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Books of the Month -<b> July</b> Books of the Month - July

Find out what we think is hot this month with our special Books of the Month category dedicated full of titles that stand out from the rest.

Books of the Month

Best Laid Plans by Kathy Lette
Best Laid Plans
Kathy Lette
July 2017 Book of the Month. Gosh, what a funny, emotional, romp of a story this is. Lucy begins her tale with the moment she gets arrested for picking up an undercover...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/07/2017
The Party by Elizabeth Day
The Party
Elizabeth Day
July 2017 Book of the Month. The party is where it all unravels and where the dark secret between rich, aristocratic Ben and poor, middle-class Martin is exposed. We are kept very...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/07/2017
The Child by Fiona Barton
The Child
Fiona Barton
July 2017 Book of the Month. Distant threads spin ever closer to create a compelling, emotional, and dramatic story. Set in 2012, with links to the 1970’s and 80’s, several women, for...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/06/2017
The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter
The Good Daughter
Karin Slaughter
July 2017 Book of the Month and eBook of the Month. Gosh, what a story this is, dramatic, powerful, and so incredibly addictive. ‘The Good Daughter’ is a standalone novel from Karin...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/07/2017
The Fourth Monkey by J. D. Barker
The Fourth Monkey
J. D. Barker
July 2017 Book of the Month. A humdinger of a serial killer thriller in sheer overdrive, The Fourth Monkey is a winner from the get go, even if...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/06/2017
Persons Unknown by Susie Steiner
Persons Unknown
Susie Steiner
July 2017 Book of the Month. Manon Bradshaw of Missing, Presumed is back only she is now pregnant, attached to the Cambridgeshire police but working on cold cases until a murder...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/06/2017
The Boy Who Saw by Simon Toyne
The Boy Who Saw
Simon Toyne
July 2017 Book of the Month. Click here to view the page for the KOBO edition of this book. In Solomon Creed we were introduced to a mysterious hero, a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/06/2017
Don't Close Your Eyes by Holly Seddon
Don't Close Your Eyes
Holly Seddon
July 2017 Book of the Month. A convincing, powerful, and dramatic psychological thriller. Twins Robin and Sarah are living separate lives, each face their own difficulties, yet danger beckons and life is...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/07/2017
Days Without End by Sebastian Barry
Days Without End
Sebastian Barry
July 2017 Book of the Month. Winner of the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction 2017. Winner of 2016 Costa Book of the Year and Winner of the Costa Novel Award 2016....
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/02/2017
What to Eat and How to Eat it 99 Super Ingredients for a Healthy Life by Renee Elliott
What to Eat and How to Eat it 99 Super Ingredients for a Healthy Life
Renee Elliott
July 2017 Lifestyle and Health Book of the Month. This authoritative new title from health and wellness expert Renee Elliott is a modern encyclopedia of 99 brilliant ingredients that will help you...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/06/2017
Nemesis by Brendan Reichs
Nemesis
Brendan Reichs
July 2017 NewGen Book of the Month. In a Nutshell: Lord of the Flies with added asteroid action A uniquely-premised psychological page-turner packed with darkness, death, and compelling conspiracy. Since the age...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/07/2017
Greatest Hits by Laura Barnett
Greatest Hits
Laura Barnett
July 2017 Book of the Month. A powerfully lyrical day-in-the-life portrait of a successful singer-songwriter reflecting on the ebbs and flows of her life as she prepares her Greatest Hits release after...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/06/2017
Golden Hill by Francis Spufford
Golden Hill
Francis Spufford
Winner of the Desmond Elliott Prize 2017. Inventively entertaining, niftily plotted first novel set in New York during the city’s effervescent...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/09/2016
The River at Night by Erica Ferencik
The River at Night
Erica Ferencik
July 2017 Book of the Month. Four middle-aged women and long-time friends with a checkered history embark for their yearly reunion meeting on a whitewater rafting expedition down the Allagash river in Maine where, inevitably, their...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/06/2017
They All Fall Down by Tammy Cohen
They All Fall Down
Tammy Cohen
July 2017 Book of the Month. This smart, sharp psychological page-turner will keep crime and thriller fans gripped for ‘just’ one more chapter until the early hours. It’s a riveting, read-in-one-sitting rollercoaster...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/07/2017

Last Month's Featured Books

Four Mums in a Boat by Janette Benaddi, Helen Butters, Niki Doeg, Frances Davies

Four Mums in a Boat
Janette Benaddi, Helen Butters, Niki Doeg, Frances Davies
Ordinary women doing the extraordinary. This book is testament to following your dreams and that you can do anything you put your mind too if you work hard enough. Four...

