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Head of State
Andrew Marr
Review by Sinead Fitzgibbon
Andrew Marr, according to the publisher’s blurb, "has long wanted to write a political satire". One can understand why.

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The Boy with the Tiger's Heart
Linda Coggin
Review by Hannah Love
There has been a welcome influx of two genres to children's literature recently - those that stress the importance of preserving wild places, and those at least partially set in a circus or funfa
Fatherland
Nina Bunjevac
Review by Rebecca Watts
The story begins in Toronto, 2012.
Fives and Twenty-Fives
Michael Pitre
Review by Janie Philips
It is Spring 2011 and for three young men, Doctor Pleasant, Lieutenant Donavon and interpreter Dodge, their minds keep jumping back to 2006, the bloodiest stretch of the Iraq war.
Five Days Left
Julie Lawson Timmer
Review by Jade Craddock
Julie Lawson Timmer has written a stunning debut novel that will resonate with, and affect, readers long after they’ve finished reading it. 
 
Mara has been the ulti
The English Girl
Margaret Leroy
Review by Sally Hughes
Stella Whittaker, a quintessential English rose is the English girl of the title. It's 1937 and talented but naïve Stella has gone to Vienna to study piano at the Academy of Music.
The English Girl
Margaret Leroy
Review by Sally Hughes
Stella Whittaker, a quintessential English rose is the English girl of the title. It's 1937 and talented but naïve Stella has gone to Vienna to study piano at the Academy of Music.
I Can't Begin to Tell You
Elizabeth Buchan
Review by Sally Hughes
During the Second World War Denmark - a flat country with a small population and a border with Germany - had little to no chance of resisting Nazi invasion.

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Adultery
Paulo Coelho
Review by Jade Craddock
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Debbie Taylor
Review by Tracy Eynon
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Linda Newbery
Review by Katie Clapham
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