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Ashes of the Sun

A fast-paced, dramatic, and hugely entertaining LoveReading Star Book set in a post-apocalyptic world.

Book Cover for Ashes of the Sun by Django Wexler

The Devil and the Dark Water

A reading feast for the eyes, heart, and mind await in this outstanding historical mystery set on the open seas.

Book Cover for The Devil and the Dark Water by Stuart Turton

A More Perfect Union

Rich with romance and rawly affecting slave history, this exceptional debut tells an unforgettable tale of love between a black slave and an Irish immigrant in pre-Civil War Virginia.

Book Cover for A More Perfect Union by Tammye Huf

The Lost Spells

A must-read, absolutely glorious book of spell-poems and artwork that conjure our natural world into vivid wonderful life.

Book Cover for The Lost Spells by Robert Macfarlane, Jackie Morris

How to Cook: The Victorian Way with Mrs Crocombe

Teeming with tantalising heritage recipes and period detail, this sumptuous cook book will be devoured by foodies and aficionados of Victorian social history.

Book Cover for How to Cook: The Victorian Way with Mrs Crocombe by Annie Gray, Andrew Hann

Postscript

A beautifully unique must-read sequel to the hugely wonderful P.S. I Love You.

Book Cover for Postscript by Cecelia Ahern

Diary of a Young Naturalist

A diary which highlights our essential connection with the natural world, the landscape and our history embedded within it - but more importantly, it is also about our futures

Book Cover for Diary of a Young Naturalist by Dara McAnulty

Nala's World

The ultimate feel-good read about rescued kitten Nala joining one man on his solo bike trip around the world.

Book Cover for Nala's World by Dean Nicholson

Witch

A fierce yet thoughtful historical fantasy based on the witch trials in 17th century England.

Book Cover for Witch by Finbar Hawkins

A More Perfect Union

Rich with romance and rawly affecting slave history, this exceptional debut tells an unforgettable tale of love between a black slave and an Irish immigrant in pre-Civil War Virginia.

Book Cover for A More Perfect Union by Tammye Huf

Starve Acre

A beautifully written yet unsettling tale, that startles, provokes, chills, and remains prowling through thoughts…

Book Cover for Starve Acre by Andrew Michael Hurley

Seven Lies

Different, ever so clever, and rather provocative, this debut thriller focusing on seven lies deserves to be a huge hit.

Book Cover for Seven Lies  by Elizabeth Kay

The Thursday Murder Club

Four septuagenarians from a retirement village set out to solve a murder in this wonderfully entertaining, warm, and amusing mystery.

Book Cover for The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman

The Return

Find secrets, explore sorrow, and solve a mystery as you weave your way through this relationship tale from one of the great storytellers.

Book Cover for The Return  by Nicholas Sparks

Cane Warriors

Must-read real-life story of hope and heroism during a 1760 uprising of Jamaican slaves.

Book Cover for Cane Warriors by Alex Wheatle

Ashes of the Sun

A fast-paced, dramatic, and hugely entertaining LoveReading Star Book set in a post-apocalyptic world.

Book Cover for Ashes of the Sun by Django Wexler

The Haunting of Alma Fielding

A gripping slice of historical narrative non fiction charting the story of a ghost hunter and his subject just before the Second World War.

Book Cover for The Haunting of Alma Fielding by Kate Summerscale

Nala's World

The ultimate feel-good read about rescued kitten Nala joining one man on his solo bike trip around the world.

Book Cover for Nala's World by Dean Nicholson

This Time Next Year

Missed opportunities abound in this lovely, thoughtful, and amusing pick-me-up of a romantic read.

Book Cover for This Time Next Year by Sophie Cousens

People of Abandoned Character

A powerfully descriptive and compelling historical crime novel set in the viciously bloody times of Jack the Ripper.

Book Cover for People of Abandoned Character by Clare Whitfield

Ninth House

A provocative, fiery oh so believable crime mystery set within the secret societies of Yale, oh, and there is more than a hint of dark magic on offer too.

Book Cover for Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo

The Thursday Murder Club

Four septuagenarians from a retirement village set out to solve a murder in this wonderfully entertaining, warm, and amusing mystery.

Book Cover for The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman

Latest Expert Book Reviews

Rag-and-Bone Christmas

With drama and atmosphere this is a feast for lovers of romantic saga novels.


With enough family drama and romance to please the most fervid romantic saga novel fan. This would also make a perfect gift as it starts and finishes at Christmas, with all the turmoil and excitement that the year between brings. As Sally Suggs struggles to continue the family rag-and-bone round in 1865, help comes from unexpected quarters. Sally is feisty, compassionate, and thoughtful, with two men quite obviously interested in her, she has a number of difficult decisions to make. Author Dilly Court has been writing novels for 15 years, and this is her 40th novel. She skilfully creates a story that ... Read Full Review

Liz Robinson

Watership Down


A book that resonates as vividly today as it did nearly half a century ago, this keepsake Oneworld Classic edition showcases more than twenty sumptuous, evocative paintings from Aldo Galli, an illustrator chosen by Richard Adams himself. It is the first full-colour illustrated edition of a celebrated modern classic and international bestseller.   Stunning and compulsive are two words that best describe the story of Fiver, of Hazel and the rabbit warren full of family and friends.  Rejected by most publishers before eventually being snapped up by Rex Collings in 1972, it was an instant hit and has since ... Read Full Review

LoveReading

Lion

With stunning artwork spilling from its pages, this truly beautiful LoveReading Star Book is one of our books of the year.


A book to fall totally and irretrievably in love with, Lion is full of the most gorgeous paintings, drawings, and sketches, and is absolutely stunning. The lion, an apex predator, is surely one of the most beautiful sights you can see. When I was 19 I found myself in Kenya, eyes wide, mouth open as I watched a lioness and three cubs at a water hole. It is something that is as clear to me now as it was then, so, when I saw this book was going to be published, I was first in the LoveReading queue. Here we journey ... Read Full Review

Liz Robinson

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