Category Archives: Book Bites

Travel Writing from Chris Stewart

Chris Stewart writes travel books about his family who relocated to Andalusia, a town in the mountains of Southern Spain. The first title in the series, ‘Driving over Lemons’, was massively popular, and his writing is very witty and humourous. The Last Days of … Continue reading

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The Bookshop That Floated Away by Sarah Henshaw

In early 2009 a strange sort of business plan landed on the desk of a pinstriped bank manager. It had pictures of rats and moles in rowing boats and archaic quotes about Cleopatra’s barge. It asked for a £30,000 loan … Continue reading

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Just arrived some new True Stories…..

Trafficked – My Story by Sophie Hayes When Sophie Hayes met the mysterious and charming stranger Bledi, she knew he would change her life – but she had no idea how much. At first, it was a typical whirlwind romance. … Continue reading

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Infographic – 5 ways to get kids excited about reading…..

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The House of Twenty Thousand Books by Sasha Abramsky

  This is the story of Sasha Abramsky’s grandparents, Chimen and Miriam Abramsky, and of their unique home at 5 Hillway, around the corner from Hampstead Heath. In their semi-detached house, so deceptively ordinary from the outside, the Abramskys created … Continue reading

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New treats – of the cookbook kind

Some recent additions are: Jo Seagar Bakes  by Jo Seagar Jo Seagar is known as the Queen of Baking and now here, finally, is her first baking book – destined to become the baking bible for all New Zealand cooks. … Continue reading

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The Free Range Cook: Through the Seasons by Annabel Langbein

The ever popular Annabel is back with a stupendous selection of recipes, and I have to say I really like the sprinkling of garden advice. I very excited about the Black Velvet Cake….. Book blurb as follows…. In this gorgeous book we … Continue reading

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River Cottage – Light and Easy by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

As Hugh states in this book’s introduction….. ‘he is offering up a set of new recipes that are both healthy and well balanced, straightforward to put together, but always unfailingly, delicious’ Hugh has also made a point of excluding the … Continue reading

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Some new christian fiction to read……

Driftwood Lane  (A Nantucket Love Story) by Denise Hunter Meridith believes she is capable of weathering any storm. But she’s never experienced a love powerful enough to uproot her…until now. Meridith Ward has crafted a carefully ordered life to make … Continue reading

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Tea fit for a Queen – recipes and drinks for afternoon tea

Want to have a fancy tea party with friends, feeling the need for some sophisticated entertaining or high tea? then this is the book for you….. Filled with recipes that have stood the test of time as well as fascinating … Continue reading

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