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The Lost for Words Bookshop

by Stephanie Butland

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The Lost for Words Bookshop by Stephanie Butland
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    Jun 2018, 368 pages

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Davida Chazan

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Loveday Cardew thought she had escaped her past but now it seems to be catching up with her in the form of books mailed to the bookstore where she works. Is it a coincidence or something sinister?

If your happy home life exploded when you were only 10 years old, you too might prefer books to people. Loveday Cardew experienced this so, as soon as she could, she left everything behind to work in a secondhand bookshop in York, England. However, hiding herself within the stacks obviously isn't working as someone is sending books to the shop that might have come from her childhood home. Getting to the bottom of this mystery means more than just finding the culprit.

This is one of those novels that ticks a whole lot of boxes for me, especially the fact that it takes place in a bookshop. Seriously, what book reviewer worth their salt can resist a novel with that word in the title? Another one of those ticked boxes is the mystery behind who is sending Loveday all those books. I love a good mystery, especially if it's one that doesn't involve too much violence. Admittedly, ...

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