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#WWReads The Woolgrower’s Companion

Tipped as ‘this summer’s Captain Corelli’s Mandolin‘ and endorsed by Kathryn The Help Stockett, The Woolgrower’s Companion has *quite* a lot to live up. …

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#WW Reads: A book review of Lie with Me by Sabine Durrant

As I'm writing this on Thursday night, I have no idea what the weather will bring tomorrow, but wasn't today GLORIOUS? The sunshine! The warmth! The light! I love this time of year...And, I loved 'Lie with Me', a brilliant psychological thriller by Sabine Durrant. If you're looking for a page-turner with a sun-drenched summer feel, then read on....…

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#WWReads: The Wild Other

Welcome to the second instalment of WWreads. This book comes with a warning: if you have tears, prepare to shed them. (But you should read it, because it is breathtakingly honest, unstinting in its truth and beautifully written.…

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#WWreads: The Trouble With Goats and Sheep

There are few things better than a really good book. Which is why we’re launching a new series, #W&Wreads. We’ll be posting reviews both here and on Instagram (because we love how enthusiastic and engaged the Insta community is) and we’d love you to get involved. Send us your recommendations. Read alongside us and send us your reviews. We’d love that.…

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Christmas Gift Guide: Books

To paraphrase Amy in Little Women, Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without at least one new book. Dark evenings, roaring fires, twinkling trees, red wine and excessive consumption of foodstuffs – all point to a night in, curled up with a good (or beautiful book). I’d be more than happy to find any of these under my tree.…

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Summer Books: The Reading List

772404d9f37b1b45f9d6fe0c611de996 Summer and books. Two of my favourite things. Throw in a deckchair/picnic rug/beach towel and I'm in heaven. Holidays and books are the perfect marriage. I have considerably less time to indulge than I used to (aha, so this is why people go on holiday with their parents/where there's a kids' club), but I still squeeze books into my day whenever I have the chance. Here's what I suggest (very politely) you might like to add to your reading list this summer.…

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The Truth About Parenting in LA by Breaking Dead author, Corrie Jackson

Corrie Jackson is one totally brilliant woman. A former journalist, she’s worked at Harpers Bazaar, Grazia and GLAMOUR – where we met and jobshared before she moved to Los Angeles, California with her husband, James, and little boy, Arthur, for a two-year stint of sunshine. And she wrote a book, Breaking Dead, which is published as an e-b00k NOW and is entirely gripping (so much so that you’ll totally ignore your own children to race through it). Oh, and she landed a book deal when her baby girl was eight weeks old. As you do. She talks babies, book deals and LA-la land……

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Comfort Reads

My brain feels quite literally boggled right now. Work, the building project (I paid more attention to the subject of taps this weekend that I ever believed possible), children, the other flotsam and jetsam of life. Two things keep me sane: my family and books. …

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Weekend Reading

Happy weekend. Rumour has it the cold is going to start biting, which makes it the perfect time to curl up with one of these reads……