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Hamnet

Inspired by Shakespeare’s son Hamnet, this imagined story, earthy, otherworldly and emotional, is simply and beautifully glorious.

Book Cover for Hamnet by Maggie O'Farrell

The Prisoner's Wife

A WW2 British prisoner of war in Czechoslovakia falls in love with a farm girl, what follows is the most harrowing, vivid, compelling and beautiful story.

Book Cover for The Prisoner's Wife by Maggie Brookes

Hamnet

Inspired by Shakespeare’s son Hamnet, this imagined story, earthy, otherworldly and emotional, is simply and beautifully glorious.

Book Cover for Hamnet by Maggie O'Farrell

Sharks in the Time of Saviours

Visionary and haunting, this Hawai’i set debut weaves myth and magic realism with the piercing stories of an unforgettable family.

Book Cover for Sharks in the Time of Saviours by Kawai Strong Washburn

The Museum of Broken Promises

The hardback was chosen as a LoveReading star book, this glorious, beautifully engaging read is set to break and capture hearts.

Book Cover for The Museum of Broken Promises by Elizabeth Buchan

The Prisoner's Wife

A WW2 British prisoner of war in Czechoslovakia falls in love with a farm girl, what follows is the most harrowing, vivid, compelling and beautiful story.

Book Cover for The Prisoner's Wife by Maggie Brookes

We Begin at the End

Higher than highly recommended, this is a crime novel that delivers attitude, aching emotion, and beauty. Don’t pass on by, read this book!

Book Cover for We Begin at the End by Chris Whitaker

Never Saw You Coming

A wonderfully bright and buzzy relationship story that isn't afraid to delve into feelings and look beyond romance.

Book Cover for Never Saw You Coming by Hayley Doyle

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

Liberation

A blistering and absolutely fascinating novel based on the true story of Nancy Wake, who worked for the Special Operations Executive in France during WW2.

Book Cover for Liberation by Imogen Kealey

A Place Called Home

A seriously gorgeous wander around Cath Kidston’s beautiful home. Stuffed full of colourful photos, this Star Book pops with vivid intensity.

Book Cover for A Place Called Home by Cath Kidston, Christopher Simon Sykes

We Begin at the End

Higher than highly recommended, this is a crime novel that delivers attitude, aching emotion, and beauty. Don’t pass on by, read this book!

Book Cover for We Begin at the End by Chris Whitaker

Liberation

A blistering and absolutely fascinating novel based on the true story of Nancy Wake, who worked for the Special Operations Executive in France during WW2.

Book Cover for Liberation by Imogen Kealey

A Place Called Home

A seriously gorgeous wander around Cath Kidston’s beautiful home. Stuffed full of colourful photos, this Star Book pops with vivid intensity.

Book Cover for A Place Called Home by Cath Kidston, Christopher Simon Sykes

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

Latest Expert Book Reviews

Hello Now

Beautifully crafted and poignant exploration of the timeless power of love


Award winning author Jenny Valentine is justly renowned for never using three words where one will do, but every word she uses will count. Hello Now is another short novel that punches well beyond its weight. Every novel she writes is completely different, but you always know that you are in for an unforgettable reading experience. So, you would not expect the obvious wish fulfilment fantasy love story of finding true happiness with the perfect time-travelling love object and while that is the bare bones of the story of Jude and Novo, what we get is so much ... Read Full Review

Joy Court

Crossing the Line

A fascinating and inspiring invitation to walk with a retired, highly respected senior police officer, and witness the scenes behind the blue and white cordon tape.


An incredibly thoughtful, eloquent, and revealing book about policing by John Sutherland. Not only is it absolutely fascinating, there are also a whole heap of lessons that can and should be learned within its pages. John spent 25 years with the Metropolitan Police, during that time working his way to Borough Commander, leading teams as they dealt with some of the most sad and incredibly damaging aspects facing our society. Now retired on medical grounds, John is a sought-after public speaker and commentator, he regularly speaks on TV and radio, and writes for major newspapers. I can highly recommend his first ... Read Full Review

Liz Robinson

The Carer

An intimate, clever, vividly sharp and smirky multi-generational family drama with huge entertainment value.


So, so clever, sharp, and yet wonderfully poignant, this is a hugely entertaining multi-generational family drama. After hiring highly recommended carer Mandy for their father James, Phoebe and her brother Robert begin to wonder if all is as rosy as they first thought. Deborah Moggach excels in opening a window to all generations, there is a feeling of truth to her descriptions. With a different character heading each chapter, I soon felt as though I was diving deep into their thoughts. An ongoing rivalry for their father’s attention has kept Phoebe and Robert company through into middle age. ... Read Full Review

Liz Robinson

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