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Book Review: The Perfect Dress By Louisa Leaman

Plot: Fran’s wedding dress shop isn’t like any other. A treasure trove of history, filled with gowns from every decade ...
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Book Review: The Naughty Or Nice Clause By Kate Callaghan

Plot: When Lyla’s father retired as CEO of the toy company which has been in their family for generations, she ...
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The Christmas Postcards By Karen Swan

Plot: Set in a chocolate-box village, a woman makes a surprising connection with a pen-pal that will change her life ...
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Book Review: The Sh!te Before Christmas By Serena Terry

Plot: Christmas time, toddler meltdowns, teenage angst, marriage problems and WINE. This year, the perfect Christmas is going to take ...
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Book Review: An Offer From A Gentleman By Julia Quinn

Plot: Will she accept his offer before the clock strikes midnight? Sophie Beckett never dreamed she'd be able to sneak ...
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Book Review: The Girls Bathroom By Sophia Tuxford and Cinza Baylis-Zullo

Plot: In The Girls Bathroom, Sophia & Cinzia, the girls behind the chart-topping podcast, will supply you with all the girl chat, ...
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Book Review: The Great Gatsby By F.Scott Fitzgerald

Plot: A true classic of American literature. The Great Gatsby celebrates a heightened sensibility to the promises of life, an ...
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Book Review: Maybe In Another Life By Taylor Jenkins Reid

Plot: From the acclaimed author of Forever, Interrupted and After I Do comes a breathtaking new novel about a young ...
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Book Review: The Dead Zone By Stephen King

Plot: Johnny, the small boy who skated at breakneck speed into an accident that for one horrifying moment plunged him ...
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Book Review: Merrily Ever After By Cathy Bramley

Plot: Two strangers. One big secret. And a Christmas to remember . . . Merry has always wanted a family ...
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Book Review: A Seaside Wonder By Melissa Tagg

Plot: In one evening, Indi's world falls apart. Enter the shy professor her family mistakes for her fiancé...make that ex-fiancé ...
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Book Review: The Last Summer By Karen Swan

Plot: Wild-spirited Effie Gillies has lived all her life on the small island of St Kilda but when Lord Sholto, ...
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Book Review: The Most Likely Club By Elyssa Friedland

Plot: At their milestone high school reunion, a group of friends make a pact to finally achieve their high school ...
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Book Review: The Player Next Door By Elizabeth Davis

Plot: Logan Walsh doesn't do relationships.Clare Thompson doesn't do casual.What could possibly bring them together? Finance bro Logan and tabletop ...
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Book Review: The Heart Principle By Helen Hoang

Plot: A woman struggling with burnout learns to embrace the unexpected—and the man she enlists to help her—in this new New ...
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Book Review: The Unhoneymooners By Christina Lauren

Plot: Olive is always unlucky: in her career, in love, in…well, everything. Her identical twin sister Amy, on the other ...
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Book Review: Someone To Kiss By Jamie Anderson

Plot: As the clock strikes midnight over a disastrous New Year's Eve and happy couples celebrate all around her, Kate ...
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Book Review: Beach Read By Emily Henry

Plot: A romance writer who no longer believes in love and a literary writer stuck in a rut engage in ...
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Book Review: Every Thing Is Fucked By Mark Manson

Plot: We live in an interesting time. Materially, everything is the best it’s ever been—we are freer, healthier and wealthier ...
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Book Review: The Boardwalk Bookshop By Susan Mallery

Plot: When fate brings three strangers to a charming space for lease on the California coast, the Boardwalk Bookshop is ...
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Book Review: The Cruise By Catherine Cooper

Plot: A glamorous ship. A mysterious cast of passengers. And a New Year’s Eve party that goes horribly wrong… During ...
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Book Review: The Crime at Black Dudley By Margery Allingham

Plot: A house party is under way at the remote mansion of Black Dudley, and among the guests are some ...
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Book Review: Where The Crawdads Sing By Delia Owens

Plot: For years, rumors of the “Marsh Girl” haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet fishing village. Kya Clark is barefoot and ...
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Book Review: The Girl I Used To Be By Debbie Howells

