Lockdown Secrets

By turns confessional, funny and moving, this anthology of secrets collected during lockdown is an endlessly entertaining and fascinating document of those strange, strange times.

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The Nesting

Atmospheric, gothic, spine-chilling... The new thriller from C.J Cooke will haunt you long after you turn the last page... It was like something out of a fairytale... The grieving widower. The motherless daughters. A beautiful house in the woods. Deep in a remote Norwegian forest, Lexi has found a new home with architect Tom and his two young daughters.

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Four Dervishes

It's not only Rind's brand new novel, it's his debut, and Four Dervishes is as rich and rewarding a tale as you will read all year. Truly. It's magnificent.

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In Every Mirror She's Black

Incisive, thought-provoking and un-put-down-able, this powerful, prescient page-turner explores race and tokenism through the lives and struggles of three Black women living in Sweden.

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The Reading List

If you’re ready to fall in love with a heart-warming and emotionally intelligent novel that highlights the joys of reading, friendship and community, then stop right here.

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Sugar, I Love You Knockout recipes to celebrate the sweeter things in life

Covering everything from buttery biscuits to to-die-for ice creams, this is a perky pick-me-up in cook book form.

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Ghosts

Fabulously funny, this is a brilliant observation of life and love in your thirties and Alderton shows what a cracking commentator she is on the highs and lows and trials and tribulations whilst Nina George Dean's biological click is ticking.

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Are We Having Fun Yet?

A whip-smart, uplifting, and outrageously funny novel charting a year in the life of a woman as she navigates life in all its glory.

Book Cover for Are We Having Fun Yet? by Lucy Mangan

The Final Twist

The gripping new thriller from the No.1 Sunday Times bestseller Jeffery Deaver Twist left. Unique Investigator Colter Shaw is searching for the answer to his father's final, posthumous riddle. It will lead him to evidence that will topple the secretive espionage company, BlackBridge. Twist right. He believes BlackBridge to be responsible for his father's murder and brother's disappearance.

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The Last House on Needless Street

This is the story of a murderer. A stolen child. Revenge. This is the story of Ted, who lives with his daughter Lauren and his cat Olivia in an ordinary house at the end of an ordinary street. All these things are true. And yet some of them are lies.

Book Cover for The Last House on Needless Street by Catriona Ward

Four Dervishes

It's not only Rind's brand new novel, it's his debut, and Four Dervishes is as rich and rewarding a tale as you will read all year. Truly. It's magnificent.

Book Cover for Four Dervishes by Hammad Rind

Girl A

'Girl A,' she said. 'The girl who escaped. If anyone was going to make it, it was going to be you.' Lex Gracie doesn't want to think about her family. She doesn't want to think about growing up in her parents' House of Horrors.

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Girl A

'Girl A,' she said. 'The girl who escaped. If anyone was going to make it, it was going to be you.' Lex Gracie doesn't want to think about her family. She doesn't want to think about growing up in her parents' House of Horrors.

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Lemon

This fascinating, psychologically astute vignette about grief, blame and searching for the truth delivers piercing emotional depth in unique and elegant style.

Book Cover for Lemon by Kwon Yeo-sun

Gulliver's Travels A Robert Ingpen Illustrated Classic

Written almost 300 years ago when very little was known about the wider world, Jonathan Swift’s great adventure story about Gulliver provided readers with a wonderfully imaginative way of exploring uncharted lands

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The Gloriumptious Worlds of Roald Dahl

Explore the wonderful world of Roald Dahl

Book Cover for The Gloriumptious Worlds of Roald Dahl by Stella Caldwell & Quentin Blake

How to Raise a Global Citizen

How to Raise a Global Citizen is a practical, straightforward handbook for raising emotionally intelligent, socially conscious, and globally minded citizens of a better world.

Book Cover for How to Raise a Global Citizen by Anna Davidson, Marvyn Harrison, Dr Annabelle Humanes, Dr Melernie Meheux

In Every Mirror She's Black

Incisive, thought-provoking and un-put-down-able, this powerful, prescient page-turner explores race and tokenism through the lives and struggles of three Black women living in Sweden.

Book Cover for In Every Mirror She's Black by Lola Akinmade Akerstrom

The Wheel

A wonderfully inclusive and inviting read, detailing a year in the life of a woman who found herself disconnected in her office based environment.

Book Cover for The Wheel by Jennifer Lane

Memorial

A dazzlingly profound and un-put-down-able exploration of family, memory and love centred around the unexpected transformations of two gay young men.

Book Cover for Memorial by Bryan Washington

A Woman Made of Snow

An enthralling mystery of an unknown bride, tragic love, absorbing period atmosphere, and stirring style - this captivating novel is a page-turning delight.

Book Cover for A Woman Made of Snow by Elisabeth Gifford

Memorial

A dazzlingly profound and un-put-down-able exploration of family, memory and love centred around the unexpected transformations of two gay young men.

Book Cover for Memorial by Bryan Washington

Latest Expert Book Reviews

Psychopaths Anonymous

This darkly provocative and original novel plunges the reader into addiction, obsession, and murder.


With sharp stinging humour and a bleakly dark plot this is a book to propel thoughts into a confrontational abyss. When Maeve considers changing her relationship with alcohol along with her need to murder men, and can't find the help she requires, she begins a support group for psychopaths. Every time you think Will Carver has pushed reading boundaries as far as he can go, along comes the next book. I’ve read a lot of thrillers and crime books over the years and I don’t think anything has made me flinch as much as this one. ... Read Full Review

Liz Robinson

Himalaya

An Epic History of Life Among the World’s Highest Mountains


The mountains of the Himalaya, prised up by tectonic plates, emerged from the ocean ahead of any other land mass on our planet and are therefore not only the highest, but also the oldest in the world. No wonder then that the human stories to subsequently be written upon this landscape should be so unique, so extraordinary and so often full of remarkable bravery and endeavour. Ed Douglas, the author of Himalaya: A Human History has entwined these stories together in what will surely come to be regarded as the definitive account of this region. It is certainly difficult to ... Read Full Review

Greg Hackett

Rise

Inspirational illustrated anthology of 100 women of colour who’ve blazed a trail to rise to the top of their respective fields, with world-changing impact.


Relating the remarkable stories of 100 extraordinary women of colour, Maliha Abidi’s Rise is an inspirational, informative showstopper of an anthology. Global in scope and engagingly lively in style, it’s a powerful and beautifully curated testament to trailblazing women of colour from all walks of life, from all fields of endeavour (literature, science, engineering, business, banking, mathematics, politics, law, medicine, human rights activism, sport, art, music, dance), from all corners of the world. What a glorious gift this is to treasure - and draw inspiration from - for a lifetime. Featuring women from over 40 countries, these are ... Read Full Review

Joanne Owen

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