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Book Review: Eleven, by Mark Watson

I was recently gifted a big box of books by a family friend having a clear out. This was the first book I picked out to read. I’ve always liked Mark Watson when I’ve seen him on TV (he’s a … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Game Of Thrones, by George R. R. Martin

I’d never heard of George R. R. Martin or his fantasy series ‘A Song Of Fire And Ice’ until I started reading about a new HBO series (showing over here on Sky) called A Game Of Thrones. The book of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Adventures On the High Teas – In Search Of Middle England, by Stuart Maconie

‘Middle England’ is a term that has a variety of meanings. Sometimes it’s code for the type of people who read the Daily Mail and say “I’m not racist, but…” and sometimes it means church coffee mornings, farmers markets and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Join Me by Danny Wallace

Danny Wallace’s career is hard to explain. He’s a writer, former tv producer, and has even appeared on panel shows. I’d read his book ‘Are You Dave Gorman?’ (which he co-authored with Gorman, a comedian who used to be his … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Republic Of Love by Carol Shields

I picked this up on a whim on my last trip to the library. I don’t tend to read romances, and both the title and the blurb (which refers to the two main characters falling in love at first sight) … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sail, by James Patterson and Howard Roughan

I got this book for free from my boss who had a spare copy. I don’t normally read thrillers but I thought I’d give it a go. I’ve never read a Patterson novel before so I can’t judge whether having … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

Did that title catch your eye? I bet it did. I’ve been reading mostly non-fiction in the last few months so I was beginning to miss having a good story to keep me enthralled! My mom and a family friend … Continue reading

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