• Waterfalls of Stars recounts the author’s ten years spent as a warden on isolated Skomer, caring for the Island’s important bird and seal populations, dealing with periods of isolation and hardship. This is an inspiring and entertaining book, the perfect read for anyone in need of an escape.

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Stephen Wade, The Girl Who Lived On Air
Stephen Wade
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<p>Sarah Jacob was the Carmarthenshire farm girl who dominated the national and regional press for almost all of 1869. In the popular imagination she was &lsquo;the Welsh fasting girl&rsquo; and although she was not the first anorexic, she was arguably the first to cause a national furore, and become something of a celebrity. She...
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Deryn Rees-Jones
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<p>&nbsp;</p><p>Poet Deryn Rees-Jones and artist Charlotte Hodes have created a unique approach to the life of Helen Thomas, and through her to the women, and children, left behind by the fatalities of war. Helen Thomas was widowed when her husband the war poet Edward Thomas was killed at the battle of Arras in 1917.<br /...
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Edited by Nia Davies
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<p>Focus On Welsh Patagonia&nbsp; Features&nbsp; Dai George on Poet-Novelists Paul Henry: Poems from the PW Archives Reviews:&nbsp; Jonathan Edwards on Alan Gillis, Roddy Lumsden &amp; Rebecca Perry; Meirion Jordan on Damian Walford Davies &amp; Mererid Hopwood and Katherine Stansfield on Encounters with Nigel And Many...
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Sheenagh Pugh, Short Days, Long Shadows
Sheenagh Pugh
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<p>In this, her twelfth collection, noted poet Sheenagh Pugh steps into a new, northern landscape, the Shetland Islands, with poems steeped in the wilder weathers and views of rugged coastlines, sweeping sea-vistas and the hardy historical characters who have inhabited these lands. There is a lovely pared-down spareness, and elegiac...
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Love and Fallout, Kathryn Simmonds
Kathryn Simmonds
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<p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>&lsquo;A blast from the past&hellip;beautifully told&rsquo; &ndash; Maureen Lipman<br /><br />&lsquo;This is a five star read &ndash; one to take to bed at night and enjoy until the small hours&hellip; Kathryn Simmonds&rsquo...
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 Hay – Landscape, Literature and the Town of Books, Jim Saunders
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<p>The ancient border town of Hay-on-Wye is famous for three things: bookshops, the annual Festival of Literature and its stunning location. Jim Saunders&rsquo; new book is a portrait of Hay, its setting and its people in words and photographs. Atmospheric and insightful images are interspersed with an informative exploration of the town...
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Midnight Dhaka
Mir Mahfuz Ali
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<p>&nbsp;Mir Mahfuz Ali is an exceptional new voice in British Poetry. A native of what is now Bangladesh, Mahfuz grew up during the difficult period of the early 1970&rsquo;s when the region was struck, first by a devastating cyclone, then by a particularly vicious civil war. As a boy, Mahfuz witnessed atrocities and writes about...
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Graham Clifford The Hitting Game
Graham Clifford
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<p><em>The Hitting Game&nbsp;</em>is the first collection of poems by the London-based poet Graham Clifford. The vibrancy of the poet&rsquo;s voice and the immediacy of his claims&nbsp; upon our attention are clear.<br /><br />Characters first appear as &lsquo;you&rsquo; in &lsquo;Obvious...
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Six Pounds Eight Ounces, Rhian Elizabeth
Rhian Elizabeth
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<p>&nbsp;Hannah King is a liar, so everyone says. That means her stories of growing up in the Rhondda, as told in <em>Six Pounds Eight Ounces</em>, must be treated with caution. Debut novelist Rhian Elizabeth opens Hannah&rsquo;s notebook up on her own little world of crazy friends and crazy family, and a crazy school...
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Boom!, Carolyn Jess-Cooke
Carolyn Jess-Cooke
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<p>The title poem of this new collection of poems by Carolyn Jess-Cooke: &lsquo;Boom!&rsquo; enacts the moment when the new baby arrives in the family &lsquo;like a hand grenade&rsquo;. &lsquo;Becoming a mother changed me in every single way,&rsquo; says the author, &lsquo;my first child &ndash; born in...
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Karen Fielding
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<p><strong>Gold Medal Winner: Best Regional Fiction, Independent Publisher Award 2015</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>The lives of congenial American fly-fisherman Billy and his younger sister Alice meander alongside the Susquehanna River in this offbeat coming-of-age novel of death, madness, and fishing...
