Top 10 most popular books on Lovereading 23 - 30 October 2016

By peter on 31st October 2016

Lovereading Top 10

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The Secret The Secret Katerina Diamond Intense, shocking, thrilling… this is a fast-paced read, so as curveballs and whammies ricochet towards you, make sure you're on your toes and ready to keep up. DS Imogen Grey and DS Adrian Miles are plunged into another desperate search ... Download free opening extract
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The New Mrs Clifton The New Mrs Clifton Elizabeth Buchan At the end of WWII Gus brings back an emotionally damaged German wife, Krista, to his family home on Clapham Common, London.  In a bombed terrace his house remains unscathed yet possibly unstable.  His two sisters are at home, one ... Download free opening extract
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The Sellout The Sellout Paul Beatty Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2016. Amanda Foreman, 2016 Chair of judges, comments: ‘The Sellout is a novel for our times. A tirelessly inventive modern satire, its humour disguises a radical seriousness. Paul Beatty slays sacred cows with abandon ... Download free opening extract
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Small Great Things Small Great Things Jodi Picoult Just incredible… this punchy, beautiful, readable story vibrates with a powerful energy. After Turk Bauer accuses nurse Ruth Jefferson of murdering his new born son, Kennedy McQuarrie defends Ruth in court. Each of the three main characters, in their own ... Download free opening extract
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Alan Partridge Nomad Alan Partridge Nomad Alan Partridge Alan Partridge can make a trip to buy a pint of milk into an epic dual with destiny so I’m surprised he’s managed to “trek” as far as he documents in Nomad. It must be the Amazon you guess, or ... Download free opening extract
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The Un-Discovered Islands An Archipelago of Myths and Mysteries, Phantoms and Fakes The Un-Discovered Islands An Archipelago of Myths and Mysteries, Phantoms and Fakes Malachy Tallack An investigation into an intriguing subject – Islands that feature in myth, even been found on historical maps, they all have one thing in common, they don’t exist - by Malachy Tallack whose 60 Degrees North was published to acclaim ... Download free opening extract
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Hidden Killers Hidden Killers Lynda La Plante October 2016 eBook of the Month. Prime Suspect lovers are in for a treat for this once again gives us a large slice in the development of Jane Tennison. In the eponymous book published last year we followed Jane as a ... Download free opening extract
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Salt is Essential And Other Things I Have Learned from 50 Years at the Stove Salt is Essential And Other Things I Have Learned from 50 Years at the Stove Shaun Hill October 2016 Food & Drink Book of the Month. The cover may not be your typical foodie book but it will stand out for being different. However, inside is a book that deserves to be read from beginning to end.  Shaun ... Download free opening extract
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Only Daughter Only Daughter Anna Snoekstra October 2016 Debut of the Month. A girl is picked up for shoplifting and not wanting to give her real name, we know not why, she picks the name of a girl who disappeared ten years ago.  When it all happened ... Download free opening extract
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All That Man is All That Man is David Szalay Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2016. Chair of the 2016 judges Amanda Foreman commented: "This is a very exciting year. The range of books is broad and the quality extremely high. Each novel provoked intense discussion and, at times, ... Download free opening extract