Plot: Marie Kondo for the soul.Anna and Will have been passing in and out of each other’s lives since they ...
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Book Review: Golden Girl By Elin Hilderbrand

Plot: On a perfect June day, Vivian Howe, author of thirteen beach novels and mother of three nearly grown children, ...
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Book Review: The Reading List By Sara Nisha Adams

Plot: An unforgettable and heart-warming debut about how a chance encounter with a list of library books helps forge an ...
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Book Review: Murder on the Orient Express By Agatha Christie

Plot: Just after midnight, a snowdrift stops the famous Orient Express in its tracks as it travels through the mountainous ...
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Book Review: How To Kill Men And Get Away With It By Katy Brent

Meet Kitty Collins.FRIEND. LOVER. KILLER. Have you ever walked home at night, keys in hand, ready to throw a punch ...
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Book Review: Someone For Everyone By Tracy Corbett

Plot: A surprise inheritance and a failing care home might hold the unlikely makings for true love… Kate’s husband has ...
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Book Review: Run Rose Run By James Patterson and Dolly Parton

Plot: Every song tells a story.She’s a star on the rise, singing about the hard life behind her.She’s also on ...
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Book Review: The Road Trip By Beth O’Leary

Plot: Addie and her sister are about to embark on an epic road trip to a friend's wedding in the ...
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Book Review: A Court Of Thorns And Roses By Sarah J. Maas

Plot: When nineteen-year-old huntress Feyre kills a wolf in the woods, a terrifying creature arrives to demand retribution. Dragged to ...
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Book Review: A Merry Little-Meet Cute By Julie Murphy and Sierra Simone

Plot: Bee Hobbes (aka Bianca Von Honey) has a successful career as a plus-size adult film star. With a huge ...
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Book Review: Twenty-One Nights In Paris By Leonie Mack

Plot: Irena and Sacha come from two very different worlds.An heiress to a fortune, Ren’s home-from-home is the Ritz, while ...
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Book Review: Lord Edgware Dies By Agatha Christie

Plot: It's true; Hercule Poirot had been present when the famous actress Jane Wilkinson bragged of her plan to ‘get ...
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Book Review: Summer With My Sister By Lucy Diamond

Plot: New beginnings and an old flame. Summer just got hotter... Polly has always been the high-flier of the family, ...
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Book Review: Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear By Elizabeth Gilbert 

Plot: Readers of all ages and walks of life have drawn inspiration and empowerment from Elizabeth Gilbert’s books for years ...
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Book Review: Whisper of the Moon Moth By Lindsay Jayne Ashford

Plot: For nineteen-year-old Estelle Thompson, going to the cinema is more than a way to pass the time…it’s a way ...
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Book Review: The No-Show By Beth O’Leary

Plot: Siobhan is a quick-tempered life coach with way too much on her plate. Miranda is a tree surgeon used ...
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Book Review: The Man I Never Met By Elle Cook

Plot: When Hannah picks up a call from an unknown number, she thinks nothing of it--it's just an easygoing American ...
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Book Review: The Keeper Of Lost Things By Ruth Hogan

Plot: Found, on a bench in Riveria Public Gardens, 31st October.Anthony Peardew is the keeper of lost things. Forty years ...
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Book Review: Copenhagen Like a Local: By the People Who Call It Home By D.K. Eyewitness

Plot: Experience Copenhagen the local way with this insider's guide Copenhagen is king of cool: cutting-edge museums, breweries galore and ...
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Book Review: Peril At The End House By Agatha Christie

Plot: Hercule Poirot is vacationing on the Cornish coast when he meets Nick Buckley. Nick is the young and reckless ...
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Book Review: The Familiars By Stacey Halls

Plot: Young Fleetwood Shuttleworth, a noblewoman, is with child again. None of her previous pregnancies have borne fruit, and her ...
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Book Review: The Party Crasher By Sophie Kinsella

Plot: It's been over two years since Effie's beloved parents got divorced, destroying the image of the happy, loving childhood ...
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Book Review: Untamed By Glennon Doyle

