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In this companion novel to the body-swap romance Every Day, Levithan explores the relationship from Rhiannon’s point of view. 

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The debut novel from creative writing lecturer Maggie Mitchell is a model example of how to write a darn good literary thriller, packed with complex character perspectives, narrative twists and turns, intriguing human insights and a hefty spoonful of dramatic tension.  

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“My name is Freedom and I killed my daughter.” Freedom Oliver is a loud mouthed alcoholic who is in the witness protection programme for killing her police officer husband, 18years previously.

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Although the centenary of the First World War has seen the publication of a profusion of novels dealing with the conflict a number of things set this one apart from the herd. It deals with Americans for a start.

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A reinvention of all your favourite literary monsters, Mel Foster and the Demon Butler is a fresh and exciting tale of Victorian England with more than a few unusual happenings that you won't find in the history books. 

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Bryony Mailer is a bored, 24-year-old history graduate working as a junior day receptionist at the Fetch Brothers Golf Spa Hotel near Arbroath.

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Go Set a Watchman is not a book that should be read in a vacuum. It becomes fairly transparent, fairly early on, that this can only be taken as a first draft of what would become To Kill a Mockingbird.

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Emblazoned on the book’s cover is that fact that it is a New York Times bestseller, and this novel certainly deserves that achievement.

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Philip Kazan has taken the sketchy details known about the life of Fra Filippo Lippi, the 14th century Renaissance painter and fleshed them out into a lively and entertaining story.

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Amaterasu is a haunted woman, widowed and living in self-imposed exile in America. She has resisted learning English and spends more time with a whiskey bottle than she cares to admit. She considers herself responsible for her daughter’s death and guilt has consumed her for 40 years.

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