Book Review: Why National Parks? Ian O. Brodie

Lancashire Telegraph: Book Review: Why National Parks? Ian O. Brodie

6:00am Wednesday 19th February 2014

WHY NATIONAL PARKS? by Ian O. Brodie, ISBN 978-1-904098522, £14.50

Book Review: Do I have an angel? Amanda Tooke

Lancashire Telegraph: Boor Review: Do I have an angel? Amanda Tooke

6:00pm Tuesday 18th February 2014

DO I HAVE AN ANGEL? by Amanda Tooke, ISBN 978-0-992751418, £9.99

BOOK REVIEW: Live a Life of No Regrets

Lancashire Telegraph: Live a Life of No Regrets

6:00pm Friday 7th February 2014

LIVE A LIFE OF NO REGRETS, by Suzie Hayman, 978-1-444187076, £10.99

BOOK REVIEW: A North Lancashire Railway Album

Lancashire Telegraph: A North Lancashire Railway Album

3:00pm Sunday 26th January 2014

A NORTH LANCASHIRE RAILWAY ALBUM by Leslie R Gilpin, £14.50 ISBN 978-0-957038738

BOOK REVIEW: 66 Chances

Lancashire Telegraph: 66 Chances

7:00pm Saturday 18th January 2014

66 CHANCES, by Neil Buxton, £6.77 ISBN 978-1-492801450

BOOK REVIEW: An Island Fit For Horses

Lancashire Telegraph: An Island Fit For Horses

7:00pm Friday 17th January 2014

AN ISLAND FIT FOR HORSES by Michael P Ashton, £9.49 ISBN 978-1-491256459

BOOK REVIEW: Life on an Eden farm during wartime

Lancashire Telegraph: Children of the Dale

4:00pm Tuesday 31st December 2013

CHILDREN OF THE DALE by Elizabeth Blenkharn, £9 ISBN 978-1-904524953

BOOK REVIEW: Apples and Cumbria

Lancashire Telegraph: The Apples and Orchards of Cumbria

6:00pm Friday 27th December 2013

The apples and orchards of Cumbria by Andy Gilchrist, £9, ISBN 9-781904-524557

BOOK REVIEW: Store Detective Shares her Memories

Lancashire Telegraph: Memoirs of a Store Detective

2:00pm Thursday 26th December 2013

Memoirs of a store detective by Christine Smith, £9.99 ISBN 978-0-722343234

BOOK REVIEW: Rachael: A Remarkable Record Breaker

10:00am Friday 13th December 2013

RACHAEL: A REMARKABLE RECORD BREAKER by Joyce Buxton, £11.95 ISBN 978-1-909461062

Tragedy and action in Andrea Camilleri's Inspector Montalbano novel

Lancashire Telegraph: Tragedy and action in Andrea Camilleri's Inspector Montalbano novel

4:14pm Wednesday 25th September 2013

The Age Of Doubt by Andrea Camilleri (Mantle, hardback £16.99)

Top-notch thriller from John le Carre

Lancashire Telegraph: Top-notch thriller from John le Carre

9:24am Wednesday 18th September 2013

A Delicate Truth by John le Carre (Viking, £19.99).

Horse shock for Inspector Montalbano in latest Andrea Camilleri mystery

Lancashire Telegraph: The Track of Sand by Andrea Camilleri

11:14am Friday 22nd March 2013

The Track Of Sand: Andrea Camilleri (Picador, £7.99).

A darker side of life couldn’t break Blackburn-born author Josephine Cox

Lancashire Telegraph: SURVIVAL STORY Josephine Cox

4:11pm Monday 25th February 2013

SHE hates her books being branded ‘romantic fiction’ — and there’s a much darker side to the novels of best-selling East Lancashire-born author Josephine Cox.

When Ziggy rocked the world

Lancashire Telegraph: Dylan Jones's book

12:56pm Monday 31st December 2012

When Ziggy Played Guitar: David Bowie And Four Minutes That Shook The World by Dylan Jones (Preface, £20)

Excellent prequel to The Godfather

Lancashire Telegraph: Excellent prequel to The Godfather

4:18pm Monday 6th August 2012

The Family Corleone by Ed Falco (William Heienmann, £18.99)

Great guide to cooking Sunday lunches

Lancashire Telegraph: Great guide to cooking Sunday lunches

12:54pm Wednesday 14th March 2012

Mary Berry's Family Sunday Lunches by Mary Berry (Headline, £20)

A misunderstood intellectual - welcome to the world of Adrian Mole

9:06am Thursday 8th March 2012

The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole by Sue Townsend (Penguin) Thirty years after they were first released the 'Secret Diaries' books by Sue Townsned, jusr re-issued by Penguin, still raise a smile and the occasional laugh out loud.

