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Jenny Pepper lives an ordinary life. She is dealing with her teenage daughter, worrying about her weight and working in a bookshop in town. Tired by her mundane and unfruitful life and forever envious of others Jenny Pepper thinks it will never change.

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A new year means the opportunity for a new start and brand new resolutions along with it. When a wintry Suffolk New Year's Eve unexpectedly throws Caitlin, Saffron and Gemma together they collectively insist that this should be a year of taking chances, and making changes.

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Set in 1864, Nunslinger tells the story of Sister Thomas Josephine a Visitandine nun who has chosen to travel out to the state of California to bring God and her nursing skills to the Catholic mission in San Francisco. On the way however her wagon train is attacked and burned out.

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The Hot Country is Pulitzer Prize winner Robert Olen Butler's first foray into the world of commercial fiction and it is one hell of a debut. Christopher "Kit" Marlowe Cobb is a war correspondent chasing a story in 1914 Mexico.

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Katie Fforde's A Christmas Feast and Other Stories is a collection of short stories. This novel is full of Christmassy activities such as cooking, shopping for a new dress, Christmas carols, snow in Scotland and gingerbread houses.

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While I’m in no way at pains to spoil the review before it’s even started, it seems necessary to point out that David Nicholls’s Us is a novel so bright, so funny, so downright pleasurable to read, you’ll no doubt want to experience it in more than just one format. &nbs

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Katherine Webb’s novel is set in Puglia in the 1920s, a hard, unyielding land where for centuries men have struggled to cultivate enough to feed their families. The landowners pay little and employ harsh overseers to ensure desperate and starving workers meet quotas.

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This unique work of epistolary fiction tells the tale of Jason Fitger, a beleaguered professor of creative writing and literature whose once promising career has faded and his romantic life left in self-proclaimed tatters.

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The lengths humans will go to fill voids in their lives-be it with faith, drugs, and music or even murderous, vengeful intent-is the focus of Stephen King’s deeply unsettling but utterly compelling new horror novel Revival. Spanning five decades of two men’s lives in

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“Gosh… He’s hardly a shoe-in for Crufts is he?” Doggo might not be destined to win any pampered pooch prizes but he’s all Dan’s got left to show from his four-year relationship with Clara when she suddenly walks out on him.

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