Plot: Soulful and uproarious, forceful and tender, Untamed is both an intimate memoir and a galvanizing wake-up call. It is the story ...
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Book Review: The Mist By Stephen King

Plot: It's a hot, lazy day, perfect for a cookout, until you see those strange dark clouds. Suddenly a violent ...
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Book Review: The Hygge Holiday By Rosie Blake

Plot: It's autumn in Yulethorpe and everyone is gloomy. It's cold, drizzly and the skies are permagrey. The last shop ...
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Book Review: Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption By Stephen King

Plot: Andy Dufresne, a banker, was convicted of killing his wife and her lover and sent to Shawshank Prison. He ...
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Book Review: The Roughest Draft By Emily Wibberley and Austin Siegemund-Broka

Plot: They were cowriting literary darlings until they hit a plot hole that turned their lives upside down. Three years ...
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Book Review: The Hidden Beach By Karen Swan

Plot: The plot does not appear to be in English on GR Review: I absolutely love Karen Swan’s books. I ...
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Book Review: Boundaries: When to Say Yes, How to Say No to Take Control of Your Life By Henry Cloud and John Townsend

Plot: Review: “The best boundaries are loving ones. Boundaries in no way mean to stop loving. They mean the opposite: ...
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Book Review: The Personal Shopper By Carmen Reid

Plot: Meet Annie Valentine: stylish, savvy, multi-tasker extraordinaire. As a personal shopper in a swanky London fashion store, Annie can ...
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Book Review: Someone Like You By Rachel Dove

Plot: There was no plot on GR at the time this review was written and then published Review: Cute and ...
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Book Review: Before I Do By Sophie Cousens

Plot: What would you do if 'the one that got away' turned up the night before your wedding? Head-in-the-stars Audrey ...
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Book Review: Snowed In For Christmas By Sarah Morgan

There was no plot for this novel at the time of reading. Review: Cute lovely read 🤍 Be aware there ...
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Book Review: The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie By Muriel Spark

Plot: At the staid Marcia Blaine School for Girls in Edinburgh, Scotland, teacher extraordinaire Miss Jean Brodie is unmistakably, and ...
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Book Review: While You Were Reading By Ali Berg

Plot: Words are messy. Love is messier.A hilarious, insightful new novel from the creators of Books on the Rail Meet ...
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Book Review: Hello Again By Isabelle Broom

Plot: Philippa Taylor (Pepper to her friends) has big dreams. When she closes her eyes, she can picture exactly who ...
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Book Review: The Hidden Palace By Dinah Jefferies

Plot: The second book in the sweeping new historical series from the number one Sunday Times best-selling author. An island ...
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Book Review: The Modern Break-Up By Daniel Chidiac

Plot: "When it comes to dating, I seem to be going around in a circle. The ones I want don't ...
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Book Review: Just Date and See By Portia MacIntosh

Plot: Billie is looking forward to a quiet, man-free Christmas. It’s just a shame her family doesn't feel the same ...
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Book Review: Make a TikTok Everyday By Dave Jorgenson

Plot: Life is short and so are TikToks, so what are you waiting for? Release your creativity with these 365 ...
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Book Review: The Big Four By Agatha Christie

Plot: Framed in the doorway of Poirot’s bedroom stood an uninvited guest, coated from head to foot in dust. The ...
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Book Review: Christmas At The Borrow a Bookshop By Kiley Dunbar

Plot: With just two weeks until Christmas, everything in Clove Lore should be perfect. But the latest holidaymaker to the ...
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Book Review: The Unbalanced Equation By H. L McFarlane

Plot: What do a bad landlord, a family wedding and a rogue Bunsen burner all have in common? After suffering ...
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Book Review: Losing Hope By Colleen Hoover

Plot: In the follow-up to Colleen Hoover’s #1 New York Times bestseller Hopeless, the charming and irresistible Dean Holder tells the ...
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Book Review: The Splendid City By Karen Heuler

- Plot: In the state of Liberty, water is rationed at alarming prices, free speech is hardly without a cost, ...
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Book Review: The Club By Ellery Lloyd

