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Book Review of Owl Song at Dawn by Emma Claire Sweeney

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The Intimacy of Tragedies: Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto

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An Engaging and Provocative Read – The Vegetarian by Han Kang

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Penitent Perfection – The Apologist by Jay Rayner

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Superbly Creepy Debut – Home by Rebekah Lattin Rawstrone

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Provocative Tale of a Modern Mother – Wounding by Heidi James

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Chilling as an Arctic wind – Dark Matter: A Ghost Story by Michelle Paver

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Serial Killer Story with a Twist: The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes

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Recommended Reads of 2013 by Justine Solomons

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A Tangle of Paranoia – The Darkening Hour by Penny Hancock

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A Spooky, Sexy Mystery with a Historical Flavour – Medici’s Mirror by Melissa Bailey

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A Gripping Contemporary Crime Novel – The Wicked Girls by Alex Marwood

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Slick, Smart Sci-Fi with a Sense of Humour: Redshirts by John Scalzi

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A Brilliant Brain Burns Brightest at the Last: Still Alice by Lisa Genova

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London Riots Writ Large: Feral Youth by Polly Courtney

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Prepared to be Thrilled: “The Cruellest Game” by Hilary Bonner

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Taking a Sabbatical from Life: The Anchoress by Paul Blaney

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The Politics of Young Womanhood – The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls by Anton Disclafani

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The Lure of Witty Escapist Fiction – Starstruck by Rachel Shukert

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The Joy of Meeting a New Character – The Adrian Mole Diaries by Sue Townsend

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Great Concept and an Enjoyable Read – Room by Emma Donoghue

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Rebus returns! Standing in Another Man’s Grave by Ian Rankin

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Let All Sinners Rejoice – May We Be Forgiven by AM Homes

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Elegant Novella Illuminating Expat Life in Hong Kong – Handover by Paul Blaney

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A Charming Classic Republished – Madensky Square by Eva Ibbotson

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Award-winning short story collection – The Beautiful Indifference by Sarah Hall

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A Masterpiece – The Lighthouse by Alison Moore

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Reading Life and Death – The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe

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Jack Reacher is Back in Taut New Thriller – A Wanted Man by Lee Child

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Another handsome volume from Persephone Books – Patience by John Coates

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Laugh Out Loud at a Woman in Control – Bossypants by Tina Fey

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Modern Myth for Grown-Ups: American Gods by Neil Gaiman

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Read the Book First – The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

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Almost as Good as my Mother’s Chicken Soup: Day of Atonement by Jay Rayner

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Fascinating History of an Iconic London Building – Tower by Nigel Jones

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Exquisite Escapism – The Posthumous Affair by James Friel

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Atmospheric Psychological Thriller – The Girl on the Stairs by Louise Welsh

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Touching Madness: The Psychopath Test by Jon Ronson

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Parody of Popular Culture – ChannelSK1N by Jeff Noon

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Word and Image in perfect harmony – The Card by Graham Rawle

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A tale of survival: The Hare with the Amber Eyes by Edmund de Waal

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An Intellectual Love Triangle: The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides

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A captivating take on a classic: Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

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Vampires, London, a celebrity cast, what’s not to like? Anno Dracula by Kim Newman

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Charmed by Chalmers: Five to One by Chris Chalmers

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Seed – Ania Ahiborn

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Tiny Sunbirds Far Away – Christie Watson

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Dark Dates (Cassandra Bick Chronicles) – Tracey Sinclair

Review written by Caroline Goldsmith Welcome to London. A city...
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Capital – John Lanchester

Capital tells the story of South London street, Pepys Road...
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The Master – Colm Toibin

Throughout reading Toibin’s excellent novel based on the life of...
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Until Thy Wrath Be Past: A Rebecka Martinsson Investigation – Asa Larsson

Swedish Crime, neither genre nor nationality that I am particular...
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Ghost Knigi – by Benjamin Sommerhalder Ghost Knigi is a...
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To The End of The Land – David Grossman

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Invisibles – Ed Siegle

Invisibles – Ed Siegle Joel is born is Brazil to...
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The Imperfectionists – Tom Rachman

The Imperfectionists – Tom Rachman This is an unusual book,...
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Me Before You – Jojo Moyes

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The Paris Wife – Paula McLain

The Paris Wife is about Ernest Hemmingway’s relationship with his...
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50 Shades of Grey – E L James

50 Shades of Grey – E L James This was...
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The Personal History of Rachel Dupree – Ann Weisgarber

The Personal History of Rachel Dupree – Ann Weisgarber The...
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Tideline – Penny Hancock

Tideline – Penny Hancock Tideline is a very creepy book...
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The Art of Fielding – Chad Harbach

The Art of Fielding – Chad Harbach There’s been a...
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A Sense of an Ending – Julian Barnes

A Sense of An Ending – Julian Barnes Julian Barnes...
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Fold – Tom Campbell

Fold – Tom Campbell I’ve been reluctant to review this...
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Snowdrops – A D Miller

Snowdrop – A D Miller Our main protagonist, Nicholas, is...
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Annabel – Kathleen Winter

Annabel – Kathleen Winter I rushed home to read this...
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Instead of a Book: Letters to a Friend – Diana Athill

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The Poisonwood Bible – Barbara Kingslover

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Ordinary Thunderstorms – William Boyd

Ordinary Thunderstorms – William Boyd US resident, but British born,...
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Super Sad True Love Story – Gary Shteyngart

Super Sad True Love Story – Gary Shteyngart When 39...
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