Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart

If you loved Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt, then prepare yourself for Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart. Douglas Stuart's mastery of tempo, tone and detailed description produces physical reactions whilst reading. There are many stories about poverty and alcoholism. Families on any given street in any given country and from all walks of life could …

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They Both Die At The End by Adam Silvera For those of you that read the last page of a book and then begin the actual story...this time the author has called you out. As you can plainly see, the ending of the book has taken pride of place in the title. Difficult to talk …

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The Unputdownables

The satisfying crack from the binding of a brand new book. The slightly beaten up well thumbed copy that awaits. Is there anything better than hunkering down with a good book? The ritual sniff of the printed page, the almost palpable anticipation prior to reading that first sentence...and then you're off. Across all genres there …

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