Books of the Year 2016
2016 was a fantastic year for new title publishing. So many good books were published it's quite possible even the most dedicated of readers missed a few. Below are favourites chosen by our book experts. We hope you enjoy the selection.
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Love books. Love reading. Love reading books. And, here's the trick. Here's a website which caters for people like me.Ian Harvey-brown
Lovereading has all the new books and also suggestions for 'similar' authors whilst waiting for your favourites new books.Carol Peace
The books for review are always great reads, brilliantly written, and introduces me to a huge variety of, established and new, authors.Lesley Hart
The selections are so varied and the reader reviews are so helpful. A fantastic website for those who love books.Ann Quintilla
It is a website dedicated to those who adore reading It really is a one stop shop for book lovers. Love it!Edel Waugh
Why I love @lovereadinguk? It's in the name - as dedicated lovers of reading, they are perfect matchmakers for helping me find my next read!Catherine Jenkins
Lovereading always comes up with great suggestions and has introduced me to enjoyable books and new authors to discover.Gaynor Passmore
Each year thousands of new titles are published and each month we select those that we feel our members and browsers will enjoy as much as we do.
More often than not they are not the obvious bestsellers but bubbling under and debuts.
Below, after much debate in the office, and the help of our resident book expert Sarah Broadhurst, are the ones we think are the best of the year.
Almost all of them are available in a selection of formats including eBooks for both KOBO and iPad.
So, browse away and make sure you haven't missed out on our 'must reads' of 2016.
Don't forget too, that it's worth checking out other areas of the Lovereading site for little gems that we've featured over the last year.
As well as our unrivalled selections of fiction, we also have non-fiction expert reviews to make Lovereading the one stop shop for finding your next read in whatever format you choose. Here are some suggestions to take a peek at: For armchair sports books there’s nowhere better than our Sports Books selection, if it's topicality you're looking for then take a look at The Real World or if it's History or Popular Science then we can guide you in those areas too.
For Home birds we have Cookery and Arts & Crafts. Finally, if you're still stuck then our most visited area of the site is a must for you to look at - Book Awards - it's positively choking with stunning reads.