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Lancs50books added 3rd January

These are the books I am planning to read as part of the Lancs50books challenge for 2017

  1. Alys, always

    Alys, always

    Lane, Harriet
    Published : Weidenfeld & Nicolson London 2012 ISBN : 0297865048 9780297865049 9780297865018 0297865013
    Completed and reviewed in January.
  2. Gone girl

    Gone girl

    Flynn, Gillian
    Published : Weidenfeld & Nicolson London 2012 ISBN : 0297859382 9780297859406 9780297859383 0297859404
    Finished today not a favourite at all
  3. The shepherd's life: a tale of the Lake District

    The shepherd's life: a tale of the Lake District

    Rebanks, James,
    Published : Magna Long Preston 2016 ISBN : 0750541962 9780750541961
    Finished 9th March my 10th book and labsolutely loved it.
  4. To the letter: a curious history of correspondence

    To the letter: a curious history of correspondence

    Garfield, Simon,
    Published : Canongate Edinburgh 2014 ISBN : 9780857868619 0857868616
    No 15 completed and really enjoyed this one gave me lots of ideas!
  5. A god in ruins

    A god in ruins

    Atkinson, Kate,
    Published : Clipper Large Print Books Rearsby 2016 ISBN : 1510023828 9781510023826
    No 47 completed and I wasn't disappointed Kate Atkinson is always fabulous in my view
  6. The temporary gentleman

    The temporary gentleman

    Barry, Sebastian
    Published : Faber & Faber London 2015 ISBN : 9780571276998 0571276997
    My 3rd book completed good progress on 50 books and one if my favourite authors
  7. The walk home

    The walk home

    Seiffert, Rachel,
    Published : Virago London 2015 ISBN : 9781844089956 1844089959
    Book no 21 completed an insight into a family living in Glasgow and the impact that the division of religions has on it .
  8. My brother is a superhero

    My brother is a superhero

    Solomons, David,
    Published : Nosy Crow London 2015 ISBN : 0857634798 9780857634795
    One if the Fantastic book awards and very funny.
  9. We need new names

    We need new names

    Bulawayo, NoViolet,
    Published : Chatto & Windus London 2013 ISBN : 0701188030 9780701188030 1448156238 9781448156238
    Completed in January. The books I choose to read are influenced by reviews and recommendations. I always try to read as widely as possible. You don't know what you might miss. I wouldn't have wanted to have missed this .
  10. Those wild Wyndhams: three sisters at the heart of power

    Those wild Wyndhams: three sisters at the heart of power

    Renton, Claudia,
    Published : William Collins London 2014 ISBN : 000754491X 9780007544912
    Bk 33 finished definitely a window into another world !
  11. Berlin: imagine a city

    Berlin: imagine a city

    MacLean, Rory
    Published : Weidenfeld & Nicolson London 2015 ISBN : 1780224583 9781780224589
    19th book complete this was brilliant
  12. The amber fury

    The amber fury

    Haynes, Natalie,
    Published : Corvus London 2014 ISBN : 9781782392781 1782392785
    Finished this 5th March and enjoyed it a very good storyline
    Book no. 9
  13. Wild boy

    Wild boy

    Jones, Rob Lloyd, Coonan, Daniel,
    Published : Clipper Audio Rearsby 2013 ISBN : 9781471229695 1471229696
    Book no 18 !
  14. Line of fire: diary of an unknown soldier (August, September 1914)

    Line of fire: diary of an unknown soldier (August, September 1914)

    Barroux, Ardizzone, Sarah
    Published : Phoenix Yard London 2014 ISBN : 1907912398 9781907912399
    Book 35 and something very different for me a graphic novel . Very poignant.
  15. Treachery

    Treachery

    Parris, S. J.
    Published : HarperCollinsPublishers London 2014 ISBN : 9780007481194 0007481195
  16. A lovely way to burn

    A lovely way to burn

    Welsh, Louise
    Published : John Murray London 2014 ISBN : 9781848546516 1848546513
    Completed book no.11 really enjoyed this one and a real page turner.
  17. A child of books

    A child of books

    Jeffers, Oliver, Winston, Sam,
    Published : Walker Books Ltd London 2016 ISBN : 1406358312 9781406358315
  18. The white fox

    The white fox

    Morris, Jackie,
    Published : Conkers Edinburgh 2016 ISBN : 9781781125229 1781125228
    Book five completed . I loved this one such a lovely simple story beautifully written and illustrated.
  19. The shock of the fall

