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Fashion shows and recycling, star quality and chickens, custard doughnuts and moving house; more adventures in the life of Daizy Star, who, encouraged by best friends Willow, Beth and Murphy, attempts to impress Miss Moon so that she can be 'Star of the Week'.

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A good heist is about personality, planning and hairsbreadth escapes. If the prize is unique and priceless (like moon rocks) that just makes it more exciting.

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Beth's journey on a cruise ship with her unremarkable boyfriend is not the story of The Blue Book: the story lies all in the telling.

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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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A sensitive and deeply personal view of schizophrenia and the impact mental illness has on a family, Circles Around the Sun is a thoughtful and heartfelt examination of the devastating sense of loss Molly McCloskey feels at her older brother Mike's succumbing to this cruel illness.

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Oxford academics Raymond and Beatrice have embarked on an affair fuelled by their research into a possible link between their respective specialities of Virginia Woolf and Friedrich Nietzsche.

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