Blue A Memoir - Keeping the Peace and Falling to Pieces by John Sutherland

Reader Reviewed Blue A Memoir - Keeping the Peace and Falling to Pieces
John Sutherland
June 2017 Non-Fiction Book of the Month. A candid, objective, cooly passionate, and often unsettling account of policing from a police officer....

Six Tudor Queens: Anne Boleyn by Alison Weir

Reader Reviewed Six Tudor Queens: Anne Boleyn
Alison Weir
June 2017 Book of the Month. We know we are in good hands when an eminent historian renowned for her non-fiction work...

Peculiar Ground by Lucy Hughes-Hallett

Reader Reviewed Peculiar Ground
Lucy Hughes-Hallett
June 2017 Book of the Month. A huge book both in scope and length, it begins with the journals of a landscape...

Sound Stories of Hearing Lost and Found by Bella Bathurst

Sound Stories of Hearing Lost and Found
Bella Bathurst
Much needed light is shed on the isolating world of the deaf through the author’s own personal journey recounting how she gradually lost her hearing leaving her with rage then...

A Talent for Murder by Andrew Wilson

Reader Reviewed A Talent for Murder
Andrew Wilson
June 2017 Book of the Month. A fascinating foray into the past, and the intriguing missing period of time so well documented,...

Lyrebird by Cecelia Ahern

Lyrebird
Cecelia Ahern
Just so, so gorgeous! Laura lives on her own in the woodland wilds of South West Ireland, a film crew discover she has a special gift, will she be exploited...

Exquisite by Sarah Stovell

Reader Reviewed Exquisite
Sarah Stovell
June 2017 Book of the Month. Wow! This is a cracking psychological thriller. Told in first person from two different viewpoints it...

After the Fire by Will Hill

Reader Reviewed After the Fire
Will Hill
June 2017 NewGen Book of the Month. In a nutshell: tense, super-suspenseful novel based on harrowing real life events After the Fire...

Fierce Kingdom by Gin Phillips

Reader Reviewed Fierce Kingdom
Gin Phillips
June 2017 Book of the Month. We are in America. Joan takes her four year old son Lincoln to the zoo regularly....

Crazy House by James Patterson

Crazy House
James Patterson
June 2017 NewGen Book of the Month. In a Nutshell: Twins fight for freedom under an authoritarian system This slickly plotted dystopian...

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - Hufflepuff Edition by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - Hufflepuff Edition
J. K. Rowling
June 2017 NewGen Book of the Month. This is where the adventure begins, as Harry Potter discovers that he is no ordinary...

Finding Gobi The True Story of a Little Dog and an Incredible Journey by Dion Leonard

Finding Gobi The True Story of a Little Dog and an Incredible Journey
Dion Leonard
June 2017 Non-Fiction Book of the Month. A book to put a great big beaming (and somewhat tearful) smile on your face....

Letting Go A True Story of Murder, Loss and Survival by Rachel Nickell's Son by Alex Hanscombe

Letting Go A True Story of Murder, Loss and Survival by Rachel Nickell's Son
Alex Hanscombe
June 2017 Non-Fiction Book of the Month. A truly touching, considered, and frank life story. In 1992 Rachel Nickell was sexually assaulted...

The Floating Theatre by Martha Conway

The Floating Theatre
Martha Conway
June 2017 Book of the Month. Brimming with stunning writing and historical illuminations, this captivates the heart and enlightens the mind. It’s...

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - Gryffindor Edition by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - Gryffindor Edition
J. K. Rowling
June 2017 NewGen Book of the Month. This is where the adventure begins, as Harry Potter discovers that he is no ordinary...

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - Ravenclaw Edition by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - Ravenclaw Edition
J. K. Rowling
June 2017 NewGen Book of the Month. This is where the adventure begins, as Harry Potter discovers that he is no ordinary...

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - Slytherin Edition by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - Slytherin Edition
J. K. Rowling
June 2017 NewGen Book of the Month. This is where the adventure begins, as Harry Potter discovers that he is no ordinary...

