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Forty Acres by Dwayne Alexander Smith

Book review: Forty Acres by Dwayne Alexander Smith

Can it ever be right to seek long-overdue justice through violent revenge?

Lee Child's New Jack Reacher novel, Personal

Morecambe Library’s top 10 crime books

Morecambe Library looks at top crime books racing up the charts in this week’s top 10.

Les Dawson�s Joke Book Compiled by Tracy and Charlotte Dawson

Book review: Les Dawsonʼs Joke Book Compiled by Tracy and Charlotte Dawson

He was a comic genius ... Les Dawson, the knave who stole our hearts and became the king of jokers in a prize pack of Lancashire comedians.

Tom Kitching from Morecambe who died in Changi prison, with wife Nora.

Secret war diary of true Morecambrian

Thomas Kitching was the Chief Surveyor of Singapore when the island fell to the Japanese in 1942.

Grand  Theatre, Lancaster.

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Saving Grace by Jane Green

Book review: Saving Grace by Jane Green

Is it possible to have the perfect life?

On this day in history

Book review: History, mystery and the meaning of life with Michael O’Mara Books

Imagine waking up every day to a momentous historical event, digging into the weird world of language or learning to think like Einstein.

Win a copy of Lee Child's new book, Personal

Win crime book in our competition

We have two copies of ‘Watching Over You’ by Mel Sherratt to be won.

Master of storytelling, Hugh Lupton, will be appearing at Lancaster Litfest 2014.

Counting down to Lancaster Litfest 2014

Litfest kicks off on Friday with a packed programme of events from writers, poets and performers all set to descend on Lancaster.

Almost Invincible by Suzanne Burdon

Book review: Almost Invincible by Suzanne Burdon

The spark that ignited the relationship between poet Percy Bysshe Shelley and his author wife Mary came close to being extinguished by the ‘third person’ in their marriage.

Gutenbergs Apprentice by Alix Christie

Book review: Gutenberg’s Apprentice by Alix Christie

As an author, journalist and printer, Alix Christie has had a long fascination with the Gutenberg Bible, the 15th century book that kick-started a print revolution.

Relish North West

New guide to North West’s finest restaurants

If you’re looking for the best places to eat in the North West, then you’ve come to the right place.

Photo taken with permission from the Twitter feed of @jannyjinny of the statue in Morecambe of comedian Eric Morecambe after it is thought that someone attempted to cut through one of the legs of the statue in orderto steal it.

Attempted theft of Eric Morecambe statue

A man has been arrested after attempting to steal Morecambe bay’s iconic Eric Morecambe statue.

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Chivalry: Medieval Warfare.

Review: Chivalry: Medieval Warfare

Activision has announced they will be working with Torn Banner Studios in collaboration with Mercenary Technology to bring the PC award-winning Chivalry: Medieval Warfare to consoles for the very first time.

'Personal' is the latest instalment in Lee Child's Jack Reacher series.

Ten top popular authors

Morecambe Library has put together this chart of its top popoular authors,

Cosy up for winter with Stripes Publishing

Book review: Cosy up for winter with Stripes Publishing

The days may be getting shorter but long winter evenings hold the promise of a world of warm and wonderful reading.

Montgomery the Church Mouse by Jane Byle

New children’s book from Holme author

Holme author Jane Byle has written a new children’s book, ‘Montgomery the Church Mouse’, about two mice who fall in love but face danger from mousetraps and Bernard the barn owl.

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Lancaster Castle welcomes master of historical fiction

Historical fiction fans will get the chance to meet one of the genre’s most successful writers at a special event at Lancaster Castle.

Creative and Therapeutic Colouring for Grown-Ups from Michael OMara Books

Book review: Creative and Therapeutic Colouring for Grown-Ups from Michael O’Mara Books

Feeling stressed, need to unwind, want to unleash your inner creativity… then get yourself a gorgeous colouring book!

Warm romance, lost worlds and weird pets with Macmillan books

Book review: Warm romance, lost worlds and weird pets with Macmillan books

Macmillan have a red-hot selection of children’s books to take the chill out of the dark nights ahead.

Paul Akister finds out he is through to The X Factor live shows.

Lancaster man Paul Akister through to live shows of X Factor

Lancaster man Paul Akister has become the first singer from our district to reach the live shows of hit TV talent search The X Factor.

Dog Treats by Christopher Matthew

Book review: Dog Treats by Christopher Matthew

Ask any dog lover and they’ll tell you that their adored pet is poetry in motion…

Disney Infinity-2 Marvel Super Heroes.

Review: Disney Infinity 2.0 Marvel Heroes Starter Pack

We are all well aware that the season is rapidly approaching that all parents dread, yes it’s pester power time and Disney have jumped on the band wagon early with the release of Disney Infinity 2.0.

Skull candy Sports performance ear buds.

Review: Skullcandy earphones

Skullcandy,has just announced their sports performance earphones and we will be donning our jogging bottoms and testing these very soon.

