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Book Review: THE LAST MRS PARRISH by Liv Constantine

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Thrilling, dark and incredibly clever, THE LAST MRS PARRISH is a story of greed, envy and psychological manipulation at its best

Never judge a book by its cover – or by its title. I’ll admit that when I first picked up THE LAST MRS PARRISH, the title put me off a little. But, as Liv Constantine’s book cleverly demonstrates, appearances can be deceiving.

THE LAST MRS PARRISH tells the story of Amber Patterson, a young woman in her 20s running from her sordid past...

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Book Review: THE LITTLE CAFE IN COPENHAGEN by Julie Caplin

The Little Café in Copenhagen by Julie Caplin

Sweet, funny and heart-warming, THE LITTLE CAFÉ IN COPENHAGEN will make you want to hygge-fy your life

Like most of the UK, I’m a little obsessed with hygge at the moment. Anything that encourages me to drink tea, eat chocolate, light candles and cosy up by a roaring fire with a good book is an instant hit in my world which is why Julie Caplin’s new book instantly caught my eye.

THE LITTLE CAFÉ IN COPENHAGEN tells the story of London based publicist Kate Sinclair, who after missing out o...

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Maria Sharapova opens up about doping allegation in UNSTOPPABLE: MY LIFE SO FAR

UNSTOPPABLE: MY LIFE SO FAR is an honest and candid account of Maria Sharapova’s rise to tennis stardom

Whether you’re a fan of tennis or not, you’re likely to know the name Maria Sharapova. The Russian sports star is one of the most recognizable faces in tennis, winning five Grand Slams, as well as being one of the highest-grossing female athletes in the world...

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Book Review: ANYTHING YOU DO SAY by Gillian McAllister

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ANYTHING YOU DO SAY is a tense and thought-provoking thriller that will leave a lasting impression

One of the advantages of running an entertainment blog is discovering new material.  Every now and again, an exceptional film, album or book comes along that knocks you off your feet and ANYTHING YOU DO SAY by Gillian McAllister is one of them. 

ANYTHING YOU DO SAY follows the story of Joanna, a young woman from London, who on her way home after a night out, believes she is being followed...

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Book Review: COPYCAT by Alex Lake

COPYCAT by Alex Lake

COPYCAT is a deeply disturbing psychological thriller for the digital age

Following the top-ten Sunday Times bestseller AFTER ANNA, pseudonym Alex Lake makes a welcome return to the bookshelves with a gripping new psychological thriller COPYCAT. 

COPYCAT follows Sarah Havenant, mother of three and loving wife to Ben, whose happy life takes a chilling turn when she discovers two Facebook profiles in her name...

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True Love at the Lonely Hearts Bookshop

TRUE LOVE AT THE LONELY HEARTS BOOKSHOP is a fun, romantic read with an Austen-esque twist

2017 marks the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death. Since the publication of her first novel SENSE AND SENSIBILITY in 1811, the 19th century novelist has influenced a generations of writers, inspiring books such as BRIDGET JONES’ DIARY (1996), THE JANE AUSTEN BOOK CLUB (2004), AUSTENLAND (2007) and DEATH COMES TO PEMBERLEY (2012) to name but a few.

The latest novelist to be inspired by Austen’s ...

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Book Extract from TRUE LOVE AT THE LONELY HEARTS BOOKSHOP by Annie Darling

True Love at the Lonely Hearts Bookshop

Read an extract from Annie Darling’s new book in the LONELY HEARTS BOOKSHOP series

Following the hugely successful THE LITTLE BOOKSHOP OF LONELY HEARTS, author Annie Darling makes a welcome return with a brand-new book in the series, TRUE LOVE AT THE LONELY HEARTS BOOKSHOP.

TRUE LOVE AT THE LONELY HEARTS BOOKSHOP follows the life of Verity Love, a self-confessed Jane Austen fangirl and manager of London bookstore Happy Ever After...

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Saul Bass

Image of Saul Bass, for an article in SHOW business illustrated, 1962.                 Photo Credit: Bob Willoughby

First ever collection of film posters by Saul Bass shows off his diverse and iconic poster artwork

You may not recognise Saul Bass by name but you’ll certainly recognise his work...

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Book Review: The Independent Guide to New York City 2016

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The Independent Guide to New York City 2016 is the ideal guidebook for travellers on a budget

If you’re planning a trip to New York City this year, there are plenty of guide books on the market to help you plan your visit. From detailed travel guides such as Lonely Planet and Time Out, to pocket books such as Rough Guides and DK Eyewitness’ Top 10, there are lots of different options to choose from. One guide certainly worth checking out is the Independent Guide to New York City 2016.


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Book Review: STRICTLY BETWEEN US by Jane Fallon

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Sharp, edgy and superbly written, Strictly Between Us is a gripping tale of friendship and infidelity

Following the brilliant Skeletons, bestselling author Jane Fallon is back with her latest offering Strictly Between Us, a contemporary novel about friendship, deceit and infidelity.

Strictly Between Us tells the story of Tamsin, a television producer who hatches a plan to expose her best friend’s husband Patrick who she suspects has been cheating...

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