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The Spy by Paulo Coelho
The Spy
Paulo Coelho
December 2016 MEGA Book of the Month. A short, emotional and entirely captivating novel based on the real events that surrounded, enclosed and smothered the notorious Mata Hari. Mata Hari is a name that still evokes...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/11/2016
What Remains of Me by A. L. Gaylin
What Remains of Me
A. L. Gaylin
December 2016 Book of the Month. A clever, thrilling tale full of impact and drama set in the heart of Hollywood. In 1980 17 year old Kelly is convicted of murder, 30 years later and five...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2016
1588: A Calendar of Crime A Novel in Five Books by Shirley McKay
1588: A Calendar of Crime A Novel in Five Books
Shirley McKay
December 2016 Book of the Month. St Andrews in the 16th century is once again brought to captivating vibrant life. With allegations of ghosts, witches, the Spanish Armada and high jinks, the year 1588 is full...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/11/2016
The Beautiful Dead by Belinda Bauer
The Beautiful Dead
Belinda Bauer
December 2016 Book of the Month. Oh my, this is a clever, chilling, and penetrating read. 29 year old TV crime reporter Eve Singer looks for murder and mayhem, but she needs to watch out, as...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/11/2016
Lyrebird by Cecelia Ahern
Lyrebird
Cecelia Ahern
December 2016 Book of the Month. 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...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/11/2016
Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
Small Great Things
Jodi Picoult
December 2016 Book of the Month. 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...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/11/2016
Reckless III: The Golden Yarn by Cornelia Funke
Reckless III: The Golden Yarn
Cornelia Funke
December 2016 NewGen Book of the Month. In a nutshell: mesmerising tale of love and adventure set in a dark fairy tale world | Cornelia Funke has an extraordinarily fertile imagination, which is fed and inspired...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/11/2016
The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon
The Sun is Also a Star
Nicola Yoon
December 2016 NewGen Book of the Month. In a Nutshell: Race against time | Racing hearts | The difference a day makes | Intense tale of fate, fraught families and migrant lives told over the twelve hour period...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/11/2016

Last Month's Featured Books

Brindisa The True Food of Spain by Monika Linton

Brindisa The True Food of Spain
Monika Linton
Monika Linton deserves a medal from the Spanish Tourist Board, the Spanish Restaurant Association and Spanish Food Producers. Reading this book makes you want to drop everything and race for...

Modern Lovers by Emma Straub

Modern Lovers
Emma Straub
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. Summer might be fading over the horizon but Straub's new novel is a perfect summer novel for all seasons: witty, touching,...

Cartes Postales from Greece by Victoria Hislop

Reader Reviewed Cartes Postales from Greece
Victoria Hislop
October 2016 Book of the Month. Three years ago Cardiff born Ellie moved into a small block of twelve flats in Kensal Rise, London. Her life...

The Malice of Waves by Mark Douglas-Home

Reader Reviewed The Malice of Waves
Mark Douglas-Home
October 2016 Book of the Month. The third in the gripping ‘Sea Detective Series’ continues to captivate, with the rather wonderful Cal McGill investigating the...

Darkness Follows by L. A. Weatherly

Darkness Follows
L. A. Weatherly
October 2016 NewGen Book of the Month. Absolutely thrilling! This is the second in the truly wonderful ‘Broken Trilogy’ and is just as captivating and if...

The Deviants by C. J. Skuse

The Deviants
C. J. Skuse
October 2016 NewGen Book of the Month. In a Nutshell: Revelations | Revenge | Rebuilding relationships Masterfully suspenseful rollercoaster of a read, with a genuinely...

Jo Malone: My Story by Jo Malone

Jo Malone: My Story
Jo Malone
October 2016 Book of the Month. Has appeal as a rags to riches story but also will act as an inspiration for anyone dreaming of starting...

The Month Before's Featured Books

Young Soul Rebels A Personal History of Northern Soul by Stuart Cosgrove

Young Soul Rebels A Personal History of Northern Soul
Stuart Cosgrove
Northern Soul isn't just a music genre, it's a way of life and one that intensely encompasses and overpowers those that fall for it's high energy 'stomping' - dancing. Young...

Scottish Baking by Sue Lawrence

Scottish Baking
Sue Lawrence
A look at traditional Scottish baking and introducing some new contemporary favourites, Sue Lawrence shares her passion for her homeland and for baking. The Recipes cover both sweet and savoury,...

Underground Airlines by Ben H. Winters

Reader Reviewed Underground Airlines
Ben H. Winters
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. A most unexpected, if gripping thriller from the author of the much-admired LAST POLICEMAN trilogy. The book takes place in an...

Tastes Like Fear by Sarah Hilary

Reader Reviewed Tastes Like Fear
Sarah Hilary
September 2016 Book of the Month. This is the third in the ‘DI Marnie Rome’ series, and is just as distinctive, powerful and enthralling as the...

Keep You Close by Lucie Whitehouse

Keep You Close
Lucie Whitehouse
Ten years ago Rowan and Marianne were inseperable. Rowan, our narrator, lost her mother while still a baby and Marianne's family embraced her. Then Seb, the father, is killed in...

Exposure by Helen Dunmore

Reader Reviewed Exposure
Helen Dunmore
A wonderfully tense and arresting Cold War relationship tale, stuffed full to the brim with suspense. Set in 1960, couple Lily and Simon become caught in an unbelievably powerful web...

The Travelers by Chris Pavone

The Travelers
Chris Pavone
September 2016 Book of the Month. When a spoiled travel journalist succumbs to sexual temptation on an assignment on a trip to Argentina, his whole...

Beck by Mal Peet, Meg Rosoff

Beck
Mal Peet, Meg Rosoff
September 2016 MEGA NewGen Book of the Month. Please note we think this book is suitable for 16+ only. In turns brutal and passionate, Beck is...

The Weekends of You and Me by Fiona Walker

The Weekends of You and Me
Fiona Walker
September 2016 Book of the Month. Jo and Harry are both recently single. Harry has an 18-year old daughter from a one-night stand long before he...

As I Descended by Robin Talley

Reader Reviewed As I Descended
Robin Talley
September 2016 NewGen Book of the Month. In a Nutshell: Deadly Ambition | Scheming with Spirits | Descent into Darkness Thrilling, chilling, supernaturally-charged retelling of Macbeth...

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