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Great light read

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-05-2020

It’s an amusing romp into the world of blogging, the types who inhabit it’s space and the toll it takes on their real lives when they face the pressure of competing for a blogging award, allegedly to not the big time. This story is full of familiar types, it captures the Australians you know so well and had me wondering, at first, which camp, if any, was mine. But I concluded I was blissfully none of the above and the story comes full circle to show that working together and authenticity is more desirable than a carefully cultivated image.

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Excellent reading of a classic

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-05-2020

Joanne Froggart’s performance breathes life into this classic. I hadn’t read the book before, and it is a grim gothic tale of awful people and their demise. If you’re wondering which adaption to listen to, this is the one.

Not the most detailed or helpful advice

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1 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 13-04-2020

Didn’t focus a lot on the strategies to overcome food addiction, which is what it processed to do. One line at most for the topics covered and offers unhelpful advice like eating nuts instead of chocolate. Only briefly touches in mindfulness and at the wrong point - definitely needed to be introduced earlier. There was also an obsessive focus on listing foods that are probably most common in the United States so excludes those of us from,other places a little bit. Would recommend Susan Albers books over this one. Reading was also a bit bland for my liking, it could have been machine read it was so lacking in intonation, emphasis and modulation.