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This is a stunning and deeply moving memoir told from the viewpoint of the author, his wife and his mother, about the latter's battle with cancer. When Joan was diagnosed with terminal cancer, Rory MacLean and his wife Katrin took her into their home.

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Me and Mine is a memoir about an extended Irish family in the 1950s who, one by one, leave to seek a new life in London.

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This first novel from the critically-acclaimed singer-songwriter and actor Steve Earle tells the story of Doc Ebersole. Set in 1960s Texas, Doc is haunted by the ghost of Hank Williams, after administering the final morphine dose that killed him.

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Searching for the perfect holiday read? Look no further than bestselling chick lit author Wendy Holden’s Marrying Up.

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What a rollicking doggy adventure! A Neighbourhood Watch team comprised of mutts, moggies, a skateboarding tortoise, some sleepy guinea pigs and a shy Shetland pony, headed by a crime-solving hound, makes for a highly entertaining read.

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This beautifully lyrical novel covers the lives of two families from 1927 through to the devastation following the Second World War.

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Ivo Stourton's second novel, The Book Lover's Tale, is a literary novel in every sense of the word. Matt, the narrator, is a self-styled "library consultant" and a serial adulterer, who collects women and books.

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A single mother dies leaving behind her baby; a childless couple have been through the wringer with IVF and now the adoption system. Kind and loving, surely they are the perfect match.

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Vishram Society Tower A of the Vishram Co-operative Housing Society is a crumbling apartment block in Mumbai whose inhabitants are bound together by shared memories and strict adherence to convention.

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Eye Lake tells the story of Eli who has lived in Crooked River his whole life, haunted by the disappearances of his grandfather and best friend.  

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