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A collection of book reviews, literary travel journeys and best books set in posts

Literary journeys – Look here for books set in a whole range of locations and settings grouped together

BookTrail of the Month – the best book(trail) an author has taken us on

Literary Packages – what are the best books with a strong sense of setting or location for each month?

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Bookreview of You and Me on Vacation by Emily Henry

  • Submitted: 12th July 2024

Travel with two fictional characters on vacation You and Me on Vacation is a love story is being billed of a homage to When Harry Met Sally and One Day. I think it's…

Books set in the world of Opera

  • Submitted: 11th July 2024

Books set in the world of Opera Feel like a little musical interlude this week? There have been a few novels set in the world of the opera recently. It's…

Guilty by Definition set in Oxford – Susie Dent

  • Submitted: 8th July 2024

Guilty by Definition - Susie Dent Defination of the story: Martha's sister went missing. Now, someone is sending word puzzles and riddles to her colleagues at the Clarendon English Dictionary.…

Novel set in Brazil – An Endless River by Rose Alexander

  • Submitted: 5th July 2024

An Endless River in Brazil-Rose Alexander This novel takes you into the heart of the rubber trade in Brazil. Not somewhere you might often go in fiction. A woman goes…

Summer Covers on Books

  • Submitted: 4th July 2024

Summer Books Beach reads or books set on the beach? Books with that summer feel on the cover and inside can really lift your mood. Even when it's raining, you…

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The Book of Witching

1594, 2024:  Four hundred years separate them. One book binds them

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