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New Local History Book: Ewhurst 1910 – 1960

New Local History Book: Ewhurst 1910 – 1960

Ewhurst 1910 – 1960 covers a period of just fifty years, a period when Ewhurst, like the rest of the country, underwent enormous upheaval and change. Local historian Janet Balchin has been researching the history of Ewhurst and its environs for over 30 years and has written several books on the subject. To ...

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Book Review – October, October – Katya Balen

Book Review – October, October – Katya Balen

A masterpiece in the making for anyone who ever dreamed to be WILD. October and her dad live in the woods, they know the trees, the stones, the lake and stars as if they were close friends. They live in the woodlands and they are one with nature, and that's the way it is…until the year October turns eleven. That's ...

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Book Review – A Kind Of Spark – Elle McNicoll

Book Review – A Kind Of Spark – Elle McNicoll

Winner of the Blue Peter Prize for Best Story 2021. A Kind of Spark tells the story of 11-year-old Addie as she fights for a memorial in remembrance of the witch trials that happened in her Scottish hometown. Addie is certain there’s more to the story of these 'witches', exactly like there is more to hers. Can ...

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Book Review – Rewild Yourself – Simon Barnes

Book Review – Rewild Yourself – Simon Barnes

We're not just losing the wild world. We're forgetting it. We're no longer noticing it. We've lost the habit of looking and seeing and listening and hearing. But we can make hidden things noticeable, and Rewild Yourself features 23 spellbinding ways to bring the wonder of nature much closer to home. Mammals you ...

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Book Review – Swallowtail Summer – Erica James

Book Review – Swallowtail Summer – Erica James

A mesmerizing story about friendship, making a change, and learning to live life to the fullest from Erica James. A treasured home, a group of friends and a summer that will transform all there is… Linston End has been the seasonal holiday home of three families for several years. A sprawling thatched house ...

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Book Review – Home Stretch – Graham Norton

Book Review – Home Stretch – Graham Norton

Graham Norton's powerful and timely novel of exile and return home reveals his keen understanding of the power of stigma and secrecy, with shattering results. Shame and longing can drift through generations, but the mysteries of the heart will not be buried for all time. It is 1987, and a small Irish community ...

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Book Review – Going Green – Nick Spalding

Book Review – Going Green – Nick Spalding

'Nick once again has the amazing ability to make me laugh. Very funny and highly recommended.' - Amazon Review From the bestselling author of Dumped, Actually comes a hilarious story about saving your job, and maybe saving our world in the process. Meet Ellie Cooke. When it comes to all things environmental, ...

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