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Books

The Gift Of A Great Read

For historical fiction fans Washington Black – Esi Edugyan 11-year-old slave Washington Black is taken from the sugar fields and lent to his tyrannical master’s brother, Titch, to work on a ‘cloudcutter’ hot air balloon. The duo form an unlikely friendship that, coupled with Washington’s artistic talent, could provide a way out of slavery. For […]

Scribe To Screen

Don’t miss out on reading the novel of these TV and film adaptions. Big Little Lies – Liane Moriarty Series two of Big Little Lies is due this June. If you haven’t yet read the book that the first series was based on, now is the time. It follows three mothers in the run up […]

A Life Like No Other

Take a trip into another time and another life. Or stay in your own life and be inspired by ideas of self-improvement. This month’s reads will certainly make you pause to reflect. The Familiars – Stacey Halls 1612 is a dangerous time to be a woman in Northern England, as King James has declared war […]