Plot: Everyone's Dying to Join . . . The Home Group is a glamorous collection of celebrity members' clubs dotted ...
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Book Review: Let It Snow By Beth Moran

Plot: After the end of a long-term relationship, local weather girl Bea Armstrong has been avoiding her family, and their ...
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Book Review: Counterfeit By Kirstin Chen

Plot: Money can't buy happiness... but it can buy a decent fake. Ava Wong has always played it safe. As ...
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Book Review: Single All The Way By Portia MacIntosh

Plot: Will Dani find love this Christmas? Or will she be Single All The Way...? When Dani's boyfriend (and boss!) ...
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Book Review: Young Women By Jessica Moor

Plot: Everyone's got that history, I guess. Everyone's got a story. When Emily meets the enigmatic and dazzling actress Tamsin, ...
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Book Review: How to Read Now: Essays By Elaine Castillo

Plot: How many times have we heard that reading builds empathy? That we can travel through books? How often have ...
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Book Review: The Yellow Wallpaper By Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Plot: A woman and her husband rent a summer house, but what should be a restful getaway turns into a ...
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Book Review: Malibu Rising By Taylor Jenkins Reid

Plot: Malibu: August, 1983. It's the day of Nina Riva's annual end-of-summer party, and anticipation is at a fever pitch ...
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Book Review: The Blue Train By Agatha Christie

Plot: A mysterious woman, a legendary cursed jewel, and a night train from London to the French Riviera -- ingredients ...
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Book Review: Lessons By Ian McEwan

Plot: When the world is still counting the cost of the Second World War and the Iron Curtain has closed, ...
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Book Review: Being Lolita By Alisson Wood

Plot: NYU MFA candidate and Goldwater Fellow Alisson Wood's BEING LOLITA, a memoir of the author's two-year relationship with her ...
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Book Review: The Cosy Cottage in Ireland By Julie Caplin

Plot: Snuggle up in your favourite armchair and take a trip across the Irish sea for comfort food, cosy cottage ...
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Book Review: The Love Arrangement By Ruby Basu

Plot: Some deals are made to be broken…Independent and free-spirted Annika has no plans to settle down anytime soon… if ...
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Book Review: Elodie’s Library of Second Chances By Rebecca Raisin

Plot: An uplifting story about fresh starts, new beginnings and the power of stories, from the bestselling author of Rosie’s ...
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Book Review: One Night On The Island By Josie Silver

Plot: One cottage. Two strangers.Every great love story starts somewhere . . .Cleo writes about love stories every day. She ...
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Book Review: Hopeless By Colleen Hoover

Plot: Sky Davis is starting sixth form having always been home-schooled, and wants to keep a low profile. But then ...
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Book Review: The Measure By Nikki Erlick

Plot: Eight ordinary people. One extraordinary choice. It seems like any other day. You wake up, pour a cup of ...
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Book Review: The Beach Café By Lucy Diamond

Plot: Evie Flynn has always been the black sheep of her family - a dreamer and a drifter, unlike her ...
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Book Review: The Holiday Bookshop By Lucy Dickens

Plot: One woman. One island. A bookshop in need of revival... Jenny has never been a risk taker. But when ...
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Book Review: After The Rain By Lucy Dillon

Plot: First, the clouds...Tara Hunter is a therapist on a mission to restore Longhampton's community spirit after catastrophic flooding. But ...
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Book Review: Verity By Colleen Hoover

Plot: Lowen Ashleigh is a struggling writer on the brink of financial ruin when she accepts the job offer of ...
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Book Review: Carrie By Stephen King

Plot: A modern classic, Carrie introduced a distinctive new voice in American fiction -- Stephen King. The story of misunderstood ...
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Book Review: One Last Day Of Summer By Shari Low

Plot: As a flight to St Lucia leaves the runway, four passengers meet for the first time. After escaping her ...
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Book Review: Life Ceremony By Sayaka Murata

Plot: In these twelve stories, Murata mixes an unusual cocktail of humor and horror to portray both the loners and ...
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Book Review: The Inheritance Games By Jennifer Lynn Barnes

