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I had a nostalgic feeling of similarities to Nancy Drew series while reading this book. But of course with a bundle of Sherlock Holmes style of deductions underneath. The story is about a murder of the staff Miss Bell which will be solved by the two students of the Deepdean school. It’s refreshing to see the map of characters and the other details are pleasingly potent. Especially Daisy Wells and Hazel Wong were loquacious and inquisitive. Overall had a nice alumna experience.

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The title of the book made me to scan its contents and have to admit its picturesque flow without any interruptions. If the interest is on the road trip with a dash of humor in place, then this story is drenched inside out. Most of the parts are about Allen’s life circled around encountered people en-route. His affinity towards vodka and boldness actions display his knack ideologies. Had a pleasurable time with this book.

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This book is about Randy Pausch, a professor of computer science at Carnegie Mellon University and was diagnosed with a terminal illness – pancreatic cancer. It offers many wisdoms into his approach as an academician and his morality is echoed throughout. Well, I thought its contents to be a memoir sorts containing battling details but turned out different and quite preaching in my honest opinion. This thought provoking statement in the book “Luck is indeed where preparation meets opportunity” has absorbed me and will remain to stay forever. A very heart wrenching tale and had made a strong impact on me.

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No matter what illness and wellness is endured by those who have experienced the taste of various pains. And this is what Porochista Khakpour has offered in her memoir sorts which is penned as a proclamation containing the detail of the suffering, questioning the diagnosis and its further prognosis. There are many resonating scenes that shines through the value of maneuvering and never disposed from sharing the introspection. ‘Sick’ is less sickening and more of a bruising fact sheet, an indeed a great booster.

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