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10 fantastic reads for Book Lovers’ Day

10 fantastic reads for Book Lovers’ Day

Celebrate Book Lovers' Day this year by purchasing one of these great reads from our eBay bookstore

Celebrated on August 9 every year, Book Lovers’ Day is a time for bibliophiles to celebrate all things reading related.

To mark this special day, we have shared ten great reads currently available on our eBay bookstore so you can celebrate Book Lovers’ Day and support your local hospice charity at the same time.

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1. Engleby by Sebastian Faulks – signed copy

This novel tells the tale of a working-class boy who wins a place at an esteemed university and becomes a suspect in a murder investigation after a girl disappears from a nearby college.

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2. Different Seasons by Stephen King

Why get just one book? Different Seasons is a collection of four novellas with dramatic twists and turns and two of its novellas were responsible for the hit movies Stand By Me and The Shawshank Redemption.

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3. Scenes of a Graphic Nature by Caroline O’Donoghue – signed copy

This novel brings side-splitting observations on millennial friendship combined with intrigue and a blackly comic thriller – a great page turner.

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4. Birds, Beasts and Relatives by Gerald Durrell

This is the second volume of British naturalist Gerald Durrell’s autobiographical Corfu trilogy. The trilogy are memoirs of his childhood on the Greek island and inspired the popular comedy-drama series, The Durrells.

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5. The Penguin Collection of 14 James Bond Books by Ian Fleming

This fantastic find brings 14 paperbacks of the infamous James Bond, including Casino Royale, Live and Let Die and Doctor No.

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6. Endless Night by Agatha Christie – Audio CD

You don’t have to pick up a book to celebrate Book Lovers’ Day, instead you can listen to one of Agatha Christie’s own favourites which centres around a twisted character and a plot of land where accidents happen…

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7. Illusionology: The Secret Science of Magic by Emily Hawkins

Summary This interactive book, complete with flaps, 3D pop-ups, fold-outs and sealed envelopes, reveals the secrets of some of the world’s most famous illusions and provides a step-by-step guide for more than 25 astonishing feats.

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8. A History of Devonshire by R.N Worth

Published in the late 1800s, this beautiful book contains sketches of its leading worthies and is perfect for anyone interested in the history of our county.

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9. The Wanderings of Mumfie by Katharine Tozer

This is a great read to share with young children for Book Lovers’ Day. Mumfie is a small elephant who wants adventure and leaves home to find it. Before long, Mumfie meets a scarecrow and many strange things happen on their journey together.

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10. The Mask of Dimitrios by Eric Ambler

This pacy noir thriller is brilliantly written by Ambler and will leave you wanting more at the end of every chapter.

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