Plot: Avery Grambs has a plan for a better future: survive high school, win a scholarship, and get out. But ...
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Book Review: Book Lovers By Emily Henry

Plot: One summer. Two rivals. A plot twist they didn't see coming... Nora is a cut-throat literary agent at the ...
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Book Review: Godmersham Park By Gill Hornby

Plot: On 21 January 1804, Anne Sharpe arrives at Godmersham Park in Kent to take up the position of governess ...
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Book Review: November 9 By Colleen Hoover

Plot: Fallon meets Ben, an aspiring novelist, the day before her scheduled cross-country move. Their untimely attraction leads them to ...
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Book Review: Note To Self By Anna Bell

Plot: It’s never too late to follow your heart. One summer’s day seventeen years ago Edie and Joel meet.Their connection ...
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Book Review: The Boyfriend By Michelle Frances

Plot: Amy is fiercely independent, with a high-powered career, a flat of her own and tight-knit friendships. But as she ...
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Book Review: Lucie Yi Is Not A Romantic By Lauren Ho

Plot: An ambitious career woman signs up for a co-parenting website only to find a match she never expected, in ...
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Book Review: The Guard By Kiera Cass

Plot: Before America Singer met Prince Maxon . . .Before she entered the Selection . . .She was in love ...
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Book Review: The Elite by Kiera Cass

Plot: The Selection began with thirty-five girls. Now with the group narrowed down to the six Elite, the competition to ...
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Book Review: The Bookshop On The Shore By Jenny Colgan

Plot: A grand baronial house on Loch Ness, a quirky small-town bookseller, and a single mom looking for a fresh ...
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Book Review: The Selection by Kiera Cass

Plot: For thirty-five girls, the Selection is the chance of a lifetime. The opportunity to escape the life laid out ...
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Book Review: Worst Idea Ever By Jane Fallon

Plot: Georgia and Lydia are so close, they're practically sisters. So when Lydia starts an online business that struggles, Georgia ...
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Book Review: Briefly, A Delicious Life By Nell Stevens

Plot: In 1473, fourteen-year-old Blanca dies in a hilltop monastery in Mallorca. Nearly four hundred years later, when George Sand, ...
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Book Review: The Little Bookshop of Lonely Hearts By Annie Darling

Plot: A quaint old bookshop, where happy ever after is only a page away… Once upon a time in a ...
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Book Review: The GetAway Girls By Dee MacDonald

Plot: Connie McColl is finally free to make her own decisions for the first time in decades. And when she ...
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Book Review: Bad Girls Don’t Die by Katie Alender

Plot: Alexis thought she led a typically dysfunctional high school existence. Dysfunctional like her parents' marriage; her doll-crazy twelve-year-old sister, ...
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Book Review: A Little Something Different By Sandy Hall

Plot: The creative writing teacher, the delivery guy, the local Starbucks baristas, his best friend, her roommate, and the squirrel ...
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Book Review: Stargazer By Laurie Petrou

Plot: Summer 1995. Diana and Aurelle are inseparable, living together in Diana's parents' cottage on the edge of the Rocky ...
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Book Review: Confess By Colleen Hoover

Plot: Auburn Reed is determined to rebuild her shattered life and she has no room for mistakes. But when she ...
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Book Review: One Way Ticket to Paris By Emma Robinson

Plot: When I was a kid and I’d lost something, my dad always said ‘Go back to the place you ...
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Book Review: Thirteen Weddings by Paige Toon

Plot: A year ago, Bronte left Sydney for a wedding in England, where she met newly single Alex. After one amazing night together ...
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Book Review: Love Letters to the Dead by Ava Dellaira

Plot: It begins as an assignment for English class: Write a letter to a dead person. Laurel chooses Kurt Cobain ...
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Book Review: Say Her Name by James Dawson

Plot: Roberta 'Bobbie' Rowe is not the kind of person who believes in ghosts. A Halloween dare at her ridiculously ...
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Book Review: Friend Request By Laura Marshall

