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Summer Holiday Seven – the Verdict

September is one of my favourite months and having just returned from a glorious fortnight in Provence I’m all fired up for a busy autumn with a big writing goal (to finish my first draft by Christmas), a stellar line-up of guests here on the Literary Sofa, an avalanche of titles for Hot Picks 2015 and to … Continue reading

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  • Doesn't seem possible son's starting sixth form today. We've booked to see King Charles III for A level history inspiration - sounds great. 40 minutes ago
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  • Back on the Literary Sofa with the lowdown on my Summer Holiday Seven, inc new Sarah Waters and Joseph O'Neill titles isabelcostelloliterarysofa.com/2014/09/01/sum… 17 hours ago
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