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    Dreaming of Tuscany
    by SJV
    2018/01/25  |  Features  |  

    I’m not what you’d call well-travelled.   I didn’t gap year, don’t own walking boots and the idea of back packaging brings me out in hives.  I’ve lived, loosely speaking, in North, South, East AND West London but get utterly lost the minute I’m outside the M25 and couldn’t imagine living …

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    The Lipstick Effect
    by Juliet Ashton
    2018/01/22  |  Features  |  

    When the big things are going wrong, the little things really matter. Right now it feels like the big things aren’t just going wrong, they’re nosediving like a burning 747 whose flight attendants are punching each other out for the oxygen masks. So we turn to the little things. The …

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    #bookclub Feature
    by SJV
    2018/01/19  |  Features  |  

    This week on #BookClub, we’re featuring a some of the fabulous reviews that came in from our wonderful #TeamMilly and #BookClub members for the new novel by Milly Johnson – #PerfectlyImperfect!   First up is Linda: “THE PERFECTLY IMPERFECT WOMAN by Milly Johnson is a book filled with moments – …

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    A million love stories later…
    by SJV
    2018/01/19  |  Features  |  

    There was a time, not that long ago, when I genuinely feared that everything I thought I was and everything I believed to be true was a big fat hairy lie. I was settling in nicely to a wonderful book by a wonderful author whose previous novels are all in …

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    Embrace your Inner Flawsomeness…
    by Milly Johnson
    2018/01/19  |  Features  |  

    The heroine of my new book is flawsome: someone who needs a little reminder that her faults do not detract from her awesomeness. If ever there was a woman that made more than her fair share of mistakes, it’s Miss Marnie Salt.  And probably why I feel a deep affinity …

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    Family….
    by SJV
    2018/01/15  |  Features  |  

    As someone who grew up without aunties or uncles, cousins or the full complement of grandparents, I can tell you without fear of contradiction that you are absolutely at liberty to call whatever group of people you want Family, and it’s absolutely valid even if it’s not, strictly speaking, absolute …

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    You Me Everything…
    by Catherine Isaac
    2018/01/12  |  Features  |  

    There was a time, around the start of last year, when it felt as though 2018 would never arrive. Despite the fact that I’d written a first draft of ‘You Me Everything’ a century ago (two years really), my various publishers decided that the best date for it to be …

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    #bookclub Feature
    by SJV
    2018/01/10  |  Features  |  

    This week on #BookClub, we’re featuring a couple of the 5* reviews for Part 1 of the Random Acts of Kindness series by new @TeamBATC #DigitalOriginals author, Victoria Walters…. Hayley : Loved it!  Made me smile and realise we need more of this in this world… “As soon as I had …

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    #bookclub Feature
    by SJV
    2018/01/08  |  Features  |  

    New Year, brand new #BookClub feature for you – a wonderful 5* review from Catriona for Part 1 of the new Holly Hepburn Castle Court series. “This was the perfect start to this new series from Holly Hepburn. It was also great that this was released during a really busy …

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    One down, 51 to go….
    by SJV
    2018/01/08  |  Features  |  

    So, there are just 51 weeks left before we can all raise our glasses to another year over and my question is, what will you have done? Lost a few pounds or helped fund the cure for cancer? Put an end to inequality and injustice or global warming? Learnt a …