Plot: 1989. When Louise first notices the new girl who has mysteriously transferred late into their senior year, Maria seems ...
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Book Review: Walking Back to Happiness By Lucy Dillon

Plot: A delightful new novel from the author of "Lost Dogs and Lonely Hearts." Juliet's hiding from her feelings about ...
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Book Review: The White Princess by Philippa Gregory

Plot: Caught between loyalties, the mother of the Tudors must choose between the red rose and the white. When Henry ...
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The Girl On the 88 Bus By Freya Sampson

Plot: When Libby Nicholls arrives in London, broken-hearted and with her life in tatters, the first person she meets on ...
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Book Review: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl by Jesse Andrews

Plot: Greg Gaines is the last master of high school espionage, able to disappear at will into any social environment ...
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Book Review: The Mysterious Affair at Styles By Agatha Christie

Plot: Agatha Christie's debut novel was also the first to feature Hercule Poirot, her famously eccentric Belgian detective. A refugee ...
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Book Review: Heart Bones

Plot: Life and a dismal last name are the only two things Beyah's parents ever gave her. After carving her ...
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Book Review: My Favourite Half-Night Stand

Plot: Millie has always been one of the guys. A professor at a respected university, she's great at witty backchat ...
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BookClub Reads: Spring Shoots on Sunflower Street

Plot: Lila Edwards keeps to herself. Jilted on her wedding day by her fiancé, she has little interest in looking ...
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BookClub Classics: Persuasion

Plot: First published in 1818, “Persuasion” was English novelist Jane Austen’s last completed work. The novel centers on the story ...
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Book Review: Unleashing Mr Darcy

Plot: ‘It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single woman teetering on the verge of thirty must be in ...
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BookClub Reads: The Exorcist

Plot: The terror begins unobtrusively. Noises in the attic. In the child's room, an odd smell, the displacement of furniture, ...
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Book Review: The Minute I Saw You

Plot: When Hannah meets Sonny, she's irresistibly drawn to him: he's sexy and confident, but only in town on holiday ...
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Book Review: Unleashing Mr. Darcy

Plot: It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single woman teetering on the verge of thirty must be in ...
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Book Review: The Perks Of Being A Wallflower

Plot: Charlie is a freshman. And while he's not the biggest geek in the school, he is by no means ...
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Book Review: Almost Home

Plot: Madisen eloquently analyzes some of life's universal themes within the framework of a house. Whether it's the garden, the ...
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Book Review: Love Boat Taipei

Plot: “Our cousins have done this program,” Sophie whispers. “Best kept secret. Zero supervision.” And just like that, Ever Wong’s ...
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Book Review: One Summers Night

Plot: Kelsey Anderson is stuck in a rut so big, she’ll need a 4-wheel drive to get out. She’s just ...
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Book Review: Please Don’t Go Before I Get Better

Plot: Following her breakout debut Eighteen Years, poet Madisen Kuhn is thrilled to share this intimate portrait of a young ...
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BookClub Reads: Happiness for Beginners

Plot: Molly Baker is living her best life. Thirty-eight years old, she lives on the twenty-five-acre Hope Farm in Buckinghamshire, ...
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Book Review: A French Girl In New York

Plot: This French girl’s life is ugly. Maude has no friends. Her foster family's mean. She knows nothing about her ...
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Book Review: A House To Amend A Broken Heart

Plot: Everyone is hiding from something. . . Full of warmth, laughter, tears and heartache. Find out if there is ...
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Book Review: The Beachside Guest House

Plot: When Rosa and Bee get together in the run-up to Bee's wedding, they reminisce about the holiday they took ...
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BookClub Reads: The Honeymoon

Plot: Set in London and Venice at the end of the twentieth century, The Honeymoon follows a young man’s journey ...
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Book Review: Stress Less, Accomplish More

Plot: In Stress Less, Accomplish More Emily Fletcher shares an ancient meditation technique designed for busy lives. The focus of the practice ...
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Book Review: The Christmas Party

Plot: When Declan Lorne, the last remaining knight in Ireland, dies suddenly, an ancient title passes with him. But his ...
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Book Review: The Gravity Of Birds

