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The Wild Air

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  • Currently 5/5

The Wild Air is about a young girl named Della Dobbs whose whole life is changed when her Great Aunt Betty comes to stay with them from America.

Della has always been somewhat of an outsider in her...

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Boys Don't Cry

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  • Currently 3.7/5

Big Boys Don’t Cry is about a 17 year old boy called Dante who is anxiously waiting for the postman to come with his A level results. He has big plans to go to university and become a journalist....

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Magnolia Nights

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  • Currently 5/5

Magnolia Nights is the latest in a long line of brilliant Southern fiction from Ashley Farley. Even though I loved The Sweeney Sister series I have to say this book was even better.

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Tarnished City

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  • Currently 3/5

Tarnished City starts where Gilded Cage left off with Abi and her family separated from each other. Luke is imprisoned and on his way to a remote island as punishment for a murder he didn’t commit....

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American War

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  • Currently 3.9/5

It is 2074 and a second American Civil War has broken out between the Northern and Southern states of America, the (Blues) and the (Reds.)

Sarat Chestnut is six and lives with her family in a...

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Moonrise

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  • Currently 4.5/5

Moonrise tells the story of Joe and his older brother Ed. Joe hasn’t seen Ed for ten years because for the last ten years Ed has been on death row in Texas.

Now Ed’s date of execution has come...

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The End Of The World Running Club

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  • Currently 5/5

Edgar Hill is far from your typical hero. He is an overweight, middle-aged man who drinks too much. Ed would rather spend his time drinking than or nursing a hangover than spending time with his...

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99 Red Balloons

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  • Currently 4/5

A young girl is talking to a stranger in a Newsagents. The man is telling her that her mum asked him to fetch her and take her to the bus station where she has a surprise for her for being such a good...

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My Absolute Darling

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  • Currently 4.3/5

'My Absolute Darling' is about the dysfunctional relationship between 14 year old ‘Turtle’ and her father Martin.

Turtle is a skilled survivalist and has been able to shoot a gun...

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The Secret Life Of Bees

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  • Currently 4.7/5

The Secret Life Of Bees is a coming-of-age story about a young girl named Lily. Lily grew up in South Carolina on a peach farm with her dad. Lily is tormented by memories of holding the gun that...

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower

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  • Currently 5/5

The Perks of Being a Wallflower is written in the form of letters addressed to an unnamed reader known only as ‘Dear friend.’ The narrator, Charlie is an outsider in school and to some extent...

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Sour Heart

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  • Currently 2.5/5

A series of humorous and gritty short stories about Chinese immigrants living in New York. The stories are all about people striving to find an identity outside of their nationality and their family.

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The Secrets She Keeps

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  • Currently 3.5/5

The Secrets She Keeps is about the unexpected friendship between two pregnant woman who couldn’t be more different. Meghan has the perfect life, a perfect sport presenter husband and two perfect...

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Don't Close Your Eyes

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  • Currently 4.5/5

Robin and Sarah are twin sisters who have grown apart and haven’t seen each other for a number of years.

Robin is agoraphobic and hasn’t left her house in years. She relies on a series of...

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Don't Close Your Eyes

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

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  • Currently 4/5

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness is the latest offering from the author of The God of Small Things. Arundhati Roy is a staggeringly lyrical writer and The Ministry of Utmost Happiness is a prime...

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Juniper Lemon's Happiness Index

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  • Currently 5/5

It has been sixty-five days since Juniper Lemon’s sister died in a car accident. Juniper has taken Camilla’s bag to school with her, a memento to help her through her first day back at...

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Shelter

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  • Currently 4.5/5

In Spring 1944 Connie arrives in the Forest of Dean fleeing from the devastating losses she faced in Coventry and carrying a massive secret.

Around the same time Seppe arrives at a camp for Italian...

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Greatest Hits

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  • Currently 4/5

It has been ten years since singer/songwriter Cassandra Wheeler last produced an album. Ten years in which she has secluded herself from a world she felt was too painful to live in.

Now Cass has...

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The Summer of Impossible Things

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  • Currently 5/5

Thirty years ago, in Brooklyn something terrible happened to Luna’s mother that changed her life forever. Something she is only willing to reveal to her daughter Luna and Pia after her death....

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Five Go Parenting

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  • Currently 3.8/5

n this book the gang report their cousin and wife for a crime. Shortly afterwards they are visited by Wendy from social services. It turns out Rupert and his wife had a baby called Lily. The gang...

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