    The shock of the fall

    Filer, Nathan,
    Published : The Borough Press London 2014 ISBN : 9780007491452 000749145X
  20. Carhullan Army

    Carhullan Army

    Hall, Sarah
    Published : Faber & Faber Fiction 2001 ISBN : 9780571267620
    Book 32 always wanted to read something by Sarah Hall not disappointed
  21. The miniaturist

    The miniaturist

    Burton, Jessie
    Published : Picador London 2015 ISBN : 1447250931 9781447250937
    Book number 20 completed and not really sure about this one . Another best seller I am not impressed with.
  22. Purity

    Purity

    Franzen, Jonathan,
    Published : Fourth Estate London 2015 ISBN : 0007532768 9780007532766
  23. The dog, Ray

    The dog, Ray

    Coggin, Linda,
    Published : Hot Key Books London 2015 ISBN : 9781471403187 1471403181
    Completed March book no.12 one if the Fantastic book awards and another good read
  24. Fleeced

    Fleeced

    Irving, Ellie,
    Published : Corgi Books London 2015 ISBN : 0552568368 9780552568364
    This is one if the books on this year's Fantastic book awards .and the second one I have completed.
    Book number 8
  25. The loney

    The loney

    Hurley, Andrew Michael
    Published : John Murray London 2016 ISBN : 1473619858 9781473619852
    Bk 37 so glad I read this and I didn't think it was for me.
  26. Ripper: a novel

    Ripper: a novel

    Allende, Isabel, Wynne, Frank, Brock, Oliver (Translator),
    Published : Fourth Estate London 2014 ISBN : 9780007548941 000754894X
    Completed yesterday and I really enjoyed it. Had some pretty whacky characters but just what I needed after Gone girl . Book number 7
  27. The fault in our stars

    The fault in our stars

    Green, John
    Published : Dutton Books New York 2012 ISBN : 9780525478812 0525478817
    Bk 45 completed and not without a few tears I can see why this book has been so popular .
  28. The goldfinch

    The goldfinch

    Tartt, Donna,
    Published : Abacus London 2014 ISBN : 0349139636 9780349139630
    No 40 finally I finished this book and I can understand why people have loved this book . It is long though !
  29. Fair Helen

    Fair Helen

    Greig, Andrew
    Published : Quercus London 2013 ISBN : 9780857381910 0857381911
    Book no. 36 I love Andrew Greig because all his books are different but this was a harder one to stay with.
  30. The dynamite room

    The dynamite room

    Hewitt, Jason,
    Published : Simon & Schuster London 2014 ISBN : 9781471127403 1471127400
    book 31 and a chillingly sad take on the 2nd World War
  31. The heroes' welcome

    The heroes' welcome

    Young, Louisa,
    Published : The Borough Press London 2015 ISBN : 0007361475 9780007361472
    Book number 17 and a war story
  32. Paper butterflies

    Paper butterflies

    Heathfield, Lisa,
    Published : Electric Monkey London 2016 ISBN : 1405275391 9781405275392
    Book 13 my second from the LBOY17 list . I felt shattered after reading this just like I did by reading Louise Gornall's under rose tainted skies. The first one on the list I read last summer.
  33. Harry Miller's run

    Harry Miller's run

    Almond, David Rubbino, Salvatore
    Published : Walker Books London 2015 ISBN : 1406362247 9781406362244
    No 14 and one of the FBA list . I love David Almond and this was pretty good.
  34. Jane Eyre

    Jane Eyre

    Brontèˆ, Charlotte, 1816-1855,
    Published : Vintage Classic London 2015 ISBN : 1784870730 9781784870737
  35. Longbourn

    Longbourn

    Baker, Jo,
    Published : Black Swan London 2014 ISBN : 0552779512 9780552779517
  36. What's a girl gotta do?

    What's a girl gotta do?

    Bourne, Holly,
    Published : Usborne London 2016 ISBN : 1474915027 9781474915021
    book 28 and I did enjoy it but it was quite long winded.
  37. What I couldn't tell you?

    What I couldn't tell you?