Bleak tale but great writing from Michael Dibdin

8:47am Thursday 8th March 2012

Ratking by Michael Dibdin (Faber and Faber, £7.99).

Epic time travel novel takes you back to the 50s and 60s

Lancashire Telegraph: Epic time travel novel takes you back to the 50s and 60s

8:43am Monday 6th February 2012

11.22.63 by Stephen King (Hodder and Stoughton) The date in the title of Stephen King’s latest blockbuster relates to the date that President Jack Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas.

Portrait of a Hollywood icon

10:07am Tuesday 20th December 2011

Robert Redford, The Biography by Michael Feeney Callan (Simon and Schuster.

Superb spy novel

5:31pm Tuesday 15th November 2011

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy: John Le Carre (Sceptre, £7.99)

Review: The Playboy of the Western Railway, by Malcom Wheatham

Lancashire Telegraph: Review: The Playboy of the Western Railway, by Malcom Wheatham

4:31pm Thursday 28th July 2011

KENDAL writer Malcolm Wheatman’s humorous novel shunts nicely along like the train that links the two fictional south-west Ireland communities he has created.

Review: Why don't you come for me?, by Diane Janes

Lancashire Telegraph: Review: Why don't you come for me?, Diane Janes

4:28pm Thursday 28th July 2011

WINDERMERE author Diane Janes has already proved she is an adept psychological thriller writer

Review: The Outlying Fells of Lakeland, by Alfred Wainwright and Frances Lincoln

Lancashire Telegraph: Review: The outlying fells of lakeland, by Alfred Wainwrght and Frances LIncoln

4:27pm Friday 22nd July 2011

THIS is a revised edition of the last of Alfred Wainwright’s pictorial guides to the Lakeland Fells, featuring the 56 ‘foothills’.

Review: The Litchfield Incident, by August Quinns

Lancashire Telegraph: Review: The Litchfield Incident, by August Quinns

4:21pm Friday 22nd July 2011

AUGUST Quinns is the pen-name for Windermere writer Bert Hatley, whose intriguing spy novel is set 150 miles away in the cathedral city of Litchfield.

Review: L’Auberge by Julia Stagg

Lancashire Telegraph: Review: L’Auberge by Julia Stagg

4:47pm Tuesday 21st June 2011

FEISTY, authentic and very gripping, this novel, written by a woman living in Austwick

Review: Curious Cumbrian Walks by Graham Dugdale

Lancashire Telegraph: Review: Curious Cumbrian Walks by Graham Dugdale

4:45pm Tuesday 21st June 2011

Next time I go running over Cunswick Fell I will do so with some trepidation.

Review: Moving Forward, by Mary-Clare Armitstead

Lancashire Telegraph: Review: Moving Forward, by Mary-Clare Armitstead

4:56pm Tuesday 17th May 2011

TRADITIONAL poetic structures are broken down in this autobiographical work, which exposes an Ulverston woman’s thoughts and feelings during her fight to find happiness

Review: Dales Way, by Colin Speakman

Lancashire Telegraph: Review: Dales Way, by Colin Speakman

4:53pm Tuesday 17th May 2011

AS A Yorkshireman now living in Kendal, this book really captured my imagination.

Review: Lakeland Yesterday Volume 2, by Irvine Hunt

Lancashire Telegraph: Review: Lakeland Yesterday Volume 2, by Irvine Hunt

4:46pm Tuesday 17th May 2011

VETERAN journalist Irvine Hunt has sourced some fascinating photographs to illustrate this wonderful dip into Lake District history.

Review: The Proof of Love, by Catherine Hall

Lancashire Telegraph: Review: The Proof of Love, by Catherine Hall

4:43pm Tuesday 17th May 2011

EMBEDDED within this passionate novel is the popular theme of innocence contrasted with experience - the two leading characters embody both sides of the scale.

Review: Voices of the Lake District, by Jayne Renouf and Rob David

Lancashire Telegraph: Review: Voices of the Lake District, by Jayne Renouf and Rob David

4:39pm Tuesday 17th May 2011

BRITISH author Leslie Hartley famously wrote that ‘the past is a foreign country; they do things differently there’.

Review: Walking the Scottish borders and East Lothain, by Mary Welsh and Christine Isherwood

Lancashire Telegraph: Review:Walking the Scottish borders and East Lothain, by Mary Welsh and Christine Isherwood

4:34pm Tuesday 17th May 2011

GAZETTE walks writer Mary Welsh teams up with Christine Isherwood for the 19th volume of the Walking Scotland series, providing a wonderful collection of walks in an often overlooked area.

