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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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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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Imagine leaving behind life as you know it; waking up to morning sunlight rather than the sound of an alarm; swapping Ubers for Ubud, trading in grey London skies for Indonesian sunsets.

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Do you possess a fear of the night? Do its strange and inexplicable sights and sounds terrify, rather than interest you? Or do you have the yearning curiosity to explore the other side of Britain, Britain after sunset, but you are unsure as to how to begin?

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In this frank account of her alcoholism, Blackout follows Sarah Hepola’s life as a functioning alcoholic on the road to sobriety. From pre-teen to well into her 30s Hepola’s life was a series of nights she couldn’t remember.

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Food lovers and armchair travellers alike will savour this tour through the world’s regional cuisines and trademark dishes.

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If you’re reading this then you’re already a traveller through the terrain of what author Laurence Scott has dubbed the fourth dimension - a new way of being which is accessible to us via the recent revolutions in digital technology.

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It’s not easy being a girl but author Hayley Long tries to make it as witty as possible in her new book for tweens, teens and beyond.

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The Perfect Stranger follows P. J. Kavanagh on his way from boyhood to manhood with all the twists and turns in between. We trace the narrator's footsteps as he lives with his family as a young boy, works in Butlins, yearns for a Hemingway-esque Paris and as he bumbles into war.

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Most of us are increasingly detached from the natural world that was so important to our ancestors. Living in towns and cities, even when nature can be found poking through the bricks and concrete, we are too busy staring at our phones to give it a second glance.

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