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Novel set in Luxor – The Collector’s Daughter by Gill Paul

  • Submitted: 17th September 2021

Gill Paul delves into Tutankhamen's tomb The great thing about Gill Paul is that she manages to find the forgotten or overshadowed characters in history and really bring them to…

Translated Childrens Books from Belgium

  • Submitted: 14th September 2021

Belgium's books for children What do you think of when you think about Belgium? Fries, Tintin, The European Union? Why not put some more children's books from Belgium on that…

Why Reading Children’s Books is Good

  • Submitted: 12th September 2021

Why adults should read children's books There is something very comforting about reading children's books as an adult. They are reminders of a time gone by and when life was…

Darjeeling Inheritance set in India by Liz Harris

  • Submitted: 11th September 2021

Darjeeling Inheritance by Liz Harris This is a novel that you have to drink tea when you are reading. It’s so immersive of time and place, of the tea plantation in…

A Bloody Scotland like no other

  • Submitted: 10th September 2021

Bloody Scotland  - 2021 a year like no other Stirling is opening its arms to the best of crime fiction writers next weekend with a festival set to be like…

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