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Book Review: FORCE OF NATURE by Jane Harper

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Atmospheric, absorbing and packed full of suspense, FORCE OF NATURE is a worthy follow-up to THE DRY

Following the success of her debut novel THE DRY, Jane Harper returns with her second book in the Agent Aaron Falk series, FORCE OF NATURE.

Set in the rugged Australian outback, FORCE OF NATURE tells the story of five female work colleagues who reluctantly set out on a hike as part of a team building weekend...

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Charming, funny and hugely moving, ELEANOR OLIPHANT IS COMPLETELY FINE is an absorbing debut by Gail Honeyman

Everyone is talking about ELEANOR OLIPHANT IS COMPLETELY FINE and rightly so. Since its release in May 2017, Gail Honeyman’s debut novel has taken the world by storm and is soon to be made into a major motion picture produced by Reese Witherspoon.

ELEANOR OLIPHANT IS COMPLETELY FINE follows the day-to-day life of Eleanor Oliphant, a single, 30-something woman who leads a simple life...

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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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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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