mistress is […]

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Book Review: Falling To Ash, Karen Mahoney

Book Review: Falling To Ash, Karen Mahoney

| 18 February , 2013 | Reply

In her attempts to come to terms with her dead mother and never-around father, Moth spends a wonderful night with Theo. However, what she doesn’t anticipate is that Theo would bite her, turning her into a vampire. Moth must now follow Theo’s control – as her maker, he is in charge of her life. However, […]

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Book Review: The Wrath of Angels, John Connolly

Book Review: The Wrath of Angels, John Connolly

| 18 February , 2013 | Reply

If there is one theme that is common to most of the characters (bad guys) in this book – it’s evil. Pure evil. The Wrath of Angels is sure to be a delight to people who love crime thrillers, I did too until I started reading it at night and found myself glancing over my shoulder […]

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