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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 100 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book The Song of Achilles (10th Anniversary edition) by Madeline Miller
    The Song of Achilles (10th Anniversary edition) - by Madeline Miller

    £20.00   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781526648174 | ISBN 10: 1526648172

    OVER 1.5 MILLION COPIES SOLD A 10th ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL EDITION, FEATURING A NEW FOREWORD BY THE AUTHOR WINNER OF THE ORANGE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION THE INTERNATIONAL SENSATION A SUNDAY TIMES AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER  Greece in the a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Beautiful World, Where Are You by Sally Rooney
    Beautiful World, Where Are You - by Sally Rooney

    £16.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780571365425 | ISBN 10: 0571365426

    The new novel from the internationally bestselling author of Normal People.   'The literary phenomenon of the decade.' – Guardian 'The best novel published this year.' – The Times 'Quite astonishing.' – Independent 'The most enjoyable no ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Coven by Lizzie Fry
    The Coven - by Lizzie Fry

    £7.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780751577945 | ISBN 10: 0751577944

    Let me repeat myself, so we can be very clear. Women are not the enemy. We must protect them from themselves, just as much as we must protect ourselves.  Imagine a world in which witchcraft is real. In which mothers hand down power to the ... more

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  • Cover image of book What Are You Going Through by Sigrid Nunez
    What Are You Going Through - by Sigrid Nunez

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780349013657 | ISBN 10: 0349013659

    The New York Times-bestselling, National Book Award-winning author of The Friend brings her singular voice to a story about the meaning of life and death, and the value of companionship.  The woman at the heart of this extraordinary novel fin ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Women of Troy by Pat Barker
    The Women of Troy - by Pat Barker

    £18.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780241427231 | ISBN 10: 0241427231

    Following her bestselling, critically acclaimed The Silence of the Girls, Pat Barker continues her extraordinary retelling of one of our greatest myths.   Troy has fallen. The Greeks have won their bitter war. They can return home as victors ... more

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  • Cover image of book Black Mountain and Other Stories by Gerry Adams
    Black Mountain and Other Stories - by Gerry Adams

    £11.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781847176301 | ISBN 10: 1847176305

    In this collection, one of Ireland's best-known political figures brings us new and selected stories of politics, of family, of love and of friendship.  These are portraits of Ireland, and especially Belfast, old and new, in times of struggle and in ... more

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  • Cover image of book Out of the Ruins by Preston Grassmann (Editor)
    Out of the Ruins - by Preston Grassmann (Editor)

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781789097399 | ISBN 10: 1789097398

    This anthology of post-apocalyptic fiction asks, what would you save from the fire? In the moments when it all comes crashing down, what will we value the most, and how will we save it?  Featuring stories from China Mieville, Emily St John Ma ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Cat Who Saved Books by Sosuke Natsukawa, translated by Louise Heal Kawai
    The Cat Who Saved Books - by Sosuke Natsukawa, translated by Louise Heal Kawai

    £9.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781529081473 | ISBN 10: 1529081475

    Grandpa used to say it all the time: books have tremendous power. But what is that power really?  Natsuki Books was a tiny second-hand bookshop on the edge of town. Inside, towering shelves reached the ceiling, every one crammed full of wonde ... more

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  • Cover image of book Piranesi by Susanna Clarke
    Piranesi - by Susanna Clarke

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781526622433 | ISBN 10: 1526622432

    WINNER OF THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2021 A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE KITSCHIES RED TENTACLE AWARD  The spectacular new novel from the bestselling author of Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, 'one of our ... more

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  • Cover image of book Goldilocks by Laura Lam
    Goldilocks - by Laura Lam

    £9.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781472267634 | ISBN 10: 147226763x

    "Bold, feminist sci-fi from a singular, visionary talent".(Waterstones Online) Despite increasing restrictions on the freedoms of women on Earth, Valerie Black is spearheading the first all-female mission to a planet in the Goldilocks Zone, w ... more

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  • Cover image of book One August Night by Victoria Hislop
    One August Night - by Victoria Hislop

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781472278449 | ISBN 10: 1472278445

    Beloved author Victoria Hislop returns to Crete in this long-anticipated sequel to her multi-million-copy Number One bestseller, The Island.  25th August 1957. The island of Spinalonga closes its leper colony. And a moment of violence has d ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Saint from Texas by Edmund White
    A Saint from Texas - by Edmund White

    £9.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781526600479 | ISBN 10: 1526600471

    From legendary writer Edmund White, a bold and sweeping new novel that traces the extraordinary fates of twin sisters, one destined for Parisian nobility and the other for Catholic sainthood.  Yvette and Yvonne Crawford are twin sisters, bor ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Country of Others by Leila Slimani
    The Country of Others - by Leila Slimani

    £14.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780571361618 | ISBN 10: 0571361617

