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May 14, 2022

Children’s Storytime

EVERY SATURDAY! Every Saturday morning at 11 am our storyteller Lee will read a couple of children's books at Bookends From classic tales to the...

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Still Life

1944, in the ruined wine cellar of a Tuscan villa, as bombs fall around them, two strangers meet and share an extraordinary evening Ulysses Temper...

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A Tidy Ending

Just when you think Joanna Cannon cannot possibly beat the brilliance of her first two novels, along comes A Tidy Ending, and you realise that,...

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The Hemlock Cure

Eyam, Derbyshire 1665 The plague is raging in London and will soon be headed towards this once safe rural setting The villagers will decide to...

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Helen’s Reads

We are very pleased to introduce Helen Towers to all our website friends We will feature lots of  reviews by Helen, mainly contemporary fiction If...

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Burntcoat by Sarah Hall

A Helen's Reads Review   In the bedroom above her immense studio at Burntcoat, the celebrated sculptor Edith Harkness is making her final...

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Magpie

A Helen's Reads Review Marisa has only known Jake a few months, but she has completely fallen for him When he asks her to move in with him and...

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The Magician

Reviewed by Helen's Reads The Magician is a fictionalised biography of the German-born, Nobel award winning writer Thomas Mann Prior to reading...

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