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Checking Out – Nick Spalding

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January 13, 2019

Achievement

Checking Out, is a funny-sad examination of a man dealing with an inoperable brain tumour and a very poor prognosis. The man is 33-year-old Nathan and he’s a musician and composer and has lived a pretty affluent lifestyle over recent years following a winning tune which hit bigtime. This…


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Dry Hard – Nick Spalding

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January 13, 2019

Commitment

I genuinely have moments in Nick Spalding’s books where I laugh out loud. I have since his first books, learned NOT to read them in public as it avoids embarrassing spontaneous outbursts of laughter, snorting when trying to control the outbursts, and dribbling tears and saliva out my eyes…


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Fireside Chat with a Grammar Nazi Serial Killer – Ryan Suvaal

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December 19, 2018

Grammar

Fireside Chat with a Grammar Nazi Serial Killer, is a highly imaginative, tongue-in-cheek story of a psychopath that has been rattled by the misuse of grammar. The infamous Grammar Nazi Serial Killer came to despise the incorrect use of grammar after living in a house of cannibals when a…


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Three Men on Their Bikes – Richard Mapes

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September 22, 2018

Road-Trip

Three Men on Their Bikes follows a very well-trodden path, telling the story where close friends from younger days suddenly recognise they are drifting apart and decide to take a road-trip or vacation to rekindle old friendships. My initial difficulty with a story of this nature is that I don’t…


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Corkscrew – Peter Stafford-Bow

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September 14, 2018

Ambition

Corkscrew is a brilliantly entertaining novel. It’s a humorous and racy journey of a wine buyer from his expelled school days to a senior position with a major supermarket brand. Felix Hart is extremely witty, sexually obsessed, and hugely ambitious. There are numerous instances where you will struggle NOT to…

Peter Donnelly
Ireland

Founder of The Reading Desk, supporting readers, authors, publishers and book industry. Top Reviewer on Amazon, Goodreads, and NetGalley peter@thereadingdesk.com

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