Plot: Sisters Natalie and Alice Kessler were close, until adolescence wrenched them apart. Natalie is headstrong, manipulative—and beautiful; Alice is ...
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Book Review: Encore Valentine

Plot: As Encore Valentine begins, snow falls like glitter over Tuscany at the wedding of Valentine's grandmother. Meet the Roncalli ...
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Book Review: Ariel by Sylvia Plath

Plot: When Sylvia Plath died, she not only left behind a prolific life but also her unpublished literary masterpiece, Ariel. Her ...
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Book Review: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing

Plot: Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes tidying to a whole new level, promising that if you properly simplify and ...
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Book Review: Other Voices, Other Rooms

Plot: Published when Truman Capote was only twenty-three years old, Other Voices, Other Rooms is a literary touchstone of the ...
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Book Review: She must be mad

Plot: She Must be Mad explores coming-of-age: the pain and beauty of love, the relief and the agony of turning ...
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ARC Book Review: Welcome to New York

Plot: Harry has a secret. He led a well-planned life and knew exactly what he wanted. Until... Something chased him ...
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Book Review: Start To Lead

ptr Plot: Leadership is like beauty, hard to define but you know it when you see it. And sadly, we ...
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BookClub Reads: The Little Book Cafe

Plot: Tash, Emma and Amy couldn’t be more different.A successful estate agent who has her life pretty much on track, ...
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Book Review: Whisper Network

Plot: Four women learn their boss (a man who’s always been surrounded by rumors about how he treats women) is ...
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BookClub Reads: A Favourite Of the Gods

Plot: One autumn in the late 1920s, Constanza boards a train in Italy en route to Brussels and a new ...
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Book Review: Saturday

Plot: Henry Perowne is a contented man — a successful neurosurgeon, happily married to a newspaper lawyer, and enjoying good ...
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Book Review: The last Mrs. Parrish

Plot: Amber Patterson is fed up. She’s tired of being a nobody: a plain, invisible woman who blends into the ...
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Book Review: If you could go anywhere

Plot: Angie has always wanted to travel. But at 29, she has still never left her small mining town in ...
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Book Review: Molly’s Millions

Plot: Hard-up florist Molly Bailey has just won £4.2 million pounds in the National Lottery. And she needs to get ...
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BookClub Reads: You are a bad ass : how to stop doubting your greatness and start living an awesome life

Plot: In this refreshingly entertaining how-to guide, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author and world-traveling success coach, Jen Sincero, serves ...
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Book Review: The Library Book

Plot: On the morning of April 29, 1986, a fire alarm sounded in the Los Angeles Public Library. As the ...
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Book Review: Daisy Jones & the Six

Plot: Everyone knows Daisy Jones & The Six, but nobody knows the reason behind their split at the absolute height ...
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BookClub Reads: Sweet Tooth

Plot: Ian McEwan's first female protagonist as far as I am aware. This novel is the ultimate seduction. Cambridge student ...
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Book Review: Ivy Lane

Plot: Tilly Parker needs a fresh start, fresh air and a fresh attitude if she is ever to leave the ...
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Book Review: The Sea

Sunset Reads Plot: In this luminous new novel about love, loss, and the unpredictable power of memory, John Banville introduces ...
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Book Review: The Little Cafe in Copenhagen

Plot: Welcome to the little cafe in Copenhagen where the smell of cinnamon fills the air and the hot chocolate ...
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BookClub Reads: A Room with a View

Plot: "But you do," he went on, not waiting for contradiction. "You love the boy body and soul, plainly, directly, ...
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Book Review: The Comfort of Strangers

Morning Reads Plot: As their holiday unfolds, Colin and Maria are locked into their own intimacy. They groom themselves meticulously, ...
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Book Review: The Bell Jar

Plot: Sylvia Plath's shocking, realistic, and intensely emotional novel about a woman falling into the grip of insanity. Esther Greenwood ...
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Book Review: Eleanor & Park By Rainbow Rowell

