Bruce Springsteen and the Promise of Rock and Roll – Mark Dolan

As we are both massive Bruce Springsteen fans, my Dad had read Mark Dolan’s book “Bruce Springsteen and the Promise of Rock and Roll” and recommended it to me. As he said there were several places mentioned that we might want to have a look at on our next trip to New York and New Jersey I decided to download the Kindle version so I could highlight passages of interest and then would also have it with me on the trip to enable me to check things.
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We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves – Karen Joy Fowler

“We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves” by Karen Joy Fowler was another recommendation from my brother’s girlfriend, Emma, after I had enjoyed her last recommendation, “The Fault in Our Stars”.
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Film Reviews – Gone Girl and Love Rosie

I don’t normally do film reviews but this weekend I went to the cinema twice and both times I went to see films that have been adapted from books so it felt fitting to do a review here as I have reviewed both the books here too.

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The Fault in Our Stars – John Green

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My brother’s girlfriend, Emma, had been telling me some time ago about how much she loved John Green’s “The Fault in Our Stars” and I had been intending on getting round to reading it so when my Mum was buying a book at weekend that was on a 2 for £7 deal in Asda and I noticed “The Fault in Our Stars” was in the offer too I went for it. Unfortunately, it did mean I had to have a copy with the film version of the front cover, which I detest, but needs must.
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Where Rainbows End – Cecelia Ahern

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I decided to re-read “Where Rainbows End” before I go to see the film version, “Love Rosie” which is released in cinemas this week. This is the second book by Cecelia Ahern and although I’ve read it before it has been quite some time since I read it.
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My Side of Life – Shane Filan

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Confession time; I was a massive Westlife fan for the entirety of their 14 year run. Me and my best mate used to go to the concerts every year, we did an album signing and a book signing and even went to Dublin once to watch them in concert. We loved them, they were a big part of our life and many of our memories of things we have done together are around Westlife.

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Frozen Heat – Richard Castle

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“Frozen Heat” is the 4th book in the Nikki Heat series of books by fictional author Richard Castle from the TV show “Castle”. I really like these tie-in books as they are featured in the show and you can also see bits in the books that are inspired by events that have happened in the show as Castle is supposed to be writing them using his experiences with Beckett and the others at the 12th Precinct.
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