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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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BookTrail I Remember Paris – Lucy Diamond

  • Submitted: 23rd February 2024

I Remember Paris by Lucy Diamond I love novels set in Paris. I love books by Lucy Diamond. Mix them together and you get a great mix!# Woman feels life…

Books You Just Want to Hug

  • Submitted: 22nd February 2024

Books You Just Want to Hug There are some books you just want to pick up from your shelf, or even the shelf in the bookstore, as that way, you're…

Clairmont set in Geneva, England and Italy – L McDowell

  • Submitted: 19th February 2024

Clairmont - Stepsister of Mary Shelley Woman has baby with lover who then abandons her and the child. She follows him. He rejects her and takes the child to live…

The Women set in Vietnam – Kristin Hannah

  • Submitted: 16th February 2024

The Women of Kristin Hannah I love a good story about women in tough situations. Or women's voices from history that have been silenced or lost. Kristin Hannah is the…

True life Victorian crime set in Great Yarmouth

  • Submitted: 15th February 2024

The Mysterious Mrs Hood - Mr Donovan True life Victorian crime set in Great Yarmouth - oh bring me a book that takes me back to the past and highlights…

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1950s: One woman did the work. Three men took the glory.

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