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All Your Friends LIKE This ~ How social networks took over news
Do you need to generate interest in your business, your products or services, or your organisation's ideas? Then this is a book you need to read. "But isn't it a book about digital news media?" I hear you ask. Only on the surface I reply. That's because the...

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From deep in the web, something this way comes...
Greetings fellow book-fiends. I have the pleasure of running Abbey’s Bookshop’s Web Services and this is my first foray onto our Blog to offer you an alternate perspective of the ranges of books available, many of which have been brought to my attention by ...

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Notes from Eve Abbey ~ August 2015
Did you enjoy the TV version of Kate Grenville 's enormously popular The Secret River about life in the early days of settlement? If you haven't already read this I hope you can find the time to do so soon. There is quite a lot more in the book that doesn't...

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Notes from Eve Abbey ~ July 2015
Military historians will enjoy Fall of the Ottomans : The Great War in the Middle East 1914-1920 by Eugene Rogan. It includes detailed descriptions of the battles in the desert during the First World War when the Ottoman Empire (or what remained of it) deci...

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Notes from Eve Abbey ~ May 2015
I’ve just finished #24 in Donna Leon ’s famous series of mystery thrillers set in Venice. I have read every single one and enjoy them immensely. This one is called Falling in Love and features Flavia Petrelli, an opera singer who was a character in Leon's f...

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Abbey's Bookseller Pick ~ Autobiography by Morrissey
With Morrissey hitting our shores in May 2015 for a run of concerts at the Sydney Opera House during the VIVID Festival, it is a fitting time for any fan who may not yet have read his autobiography (and that surely can't be many) to dive in. ABBEY'S BOOKSEL...

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Share your book love with Abbey's!
Share your BOOK LOVE Use  ‪#‎ abbeysbookshop‬  to share your photo of you outside Abbey's with your latest book from Abbey's. Facebook ~ Twitter ~ Instagram ~ Pinterest You could win a Gift Card to the value of your book purchase!  ‪#‎ 131York‬

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Notes from Eve Abbey ~ April 2015
Not everyone will immediately recognise the term Anchoress ,  which is the title for Robyn Cadwallader ’s intriguing first novel . In the Middle Ages an Anchorite or Anchoress was someone who has withdrawn from the world in order to devote their life to God...

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Notes from Eve Abbey ~ August 2014
I suspect you might have to be of “a certain age” in order to fully appreciate the new novel from Linda Grant , Upstairs at the Party . It concerns the lives of a group of young people in the Seventies attending a new university just built in York, in Engla...
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