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‘Uncommon Type: Some Stories’, by Tom Hanks: Book Review

Star Rating: ★★★✰✰ So, in case you haven’t heard, Tom Hanks wrote a book of short stories based around typewriters, or at least containing a typewriter in some shape or form in each story.

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‘Impossible Views of the World’, by Lucy Ives: Book Review

Stella Krakus is having a bad week. Her almost-ex-husband is basically stalking her, her glamorous-yet-overbearing mother wants to meet for lunch, and her boss/lover is breaking up their romance as gently as his narcissism will let him. On top of it all, her colleague Paul has gone missing. But he's left behind a map that piques Stella's interest. As she researches into its origins, a mystery opens itself that promises to reveal secrets Stella never dreamed of

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Book Review: ‘The House’, by Simon Lelic

Jack and Sydney have just bought their first house. They were shocked when they're offer was accepted, especially considering how many people were at the viewing. But they don't question it. The only catch is that they get all of the junk that the previous owner left in the house as well, but cleaning it all away is a small price to pay for their dream home.

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Dark Places, by Gillian Flynn

'Dark Places' centres around Libby Day, the sole survivor of the 'Satan Sacrifice of Kinnakee, Kansas.' While her mother and two sisters were brutally murdered, a seven year old Libby manages to climb out of the bedroom window and hide until morning. She puts the blame on her fifteen year old brother Ben and her testimony puts him behind bars. Twenty five years later she is contacted by a group of amateur detectives who are sure of Ben's innocence.