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This Month's Featured Books

Reader Reviewed For the Most Beautiful
Emily Hauser
February 2016 Debut of the Month. The story of the Trojan War told by two of its most important, yet often overlooked, characters: Briseis,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/01/2016
     
The Ballroom
Anna Hope
February 2016 Debut of the Month. A striking, eloquent and desperately beautiful novel, set during 1911 in a Yorkshire asylum. John, Ella and Charles...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/02/2016
     
Three in A Bed The Shady World of the Tabloids. Sex. Spies. Entrapment.
Andrew Croker
February 2016 Debut of the Month and eBook of the Month. ‘Three In A Bed’ is a fast moving, immensely enjoyable and riveting tale...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/02/2016
     
Reader Reviewed Gold Fame Citrus
Claire Vaye Watkins
February 2016 Debut of the Month. Gold mines, the fame of Hollywood, the orange groves, three great symbols of California, three reasons to go...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/02/2016
     
Things We Have in Common
Tasha Kavanagh
February 2016 Debut of the Month. A disturbing and devastatingly compelling novel, ‘Things We Have In Common’ sucks you in whole and refuses to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/02/2016
     
Reader Reviewed The Trouble with Goats and Sheep
Joanna Cannon
February 2016 Debut of the Month. The title refers to a Bible quote and two 10-year old girls are greatly mystified as to its...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/01/2016
     
Reader Reviewed Behind Closed Doors
B. A. Paris
February 2016 Debut of the Month. ‘Behind Closed Doors’ is an intriguing, sharply gripping debut thriller, where for a fairly short novel, there’s an...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/02/2016
     
The Portable Veblen
Elizabeth McKenzie
February 2016 Debut of the Month. Whimsical yet sharp and perceptive, ‘The Portable Veblen’ is an absolute treat of a read. Veblen is eccentrically...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/01/2016
     
Reader Reviewed Beautiful Broken Things
Sara Barnard
February 2016 NewGen Debut of the Month. 16-year-old Brightonians Caddy and Rosie have been best friends all their lives, their relationship enduring even when...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/02/2016
     
Rebel of the Sands
Alwyn Hamilton
February 2016 NewGen Debut of the Month. Smart-talking, sharpshooting Amani Al’Hiza is desperate to flee dead-end Dustwalk to make a better life for herself....
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/02/2016
     
Reader Reviewed The Dark Days Club
Alison Goodman
This first novel in a trilogy of deliciously dark, supernatural page-turners set in Regency England is packed with passion, period detail and devastating demons. London, 1812, and sharp-minded, strong-spirited Lady Helen Wrexhall is about to be presented to Queen Charlotte....
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/01/2016
     
The Stylist
Rosie Nixon
Absolutely perfect if you are a lover of fashion, red carpet stories and a witty delicious romance. Amber, a sweet, endearing shop assistant, unexpectedly finds herself working for a high maintenance stylist, just as awards season starts. Learning on the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/02/2016
     

Last Month's Featured Books


Reader Reviewed Not If I See You First
Eric Lindstrom
An incredibly uplifting, thought-provoking and sharply beautiful debut. Once I started reading, I didn’t, actually couldn’t, stop. When I turned the last page I could quite easily have turned back...
 
 

Reader Reviewed Try Not to Breathe
Holly Seddon
January 2016 Debut of the Month. Penetrating and intense, ‘Try Not to Breathe’ is...
 
 

Reader Reviewed What a Way to Go
Julia Forster
January 2016 Debut of the Month. Sharp, poignant and amusing, this is a beautifully...
 
 

Reader Reviewed Our Endless Numbered Days
Claire Fuller
January 2016 Debut of the Month. One of our Books of the Year 2015....
 
 

Reader Reviewed Highbridge
Phil Redmond
January 2016 Debut of the Month. An intriguing start to a new series by...
 
 

The Words in My Hand
Guinevere Glasfurd
January 2016 Debut of the Month. A gloriously readable and emotional fictional tale based...
 
 

Reader Reviewed The Art of Being Normal
Lisa Williamson
This is a sensitive, often funny and thoroughly engaging story of teenagers coming to terms with who they are. It’s easy to think in these liberal times that anything goes,...
 
 

Reader Reviewed Freedom's Child
Jax Miller
January 2016 Debut of the Month. One of our Books of the Year 2015....
 
 

The Month Before's Featured Books


The Fox and the Star
Coralie Bickford-Smith
One of our Books of the Year 2015. November 2015 Debut of the Month....
 
 

Reader Reviewed Spill Simmer Falter Wither
Sara Baume
One of our Books of the Year 2015. November 2015 Debut of the Month....
 
 

Reader Reviewed Wolf Winter
Cecilia Ekback
One of our Books of the Year 2015. November 2015 Debut of the Month....
 
 

The Santa Monica Suicide Club
Jeremy C. Thomas
An intricate and entertaining debut crime thriller set in Los Angeles. Mandy, a male, British, ex actor, ex cop, now private investigator has little regard for the sanctity of crime...
 
 

Reader Reviewed After Anna
Alex Lake
December 2015 Debut of the Month. A stirring and thrilling plot ensures 'After Anna'...
 
 
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