Monthly Archives: April 2012

Participate in this nationwide survey about reading…….

Have your say, and be in with a chance to win $500 worth of Booksellers Book Tokens, (and feel good about it -because you’re helping a student complete their research project). for more information and to complete the survey click here … Continue reading

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Cherries in Winter by Suzan Colon

I just finished reading this book and to sum it up in one word I would say delightful. It makes you appreciate that recession layoffs can hit ANY family at ANY time, and that when they do they can hit hard. … Continue reading

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International Screen Free Week (30th April – 6th May 2012)

So this week is International Screen Free Week, an annual event trying to encourage individuals and households to switch those electronic screens off and switch onto life.         So do your part this week by switching off that screen, ( just … Continue reading

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Book of the Week 30th April – 6th May 2012

The Witness Nora Roberts Abigail Lowery has a dark and terrifying secret. Aged just sixteen, she witnessed a shocking mafia murder. Narrowly escaping with her life, she was forced to leave her old identity – even her real name – … Continue reading

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Book of the Week: 23rd April – 29th April 2012

I’ve got your Number by Sohie Kinsella Poppy Wyatt has never felt luckier. She is about to marry her ideal man, Magnus Tavish, but in one afternoon her ‘happily ever after’ begins to fall apart. Not only has she lost … Continue reading

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Shortlist Announced for the Orange prize for Fiction

Now in it’s seventeenth year, The Orange Prize for Fiction is a celebration of excellence in women’s writing, on the 17th of April the shortlist was announced for 2012: State of Wonder by Ann Patchett Among the tangled waterways and … Continue reading

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Beautiful new baking book from Marian Keyes…..

This book is gorgeous, and full of the most amazing photography. It’s jam packed with biscuits, slices and cakes galore that all scream “eat me now!!” Saved by Cake gives an extremely honest account of Marian Keyes’ recent battle with depression, and … Continue reading

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