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The Enchanted Places by Christopher Milne

The story of the real Christopher Robin from Winnie the Pooh as told by the boy himself. The son of A.A Milne, and the inspiration for his most famous books, Christopher had a love/hate relationship with his fictional counterpart. In this collection of essays, he discusses his parents, his often lonely childhood, and the difficulty… Continue reading The Enchanted Places by Christopher Milne

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Haunted: True Tales of the Paranormal

When there’s something strange in your neighborhood, who are you going to call? Gestalt media! Twenty seven true stories of encounters with the paranormal. Some are very gentle brushes with the unexplained, a few are extremely odd full blown paranormal occurrences, and a most of them are terrifying. I got this audiobook and it’s accompanying… Continue reading Haunted: True Tales of the Paranormal

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New to my TBR

It’s the final week of Nonfiction November and the last prompt is about books that I’ve added to my To Be Read pile. I must confess that I’ve done this whole Nonfiction November thing wrong. I didn’t plan out my books in advance, I didn’t write my prompt posts properly, I posted links in all… Continue reading New to my TBR

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Bits of a Boyhood by Bruce Goodman

It’s always nice when you read the memoir of a person you hold in high esteem and you like them even more after you’ve read the book. In this short volume, blogger, musician and author, Bruce Goodman, recounts his early years growing up as the penultimate of six children in rural New Zealand. Let me… Continue reading Bits of a Boyhood by Bruce Goodman

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Ghost Boy by Martin Pistorius

The true story of a South African sleeping beauty. In 1988, at the age of 12, Martin fell ill with a mysterious debilitating disease. Over the course of a few months he lost the ability to speak and move. He fell into a living sleep. Doctors predicted he would die in a matter of months.… Continue reading Ghost Boy by Martin Pistorius