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January 2011 Debut of the Month. Gorgeously grown up romantic comedy from a brilliant new Irish voice. POSTCARDS FROM THE HEART is a book about four friends in their thirties. It's about love, lust, life, death, balloon rides and missing hamsters. But most of all it's about figuring out how to stop saying 'I don't' and how to start saying 'I do'. Ensure a box of tissues is close at hand for it's likely to make you laugh hysterically and cry in equal measure.
Snapping at Sophie Kinsella’s heels, Carmen Reid has written a must-read tale of romance but with an edge as Annie Valentine, personal shopper extraordinaire with a dream job in Manhatten must make a choice; that of her new love in New York or her family in London but Annie thinks she can have both, but can she? Fans of Sophie Kinsella and Sex and the City will love it!
February 2011 Non-Fiction Book of the Month. Ten centuries' worth of French historical 'facts' bite the dust as Stephen Clarke looks at what has really been going on since 1066... It's a light-hearted but impeccably researched account of all our great fallings-out. With Clarke's trademark humour and lightness of touch that will be remembered with fondness from A Year in the Merde and Talk to the Snail, among others this is a brilliant take on the history of our near neighbour.
This page-turning, roller-coaster story is vividly told by seventeen year old Vanessa, the timid younger sister who has always relied on her older sister Justine for protection. From the first day of their regular summer visit to their beach home, things are strange for Justine and Vanessa. They meet the dreamy brothers Caleb and Simon as usual but after that, nothing is the same again. When Justine dies in a freak accident, Vanessa has to be brave on her own. The more she discovers, the more frightened she becomes – especially about herself!
Commercial fiction on an epic scale, ROSES redefines the classic American blockbuster for a new generation
Los Angeles has become the city that never sleeps: an insomnia epidemic is sweeping the town, causing psychosis. As people begin to lose their minds, the line between reality and nightmare blurs. LAPD officer Parker Haas can sleep, but he's wide awake. Going undercover to find the source of Dreamer - the black market drug that gives the afflicted the sleep relief they crave - he is plunged into a dark and restless world. But as he edges closer to the truth, Park must beware the enemies hiding in the shadows. Park's also battling a personal nightmare. His wife has been sleepless for months, and the final phase of the disease - 'the suffering' - is close. Soon, Park must decide what he'll do to save his loved ones, whatever the cost to himself...
Charlie Parker returns in the chilling new thriller from the Sunday Times bestselling author of THE LOVERS
Morag and Heather, two eighteen-inch fairies with swords, green kilts and badly dyed hair fly through the window of the worst violinist in New York, an overweight and antisocial type named Dinnie, and vomit on his carpet. Who they are, how they came to New York and what this has to do with the lovely Kerry - who lives across the street, and has Crohn's Disease, and is making a flower alphabet - and what this has to do with the other fairies (of all nationalities) of New York, not to mention the poor repressed fairies of Britain, is the subject of this book. It has a war in it, and a most unusual production of Shakespeare's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM and Johnny Thunders' New York Dolls guitar solos. What more could anyone desire from a book?
When a man discovers the darkest secret of Rembrandt's life, his days are numbered. And when his son discovers his body, he's on a mission to find justice - whatever the cost.
A brutal hit-and-run killing opens the path to another 25-year-old crime. The brilliant new novel in the acclaimed Faraday series, from the author of NO LOVELIER DEATH.
February 2011 Non-Fiction Book of the Month. Written by a man who has known the inside of the Foreign Office, a history written with the leavening of experience. What could have been a dense and academic history is actually very readable, intimate portraits of the men who have directed foreign policy over the last 200 years. It starts with a duel in 1809 (Castlereagh and Canning) and ends with Bevin and Eden, charting the rise and fall of British influence in the world. Pistols at Dawn: Two Hundred Years of Political Rivalry from Pitt and Fox to Blair and Brown, John CampbellParting Shots, Matthew Parri
February 2011 Book of the Month. The final part of the trilogy that includes Man and Boy and Man and Wife. We have moved on 10 years in Harry's life and just as everything seems to be falling in to place, events unfold that threaten the happiness Harry has worked so hard to achieve. Funny, moving and charming, Tony Parsons hits the nail on the head again.
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eBooks have at last come of age and although you have been able to see if an eBook is available on a title by title basis on Lovereading for a while now, we also wanted to create a special section which features all of our eBook recommended reads.
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