Read the opening extract of the brand new Kimberley Chambers book before its publication on 11/02/2016
Lovereading Staff Picks for February
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Thomas Carlyle died 1881. Carlyle's authoratiative work on The French Revolution was nearly a non starter when the first volume was accidentally burned by the philosopher John Stuart Mill's maid.
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Books of the Month
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All the Rage Courtney Summers
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The Faithful Couple A. D. Miller
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This month's 'featured books'
Debuts of the Month
Gold Fame Citrus Claire Vaye Watkins
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