    Bird, Faye,
    Published : Usborne London 2016 ISBN : 9781474903073 147490307X
    book 29 another brilliant LBOY17 title chosen by the students of Lancashire.
  38. Follow me back

    Follow me back

    Cloke, Nicci
    Published : Hot Key Books London 2016 ISBN : 1471405087 9781471405082
  39. Unbecoming

    Unbecoming

    Downham, Jenny,
    Published : David Fickling Books Oxford 2015 ISBN : 9781910200643 1910200646
    Book 27 and a powerful one I was not disappointed at all.
  40. Finding Audrey

    Finding Audrey

    Kinsella, Sophie,
    Published : Corgi Books UK 2016 ISBN : 0552573663 9780552573665
    book 24 and whilst a serious subject it made me laugh outloud in places !
  41. Consumed

    Consumed

    Rushton, Abbie,
    Published : Atom London 2016 ISBN : 0349002037 9780349002033
    Bk no 43 was a pacey read one of the LBOY 17 shortlisted titles . Very good
  42. Book of lies

    Book of lies

    Terry, Teri,
    Published : Orchard London 2016 ISBN : 1408334283 9781408334287
    Book 34 a chilling tale for LBOY17
  43. Broken sky

    Broken sky

    Weatherly, Lee,
    Published : Usborne London 2016 ISBN : 9781409572022 1409572021
    book 30 and one of the LBOY17 list excellent.
  44. The deepest cut

    The deepest cut

    Flynn, Natalie,
    Published : Accent Press Ltd Abercynon 2016 ISBN : 9781786151063 1786151065
    No. 16 completed from LBOY17 list
  45. The children of the king

    The children of the king

    Hartnett, Sonya,
    Published : Scholastic London 2014 ISBN : 1407137514 9781407137513
    No 48 and not one of my favourites sadly
  46. Meadowland: the private life of an English field

    Meadowland: the private life of an English field

    Lewis-Stempel, John,
    Published : Doubleday London 2014 ISBN : 9780857521453 0857521454
    Book 26 and read whilst in the lakes the perfect place for this to be read.
  47. Elizabeth is missing

    Elizabeth is missing

    Healey, Emma
    Published : Viking London 2014 ISBN : 0241003504 9780241003503
    Book no 42 a clever book which entwines an understanding of dementia with a mystery
  48. Girl with a white dog

    Girl with a white dog

    Booth, Anne,
    Published : Catnip London 2014 ISBN : 1846471818 9781846471810
    Bk 46 completed this was such a powerfully moving book . A simple story but with powerful messages about bullying , racism and dementia. One that I will be recommending in the future
  49. Now you see me

    Now you see me

    Haughton, Emma,
    Published : Usborne London 2014 ISBN : 9781409563693 1409563693
    Bk 41 finished I didn't think I would enjoy this at first but then it turned into a real page turner . Recommended
  50. Lamentation

    Lamentation

    Sansom, C. J.,
    Published : Mantle London 2014 ISBN : 9780230744196 0230744192
  51. Uncle Gobb and the dread shed

    Uncle Gobb and the dread shed

    Rosen, Michael Layton, Neal,
    Published : Bloomsbury London 2015 ISBN : 140885130X 9781408851302
  52. Knitbone Pepper, ghost dog

    Knitbone Pepper, ghost dog

    Barker, Claire Collins, Ross,
    Published : Usborne London 2015 ISBN : 1409580377 9781409580379
    Book. Number 22 one if the FBA 17 books loved it .
  53. The unlikely hero of Room 13B

    The unlikely hero of Room 13B

    Toten, Teresa
    Published : Walker Books London 2015 ISBN : 1406362999 9781406362992
    No 25 part of shelfhelp collection loved it !
  54. Putting on the brakes: understanding and taking control of your ADD or ADHD

    Putting on the brakes: understanding and taking control of your ADD or ADHD

    Quinn, Patricia O. Stern, Judith M.
    Published : Magination Press Washington, DC 2012 ISBN : 9781433811357 1433811340 9781433811340 1433811359
    Book number 23 for Books on Prescription - Shelf help
  55. Electrigirl

    Electrigirl

    Cotterill, Jo, Brett, Cathy,
    Published : Oxford University Press Oxford 2016 ISBN : 0192743554 9780192743558
    No 38 completed a good read and a mix of text and graphic illustration by Cathy Brett . One of the winners of FBA16.
  56. Touch and go Joe: an adolescent's experiences of OCD

    Touch and go Joe: an adolescent's experiences of OCD

    Wells, Joe
    Published : Jessica Kingsley London 2006 ISBN : 9781843103912 1843103915
    No 39 completed I read this one to review it for the #Shelfhelp collection and I found it very informative . I think it would be really useful for anyone who wants to develop coping strategies for OCD.
  57. The teenage guide to stress

    The teenage guide to stress

    Morgan, Nicola,
    Published : Walker Books London 2014 ISBN : 9781406353143 1406353140
    Bk 44 completed just on the right day #Worldmentalhealth day . A really useful book easy to read but informatative . A book that. Am be dipped into just when it's needed.
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