    1944. After the Liberation, Mathilde leaves France to join her husband in Morocco. But life here is unrecognisable to this brave and passionate young woman.  Her life is now that of a farmer's wife - with all the sacrifices and vexations that ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Angels of L19 by Jonathan Walker
    The Angels of L19 - by Jonathan Walker

    £10.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781838018139 | ISBN 10: 1838018131

    There’s more than one way to be born again.   Liverpool, 1984. The teenagers at Garston Chapel are the same as the rest of us: The Smiths, U2, crushes, football, mates. The grimy, low-down politics of the Thatcher era casting deep shadows i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Waiting For The Waters To Rise by Maryse Conde
    Waiting For The Waters To Rise - by Maryse Conde

    £12.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781912987153 | ISBN 10: 1912987155

    Babakar is a doctor living alone, with only the memories of his childhood in Mali. In his dreams, he receives visits from his blue-eyed mother and his ex-lover Azelia, both now gone, as are the hopes and aspirations he's carried with him since his ar ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Bass Rock by Evie Wyld
    The Bass Rock - by Evie Wyld

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781784705497 | ISBN 10: 1784705497

    The Bass Rock has for centuries watched over the lives that pass under its shadow on the Scottish mainland. And across the centuries the fates of three women are linked: to this place, to each other.   In the early 1700s, Sarah, accused of be ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Island of Missing Trees by Elif Shafak
    The Island of Missing Trees - by Elif Shafak

    £14.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780241434994 | ISBN 10: 0241434998

    A rich, magical new novel from the Booker-shortlisted author of 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World.  It is 1974 on the island of Cyprus. Two teenagers, from opposite sides of a divided land, meet at a tavern in the city they both call ho ... more

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  • Cover image of book Karolina, or The Torn Curtain by Maryla Szymiczkowa
    Karolina, or The Torn Curtain - by Maryla Szymiczkowa

    £9.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781786079299 | ISBN 10: 1786079291

    A thrilling sequel to the critically-acclaimed Mrs Mohr Goes Missing.  Easter, 1895. The biggest event in the Catholic calendar is a disaster in Zofia Turbotynska's household. Her maid Karolina has handed in her notice and worse, gone missing ... more

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  • Cover image of book Long Division by Kiese Laymon
    Long Division - by Kiese Laymon

    £9.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781982174828 | ISBN 10: 198217482x

    From Kiese Laymon, author of the critically acclaimed memoir Heavy, comes a "funny, astute, searching" (The Wall Street Journal) debut novel about Black teenagers that is a satirical exploration of celebrity, authorship, violence, religion, and comin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sad Janet by Lucie Britsch
    Sad Janet - by Lucie Britsch

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781409198666 | ISBN 10: 1409198669

    A whip-smart black comedy for fans of Fleabag and My Year of Rest and Relaxation.  Named one of the Best Books of the Summer by LitHub, The Millions, Refinery29, and Hey Alma.   Meet Janet. Janet is sad. Not about her life, about the world ... more

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  • Cover image of book Troy by Stephen Fry
    Troy - by Stephen Fry

    £9.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781405944465 | ISBN 10: 1405944463

    STEP INTO STEPHEN FRY'S BEWITCHING RETELLING OF THE LEGEND TROY IN HIS MOST EPIC BOOK YET.  'Troy. The most marvellous kingdom in all the world...'  Paris the Trojan has kidnapped Helen, Greek queen and most beautiful woman of the anc ... more

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  • Cover image of book Small Pleasures by Clare Chambers
    Small Pleasures - by Clare Chambers

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781474613903 | ISBN 10: 147461390x

    LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2021  1957, the suburbs of South East London.  Jean Swinney is a journalist on a local paper, trapped in a life of duty and disappointment from which there is no likelihood of escape. When ... more

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  • Cover image of book We are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler
    We are All Completely Beside Ourselves - by Karen Joy Fowler

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781788167109 | ISBN 10: 1788167104

    Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2014. By the author of worldwide bestseller The Jane Austen Book Club Winner of the 2014 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction.  THE MILLION-COPY BESTSELLER  Rosemary doesn't talk much, and about certain things ... more

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  • Cover image of book Islands of Mercy by Rose Tremain
    Islands of Mercy - by Rose Tremain

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781529112276 | ISBN 10: 1529112273

    All must gamble with their fate. But not all can win...   In the city of Bath, in the year 1865 Jane Adeane, renowned for her restorative skills, is convinced that some other destiny will one day show itself to her.   But when she fin ... more

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  • Cover image of book As You Were by Elaine Feeney
    As You Were - by Elaine Feeney

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781529111514 | ISBN 10: 152911151x

    Discover this unforgettable, darkly funny novel about the power of friendship and the heartbreak of family life - shortlisted for the Rathbones Folio Prize 2021.  Sinead Hynes is a tough, driven, funny young property developer with a terrifying s ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Exile and the Mapmaker by Emma Musty
    The Exile and the Mapmaker - by Emma Musty

