Last Girl Ghosted by Lisa Unger

When Wren is pushed by her best friend to go on a few dates, she's reluctant and doesn't expect to meet anyone. But she does meet Adam, someone who she feels a strong connection to, and starts seeing seriously. When he suddenly, with barely a word, ghosts her, and then all his profiles disappear and …

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The Snow Ball by Brigid Brophy

The Snow Ball takes place all in one night as a masquerade ball on a snowy New Years Eve in fashionable London. The book mostly follows Anna, who is kissed at midnight by a mysterious man, but it also takes in her friend and the host of the party Anne, a wealthy woman who is …

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I’ll Be Home For Christmas Movies by Brandon Gray, Daniel Pandolph and Daniel Thompson

It may not quite be Christmas season yet, but it is Hallmark Christmas movie season. This year they have a whopping 41 movies across their flagship and mystery chanels, and watching their cheesey, nostalgia heavy movies is a bit of a love/hate exercise for some, a must-do tradition for others. To get you through this …

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Traumatized: Identify, Understand and Cope with PTSD and Emotional Stress by Kati Morton, LMFT

Kati Morton has a popular YouTube and social media presence sharing her advice and knowledge of psychology with her viewers. This is her second book and focuses on trauma, PTSD and emotional stress, with a nod to issues arising from recent world events, like our increasing online lives and the pandemic. On the whole, it's …

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The Book Of Hope by Jane Goodall and Douglas Abrams

Jane Goodall is an naturalist and primatologist whose work revolutionised how we understand animal intelligence. From her work with chimpanzees and other animals in Gombe, Tanzania, she came to understand the impact that people had on ecology and so she also became an activist as well. She's now in her 80's and speaks regularly about …

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Poe For Your Problems by Catherine Baab-Muguira

"Uncommon Advice from History's Least Likely Self-Help Guru." I was in my early teens when I first read Poe, which seems to be about the average time to start reading him. My copy of his stories had beautiful illustrations by Arthur Rackham, if I remember correctly, and I loved his dark stories of madness, horror …

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