Straight Expectations by Peggy Cryden reviewed

Title: Straight Expectations Author: Peggy Cryden LMFT, Peggy Cryden, Genre: Non fiction Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers Release Date: May 18, 2017 Format: ebook Pages: 184 Source: NetGalley A memoir of a mother’s experience of raising both a gay son and a gay, transgender son that acknowledges her own upbringing in an adopted family. Through the …

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The Raqqa Diaries by Samer reviewed

Title: The Raqqa Diaries Author: Mohammed, Sameera, Genre: Non fiction Publisher: Hutchinson Release Date: March 9, 2017 Format: ebook Pages: 108 Source: NetGalley The Raqqa Diaries began as a series of short broadcasts on Radio 4’s Today Programme. Now one of the most isolated and fear ridden cities on earth, no-one is allowed to speak …

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The Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps in France reviewed

Title: The Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps in France, 1917 – 1921 Author: Samantha Philo-Gill Genre: Non fiction Publisher: Pen & Sword Release Date: 28 February 2017 Format: ebook Pages: 254 Source: NetGalley In March 1917, the first women to be enrolled into the British Army joined the newly formed Women s Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC). …

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Summit 8000 by Andrew Lock reviewed

Title: Summit 8000 Life and Death with Australia's Master of Thin Air Author: Andrew Lock Genre: Non fiction Publisher: Melbourne University Press Release Date: November 28, 2016 Format: ebook Pages: 303 Source: NetGalley A thrilling memoir of the spectacular high-altitude mountaineering achievements of Andrew Lock: the only Australian to have summited all fourteen 8000-metre peaks …

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Dying, A Memoir by Cory Taylor reviewed

Title: Dying, A Memoir Author: Cory Taylor Genre: Non fiction Publisher: Canongate Books Release Date: 03 November, 2016 Format: ebook Pages: 160 Source: NetGalley Read  Cory Taylor is one of Australia’s celebrated novelists, the author of the brilliant Me and Mr Booker (winner of the Commonwealth Writers Prize, Pacific region), and My Beautiful Enemy (shortlisted …

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One Mans Everest by Kenton Cool reviewed

Title: One Man's Everest Author: Kenton Cool Genre: Non fiction Publisher: Arrow Release Date: April 21, 2016 Format: ebook Pages: 356 Source: NetGalley Kenton Cool is the finest alpine climber of this generation. His accomplishments are staggering. He has summited Everest eleven times. He is the first person in history to climb the three Everest …

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