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This Month's Featured Books

The Madam by Jaime Raven
The Madam
Jaime Raven
June 2016 Debut of the Month. A fierce and provocative read, where a young woman released from prison is hellbent on revenge. 27 year old Lizzie was framed for a murder she didn't commit, in prison...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/05/2016
A Quiet Life by Natasha Walter
A Quiet Life
Natasha Walter
June 2016 Debut of the Month. Wife. Mother. Spy. The publisher’s blurb tells us. Now Laura just wants a ‘a quiet life’ and so we follow her to that conclusion. As a young American woman just...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/06/2016
Foxlowe by Eleanor Wasserberg
Foxlowe
Eleanor Wasserberg
June 2016 Debut of the Month. Green, her little sister Blue and October - known as Toby - are children growing up in Foxlowe, a huge old home on the moors. They...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/06/2016
The Nest by Cynthia D'Apriz Sweeney
The Nest
Cynthia D'Apriz Sweeney
June 2016 Debut of the Month. A thought-provoking and wittily pointed debut, about the life and loves of the Plumb family. There are four siblings at the centre of this novel, Leo causes uproar when a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/05/2016
The Art of Waiting by Christopher Jory
The Art of Waiting
Christopher Jory
June 2016 Debut of the Month. A captivating and very human tale that transports you to the heart of what really matters. Although set before, during and after the Second World War, this is by no...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/05/2016
Remember My Name by Abbey Clancy
Remember My Name
Abbey Clancy
June 2016 Debut of the Month. A light, flirty and oh, so much fun, debut novel by model and TV presenter Abbey Clancy. 22 year old Jess, a party entertainer from Liverpool has always dreamed of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/05/2016
Black Rabbit Hall by Eve Chase
Black Rabbit Hall
Eve Chase
June 2016 MEGA Debut of the Month. Pencraw Hall, Cornwall, is a beautiful old house, the holiday retreat for the well-off Alton family of four children, twins and then a couple much younger, a hard-working father...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/06/2016
Dear Amy by Helen Callaghan
Dear Amy
Helen Callaghan
June 2016 MEGA Debut of the Month. Margot Lewis is a classics teacher in a Cambridge school. She's also the agony aunt for the local newspaper, dealing with problems from the loneliness of a recent widower...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/06/2016
Rembrandt's Mirror by Kim Devereux
Rembrandt's Mirror
Kim Devereux
Longlisted for the HWA Goldsboro Debut Crown Award Longlist 2016. This is such a stimulating, penetrating and truly beautiful novel, Kim Devereux obviously has a deeply emotional connection to Rembrandt’s work and she opens up and breathes life into his...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/06/2016
The Deepest Cut by Natalie Flynn
The Deepest Cut
Natalie Flynn
June 2016 NewGen Debut of the Month. In a Nutshell: Boundless friendship • Real-life rawness •Surviving loss A gripping, emotionally authentic debut about grief, guilt and the tragic reality of knife crime....
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/05/2016
The Loose Ends List by Carrie Firestone
The Loose Ends List
Carrie Firestone
June 2016 NewGen Debut of the Month. In a Nutshell: Trip of a lifetime • Seize the day • Perfect endings Always heartwarming, often laugh-out-loud hilarious, this is a sublime novel about...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/06/2016
If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo
If I Was Your Girl
Meredith Russo
June 2016 NewGen Debut of the Month. Amanda Hardy is the new girl at school. Like everyone else, all she wants is to make friends and fit in. But Amanda is holding...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2016

Last Month's Featured Books

The Last of Us by Rob Ewing

Reader Reviewed The Last of Us
Rob Ewing
May 2016 Debut of the Month. A remote Scottish island has been devastated by a plague-like virus which has killed everyone except for a group of...

The Loney by Andrew Michael Hurley

Reader Reviewed The Loney
Andrew Michael Hurley
May 2016 Debut of the Month. Winner of Book of the Year at the British Book Industry Awards 2016. Winner of the Costa First Novel Award...

Not If I See You First by Eric Lindstrom

Not If I See You First
Eric Lindstrom
May 2016 NewGen Debut of the Month. An incredibly uplifting, thought provoking and sharply beautiful debut. Once I started reading I couldn’t stop and when I...

Beneath the Surface by Heidi Perks

Beneath the Surface
Heidi Perks
May 2016 Debut of the Month. An emotional and tense tale of family drama...

Keep Me Posted by Lisa Beazley

Keep Me Posted
Lisa Beazley
May 2016 Debut of the Month. An entertaining, perceptive and sharply witty debut, this is a novel that will have you cringing one minute and smiling...

A Dictionary of Mutual Understanding by Jackie Copleton

Reader Reviewed A Dictionary of Mutual Understanding
Jackie Copleton
May 2016 Debut of the Month. Longlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2016. A bittersweet, page-turning love story which jumps back and forth in...

The Outliers by Kimberly McCreight

The Outliers
Kimberly McCreight
May 2016 NewGen Debut of the Month. The Outliers is one of those twisty thrillers that run on paranoia. It will send readers’ heartbeats soaring as...

The Month Before's Featured Books

Fire Damage by Kate Medina

Reader Reviewed Fire Damage
Kate Medina
April 2016 Debut of the Month. Captivating from the outset, this is the first...

The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner

Reader Reviewed The Serpent King
Jeff Zentner
April 2016 NewGen Debut of the Month. High school student Dill knows what it is to feel “the crushing weight of destiny”....

Wicked Game by Matt Johnson

Wicked Game
Matt Johnson
Longlisted for the John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger Award 2016. April 2016 Debut of...

The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick

Reader Reviewed The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper
Phaedra Patrick
April 2016 Debut of the Month. Gosh, this is an absolute treasure of a...

Dodgers by Bill Beverly

Dodgers
Bill Beverly
Longlisted for the John Creasey (New Blood) and Goldsboro Gold Dagger Awards 2016. April 2016 Debut of the Month.Maxim Jakubowski's...

Lifers by Martin Griffin

Lifers
Martin Griffin
April 2016 Debut of the Month Amidst panic on the streets of Dark Manchester and an atmosphere of political and social unrest, Preston is desperate to find his friend Alice....

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