Book time in isolation for these rad reads

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Book time in isolation for these rad reads

We round up a bunch of books we’ve binged on and loved. They are available on Kindle

Sarah Buitendach and Kate Rogan

You’ve finally got the time, so put down that phone and stop refreshing news on your laptop. Instead, escape the real world for a bit with some great reading.

1. A SINGLE THREAD BY TRACY CHEVALIER (Penguin Random House)

I’ve been in need of calming, escapist, easy reads since Covid-19 struck and this, the latest from Tracy Chevalier, ticks all those boxes. The American novelist, who’s based in the UK, wrote the smash hit Girl with a Pearl Earring in 1999. Her latest release is set between the world wars in the British town of Winchester. It’s the story of a 38-year-old “spinster” who’s at sea after losing her fiancé and brother in World War 1, but finds some solace and a sense of belonging in the local church embroidery group. This is as much a fascinating history lesson of craft as it is a poignant portrayal of being a single woman in the West in the early 20th century...

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