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Helen
Reading, writing, blogging and baking cakes. Now with chickens and ducks.
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Sue's daughter, Charlotte, is in a coma. It appears she deliberately stepped in front of a bus and now Sue... Continue reading
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Is there a book you'd absolutely love to read again? I don't mean to re-read, but to read once more... Continue reading
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There is something very special about making a food from one of your childhood favourite books. When I made jammy... Continue reading
Emma, I'm reading it at the moment. My Novelicious colleagues have raved about it so much I couldn't not!
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Have you ever read a book and thought, ooh I love that character – she would make a smashing best... Continue reading
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There is a chocolate mini roll on Nicola's desk. She is staring at it longingly as she tucks into her... Continue reading
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There is nothing better in the Land of Reading than a lovely book you can treasure, to re-read whenever the... Continue reading
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As a huge fan of Sarra Manning's Unsticky and You Don't Have to Say You Love Me, I was very... Continue reading
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Women's fiction is not a new phenomenon. When chick lit was 'invented' with the birth of both Bridget Jones's Diary... Continue reading
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Who is for a game of lacrosse with a feast of jammy buns for match tea? Before I ever enjoyed... Continue reading
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We are always on the alert for beautiful new book covers and were particularly taken with the hardback of Lucy... Continue reading
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I feel a need to say, before I go any further with this week's Feasting column, that this is a... Continue reading
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I know what you're thinking, but I don't mean fruity in that way. I mean books that contain fruit in... Continue reading
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Ballet Shoes by Noel Streatfeild is one of my favourite books from childhood and I still reread it to this... Continue reading
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Last month we brought you our favourite heroines, so it is only fair that we bring you our favourite heroes... Continue reading
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When one of your favourite authors announces they have a new book coming out soon, there is always a ripple... Continue reading
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Three women. Maddie, Jess and Lauren. None of them know one another, but they come together, united, at a local... Continue reading
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When I was chatting to Novelicious founder, Kirsty, recently she mentioned she has more than one copy of Talking to... Continue reading
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The weather has been the subject of many people's conversations recently. It is wet. It is windy. It is grey.... Continue reading
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Obviously, as major book nerds, we are reading books pretty much all the time and occasionally come across a female... Continue reading
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I've written most adoringly about the film, Julie & Julia, before. But looking through the archives I see it was... Continue reading
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For an author, writing a funny book can be hard. Harder than the words lightly tripping off the page would... Continue reading
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It is time for Novelicious founder, Kirsty Greenwood, and her debut novel, Yours Truly, to get the Feasting treatment. And... Continue reading