Tag: non-fiction

Review: Family Don’t End With Blood, Lynn S Zubernis

Review: Family Don’t End With Blood, Lynn S Zubernis

Family Don’t End with Blood is a collection of heartfelt essays about how one television show has changed the lives of viewers, and members of the cast. Some of the stories are joyful celebrations of fandom and learning to express enjoyment of perhaps less-than-mainstream entertainment. Others are frank descriptions of… Read more »

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Review: Between You & Me, Mary Norris

Review: Between You & Me, Mary Norris

– A delightful collection of stories and grammatical lessons. Mary Norris has been a copy editor for The New Yorker magazine since 1978. In this book, she shares some anecdotes from her time working in editing, interspersed with some lessons in grammar, punctuation and spelling. Grammar is not the easiest… Read more »

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Review: Lingo, Gaston Dorren

Review: Lingo, Gaston Dorren

English is a very tricky language to learn, coming from so many different ancient invaders and immigrants. I find myself in awe of those who master the language to a fluent level. But in fact, each of the rest of the languages of Europe have their own little quirks and… Read more »

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Review: Mug Cakes, Mima Sinclair

Review: Mug Cakes, Mima Sinclair

This is Philippa and Angelya’s joint audio review for Mug Cakes. The review is an extract from episode 15 of Tea in the Treetops Podcast, originally recorded on October 29, 2014. You can find links to all our podcast episodes on the main podcast page. Quotes from the review: “We… Read more »

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Review: You Are the Music, Victoria Williamson

Review: You Are the Music, Victoria Williamson

Have you ever wondered how we get earworms? Or whether unborn babies really hear the Mozart played to them? If you’re curious about how music affects us throughout our lives, you might find You Are the Music an interesting read. It’s been a while since I’ve read a non-fiction book… Read more »

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