100 Book Challenge? – It Definitely Was!

Well I set my self a lofty total of 100 books in 2012, which turned out to be a little too high. I made it to 67, but I’m still quite happy with that. I started off the year with the best intentions and I managed to keep up until about June. And then Cameron moved back from Huddersfield and I was round at his house or going out more often, and the books kind of stopped flowing (I only read one book in July). I managed to pick it up again a...

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Review: Mitch Albom – The Five People You Meet in Heaven

I’ve just finished this book and it was fantastic! It was quite a sad book, but one that definitely made you think. The book is about 83 year old Eddie, who works on Ruby Pier, a seaside fairground. One of the rides malfunctions and comes crashing to the ground – he dies when he tries to push a young girl out of the way, and spends the whole book worrying that he hasn’t saved her. When Eddie gets to Heaven, he realises that...

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Now Reading: Mitch Albom – The Five People You Meet in Heaven

This is the second of the books that my cousin Hannah lent me. After the disappointment of my last book, I’m hoping that I’ll enjoy this one more, and can use it to get back on track on my reading challenge. It sounds like a very touching book; an 83 year old man dies, and when he gets to heaven he realises that it’s not like the Garden of Eden, but a place where your life is explained to you by five people who were in it. I...

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