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Family holidays can be a challenging, tense-ridden affair at the best of times but for the Post family who are all "masters of delusion" a two-week vacation on the Mediterranean island of Mallorca is a simmering melting pot of secrets, duplicities and pressure. Franny

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This is the second novel from Women's Prize shortlisted author Heather O’Neill. Like her debut Lullabies for Little Criminals, this is set in Canada and told from the point of view of a young female protagonist - but it is a very different story. 

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Martine Bailey’s first novel, An Appetite for Violets, is lively, well-researched historical fiction seasoned with mystery and culinary tradition.

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Tigerman manages to manage that elusive combination of intelligent, beautiful writing with a story that is imaginative, fast-paced and really good fun. There's plenty to make you think as well as plenty to make you laugh.

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This novel is a continuation of the story begun in My Dear I Wanted to Tell You. Although it has the same characters it is very different in scope and style and seems to be aimed at a predominately female audience.

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We all know how it goes. Girl meets boy. They fall in love. They get married and live happily ever after. But what if the girl and boy keep missing each other. They meet other people and lead separate lives. What if two soul mates don’t find each other and when they do perhaps it’s too late.

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"Aren’t we going to wait for mommy?" This simple question posed by 11-year-old Emma Cartwright as she leaves Malaya with her father and younger sister Fleur is representative of the poignant heart of this impressive debut by Dinah Jefferies.

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After wrapping up her 13-novel "Sookie Stackhouse" series, Charlaine Harris is creating a brand new series set in the tiny Texas town of Midnight.

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Animals is the irreverant, raucous story of best friends Laura and Tyler. A heady combination of witty observations and poignant philosophising about life, love and friendship, this is one of my books of the year so far.

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Luisa is a nineteen year old stuck in tedious job, living at home, no boyfriend, no real friends. The life she should have had seems to have been taken to another dimension and she is living one that isn’t hers.

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