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By admin On Sunday, December 17th, 2017
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For The Woman Who Has Everything: A Short story by Susi Holliday

She is almost out of the front door when she sees the envelope leaning against the blue glass vase on the sideboard. It’s addressed to her. Dear Caroline, I’m not going to be here for Christmas after all. More...

By admin On Friday, December 15th, 2017
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Winter reading for women: Put you into Yuletide

The Christmas Secret ***** by Karen Swan  Pan, £7.99  EXECUTIVE business coach Alex Hyde is hired by a whisky distillery on the Scottish island of Islay to tame their renegade sales CEO Lochlan Farquhar. More...

By admin On Friday, December 15th, 2017
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Festive crackers ready to bring a little joy to your world

NC/GETTY An Almost Perfect Christmas, by Nina Stibbe This festive gem of a stocking filler is a short collection of her musings on Christmas, punctuated with quirky seasonal short stories.  Stibbe More...

By admin On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Picture books: This week's best buys including Oi Cat!, There's A Monster and more

Award-winning duo Kes Gray and Jim Field are on top form in the hilarious Oi Cat! (Hodder Children’s Books, £12.99). The exuberant sequel to Oi Frog! and Oi Dog! charts the escapades of cats who sit on gnats, More...

By admin On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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This week's best books for children aged five to nine: Toto, The Wizard Of Once and more

A delightful retelling of The Wizard Of Oz from the perspective of a little dog called Toto, it will enchant children and parents alike.  Cressida Cowell, author of the How To Train Your Dragon series, returns More...

By admin On Saturday, December 2nd, 2017
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Simon Kernick: My six best books – Agatha Christie inspired me from an early age

WALKING THE WOODS AND THE WATER by Nick Hunt Brealey, £9.99 A travel book by a guy who walked from Rotterdam to Istanbul, along the route taken in 1933 by the great explorer Patrick Leigh Fermor. He has an More...

By admin On Saturday, December 2nd, 2017
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Two Kinds Of Truth review: The retired detective investigates a double murder

Bosch is trying to solve cold cases as a volunteer for the San Fernando police department when he is tasked with helping the town’s three inexperienced detectives at the scene of a crime, a store where More...

By admin On Friday, December 1st, 2017
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A Short History Of Drunkenness review: William Hartston is only here for the beer…

THE Oxford Historical Thesaurus Of The English Language contains around 200 euphemisms for inebriation, ranging from the Old English “symbelwlonc” via “intoxicated” (first seen in 1576), More...

By admin On Friday, December 1st, 2017
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Resort To Murder review: Local reporter Judy Dimont investigates when a body is found

Our heroine duly sets to work over cups of bad coffee at the Espresso Bongo or a beaker of rum at the Old Jawbones and we are soon negotiating more twists and turns than Miss Dimont makes on her moped Herbert More...

By admin On Thursday, November 30th, 2017
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Philip Pullman: La Belle Sauvage is named Waterstones Book of the Year

La Belle Sauvage, the first volume of Pullman’s new Book of Dust series was published last month to great critical applause and gave him his first No 1 bestseller. After hearing of his award Pullman, best More...

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