Confessions of a Bookseller by Shaun Bythell

This continuation of Shaun Bythell’s diary recounts the not so normal life of a bookseller, and as a former bookstore employee I felt his pain.  Brilliant, funny, intelligent, smart, snarky, warm, lovely, I could go on but all you need know is I am mad about this book! From dealing with employees and Wigtown neighbors …

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Ronnie and Hilda’s Romance by Wendy Williams

Ronnie and Hilda’s Romance is told through a series of letters written over the course of eighteen months. After meeting and becoming engaged in a matter of ten days, Ronnie is posted overseas until he is demobilized from the army. For that reason, it is through these letters that their relationship, understanding, and love of …

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Normandy ’44 – Day and the Epic 77-Day Battle for France by James Holland

Filled with spectacular detail, Normandy ’44 offers a comprehensive view of the Normandy Campaign. Rather than focusing on one aspect, such as a day, a beach, a Division, Holland has written a broad narrative of the entire battle for Normandy from the initial planning to the final outcome 77 days later. I devoured this book. …

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