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Something to Tell You

Something to Tell You

Author(s): Lucy Diamond

Location(s): Yorkshire

Genre(s): Fiction, Humour

Era(s): Modern

When Frankie stumbles upon an unopened letter from her late mother, she’s delighted to have one last message from her . . . until she reads the contents and discovers the truth about her birth. Brimming with questions, she...

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Sometimes a Great Notion

Sometimes a Great Notion

Author(s): Ken Kesey

Location(s): Oregon

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Second half of the 20th Century

The magnificent second novel from the legendary author of “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” and “Sailor Song” is a wild-spirited and hugely powerful tale of an Oregon logging clan. A bitter strike is raging in a small lumber...

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Somewhere in France

Somewhere in France

Author(s): Jennifer Robson

Location(s): France

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): WW1

Lady Elizabeth Neville-Ashford wants to travel the world, pursue a career, and marry for love. But in 1914, the stifling restrictions of aristocratic British society and her mother’s rigid expectations forbid Lily from following her heart. When war breaks...

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Somewhere South of Tuscany

Somewhere South of Tuscany

Author(s): Diana G Armstrong

Location(s): Tuscany, Umbria

Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs, Gastro

Era(s): Modern

Somewhere South of Tuscany is a feet-on-the-ground account of living and cooking in Italy, in the spectacular Italian countryside. After only one brief visit, Diana Armstrong, a cookbook author and food and travel writer, buys an ancient stone house...

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Somewhere Still

Somewhere Still

Author(s): Denitta Ward

Location(s): Kansas City

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): 1920s

Escape to the Roaring Twenties when the rules were clear & made to be broken, and a young women embarks on a journey of love, betrayal, and redemption. “In her debut novel, Ward paints a vivid portrait of Kansas...

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Somewhere, Home

Somewhere, Home

Author(s): Nada Awar Jarrar

Location(s): Palestine

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern

This remarkable novel, winner of the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, tells the story of three women, each of them far from where they came, all of whom are still searching for somewhere that can be called home. Maysa returns to...

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Song

Song

Author(s): Michelle Jana Chan

Location(s): Guyana, World

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Contemporary

Song is just a boy when he sets out from Lishui village in China. Brimming with courage and ambition, he leaves behind his impoverished broken family, hoping he’ll make his fortune and return home. Chasing tales of sugarcane, rubber...

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Song at Dawn: 1150 in Provence

Song at Dawn: 1150 in Provence

Author(s): Jean Gill

Location(s): Languedoc Roussillon

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): 12th Century

‘Believable, page-turning and memorable.’ Lela Michael, S.P. Review Winner of the Global Ebook Award for Best Historical Fiction 1150: Provence On the run from abuse, Estela wakes in a ditch with only her lute, her amazing voice, and a...

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Song of a Captive Bird

Song of a Captive Bird

Author(s): Jasmin Darznik

Location(s): Tehran

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 1950s

All through her childhood in Tehran, Forugh Farrokhzad is told that Persian daughters should be quiet and modest. She is taught only to obey, but she always finds ways to rebel—gossiping with her sister among the fragrant roses of...

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Song of Songs

Song of Songs

Author(s): Marc Graham

Location(s): Middle East, Yemen

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): 10th century bce

Lift the veil of legend for the untold story of Makeda, the Queen of Sheba, and Bathsheba, wife and mother of Israel’s first kings. When Makeda, the slave-born daughter of the chieftain of Saba, comes of age, she wins...

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