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This is a beautifully crafted book: part pastoral, part family saga. At the centre of the book is a place; beautiful, haunting Kington Parsonage, a place imbued with memories.

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This collection of stories gathers together a wide range of topics not usually dealt with in such a casual manner; incest, child abuse, sexual violence, and more.

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The travel editor of the Mail on Sunday Frank Barrett’s beautifully produced Treasured Island is subtitled A Book Lover’s Tour of Britain and takes its reader on a whistlestop tour of a selection of Britain’s literary landmarks.

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Hilary Freeman’s novel is born from the same mould as "Sliding Doors" and The Versions of Us, it asks the same questions about identity and the myriad of potential lives within a single person.

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This book absolutely broke my heart with its incredibly raw truth. It is because of the intensely beautiful, empathetic and heart-rendingly powerful writing from Downham that you will get to know and love Katie, Mary and Caroline.

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Aged 21 Tom Preston was diagnosed with stage four lymphoma and given around a 40% chance of survival. This short, autobiographical work tells his battle story. 

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Emerald Fennell takes another step towards mastering the art of macabre children's fiction with her new darkly comic murder mystery.

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The Crossing is a captivating book. It is Miller’s seventh novel, charting territory quite different from his 2011 hit, Pure, which was set in the cemeteries of 18th century Paris. Here the setting is the modern day, the subject a personal journey.

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The award winning Altan has written that rare thing, a novel that is fluent yet profound, accessible and thought-provoking.

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In order to stop the increasing epidemic of disruptive and fractious children a policy has been introduced whereby teachers identify troubled individuals who are then assessed and, if necessary, put on the latest medication – Concentr8.

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