Plot: Two misfits. One extraordinary love. Eleanor... Red hair, wrong clothes. Standing behind him until he turns his head. Lying ...
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Book Review: The Rome Affair

Plot: The glamorous capital city of Italy is brought to startling life in The Rome Affair, a compelling summer novel ...
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Book Review: The Elegance of the Hedgehog

Plot: We are in the center of Paris, in an elegant apartment building inhabited by bourgeois families. Renée, the concierge, ...
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BookClub Reads: Every Time I Find the Meaning of Life, They Change It

Plot: Daniel Klein’s fans have fallen in love with the warm, humorous, and thoughtful way he shows how philosophy resonates ...
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Paris & Reading

Paris is made for readers. With secret courtyards , gardens, and cafes on every corner, the city offers so many ...
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Book Review: A Simple Favor

Plot: She’s your best friend. She knows all your secrets. That’s why she’s so dangerous. A single mother's life is ...
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Book Review: Glitz

Plot: All's fair in love and war - especially when there's a trust fund at stake. The four beautiful Chambers ...
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TBR for March

This month I am aiming to read these 6 books! 6 books in one month is a little higher above ...
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Book Review: The Summer of Serendipity

Bath-time reads! Plot: One summer, property seeker, Serendipity Parker finds herself on the beautiful west coast of Ireland, hunting for ...
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Book Review: The Orient Express

Adventure Reads Plot: The Orient Express. Luxury. Mystery. Romance. For one group of passengers settling in to their seats and ...
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Book Review: Love & Gelato

Plot: “I made the wrong choice.” Lina is spending the summer in Tuscany, but she isn’t in the mood for ...
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Book Review: Tremarnock Summer

Plot: Bramble Challoner has had a very normal upbringing. She lives in a semi in the suburbs of London with ...
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BookClub Reads: Milkman

Plot: In this unnamed city, to be interesting is dangerous. Middle sister, our protagonist, is busy attempting to keep her ...
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Book Review: Moonshine by Christina Jones

Plot: Cleo Moon is starting life over again after a divorce. She lands a job as PA to Lady of ...
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Book Review: Bad Girls

Plot: They met in rehab - but some of them had rather more therapy than they bargained for. Supermodel Amber ...
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Book Review: Hygge and Kisses

Plot: Bo, 26, has always been careful, cautious. However, she has just been made redundant and her life plan is ...
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TBR for February

So from this month onwards hopefully I will stick to doing an end of month post where I share my ...
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Book Review: The Winter Wedding

Plot: Hazel never set out to be a wedding planner. She was just helping her stressed sister Lila with cakes ...
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Why I Love Reading

Most of my current To Be Read pile! One hobby that consumes most of my free time is reading. I ...
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BookClub Reads: Breakfast at Darcy’s

From this month onwards my friend and I have started a book club and this month’s reads is Breakfast at ...
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Book Review: Obsidian By Jennier L Armentrout

Plot: When we moved to West Virginia right before my senior year, I’d pretty much resigned myself to thick accents, ...
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Book Review: The One We Fell In Love With

Plot: Identical Triplets. Phoebe is caught between a rock and a hard place. Settle down and get married, or return ...
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Book Review: A Year & A Day

Plot: For Megan, a winter escape to Prague with her friend Ollie is a chance to find some inspiration for ...
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Book Review: The Last Piece Of My Heart By Paige Toon

Plot: Bridget, a successful travel journalist with ambitions to turn her quirky relationship blog into a novel. After numerous rejections ...
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New Year, New Start, New Developments!

So! I started this blog during the start of summer however I never found the motivation to actually continue it, ...
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Summer Reads: Letters from Lighthouse Cottage ​

Plot: The sun is shining in the quiet little seaside town of Sandybridge Sandybridge is the perfect English seaside town: ...
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Summer Reads – One Summer In Tuscany

 Summary  High on a hill in the Tuscan countryside stands a castle of golden stone, home to Patricia O’Hara’s writers’ ...
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Lucy in the Sky – Paige Toon Review

Settling down for a 24-hour flight to Australia, Lucy finds a text message on her phone from a woman claiming ...
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