Monthly Archives: March 2007

Coyote Dreams by Jessica Davis Stein

After a slightly slow start I could feel myself becoming absorbed into this book. A business trip buying Native Indian art work for the family successful New York stores leads Sarah to meet and subsequently fall in love with Ben … Continue reading

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Sisters in the Wilderness by Charlotte Gray

A fascinating account of two sisters who married and migrated to Canada out of necessity in the early 1830s. Even though these two women (and the family they left behind) were authors, they were not exempt the severe hardship that … Continue reading

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The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai

I am disappointed to say that I have really struggled with this book. I found it immensely difficult to remain focused despite holding onto the book for over the month. I am now at the point that if I can’t … Continue reading

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Twelve Sharp by Janet Evanovich

Arrived the day before I was heading off on a business trip. I could not resist this one and ring jumped it! It proved to be ideal travel & hotel reading, and I wasn’t disappointed with number 12 of the … Continue reading

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Practically Perfect by Katie Fforde

Another great book from Katie Fforde. If it is book to escape with you can not go far wrong with one written by Katie Fforde! Anna has bought a lovely cottage that needs lots doing to it. She can put … Continue reading

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Paradise Fields by Katie Fforde

Nell is a widow, with three children, all at college. Nell spends lots of time fundraising for the local hospice who use the land called Paradise Fields owned by one of the locals. When he dies, the land is passed … Continue reading

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The Rose Revived by Katie Fforde

The story of May,Sally & Harriet. They met by chance whilst working for “Slimeball Slater” and when they realised they were being exploited they decided to form their own company. Each of them are short of money and yet they … Continue reading

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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne

From Random Books “This is a truly extraordinary book which has already become a bestseller all over the world in hardback. Read as much by adults as the older children for whom it was originally published, it is the story … Continue reading

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Tracing Your Roots, 4.30-5.00pm Radio 4

Tracing Your Roots, 4.30-5.00pm, 12th March. Serial of 6. New series. Sally Magnusson explores how to trace your family history and delve into ancestors’ lives and times. The team would welcome your input with stories of family history or burning … Continue reading

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Bricks and Mortals,11-11.30am Radio 4

Bricks & Mortals, 11-11.30am Starting 9th March Radio 4. Series of 4. Series bringing the past to life through historic buildings and the imaginary lives of the ordinary people who lived there. Series of 4.http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/bricksandmortals/

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