Books you’ll love this Valentine’s Day

It’s fast approaching Valentine’s Day and, while we may declare we don’t like the commercial nature of the holiday, a gift for a loved one certainly wouldn’t go amiss. To be honest, even if you just want a treat for yourself for the cold February nights Crediton High Street shops will have something for you! Here are some suggestions that CCB love:

Stay with Me | Ayobami Adebayo

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Set in 1980’s Nigeria, Stay With Me explores the depths and complications of a marriage and extended family relationships in a way that tackles deep issues in a compassionate and compelling way. Expectations, love, loss and hope are intermingled in this highly readable and unpredictable debut novel.

Love Poems | Carol Ann Duffy

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Love Poems contains some of Carol Ann Duffy's most popular poems. Her distinct and heartfelt writing of different types of love exhibit her incredible skill and her worthiness as one of the greatest poets of our time.

Everything I Know About Love | Dolly Alderton

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A funny, clever and honest portrayal of the feelings, trials and tribulations of being a young woman. Dolly Alderton's memoir is page-turning and relatable - a great read that celebrates friendship in a exciting, unique way.

How To Love | Thich Nhat Hanh

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Mindfulness master Thich Nhat Hanh embraces the difficult question of how to love with compassion and humour.
How to Love touches on the importance of loving yourself, being understanding, finding compassion and key ways of showing our love.

Love from the Moomins| Tove Jansson

Love from the moomins

With wonderful amusing Moomin illustrations by Tove Jansson, this charming little book is a lovely way to say 'I love you.'

Guess How Much I Love You | Sam McBratney

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Love is not always an easy thing to measure. The characters of this delightful and much-loved story find many ways of expressing their feelings to each other.
This heart-warming classic has beautiful illustrations and can be read over and over again.

If you are looking for an extra little something to go with your book, you will find everything from fair trade and hand-made trinkets to wine to socks on Crediton High Street!

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