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750px-NY-104.svg October 30

104 in 2014 : October

Checking in early, because the first week of November is going to be epically busy for me.

Choose Your Own Autobiography October 26

Should You Read a Book About Neil Patrick Harris? If You Answer Yes Click Here to Learn More

You are reading the Bookcoasters website homepage. You initially wanted to search for something but have found typing in  faint grey letters on an ocean background in the search box hard to see what you are typing, you’ve made a few typos and have given up. You really wanted something good to read but you’re sick of the […]

Rosie effect October 26

The Rosie Effect – the hilarious sequel!

The Rosie Effect by Graeme Simsion. ‘The Rosie Effect‘ is the sequel to the amazingly successful  ‘The Rosie Project‘, which won the 2014  Australian Book Industry Award for the Best General Fiction Book, and other awards. The Rosie Project sold over a million copies in more than 40 countries worldwide! I was unsure about reading […]

Mrs Sinclair’s suitcase

I know they say not to judge a book by it’s cover, however I am readily admitting that in this case I have. This novel’s beautiful cover is swoon worthy and would charm any bibliophile! Mrs Sinclair’s suitcase by Louise Walters is a delightful novel. The central character Roberta works in the Old & New […]

deceived October 24

The Deceived

The Deceived by Brett Battles.  Post by Diane from the Local Studies library. Jonathan Quinn is the protagonist developed by Brett Battles in his novel Becoming Quinn.  Several ‘Jonathan Quinn’ novels  followed of which The Deceived is one. Jonathan Quinn is a professional ‘cleaner’, he is employed to  dispose of bodies following a murder so […]

Being in balance October 23

Being in Balance

Being in Balance by Dr. Wayne Dyer. In Being in Balance, Dr. Dyer examines the nine principles for creating habits to match your desires. Considered by his fans as the ‘father of motivation’, Dr. Dyer is a well-known author and lecturer in the field of self-empowerment. This book will show you how to restore balance […]

becoming queen cover2 October 22

Becoming Queen by Kate Williams

This book compares the lives of Princess Charlotte and Princess Victoria, focusing on the period where each needed to fight free of a mosquito cloud of courtiers and relatives

A story dreamt long ago

A story dreamt long ago by Phyllis McDuff. There always was distance between mother Bettina Mendl and daughter Phyllis McDuff even when they were sitting right beside each other. Bettina was a master of evasion. Phyllis’ questions always went unanswered and she never was quite sure just who indeed her mother was and why she […]

maze runner October 21

Maze Runner

Maze Runner by James Dashner Post by Fiona from Southport Library. Maze Runner is a must read for lovers of young adult post-apocalyptic novels. It follows the exhilarating journey of sixteen year old Thomas as he finds himself in an unfamiliar world which is known as ‘The Glade’. Thomas and the other ‘Gladers’ know nothing […]

Damage

Damage by Felix Francis. Felix Francis has a 40 year history of working with his famous father Dick Francis, assisting with the great thrillers which are set in the British horse racing world. Damage is the fourth novel which Felix has written on his own after the death of his father in February 2010. Jeff […]

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