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The Tattooist of Auschwitz, by Heather Morris

At first the novel comes across as an easy to read Mills and Boon like romance tale. But once I read more about the terrible situation in the prison camp and the small actions that can make a difference whether you live or die I soon appreciated it …

Fire and Fury, by Michael Wolff

Inside the Trump Whitehouse I was drawn to this book by its notoriety. After barely making it past the first chapter I just couldn’t read any more. Rarely do I give up on a book, but if you aren’t enjoying a book then why bother? It’s badly written …

Who Killed Jim Barclay?, by Wallace Mortimer

The murders of Jim Barclay and John Bamford in late 1917 at Wonnangatta Station near Myrtleford in Victoria is a fascinating mystery. The book covers the theories and paints a picture of the setting with historical stories about many of the locals of the time.

Giants of Steam, by Jonathon Glancey

An excellent read for anyone interested in the past and possible future for steam. Full of facts and statistics the statements are well backed up and interesting to read.