Sorrow and Bliss by Meg Mason

Sorrow and Bliss presents itself as a light and witty observation of Martha's tense-yet-tender relationships with her family and husban...

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The Morbids by Ewa Ramsey

"Ever since an accident two years ago, Caitlin's existence has been defined by overwhelming anxiety about her own death. She used to be...

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The City We Became by NK Jemisin

New York City is about to be born - not because its new but because it has reached that time in its lifecycle where it is about to emerge as a f...

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Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

What does it mean to be a ‘good’ mother? Ng’s masterpiece of modern drama begins with the youngest child of a wealthy family b...

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Death in Her Hands by Otessa Moshfegh

Moshfegh delivers yet another stunning, deliciously dark story told from the perspective of a lonely, unlikeable and unreliable narrator. T...

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Mr Salary by Sally Rooney

Mr Salary feels like an extension of the same themes that Rooney explores in Conversations with Friends, namely a sense of forbidden love and th...

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Know My Name by Chanel Miller

In this powerful memoir, Chanel Miller reclaims her identity by telling the story of her assault, describing the traumatic events, the trial and...

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The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

As millions take to the streets to protest against white supremacy and police brutality towards black lives, The Vanishing Half dives headfirst ...

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Utopia Avenue by David Mitchell

"This is a story, set in the swinging sixties in London, is the tale of a band who never quite made it! This book is unique and written in ...

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The Safe Place by Anna Downes

Recently unemployed, struggling actress Emily has also just found out that she needs to find somewhere new to live. Could things get any worse? ...

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Best new books for kids!

Bookseller Léa reveals her ABSOLUTE FAVOURITE middle grade kids books right now!  

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Wakenhyrst by Michelle Paver

This story haunts me, not because of ghosts nor demons, but because of Maud's tenacity in the face of cruelty. Set in a time so similar yet ...

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The Switch by Beth O'Leary

Eileen (79, recently single) and Leena (20-something, overworked) concoct a mad plan to switch lived for two months; one looking for love and th...

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Rules for Perfect Murders by Peter Swanson

In Rules for Perfect Murders a bookseller's blog post written about crime novels that detail the perfect murders becomes the blueprint for a...

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Helios Disaster by Linda Bostroem Knausgard

I dislike reading blurbs, as they can spoil the pleasure of gradual realisation, negotiation and recognition that comes with immersion in a fore...

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A Murder Most Unladylike by Robin Stevens

The ‘A Murder Most Unladylike’ Series has always held a strong place in my heart. I stumbled upon the first book in high school and ...

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No Bad Deed by Heather Chavez

When Cassie stops to help a woman being attacked on the side of the road she never imagines the chain of events that follow. Cassie saves the vi...

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The Secret Service: Kingsman

Juvenile delinquent Eggsy is one step away from prison until his uncle, Secret Agent Jack London, takes pity on him and offers him a job with MI...

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Tomorrow, When the War Began by John Marsden

In this modern Australian classic, the lives of a group of average Aussie teenagers are changed forever when they return from a camping trip to ...

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Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton

The original adventure! Using advanced cloning techniques billionaire John Hammond has created a theme park filled with living dinosaurs. Howeve...

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