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What better treat for booklovers than a novel about bibliophiles, book collecting and libraries, with a literary mystery at its heart and this is exactly what Charlie Lovett’s First Impressions offers.  Sophie Collingwood has grown up with books.

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In 2012 Rachel Joyce introduced us to a retired gentleman called Harold Fry. He went on to steal the hearts of millions of readers as he walked across England to visit his ex-colleague Queenie Hennessy in a hospice.

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Cathy Kelly’s latest novel It Started with Paris is a lovely, warm book that is perfect reading material this autumn.  At the top of the Eiffel Tower, Michael proposes to his first love, Katy and as they prepare for their wedding back home in Ireland, th

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After the unparalleled success of Graeme Simsion’s debut novel The Rosie Project, his eccentric hero Don Tillman returns in the follow-up, The Rosie Effect.  Married to the world’s most beautiful woman, Rosie Jarman, for ten months and ten days,

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Holly Peterson’s latest novel, The Idea of Him, tackles the issue of women falling in love with the idea of a man rather than the reality - and how far the two can be removed from one another.  Wade Crawford is the epitome of charm and ebullience.

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Becky Brandon is back and she’s trying to conquer Hollywood in Sophie Kinsella’s seventh "Shopaholic" book – Shopaholic to the Stars. With husband Luke’s PR firm landing a major client in the shape of rising Hollywood wannabe Sage Seymour, Becky and daughter Minnie are

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Lock the door and switch off the phone because when you pick up Saving Grace you won’t put it down until it is finished.

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What does Kate Middleton have in common with Nelson Mandela? Or Pope Benedict with Bob Hoskins, for that matter? Or Margaret Thatcher with Shirley Temple? Seamus Heaney with David Beckham? Richard III with Bono?

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Mother-of-two Monica has been waiting for an opportunity to pursue her career so when she gets offered a three-month role as an assistant film producer, it seems as though her prayers are finally answered.

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Life as a single parent can be overwhelming, joyful, maddening and stultifying – and it's this battle of emotions that swirl inside protagonist Eve, who finds herself thrust into a strange new life when her partner suddenly abandons her and their toddler daughter, Addie. 

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