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  • Book review: Cousins by Salley Vickers 26 Jun 2017 14:33 Burnley Express To label Salley Vickers’ complex and compelling new novel a family saga would be to do this acutely perceptive writer a disservice. Although ostensibly an intriguing account of three generations of one eccentric family spanning 70 years of their internal …
  • Book review: The Mayfly by James Hazel 26 Jun 2017 14:33 Burnley Express Ex-cop Charlie Priest thought he had said goodbye to danger when he quit the Met to become a top London lawyer… But after being viciously attacked in his home by a man posing as a policeman, the brilliantly clever but dysfunctional former detective finds …
  • Book review: The Faithful by Juliet West 26 Jun 2017 14:33 Burnley Express When Oswald Mosley’s blackshirts arrive in a peaceful Sussex coastal village for a summer camp in 1935, a restless teenage girl is seduced by their dark, alien charms. But her relationship with two of the young fascist followers leads her into a spiral of …
  • Shakespeare Primary School crowned 2017 Last Choir Singing County Winner 26 Jun 2017 14:33 Burnley Express Shakespeare Primary School has been crowned Last Choir Singing 2017 County Winner – winning Lancashire’s foremost school singing competition title at the Grand Final event held at King George’s Hall on 16 June. Over 2,000 singers from 70 school choirs …
  • Remove Your Shoes … and Your Books 26 Jun 2017 13:47 Inside Higher Ed The Transportation Security Administration is testing and plans to expand a program in which airline passengers will be asked to remove books from carry-on luggage. The plan has been discussed by TSA for several weeks now, but it attracted attention this …
  • A Harry Potter themed B&B is giving out free books with its afternoon teas 26 Jun 2017 13:45 ICWales Something magical is brewing at a Welsh B&B. Llety Cynin in Carmarthenshire is Harry Potter crazy and the Hogwarts-themed venue - which has welcomed guests from across the world - already serves a range of afternoon teas inspired by the boy wizard. …
  • Books, magazines, foods may soon have to be removed from carry-on luggage 26 Jun 2017 13:41 Al.com Travelers at airports around the country will soon find more of their items are subject to separate screenings. The Transportation Security Administration is conducting new screenings for paper products - including books and magazines - as well as food …
  • Lawmakers want N.J. to borrow $125M so you can keep borrowing books at the library 26 Jun 2017 13:23 NJ.com TRENTON -- Lawmakers are close to sending Gov. Chris Christie a measure asking voters to approve $125 million in bonds to build and expand New Jersey's public libraries. Passed along with a flotilla of bills lobbed at lawmakers in a frantic …
  • Nordex newbie books Turkey debut 26 Jun 2017 12:43 Renewable Energy News Nordex Group is to supply 10 N131/3900 turbines to Erdem Holding’s 39MW Eber wind farm in Turkey. The deal is the first for the 3.9MW upgrade to the N131 model, the German manufacturer said. Nordex will deliver and install the turbines in spring 2018 …
  • TSA considers removing books from your carry-on bag 26 Jun 2017 12:13 FOX Business