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Kate Davies' Book Selection for February 2023

BOOK SELECTION FOR FEBRUARY 2022What to say about February? As a February gal, I’m going to reclaim it from the usual bleak descriptions and remind...

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Kate Davies' Book Selection for January 2023

BOOKMARK Book Recommendations: January 2023  Happy New Year! Hopefully you’ve all enjoyed some fabulous company, food and possibly a glass or two of something seasonal....

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Kate Davies' Book Selection for November 2022

November – aka ‘recovery after Festival’ month. What a feast of stories and entertainment we enjoyed! I know for a fact that many BOOKMARK members...

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Catering News for BOOKMARK 2022

Procaffeinate will be serving tea, coffee, cakes and sweet treats all day during the weekend.  They will also be serving lunch.  To view the lunch...

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Authors in Schools 2022 - Coupar Angus

The BOOKMARK Book Festival team was hard at work in Coupar Angus Primary School this week, with a brand-new Authors in Schools (AiS) event for...

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Kate Davies' Book Selection for October 2022

BOOKMARK Book Recommendations: October 2022Our FESTIVAL month! There’s something for everybody from art and the history of Mary, Queen of Scots, to wildlife photography, crime...

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Hilary Mantel

HILARY MANTEL A few years ago, Hilary Mantel wrote about a recent holiday she had enjoyed in Scotland. She had been staying near Port Appin...

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Kate Davies Book Selection for September

Time to put the deckchair away and then curl up somewhere cosy with a good book. Gail Wylie starts off our recommendations this month, with...

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BOOKMARK Book of the Year 2022

The six books this year have history at their heart. Some are blends of fact and fiction; some come out of personal memories; all evoke...

by Gail Wylie, BOOKMARK CHAIR