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Helen
Reading, writing, blogging and baking cakes. Now with chickens and ducks.
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Little Earthquakes by Jennifer Weiner is about a group of women and what happens after they have had their happily... Continue reading
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A fortnight ago we highlighted five books that have been published as ebook serials. This week we bring you novellas... Continue reading
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Oh how I adore the Walsh Family. They're quirky, eccentric and there is never, ever a dull moment in this... Continue reading
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Hurrah! Holiday time is finally upon us so I've been scrolling through the #bookadayuk hashtag, which is now being hosted... Continue reading
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I'm still reading The Story of You by Katy Regan as I write this. There is such a wonderful buzz... Continue reading
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There have been a number of books published in parts lately. It seems to be a recent phenomenon, taking advantage... Continue reading
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Glastonbury got you in the mood for a bit of rock? Fancy an access-all-areas backstage pass to the glamorous lives... Continue reading
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Oh there are just so many delicious things I could recreate from The Art of Baking Blind by Sarah Vaughan... Continue reading
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I loved all the birthday posts on Novelicious last week particularly the Behind the Scenes pieces from my colleagues. Anna's... Continue reading
Leave it to me to find the food, Julie! (And thank you. One day it'll happen.)
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This week, as part of our birthday celebrations, I thought the cake in question should be, rather fittingly, a birthday... Continue reading
P.S - there is another one of yours on my desk...
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Julie, Girl From Mars has quite a few post-its in. You mentioned an almond pastry, the casserole, a dubious crumble and custard, an American hot pizza (which is the one I'm interested in) and tiramisu. All those on the chair are possible novels with food in for my recipe book. If it ever happens!
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For this week's Ten Books, we are travelling back in time to the year 2009. Come on, hop on board... Continue reading
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In The Long Weekend by Veronica Henry, a number of characters are coming together to stay at a gorgeous quayside... Continue reading
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Following our recent posts about Judy Blume's Forever and Young Adult novels, we at Team Novelicious got chatting about our... Continue reading
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This pretty novel, A Cottage by the Sea by Carole Matthews, is about three best friends from uni, Grace, Ella... Continue reading
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Since the first of this month, Borough Press has started a meme on Twitter, which asks book lovers to tweet... Continue reading
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Following on from Monday's Young Adult themed Novelicious Picks post, I thought it'd be fun to go back to the... Continue reading
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A short while ago, broadcaster and columnist Caitlin Moran, in an interview with the Bookseller about books directed at teens,... Continue reading
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When Gwen inherits her great aunt's house she reluctantly has to return to Pendleford – a place she hasn't been... Continue reading
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Last week was the Chelsea Flower Show, the Royal Horticultural Society's annual garden extravaganza. If you have been inspired –... Continue reading
Thank you! I absolutely adore food in books, especially when it adds that extra something.
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Dear Thing is a beautiful novel, Julie. It was my pleasure.
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