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Book review! Truly, Madly, Guilty by Liane Moriarty. @PenguinUKBooks #LianeMoriarty


The electrifying new novel from the international bestselling author, Liane Moriarty

Despite their differences, Erika and Clementine have been best friends since they were children. 728 more words

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The Mersey Sound

This coming Friday (30th September), poet Roger McGough is performing at The Potteries Museum as part of  Live Age, which is a series of workshops, discussions, get-togethers and performances celebrating and encouraging the arts for older people. 363 more words


Books I Ought to Read: No. 2 - The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov

I had this idea a while ago that I really ought to get around to those books I ought to read. You know the ones: the classic ones that you (by you I mean I) buy and then stick on the shelf and never get around to reading. 2,112 more words


#8 Book: The Diary of The Lady: My One and a Half Year as Editor

Ok- this is not the book I said I am hooked on to. But this is the book I wanted to share as an example of ‘judging a book by its cover’. 258 more words


#ReadingRhys - a round-up and a few closing thoughts

Well, what a busy week it’s been for #ReadingRhys! When I canvassed interest in the concept of a Jean Rhys Reading Week earlier this year, I had no idea that it would gather quite so much momentum in such a short space of time. 1,333 more words

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Clare Mackintosh's I Let You Go

A debut psychological thriller marketed as the next Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train from Berkley, Clare Mackintosh’s I Let You Go is a novel that demands your attention. 228 more words


Observational Humor for Cynics and New Yorkers

Book review: Rules for Others to Live By, by Richard Greenberg

These loosely connected (very loosely) essays and comments require a certain dry, dark, cynical sense of humor to really enjoy them. 465 more words

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