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THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW ENDED – THANKS TO ALL WHO TOOK PART To celebrate the release of Michael Crichton’s new novel “Next” Harper Collin’s are giving three lucky winners a copy of the book. Next is the new thriller from Michael Crichton, and is the most exciting and most anticipated publication of summer 2007. Is [...]

Next by Michael Crichton

This is quite an unusual book – very interesting, and thought provoking, and discussion provoking. The author obviously feels very strongly about the issue he details in this book and wants to alert and educate us, and has chosen a great way to do it as this book is exciting and dramatic and tense, and [...]

This book is about Laura, who is known as being a ‘hopeless romantic’ and always looking at life as if it is a Jane Austen novel. However she realises this is an unrealistic perception of the world and strives to change, and to become more like Mrs Danvers from ‘Rebecca’ than a character from Jane [...]

This is the story of a student, called Adam, that chooses to study a beautiful ornamental garden in Italy. He is drawn in by the garden and it seems to hold a magic over him and be trying to tell him something. He becomes slightly obsessed with understanding the clues to be read, and he [...]

No Angel by Penny Vincenzi

This is the first book in the trilogy of the Lytton family, and this part centres on Lady Celia Lytton throughout her marriage to Oliver, through the First World War, her responsibilities and career at the publishing house, her children, and her affair with one of the writers. It is a fantastic book, absolutely brilliant! [...]

Lovers and Liars is the story of Emily and John and their young love for each other, and how this love is interrupted by the actions of others. This interruption then has huge consequences on their lives and the lives of others around them. This is the first Josephine Cox book that I have read [...]

This is a very gripping read all about the conflict in Jerusalem between the Jews and the Arabs and their disagreement to who the city truly belongs. The main character is Maggie Costello, who is a peace negotiator, brought in to help forward the peace process between the two sides. However an historical clay tablet [...]

  

Classic Book Club

Please leave your reviews and comments about any books you have read, whether they be old classics such as Bronte, Austen or Dickens, or modern-day classics such as Dan Brown, Cathy Kelly or Marian Keyes.