The Month Before's Featured Books

The Girl from Aleppo Nujeen's Escape from War to Freedom by Nujeen Mustafa, Christina Lamb

The Girl from Aleppo Nujeen's Escape from War to Freedom
Nujeen Mustafa, Christina Lamb
May 2017 Book of the Month. Poignant and honest this is one teenager’s experience of fleeing her homeland, a place that had...

Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty

Reader Reviewed Truly Madly Guilty
Liane Moriarty
May 2017 Book of the Month. Simply fabulous, this is a truly beautiful, mind-popping story. I must admit to jigging up and down with excitement when...

The Owl Always Hunts at Night by Samuel Bjork

Reader Reviewed The Owl Always Hunts at Night
Samuel Bjork
May 2017 Book of the Month. A chilling, stimulating, intensely dark tale set in Norway. A young woman is found dead in...

Don't Let Go by Michel Bussi

Reader Reviewed Don't Let Go
Michel Bussi
May 2017 Book of the Month. A captivating, fiendishly puzzling crime drama with an exotic, fascinating backdrop. Martial, Liane, and their daughter...

Before the Fall by Noah Hawley

Before the Fall
Noah Hawley
May 2017 Book of the Month. A striking thriller from an established US author and Golden Globe award winner of the Fargo TV series scriptwriter. When...

The Plagiarist in the Kitchen by Jonathan Meades

The Plagiarist in the Kitchen
Jonathan Meades
May 2017 Food & Drink Book of the Month. Jonathan Meades calls this an anti-cookbook or as you and I might see...

A Dark So Deadly by Stuart MacBride

Reader Reviewed A Dark So Deadly
Stuart MacBride
May 2017 Book of the Month. Author famous for his excellent Logan McRae series presents a new police constable, one DC Callum...

The Killer on the Wall by Emma Kavanagh

Reader Reviewed The Killer on the Wall
Emma Kavanagh
May 2017 Book of the Month. What a fabulously thrilling and penetrating tale this is. In 1996 Isla Bell found the bodies...

East West Street On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity by Philippe Sands

East West Street On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity
Philippe Sands
May 2017 Non-Fiction Book of the Month. This immersive book works as both a personal and public examination of the legal attempts to hold Nazi warmongers...

Sweetpea by C. J. Skuse

Sweetpea
C. J. Skuse
May 2017 Book of the Month. A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. The first adult novel by an acclaimed...

Release by Patrick Ness

Reader Reviewed Release
Patrick Ness
May 2017 NewGen Book of the Month. ***Recommended for 16+ due to content. In a Nutshell: love, truth and the power of...

The Ice by Laline Paull

Reader Reviewed The Ice
Laline Paull
May 2017 Book of the Month. Her first novel, The Bees, (shortlisted for the Baileys Prize) was an astonishing work...

Encounters by Jason Wallace

Encounters
Jason Wallace
May 2017 NewGen Book of the Month. In a Nutshell: Alleged alien encounter inspired by true events | An utterly absorbing novel...

Scared to Death by Kate Medina

Scared to Death
Kate Medina
May 2017 Book of the Month and eBook of the Month. Another wonderfully twisty and chilling case in the ‘Jessie Flynn Crime...

Windfall by Jennifer E. Smith

Reader Reviewed Windfall
Jennifer E. Smith
May 2017 NewGen Book of the Month. What’s important in life? Money, success, popularity are all words that float to the top...

A Tragic Kind of Wonderful by Eric Lindstrom

Reader Reviewed A Tragic Kind of Wonderful
Eric Lindstrom
May 2017 NewGen Book of the Month. In a Nutshell: Coping with bipolar disorder | Finding the courage to shed secrets | ...

The Last Painting of Sara de Vos by Dominic Smith

The Last Painting of Sara de Vos
Dominic Smith
May 2017 Book of the Month. A rather beautiful and entirely captivating tale, set in several time periods, framing passion, deception, love...

See You in September by Charity Norman

Reader Reviewed See You in September
Charity Norman
May 2017 Book of the Month. Gosh, what a stunning read this is, I simply couldn't put it down and devoured it...

Spellslinger by Sebastien de Castell

Spellslinger
Sebastien de Castell
May 2017 NewGen Book of the Month. In a Nutshell: Witty fantasy anti-hero forges his own path There’s trickery, traps, and action...

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