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Witch

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

Book Cover for Witch by Finbar Hawkins

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

Postscript

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

Book Cover for Postscript by Cecelia Ahern

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

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

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

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

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 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

Blood Brothers

A thought-provoking thriller set in Scotland and Spain, full of family drama.


A stimulating and interesting read awaits in this thriller with a spiritual theme. Pastor David Hidalgo helps his neighbours after their sons go missing and it appears as though they’re planning a terror act in Spain. This is the fourth novel in the David Hildago series, though I feel you could easily read it as a standalone. I am not in the slightest bit religious and you don’t have to be in order to enjoy this novel. Les Cowan has taken on a topical and what could be controversial subject. I admit that before I started ... Read Full Review

Liz Robinson

A Question of Time

A riveting new spy thriller series set during the Cold War by a former US Army Special Forces and CIA operative.


A thrilling, riveting, and whip-smart novel that feels as though you are being served a slice of Cold War military history. When a CIA asset in East Germany is compromised, a team of unconventional warfare specialists are charged with extracting him. This is the first in the Snake Eater Chronicles by James Stejskal who spent 35 years in the US Army Special Forces and CIA. He is now an author (previously writing non-fiction), military historian, and conflict archaeologist. These stories are based in reality using his real-world experience and the author himself calls it “faction”. This is an absolutely ... Read Full Review

Liz Robinson

Ex Libris: 100+ Books to Read and Reread


Dedicated to “readers and writers everywhere” this is a stunning gift of a book for every devoted bibliophile. Ex Libris: 100+ Books to Read and Reread is a beautiful, beautiful reminder of the power and the joy of books.  Libris is used as an inscription on a bookplate to show the name of the book's owner. I’ve never had one, I’ve always wanted one. Life goals right there. Michiko Kakutani is perfectly placed to write this “magical brick-sized object”, as she wonderfully speaks of books. She is a Pulitzer Prize-winning literary critic ... Read Full Review

Deborah Maclaren

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