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Carrie Etter, Imagined Sons
Carrie Etter
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<p>In <em>Imagined Sons</em>&nbsp; Carrie Etter has written a book of vivid, heartbreaking poems on the experience of giving up a child for adoption. A prize-winning author, lecturer, critic and popular blogger, Etter imagines the possible destinies for the child and presents us with various scenarios from the tragic to the...
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Jonathan Edwards, My Family and Other Superheroes
Jonathan Edwards
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<p><br /><strong>&ldquo;Joyful and dynamic &ndash; a collection that&rsquo;ll make you laugh and make you think&rdquo; &ndash; Costa Poetry Book Award Judges </strong></p><p><strong>Winner of&nbsp; the Costa Poetry Prize 2014&nbsp;<br />Shortlisted for the Fenton Aldeburgh...
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Cath Drake
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<p>The manuscript that kept sifting to the top, <em>Sleeping with Rivers</em> by Cath Drake, is simply full of gorgeous poems. Drake has a tendency to a longer line, a discursive manner, a narrative depth.I started to love these poems from the very first line of the first poem, &lsquo;Every morning she wakes up with rivers...
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Florilingua, Shani Rhys James
Shani Rhys James
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<p><em>Florilingua</em> accompanies Shani Rhys James&rsquo; new touring exhibition of paintings and an installation which distills the motifs of her recent work into a three dimensional audio experience. Here are Rhys James&rsquo; characteristic wild wallpapers, menacing chandeliers and other domestic items in a specially...
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Real Port Talbot, Lynne Rees
Lynne Rees
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<p>Port Talbot is for many a version of the &lsquo;Valleys-by-the-sea&rsquo; and certainly its heavy industry, shoehorned into a narrow belt of flat land, feels like a twenty-first century throwback to coal-mining Rhondda. It is the result of an old fashioned local industrial baron building a port to export his coal, and of the...
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Island of Lightening, Robert Minhinnick
Robert Minhinnick
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<p><em>Island of Lightning</em> is the latest book of travel essays by the prizewinning Robert Minhinnick, poet, novelist, translator, cultural commentator and environmentalist. In it he travels from his home in south Wales to Argentina, China, Finland, Iraq, Tuscany and Piemonte, Malta, New York, Zagreb, Lithuania and the...
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New Stories from the Mabinogion – The Complete Box Set
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<p>In New Stories from the Mabinogion ten great authors have taken the Celtic myth cycle as a starting point to give us masterly re-workings with a modern twist in a series both various and wonderful. We have reached the orbit of Mars, the Tower of London and the edges of India, travelled in time to WW2 and forward to the near future, seen...
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Fountainville, Tishani Doshi
Tishani Doshi
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<p>Fountainville is a strange, lonely town on the edge of everywhere, with its own healing secrets, as revealed by Luna, assistant to Begum, the Lady of the Fountain, in this retelling of celtic Mabinogion myth by poet and novelist Tishani Doshi. Under their care the town flourishes, but when the mysterious Mr Knight arrives at their house...
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The Tip of My Tongue, Trezza Azzopardi
Trezza Azzopardi
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<p>When her mother dies, little Enid has to go to stay with posh relations the Erbins in their mansion. Her father is struggling to cope, and Enid finds herself having to rely on her native wit and mother&rsquo;s advice to survive Uncle Horace, Aunty Celia and above all their teenage son Geraint. This Arthurian tale, from celtic myth...
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The Visitations, Kathryn Simmonds
Kathryn Simmonds
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<p><em>The Visitations</em> is the new book of poems by Kathryn Simmonds, the follow-up to her Forward Prize-winning debut,<em> </em><a href="https://www.serenbooks.com/productdisplay/sunday-skin-launderette"><em>S... at the Skin Launderette</em></a>. As with her previous collection,...
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The Claims Office, Dai George
Dai George
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<p><br /><strong><em>&quot;A brilliant new voice in British poetry whose debut is rich with Welsh wit, lyricism and spirituality. A little gem, full of promise.&quot; &ndash; </em>Dan Jones, London Evening Standard</strong><br /><br /><em>The Claims Office </em>is the...
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The Museum of Disappearing Sounds, Zoe Skoulding
Zoe Skoulding
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<p><strong>&lsquo;By perusing Skoulding&rsquo;s exhibitions, we, her readers, reconnect with a disregarded, integral part of our life&rsquo;s cacophony.&rsquo; &ndash; DURA</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>The disappearing sounds of Zoë Skoulding&rsquo;s new collection may be either...
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Disturbance, Ivy Alvarez
Ivy Alvarez
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<p>&nbsp;</p><div><br />&lsquo;Disturbance is a precise, pained, and wondrous book.&rsquo;<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;...
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