A Trick of the Mind by Penny Hancock

Book review: A Trick of the Mind by Penny Hancock

Complex psychological thrillers don’t come much better than A Trick of the Mind, the work of an author who weaves her own brand of literary magic.

Red Bull Air Race - The Game.

Review: Red Bull Air Race - The Game

Red Bull Air Race – The Game from Red Bull Media House is now available for free with in-app purchases on the App Store and Google Play.

Ella Henderson.

Milby on Music column

Ella Henderson was a guest on my show on The Bay a few months ago just before she released her debut single ‘Ghost.’

GRID Autosport.

Review: GRID Autosport

There’s some new DLC available for GRID Autosport, Codemasters have announced the Touring Car Legends’ expansion pack, available in the online marketplace for the Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft, for Windows PC from Steam and from the online store for the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system priced at £9.99.

Win a copy of this Terry Pratchett book

Competition: Win copy of Terry Pratchett children’s book

We’ve got a copy of Terry Pratchett’s ‘Dragons At Crumbling Castle’ to be won.

Awful Auntie by David Walliams

Ten top children’s books

Morecambe Library has compiled this chart of top books for children.

500 Words You Should Know

Book review: 500 Words You Should Know by Caroline Taggart

Do you dream of joining the literary cognoscenti or dazzling churlish chums with your vivacious badinage?

Author of 'Dance With The Enemy', Rob Sinclair.

Q&A with Rob Sinclair, author of Dance With The Enemy

Here author Rob Sinclair tells senior content editor Debbie Butler about himself and his book, ‘Dance with the Enemy’ – the first of three stories he has written about intelligence agent Carl Logan.

Festive in Death by J. D. Robb

Book review: Festive in Death by J. D. Robb

The Christmas party season isn’t all baubles and bonhomie as New York homicide detective Eve Dallas quickly discovers…

Grand  Theatre, Lancaster.

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Comics, knights and stylish spies with Usborne Books

Book review: Comics, knights and stylish spies with Usborne Books

October’s here and Usborne have got the dark nights covered with a glittering selection of children’s books.

Edge of Eternity by Ken Follett

Book review: Edge of Eternity by Ken Follett

Nobody does ‘epic’ quite like best-selling author Ken Follett…

Bernard MacLaverty, author of Collected Stories, appearing at Lancaster Litfest 2014.

Competition: Win Lancaster Litfest pass worth more than £100

Autumn brings a literary treat in the form of Lancaster’s annual Literature Festival.

Shopaholic to the stars by Sophie Kinsella

Review: Shopaholic to the stars by Sophie Kinsella

This is the much-awaited latest instalment of the Shopaholic series which has proved a huge best seller for British author Sophie Kinsella.

An Unkindness of Ravens: A Book of Collective Nouns by Chloe Rhodes

Book review: An Unkindness of Ravens: A Book of Collective Nouns by Chloe Rhodes

Why do geese collect in a gaggle, are crows really murderous and who put the pride into lions?

Sugababes (left - right), Jade Ewen, Amelle Berrabah and Heidi Range. Photo: Ian West/PA Wire

Milby On Music

If the Sugababes were ever to throw a reunion party for all former members, they would have to book a venue at least the size of Westminster Abbey.

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Top 10 books adapted for film

With so many books being turned into films, this week’s chart takes a look at some of those currently being shown on the big screen or coming up over the coming months.

To outer space and back with Oxford University Press

Book review: To outer space and back with Oxford University Press

How about a slice of unearthly fun, a beastly Boxtroll activity book and a bewitching adventure featuring a big, bad robot?

Morecambe's Vintage Festival came to a fitting climax with the fly-past of the only two airworthy Lancaster bombers in the world.

The Inside Story on legendary Lancaster Bombers

A new book celebrates this summer’s historic Lancaster bomber flyovers.

The Winter Crown by Elizabeth Chadwick

Book review: The Winter Crown by Elizabeth Chadwick

It may not have been a marriage made in heaven, but it was certainly fruitful...

Grand  Theatre, Lancaster

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Last Man Standing by Roger Moore

Book review: Last Man Standing by Roger Moore

He may be 86 years old now but Sir Roger Moore has lost none of the natural exuberance and debonair charm that made him one of Hollywood’s favourite 007 heroes.

A new arts caf� has opened in Morecambe, called WE, an acronym for West End.

Regent Park welcomes new arts café

After being empty for almost two years the Regent Park Pavilion has been turned into an arts café.

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Bring Me Home by Alan Titchmarsh

Book review: Bring Me Home by Alan Titchmarsh

Yorkshire-born Alan Titchmarsh heads north of the border to bonnie Scotland for a romantic novel steeped in lochs, lairds and dark secrets.

Green and Pleasant Land by Ana Sampson

Book review: Green and Pleasant Land by Ana Sampson

As summer turns to autumn, many of us enjoy taking time to reflect on the beauty of our green and pleasant land.

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