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In Iceland, books are exchanged as Christmas Eve presents, then you spend the rest of the night in bed reading

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Shop Front and Van

Mainstreet Trading Books – Day 19 of the Advent

Welcome to Mainstreet Trading Books, who can be found at Mainstreet, St Boswells @mainstreethare Based in the beautiful

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Father Knox’s Decalogue

The Ten Rules of (Golden Age) Detective Fiction Monsignor Ronald A. Knox (1888-1957) was a British clergyman, editor, a literary

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The Stripey Badger

The Stripey Badger – Day 18 of the Advent

Welcome to The Stripey Badger, who can be found at 7 The Square, Grassington. @StripeyBadgers Situated in the

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Bridge Bookshop

Bridge Bookshop – Day 17 of the Advent

Welcome to Bridge Bookshop, who can be found on the Isle of Man. @BookshopIOM Our family run business

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Swimmer Among the Stars

Swimmer Among the Stars – Review

If you follow me on Twitter you may have already realised that I love the short story format as a

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O’Mahony’s Booksellers – Day 16 of the Advent

Welcome to O’Mahoney’s Booksellers, who can be found at 120 O’Connell Street, Limerick. @OMahony’s O’Mahony’s was founded in 1902

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Who Let the Gods Out

Who Let the Gods Out? – Review

In this debut novel by Maz Evans we find Elliot caring for his mum who has an undisclosed mental health

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J.E. Books, Hull

J. E. Books – Day 15 of the Advent

Welcome to J.E. Books, who can be found at 12 Hepworth’s Arcade, Hullabaloos @JEBooksHull A new independent bookshop, selling new

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Outside – Review

Ele lives Inside with The Others and is visited by Him, but dreams of The Outside which she only knows

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