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    Thistle Sands: A Braw Scots Story For Bairns
    Mike Nicholson - Paperback - Picture Kelpies
    Welcome to Thistle Sands, a beautiful sandy Scottish beach where you'll meet lots of friendly folk and some fun Scots words. Don't worry if you're peely wally, just grab a bucket and spade for a day of making sandcastles, exploring rock pools and playing with beach balls. No need to look glaikit, just watch out you don't fall on your bahookie and if you get mauchit you can take a dip in the sparkling water. This funny story, told in bright rhyming verse, is full of the lively Scottish characters who've come to the seaside for the day. Packed with detail to spot on each page, the warm, bright illustrations will make children want to have their own splash about!
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    Three Sisters Bake: Delectable Recipes For Every Day
    Gillian Reith - Hardback - Hardie Grant
    For the Reith sisters, food is about delighting the senses - baking delicious things that look as good as they taste. Full of recipes for every occasion, from brunch and picnics to afternoon tea and dinner parties, 'Three Sisters Bake' shares the ethos that food is for sharing and enjoying with friends and family. Learn how to make mouthwatering traybakes and pastries, showstopping cakes and desserts, and plentiful sharing platters, all made with fresh and flavoursome ingredients.
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    Take Mum Out
    Fiona Gibson - Paperback - Avon
    Alice is fine being single - with two slothful teenage boys and a meringue business to run, she has enough on her plate without negotiating the troublesome world of modern dating. However, her three best friends have other ideas. Each one will present her with an utterly delicious, eligible man - all Alice has to do is pick her favourite.
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    Twice Bitten: The Untold Story Of Holyfield-Tyson II
    George Willis - Paperback - Mainstream Publishing
    On 28 July 1997, in the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield engaged in what would become the most infamous fight in boxing history. After the third round of a heavyweight championship match, Tyson was disqualified for biting off and spitting out a chunk of Holyfield's ear. But what drives a man to viciously bite another man? Was it a mental breakdown? Was it fear? Was it retaliation? In 'Twice Bitten', renowned sports columnist George Willis details what triggered Tyson's mad act of violence and reveals the answers to the following questions: what happened to the piece of ear that Tyson chewed off and spit out? Why didn't Holyfield reattach it? And was it popping champagne bottles or gunshots that caused a near riot in the MGM corridors and casinos that night?
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    Tales From Barra
    John MacPherson - Paperback - Birlinn
    The tales and stories of John MacPherson - The Coddy - were an instant success on their 1st publication, and they have been in demand ever since. A renowned character, he was the inspiration for Whisky Galore.
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    Territorial Rights
    Muriel Spark - Paperback - Virago
    Robert wants nothing more than to become a serious art historian. But his hopes for an academic life are put on hold when he's driven from London to Venice to escape one lover and seek out another: the enigmatic Bulgarian refugee Lina Pancev. In Venice, Robert encounters a grand carnival of lust, lies, blackmail, cocktail parties and regicide. As he chases Lina, his heart's desire, the city itself provides a priceless education in love, art and beauty.
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    Tiny Acts Of Love
    Lucy Lawrie - Paperback - Black & White Publishing
    To Cassie's horror, her overly-excited husband Jonathan has sent a grisly blow-by-blow account of her labour - plus attached photo - to everyone in her email contacts list, including her clients! Amid mood swings, post-natal hypochondria and the side effects of the fated email, who saunters into her world again but her sexy, swaggering ex-boyfriend Malkie - the one who got away. Is she strong enough to face everything her new life has to throw at her?
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    The Truth About St Kilda: An Islander's Memoir
    Donald John Gillies - Paperback - Birlinn
    This title records the isolated way of life on St Kilda in the early part of the 20th century. It is based on notebooks written by Donald Gillies, containing reminiscences of his childhood on the island of Hirta. It provides an account of the living conditions, social structure and economy of the community in the early 1900s.
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    Tracing Your Scottish Ancestors: A Guide For Family Historians
    Ian Maxwell - Paperback - Pen & Sword Family History
    This guide to records of Scottish ancestry puts family history research into a wide historical perspective. It offers detailed social history on how our ancestors lived and gives information on all the records kept by major archives and museums. It also features less well-known local museums and archives.
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    This Is The Life
    Alex Shearer - Hardback - Blue Door
    'Life just seems like a big party sometimes, at which we all gradually get edged to the door, and then we are out in the cold. But the party continues without us.' This is the story of Louis, who never quite fitted in, and of his younger brother who always tagged along. Two brothers on one final journey together, wading through the stuff that is thicker than water.

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