BOOKMARK Books of the Month

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March 2021


Daughters of the Night

Daughters of the Night by Laura Shepherd-Robinson

We Begin At The End by Chris Whitaker

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February 2021


Symposium

Symposium by Muriel Spark

The Noise of Time by Julian Barnes

Here We Are by Graham Swift

Summerwater by Sarah Moss

My Best Stories by Alice Munro

What We Talk About When We Talk About Love by Raymond Carver

The Collected Stories by William Trevor

The Penguin Book of the Contemporary British Short Story - ed Philip Henscher by

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January 2021


Blood and Sugar

Blood and Sugar by Laura Shepherd-Robinson

The Actuality by Paul Braddon

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Here is a list of all the Books we have reviewed:

Biography

Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson

Children's

An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Castle Legends by Theresa Breslin and Kate Leiper

Aunt Amelia by Rebecca Cobb

Dogger's Christmas by Shirley Hughes

I'm Sticking With You by Smriti Halls and Steve Small

Library Lion by Michelle Knudsen

Pirate Stew by Neil Gaiman

That's Not My Robin by Fiona Watt

The Cat Who Wanted To Go Home by Jill Tomlinson

The Good Bear by Sarah Lean

The Highland Falcon Thief by MG Leonard and Sam Sedgman

Thorfinn the Nicest Viking and The Putrid Potion by David Macphail

Where's Spot by Eric Hill

Winter Holiday by Arthur Ransome

Crime Fiction

Violet by SJI Holliday

Family Reading

A Day in the Life of a Poo... by Mike Barfield & Jess Bradley

Kids Fight Plastic by Martin Dorey

Fiction

A Rising Man by Abir Mukherjee

A Thousand Moons by Sebastian Barry

Autumn of the Ace by Louis de Bernières

Black Narcissus by Rumer Godden

Black Swan Green by David Mitchell

Dark Town by Thomas Mullen

Florida by Lauren Groff

Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Here We Are by Graham Swift

Miss Benson's Beetle by Rachel Joyce

My Best Stories by Alice Munro

Redhead By The Side Of The Road by Anne Tyler

Silver by Chris Hammer

Summer by Ali Smith

Summerwater by Sarah Moss

Symposium by Muriel Spark

The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

The Collected Stories by William Trevor

The Crimson Petal and the White by Michel Faber

The Dutch House by Ann Patchett

The Golden Legend by Nadeem Aslam

The Man Who Saw Everything by Deborah Levy

The Noise of Time by Julian Barnes

The Other Half of Augusta Hope by Joanna Glen

The Phoenix of Florence by Philip Kazan

The Wolves of Levinsky Prospekt by Sarah Armstrong

We Begin At The End by Chris Whitaker

What We Talk About When We Talk About Love by Raymond Carver

When I Come Home Again by Caroline Scott

Historical Fiction

Blood and Sugar by Laura Shepherd-Robinson

Daughters of the Night by Laura Shepherd-Robinson

Islands of Mercy by Rose Tremain

The Bear Pit by S G MacLean

The Bronze Horseman by Paullina Simons

History

The Secret Lives of Colour by Kassia St Clair

Photography & Poetry

Edinburgh by Alan Wright with poetry by Gerda Stevenson

Poetry

Anecdotal Evidence by Wendy Cope

Being Alive by Neil Astley

Moder Dy by Roseanne Watt

Selected Poems by John Glenday

The Firth by John Glenday

The Zoo of the New by Edited by Nick Laird and Don Patterson

Science Fiction

The Actuality by Paul Braddon

Scottish Fiction

A Blood is Still by Douglas Skelton

Big Sky by Kate Atkinson

The Art of Dying by Ambrose Parry

The Doll Factory by Elizabeth Macneal

The End of the Line by Gillian Galbraith

The Ninth Child by Sally Magnusson

The Other Bennett Sister by Janice Hadlow

The Professor of Truth by James Robertson

Young adult

Orphans of the Tide by Struan Murray