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The Coffee Shop Book Club

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September 2013 Short Story Book of the Month.

An irresistible collection of stories of love and fidelity, mystery and unexpected lives from some of the bestselling authors writing today. And even better news is that for each book purchased £1 goes to Breast Cancer Care. Breast Cancer Campaign’s fundraising event wear it pink is on Friday 25 October.

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In addition to our Lovereading expert opinion for The Coffee Shop Book Club a small number of Lovereading members were lucky enough to be invited to review this title - 'What an amazing mix of stories - 28 in total, all of them different. It’s like opening a box of your favourite chocolates and being lost to choose which one you like best.' - Kath Thornton. Scroll down to read more reviews.

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The Coffee Shop Book Club by Breast Cancer Care (Organization)

Published in conjunction with Woman & Home and Breast Cancer Care, this collection of terrific short stories includes many of the top names in fiction writing today: Fanny Blake, Fern Britton, Elizabeth Buchan, Tracy Chevalier, Jenny Colgan, R J Ellory, Julia Gregson, Tessa Hadley, Maeve Haran, Veronica Henry, Victoria Hislop, Eowyn Ivey, Cathy Kelly, Erin Kelly, Deborah Lawrenson, Kathy Lette, Lesley Lokko, Jill Mansell, Val McDermid, Kate Mosse, Jojo Moyes, Adele Parks, Nicky Pellegrino, Ian Rankin, newcomer Cara Ross, Penny Vincenzi and Katherine Webb.


We have asked a select number of members and browsers to review The Coffee Shop Book Club. You can read their reviews below.

Angela Hunt - 'This book is well worth buying, I loved it. And as there is £1 from every book going to Breast Cancer Care, you are contributing to a very worthy cause and getting a brilliant book of short stories.' Click here to read the full review.

Emily Wright - 'An eclectic compilation of short stories, The Coffee Shop Book Club will appeal to a variety of tastes; readers who enjoy their fiction frothy as well as those looking for a more intense flavour.' Click here to read the full review.

Carol Peace -
'A great read and supporting the Breast Cancer Care it's definitely worth a look...a thoroughly good read.' Click here to read the full review.

Sue Broom - '
What a treat to have a taster of so many writers in one volume.' Click here to read the full review.

Edel Waugh - 'A Pick And Mix Of Exceptional Stories...something to suit ever readers taste.' Click here to read the full review.

Reba Khatun -
'In this book I came across short stories written by some great authors I’ve already had the pleasure of reading and some new ones I’ve now discovered. This book has a story for everyone.' Click here to read the full review.

Sarah Harper -
'Normally, when I receive a new book, I put it aside to read in the evening however this book didn't even make it to the bedside table. It's a fantastic collection of stories which can't fail to please.' Click here to read the full review.

Phylippa Smithson -
'I am not a reader who would, out of choice, read a book comprising a number of short stories. The Coffee Book Shop Club is one I am glad to which I did not apply such a rule.' Click here to read the full review.

Maggie Crane -
'Each story is unique and interesting, providing the reader with easy reading...This book provides the opportunity to indulge in the work of some of our best authors in the minimum time.' Click here to read the full review.

Carole Donald -
'An eclectic group of short stories put together for your reading pleasure and to support Breast Cancer Care.' Click here to read the full review.

Kath Thornton
- 'What an amazing mix of stories - 28 in total, all of them different. It’s like opening a box of your favourite chocolates and being lost to choose which one you like best.' Click here to read the full review.

Barbara Goldie - 'New authors and old favourites, they are all here. All twenty eight stories are well written and so diverse, a real treat. Just the thing for a much needed coffee break.' Click here to read the full review.

Joan Hill - 'This special collection of short stories by our favourite authors also gives us a splendid opportunity of reading enticing tasters from the pen of authors we have not yet tried.' Click here to read the full review.

Michelle Russ - 'A fantastic collection of short stories by favourite authors, and a place to discover new. Something for everyone.' Click here to read the full review.

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12th September 2013


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Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co


288 pages


Relationship Stories
Books of the Month
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
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