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Dear Edward

An exquisitely written and beautifully emotional must-read, this LoveReading Star Book offers heartache and true joy.

Book Cover for Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano

The Guest List

A masterful murder mystery set on a remote island with a celebrity wedding taking centre stage… this has star quality stamped all over it.

Book Cover for The Guest List by Lucy Foley

Grace is Gone

A fascinating psychological thriller with real attitude, it becomes all the more haunting when you realise it’s based on a true story.

Book Cover for Grace is Gone by Emily Elgar

Harry Potter Knitting Magic

Both useful and beautiful, with full instructions, charts, links, sketches, and fabulous photos, this is a must-have book for crafty Harry Potter fans.

Book Cover for Harry Potter Knitting Magic by Tanis Gray

The Poison Garden

An all consuming read awaits in this fascinating and oh so different novel about a young woman as she learns how to survive after leaving a cult.

Book Cover for The Poison Garden  by Alex Marwood

Saving Missy

A LoveReading star book, this is a glorious, beautiful, and rather special read.

Book Cover for Saving Missy  by Beth Morrey

The Guest List

A masterful murder mystery set on a remote island with a celebrity wedding taking centre stage… this has star quality stamped all over it.

Book Cover for The Guest List by Lucy Foley

Saving Missy

A LoveReading star book, this is a glorious, beautiful, and rather special read.

Book Cover for Saving Missy  by Beth Morrey

Tidelands

The sweeping, enthralling tale of a 17th-century wise woman forced to fight perilous tides of prejudice and superstition.

Book Cover for Tidelands by Philippa Gregory

The Neighbours

Warm, witty, and wise, this amusing debut focuses on the friendship between two neighbours.

Book Cover for The Neighbours by Nicola Gill

Dear Edward

An exquisitely written and beautifully emotional must-read, this LoveReading Star Book offers heartache and true joy.

Book Cover for Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano

The Temple House Vanishing

A 25 year old mystery is investigated in this assured and compelling debut, that burns with an intense, provocative fire.

Book Cover for The Temple House Vanishing  by Rachel Donohue

Harry Potter Knitting Magic

Both useful and beautiful, with full instructions, charts, links, sketches, and fabulous photos, this is a must-have book for crafty Harry Potter fans.

Book Cover for Harry Potter Knitting Magic by Tanis Gray

Highfire

Meet crooked cops, moonshine runners, and those who just want to hide out in the Louisiana swamps - an action packed, whip-sharp, and highly entertaining read.

Book Cover for Highfire by Eoin Colfer

The Poison Garden

An all consuming read awaits in this fascinating and oh so different novel about a young woman as she learns how to survive after leaving a cult.

Book Cover for The Poison Garden  by Alex Marwood

The Mercies

A beautifully written, thoughtful and emotional historical tale inspired by the true events that befell a remote Norwegian community.

Book Cover for The Mercies by Kiran Millwood Hargrave

A Tall History of Sugar

A sublime, myth-infused story of love, prejudice and injurious colonial legacies that begins in 1950s rural Jamaica and wends its captivating way through the life of an unforgettable outsider.

Book Cover for A Tall History of Sugar by Curdella Forbes

Latest Expert Book Reviews

Saving Missy

A debut novel to enjoy slowly, to savour, to adore.


A debut novel to enjoy slowly, to savour, to adore. Yes, this is a rather special and beautiful book, and I want to climb a few rooftops to shout about it. Missy Carmichael is lonely, she lives by herself in a huge house, when opportunities arise for friendship and more, can she reach out and take them? I admit to having fallen in love with Missy, she isn’t perfect and she makes mistakes (who doesn’t!), yet there is something about her that tiptoed into my heart and soul and has taken up residence. So often we ... Read Full Review

Liz Robinson

Mexico Street

German state prosecutor Chastity Riley investigates a series of arsons in 227 pages of quirky, sharp, full-on reading entertainment.


Just that little bit different (in fact strikingly different), Mexico Street challenges preconceptions and society issues, ensuring a full-on fabulous read. German public prosecutor Chastity is back, this time investigating a series of arson attacks that lead to the death of a man linked to criminal gangs. One thing to note straightaway is that I really feel you do need to have read the others in the Chastity Riley series to fully enjoy this one, otherwise too much would be unexplained and you would have to sprint like heck to keep up. Start with Blue Night, followed by Beton Rouge, ... Read Full Review

Liz Robinson

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.


A blistering, gripping, and absolutely fascinating novel. Set aside plenty of quality time as I was consumed, and read it all in one heady, breathtaking go. It’s based on the true story of Nancy Wake, named by the Gestapo as The White Mouse, as she evaded their capture by slipping through check points in France during The Second World War. It is almost impossible to comprehend the wartime life of Nancy, it feels as though all of it is brilliant but astonishing fiction. Darby Kealey and Imogen Robertson have created a living, breathing, headstrong woman and I shook ... Read Full Review

Liz Robinson

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