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A Listmania! list by Elizabeth "a reader" (Tyne and Wear)
 
To Kill A Mockingbird
1.  To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
The list author says:
  "magical tale of childhood and small town life."
£5.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,777 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

A Prayer for Owen Meany: 21 Great Bloomsbury Reads for the 21st Century (21st Birthday Celebratory Edn)
2.  A Prayer for Owen Meany: 21 Great Bloomsbury Reads for the 21st Century (21st Birthday Celebratory Edn) by John Irving
The list author says:
  "the ending is breath-taking and will break your heart.  Be warned!"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (206 customer reviews)

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The Light Years: v. 1 (Cazalet Chronicles)
3.  The Light Years: v. 1 (Cazalet Chronicles) by Elizabeth Jane Howard
The list author says:
  "the first in this fantastic series."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (295 customer reviews)

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I Capture The Castle (Vintage Classics)
4.  I Capture The Castle (Vintage Classics) by Dodie Smith
The list author says:
  "captivating, magical and beautifully written.  I go back to this book when I am in need of comfort."
£5.59   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (215 customer reviews)

The Mitford Girls: The Biography of an Extraordinary Family
5.  The Mitford Girls: The Biography of an Extraordinary Family by Mary S. Lovell
The list author says:
  "fascinating!"
£10.39   Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (113 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

After You'd Gone
6.  After You'd Gone by Maggie O'Farrell
The list author says:
  "captures the magic of falling in love and the despair of losing it."
£7.79   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (263 customer reviews)

My Cousin Rachel (VMC)
7.  My Cousin Rachel (VMC) by Daphne Du Maurier
The list author says:
  "dark and mysterious.  Will keep you guessing till the end."
£6.79   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (119 customer reviews)

The Pursuit of Love
8.  The Pursuit of Love by Nancy Mitford
The list author says:
  "sparkling"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (54 customer reviews)

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Pegasus Descending
9.  Pegasus Descending by James Lee Burke
The list author says:
  "my favourite crime writer, so dark and atmospheric."
£7.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

Welcome to Temptation
10.  Welcome to Temptation by Jenny Crusie
The list author says:
  "sexy and fun."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

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Seventh Heaven (VMC)
11.  Seventh Heaven (VMC) by Alice Hoffman
The list author says:
  "Alice Hoffman always captures the magic in every day life.  This is spellbinding."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

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Appetite: So What Do You Want to Eat Today?
12.  Appetite: So What Do You Want to Eat Today? by Nigel Slater
The list author says:
  "I love Nigel Slater's unfussy approach to food."
£9.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (87 customer reviews)

Tender is the Night: A Romance (Penguin Modern Classics)
13.  Tender is the Night: A Romance (Penguin Modern Classics) by F. Scott Fitzgerald
The list author says:
  "lyrical and moving."
£7.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (118 customer reviews)

The Complete Book of the Flower Fairies
14.  The Complete Book of the Flower Fairies by Cicely Mary Barker
The list author says:
  "I absolutely treasured the flower fairy books as a child, I could spend hours losing myself in them.  This is a lovely collection."
£25.00   Used & New from: £10.79
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (74 customer reviews)

13 Steps Down (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)
15.  13 Steps Down (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard) by Ruth Rendell
The list author says:
  "A Ruth Rendell novel is always something to savour, I found this one very pleasingly chilling!"
£9.57   Used & New from: £0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

The Collected Dorothy Parker (Penguin Modern Classics)
16.  The Collected Dorothy Parker (Penguin Modern Classics) by Dorothy Parker
The list author says:
  "Fab collection of poetry and short stories."
£9.09   Used & New from: £1.34
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

Tallulah Bankhead: A Scandalous Life
17.  Tallulah Bankhead: A Scandalous Life by David Bret
The list author says:
  "If ever I am feeling timid or insecure I try to imagine what Tallulah Bankhead would do in the same situation.  Read this book to see why!  Bold, sexy, witty and utterly fearless."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Jane Eyre (Penguin Popular Classics)
18.  Jane Eyre (Penguin Popular Classics) by Charlotte Brontė
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (998 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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The Annotated Brothers Grimm
19.  The Annotated Brothers Grimm by Maria Tatar
The list author says:
  "beautiful book, lavishly illustrated."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

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Wuthering Heights (Penguin Popular Classics)
20.  Wuthering Heights (Penguin Popular Classics) by Emily Brontė
The list author says:
  "As a child this seemed like such a romantic story, as an adult the book seems more complex and the characters so flawed."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (473 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Chocolat
21.  Chocolat by Joanne Harris
The list author says:
  "cosy escapism"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (273 customer reviews)

Miss Marple Omnibus, volume 3: "Nemesis", "Sleeping Murder", "At Bertram's Hotel", "Murder at the Vicarage":: "Nemesis", "Sleeping Murder", "At Bertram's Hotel", "Murder at the Vicarage" Vol 3
22.  Miss Marple Omnibus, volume 3: "Nemesis", "Sleeping Murder", "At Bertram's Hotel", "Murder at the Vicarage":: "Nemesis", "Sleeping Murder", "At Bertram's Hotel", "Murder at the Vicarage" Vol 3 by Agatha Christie
The list author says:
  "Perfect Sunday afternoon fireside reading.  Prozac in book-form!  Nemesis is my favourite Agatha Christie novel. . . just perfect!"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

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The Hotel New Hampshire (Black Swan)
23.  The Hotel New Hampshire (Black Swan) by John Irving
The list author says:
  "keep passing the open windows . . ."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

Resurrection Men
24.  Resurrection Men by Ian Rankin
The list author says:
  "my favourite in a wonderful series"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (71 customer reviews)

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Six Feet Under: Complete HBO Seasons 1-5 Collector's Edition (24 Disc Box Set) [DVD] [2006]
25.  Six Feet Under: Complete HBO Seasons 1-5 Collector's Edition (24 Disc Box Set) [DVD] [2006] DVD ~ Richard Jenkins
The list author says:
  "treat yourself, the most intelligent, dark, funny and sexy tv show ever.  The last episode is genius."
£63.15   Used & New from: £35.69
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (122 customer reviews) | 6 customer discussions

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