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    BOOK REVIEW : SECRETS OF THE IN-GROUP BY CAROLYN RE & LORETTA RE

    TITLE : Secrets of the IN-GROUP AUTHORS : Carolyn Re & Loretta Re GENRE : Women’s Fiction, Contemporary Fiction FBRC RATING : 3.5 stars BLURB: Twitter … WhatsApp … Tumblr … Six women in the riverside city of Albury realize that, without social media skills, they’re staring irrelevancy in the face. Their book club won’t cut it any more. It’s time to go virtual. But their decision to plunge into the on-line world brings shocking revelations and unexpected outcomes. Friendships, new and old, are tested and their lives teeter on the edge of collapse. They must navigate a path through the chaos. But who exactly can they trust? A small…

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    BOOK REVIEW : THE BILLION POUND LIE BY BILL DARE

    How do you make God laugh?… Tell him your plans. -BILL DARE, THE BILLION POUND LIE TITLE : The billion pound lie AUTHOR : Bill Dare GENRE : Satire, Comedy FBRC RATING : 4 stars BLURB : ‘We have been dropped into a world of dazzling possibilities.’ A hapless barista is mistaken for the winner of a new record-breaking global lottery. He drunkenly plays along. The next day he wakes up with a hangover and the world’s press at his door. The promises he made to friends are not forgotten. So begins a roller coaster ride as he tries desperately to do the right thing. His partner is held to…