Last month, we all read ‘Life After Life’ by Kate Atkinson and I was thrilled with the number of you that took part! Folk from all over the UK (Cornwall, London, Scotland etc.) took part in our online discussions, and a bunch of you met up, even though I was unable to be there myself – brilliant brilliant!
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If you are local to Notting Hill, the fabulous independent bookshop and café Book and Kitchen are offering 20% discount to all members of my book club. If you haven’t received your book club card yet, I’ll give you one the next time I see you at my real life book club!
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I have just come back from the marvellous Hay Festival, so I have books (and mud) on the brain.. if you haven’t been before, it’s the most wonderful place full of books, magic, learning, ideas and excitement.. and more books. However, I may have spent a bit too much time in this tent…
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Charlie is a freshman. And while he’s not the biggest geek in the school, he is by no means popular. Shy, introspective, intelligent beyond his years yet socially awkward, he is a wallflower, caught between trying to live his life and trying to run from it. Charlie is attempting to navigate his way through uncharted territory: the world of first dates and mixed tapes, family dramas and new friends; the world of sex, drugs, and The Rocky Horror Picture Show, when all one requires is that perfect song on that perfect drive to feel infinite. But Charlie can’t stay on the sideline forever. Standing on the fringes of life offers a unique perspective. But there comes a time to see what it looks like from the dance floor. The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a deeply affecting coming-of-age story that will spirit you back to those wild and poignant roller-coaster days known as growing up.
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