Autumn is coming

Yesterday, I noticed the leaves were starting to fall from the trees outside our house. It might still be August, but the scent of autumn is starting to filter through on the breeze. Autumn is my favourite season. Cosy throws, fluffy slippers, hot chocolate. Crunchy leaves, Halloween, darkening evenings. And, of course, curling up with [...]

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Cornish Reading Challenge: Liz Fenwick’s Recommendations

Author Liz Fenwick shares her recommendations for the Cornish Reading Challenge 2017. There have been some wonderful new books set in Cornwall. Each of them brings out a different aspect of the delectable Duchy. So without further delay here’s a small selection of my most recent favourites. The Year of Marvellous Ways by Sarah Winman. [...]

Cornish Reading Challenge: Recommendations

For the challenge this year, I've chosen two books: The Thief's Daughter by Victoria Cornwall, and Under A Cornish Sky by Liz Fenwick. There are so many wonderful books set in Cornwall for you to choose from - here's a few I'd recommend. Poldark by Winston Graham You can't have a Cornish book list without [...]

Cornish Reading Challenge: Victoria Cornwall’s Recommendations

To kick us off, author Victoria Cornwall shares her book recommendations for the Cornish Reading Challenge. Victoria Cornwall grew up on a farm in Cornwall. She can trace her Cornish roots as far back as the 18th century and it is this background and heritage which is the inspiration for her Cornish based novels. Victoria [...]

Jane Cable: Cornish Reading Challenge Recommendations

The Cornish Reading Challenge, running from the 5th of March until the 9th of May, aims to promote reading and Cornwall, arguably the best county in Britain. Jane Cable, author of The Faerie Tree, shares her recommendations for the Cornish Reading Challenge. I’m afraid I am going to re-iterate some of the fabulous titles which [...]