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book of the week - Julia Roberts' Alice in Theatreland Book of the week this week is from my QVC pal and colleague Julia Roberts - her fourth! Well done Jules! I overheard fellow presenter Kathy Tayler raving about how much she enjoyed Jules's book whilst on her hols and have instructed Julia to get it into audiobook as soon as! Meanwhile, here's this week's recommendation - enjoy! It's 1976; a summer of soaring temperatures and hose-pipe bans, and the year nineteen-year-old Alice Abbott's life changed irrevocably... Alice's childhood dream of seeing her name up in lights seems close to fulfilment when she attends an audition for a new West…
book of the week - Julia Roberts' Alice in Theatreland Book of the week this week is from my QVC pal and colleague Julia Roberts - her fourth! Well done Jules! I overheard fellow presenter Kathy Tayler raving about how much she enjoyed Jules's book whilst on her hols and have instructed Julia to get it into audiobook as soon as! Meanwhile, here's this week's recommendation - enjoy! It's 1976; a summer of soaring temperatures and hose-pipe bans, and the year nineteen-year-old Alice Abbott's life changed irrevocably... Alice's childhood dream of seeing her name up in lights seems close to fulfilment when she attends an audition for a new West…
LIZZIE'S NEW NOVEL - GIRL IN THE CASTLE - book of the week this week is from my RNA pal, romaniac Lizzie Lamb. She's a great writer, why not give her latest a go? Also - in other news, the latest dates to come to our super writing retreat in N Devon, Retreats for You, are now released. it's still only £80 per person per night if you pay your deposit before May so go look at our latest newsletter here and email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more. Plus see bottom for a reminder of all my own books or go to…
Book of the Week - the Makeup Manual, by Benefit's Lisa Potter Dixon Lisa Potter Dixom is a fabulous guest on QVC for Benefit - the country's number one high street make up brand. We do lots of wonderful kits, go here to see the whole range. Anyway in this manual, Lisa gives the benefit of her knowledge from years in the beauty business and the skills she's learned along the way. "A comprehensive make-up manual that details all aspects of make-up application, solutions to common problems, as well as tips and tricks for perfecting your look every time. Starting with Skin Secrets, make-up artist Lisa Potter-Dixon teaches you everything you need to…
Book of the Week - Samantha Shannon's latest from the Bone Season series - This week's book is the long-awaited sequel - book three - in the Bone Season series by talented author Samantha Shannon. She has created a world full of new words and terms for supernaturals, and for an alternative reality of a future London, with a society in which anyone with one of these unnatural talents is an outcast, and it's gripping. Following a bloody battle against foes on every side, Paige Mahoney has risen to the dangerous position of Underqueen, ruling over London's criminal population. But, having turned her back on Jaxon Hall and with vengeful enemies still at large,…