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WWOOFing North and South

WWOOFing North and South

Author(s): Margaret Halliday

Location(s): New Zealand, Scotland

Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs, Travelogue

Era(s): 2002-2009

WWOOFing North and South describes the author’s time as a WWOOFer in New Zealand and Scotland. She travels widely encountering an eclectic mix of people and animals. She gets butted by a billy goat, chased by geese, mobbed by...

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Wyld Dreamers

Wyld Dreamers

Author(s): Pamela Holmes

Location(s): Somerset

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): End of 20th Century

In the summer of 1972, a group of friends is invited to Somerset to help photographer Seymour Stratton renovate a dilapidated cottage on Wyld Farm. Over the next year the group come to regard the farm as offering them...

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XX

XX

Author(s): Angela Chadwick

Location(s): Petersfield

Genre(s): Fiction, LGBT

Era(s): Contemporary

When Rosie and Jules discover a ground-breaking clinical trial that enables two women to have a female baby, they jump at the chance to make history. Fear-mongering politicians and right-wing movements are quick to latch on to the controversies...

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Yellow Room

Yellow Room

Author(s): Shelan Rodger

Location(s): Kenya

Genre(s): Fiction, Thriller

Era(s): Present

Haunted by a tragic childhood accident, Chala’s whole life has been moulded by guilt and secrets. After the death of the stepfather she adored, Chala is thrown into turmoil once again. Volunteering in Kenya seems to offer an escape,...

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Yobgorgle: Mystery Monster of Lake Ontario

Yobgorgle: Mystery Monster of Lake Ontario

Author(s): Daniel Pinkwater

Location(s): Rochester

Genre(s): Children

Era(s): 1970s

Eugene Winkleman is all set for a boring two-week vacation in Rochester, New York, when strange coincidences start to happen. First, he and his Uncle Mel see a movie about a monster called “Yobgorgle” that is supposed to live...

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You are in bear country!!

You are in bear country!!

Author(s): Bea W Meyer

Location(s): Canada

Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs

Era(s): Modern

In an account of the author’s involuntary and highly entertaining encounters with the wildlife in her backyard she lets the reader in on the funny characters of the wild. Comical situations dominate the stories Bea W Meyer tells about...

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You Are One of Them

You Are One of Them

Author(s): Elliott Holt

Location(s): Russia, Washington DC

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 1980s

Set against the backdrop of Cleveland Heights, a Washington, D.C. neighborhood during the 1980s, when the US feared of nuclear attack from Russia, You Are One of Them is a story of trust and betrayal, not among nations, but...

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You have me to Love

You have me to Love

Author(s): Jaap Robben

Location(s): The North Sea

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Contemporary

Set on an island between Scotland and Norway You Have Me to Love is about a boy named Mikael, who lives with his parents on an island somewhere between Scotland and Norway. One day, Mikael’s father Sven saves him...

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You Me Everything

You Me Everything

Author(s): Catherine Isaac

Location(s): Dordogne

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern

Set in the French countryside over one hot summer, You Me Everything is a tender novel about finding joy and love even in the most unexpected places. Jess and her ten-year-old son William set off to spend the summer...

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You Then, Me Now

You Then, Me Now

Author(s): Nick Alexander

Location(s): Santorini

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 1980s/present day

Laura has been hiding the truth from her daughter Becky about who her father was. A surprise visit to Santorini leads to past secrets being exposed and a new future for both of them.

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