Review: Moon in Leo, by Kathleen Herbert

Lancashire Telegraph: Review: Moon in Leo, by Kathleen Herbert

4:27pm Tuesday 17th May 2011

AS a lover of period literature, I found this novel an extremely fascinating and humorous read.

Review: Bird watching in the Lake District and the coast of Cumbria, by David Watson

Lancashire Telegraph: Review: Bird watching in the Lake District and the coast of Cumbria, by David Watson

4:23pm Tuesday 17th May 2011

THIS delightful and lavishly illustrated book will suit both nature lovers and recreational walkers seeking new inspirational locations.

Review: College for all, by Maurice Dybeck

Lancashire Telegraph: Review: College for all by Maurice Dybeck

4:45pm Friday 13th May 2011

IN THIS worthy book, Kirkby Lonsdale writer and filmmaker Maurice Dybeck looks back on the first 21 years of the Sawtry Village College in Huntingdon, where he was once warden.

Review: Slaughter, by Ann Ginty

Lancashire Telegraph: Review: Slaughter, by Ann Ginty

4:42pm Friday 13th May 2011

Slaughter: Anne Ginty, £8.99

Review: The Dance of Air and Sea, by Arnold H Taylor

Lancashire Telegraph: Review: The Dance of Air and Sea, by Arnold H Taylor

4:33pm Friday 13th May 2011

The Dance of Air and Sea: Arnold H Taylor, Oxford University Press, £16.99

Review: Jack’s Yak by Keith Richardson

Lancashire Telegraph: Review: Jack’s Yak by Keith Richardson

4:28pm Friday 13th May 2011

Jack’s Yak by Keith Richardson, River Greta Writer publishers, £25

Review: Mary Berry’s Baking Bible by Mary Berry

Lancashire Telegraph: Baking Bible means you can't go wrong!

9:28am Thursday 31st March 2011

Mary Berry’s Baking Bible by Mary Berry (BBC Books, £25).

Review: Vendetta by Michael Dibdin

Lancashire Telegraph: Review: Vendetta by Michael Dibdin

9:47am Thursday 24th March 2011

I have been a fan of the Aurelio Zen novels of the late Michael Dibdin for some time but, somehow, had never read the second book in the series, Vendetta.

Review: Complete Pebble Mosaic, by Maggy Howarth

Lancashire Telegraph: Review: Complete Pebble Mosaic, by Maggy Howarth

4:40pm Thursday 10th February 2011

MY SUMMER holiday in Barcelona revealed some of the potential for brightly patterned stonework.

Review: Cry Downriver, by John Pepper

Lancashire Telegraph: Review: Cry Downriver, by John Pepper

4:43pm Wednesday 9th February 2011

THIS is an immensely moving, intensely intimate memoir in the form of a love letter from the author to Ruth France, a social worker who was swept to her death in a raging South Lakeland river.

Review: Grow with Joe, by Joe Maiden

Lancashire Telegraph: Review: Grow with Joe, by Joe Maiden

4:39pm Wednesday 9th February 2011

GET to grips with your garden this year with some handy tips and helpful horticultural advice from this new book.

Review: Meet Me In Malmo, by Torquil Macleod

Lancashire Telegraph: Review: Meet Me In Malmo, by Torquil Macleod

4:37pm Wednesday 9th February 2011

CRAMMED with adventure, this book has more twists and turns than a plate of spaghetti and is sure to grip any avid reader’s emotions throughout its 223 pages.

Review: Modern Carnforth, by Peter Wood

Lancashire Telegraph: Review: Modern Carnforth, by Peter Wood

3:53pm Wednesday 9th February 2011

FROM the earliest of Carnforth's records up until modern day, Peter Wood manages to conjure up a detailed picture of the north Lancashire town.

Review: Morecambe Bay And Local Poets, edited by Graham Austin

Lancashire Telegraph: Review: Morecambe Bay And Local Poets, edited by Graham Austin

3:52pm Wednesday 9th February 2011

DESPITE the criticism of many tourists, who summarise Morecambe as being washed up and run down, the place seems to attract people with creative flair.

Review: Best Birdwatching Sites: The Solway, by John Miles

Lancashire Telegraph: Review: Best Birdwatching Sites: The Solway, by John Miles

6:40pm Monday 17th January 2011

PUT simply, this book is a Bible for all bird-lovers.

Review: Memoirs At 100 Year of Age by Bell Pratt

Lancashire Telegraph: Review: Memoirs At 100 Year of Age by Bell Pratt

6:39pm Monday 17th January 2011

THIS charming life-story of centenarian Bell Pratt is full of snippets of rural life in the Western Dales from times long since past.



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