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781800319431 | ISBN 10: 1800319436

    Theo, an aging Parisian cartographer, is desperately searching for the woman he once loved before Alzheimer’s takes his memories of her.   Elise, his estranged daughter, moves in to take care of him. She still blames him for the tragic los ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Ormering Tide by Kathryn Williams
    The Ormering Tide - by Kathryn Williams

    £14.00   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781903110768 | ISBN 10: 1903110769

    The Ormering Tide is a coming of age story set amidst a series of darkly foreboding events. Rozel lives with her triplet older brothers and her parents in the bay of a small island. One of her brothers goes missing and the family's landlord, Mr Willo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mayflies by Andrew O
    Mayflies - by Andrew O'Hagan

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780571273713 | ISBN 10: 0571273718

    Winner of the Christopher Isherwood Prize A Guardian, Spectator, Sunday Times, Financial Times and Evening Standard Book of the Year  Everyone has a Tully Dawson: the friend who defines your life. In the summer of 1986, James and Tully ignit ... more

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  • Cover image of book Earthlings by Sayaka Murata
    Earthlings - by Sayaka Murata

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781783785698 | ISBN 10: 1783785691

    Natsuki isn't like the other girls. She has a wand and a transformation mirror. She might be a witch, or an alien from another planet.  Together with her cousin Yuu, Natsuki spends her summers in the wild mountains of Nagano, dreaming of othe ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Rhino Conspiracy by Peter Hain
    The Rhino Conspiracy - by Peter Hain

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781916360297 | ISBN 10: 1916360297

    In the last decade over 6,000 rhinos have been killed in South Africa. Relentless poaching for their horns has led to a catastrophic fall in black rhino numbers. Meanwhile a corrupt South African government turns a blind eye to the international trad ... more

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  • Cover image of book The First Woman by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi
    The First Woman - by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781786078582 | ISBN 10: 1786078589

    * A SUNDAY TIMES, OBSERVER, DAILY MAIL, BBC CULTURE & IRISH INDEPENDENT BOOK OF THE YEAR * A WATERSTONES BEST FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR * OPRAH MAGAZINE BEST OF 2020 * A TIME MAGAZINE MUST-READ BOOK OF 2020 * A GOOD HOUSEKEEPING BOOK OF THE MONTH ... more

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  • Cover image of book How to Survive Everything by Ewan Morrison
    How to Survive Everything - by Ewan Morrison

    £9.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781913393151 | ISBN 10: 1913393151

    "One of the most provocative, intelligent and original novelists working in Britain today."(Irvine Welsh) My name is Haley Cooper Crowe and I am in lockdown in a remote location I can’t tell you about.   Haley and Ben live with their mothe ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Mermaid of Black Conch by Monique Roffey
    The Mermaid of Black Conch - by Monique Roffey

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781529115499 | ISBN 10: 1529115493

    March 1976: St Constance, a tiny Caribbean village on the island of Black Conch. A fisherman sings to himself, waiting for a catch - but attracts a sea-dweller he doesn't expect. A beautiful young woman cursed by jealous wives to live as a mermaid ha ... more

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  • Cover image of book Children of the Sun by Max Schaefer
    Children of the Sun - by Max Schaefer

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781916207752 | ISBN 10: 1916207758

    1970. Fourteen year old Tony is seduced by the skinhead movement, sucked into a world of racist violence and bizarre ritual. It is a milieu in which he must hide his homosexuality, in which every encounter is explosively risky.   2003. James a you ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Mountains Sing by Nguyen Phan Que Mai
    The Mountains Sing - by Nguyen Phan Que Mai

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780861540136 | ISBN 10: 0861540131

    An intimate, stirring portrait of a country at war and a family's battle to survive.  Winner of the Blogger's Book Prize, 2021  Selected as a Best Book of 2020 by NB Magazine * BookBrowse * Buzz Magazine * NPR * Washington Independent Revie ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Girl from Widow Hills by Megan Miranda
    The Girl from Widow Hills - by Megan Miranda

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781838950750 | ISBN 10: 1838950753

    The twisty new thriller from the bestselling author of Reese's Book Club pick The Last House Guest.   Everyone knows the story of the girl from Widow Hills...   When Arden Maynor was six years old, she was swept away in a terrifying s ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sorrowland by Rivers Solomon
    Sorrowland - by Rivers Solomon

    £14.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781529118735 | ISBN 10: 1529118735

    A triumphant, genre-bending novel, following a young woman through a nightmarish yet recognisable landscape as she attempts to create a new life for herself and her children.   Vern, a hunted woman alone in the woods, gives birth to twins a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Heaven by Mieko Kawakami
    Heaven - by Mieko Kawakami

    £14.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781509898244 | ISBN 10: 1509898247

    From the bestselling author of Breasts and Eggs and international literary sensation Mieko Kawakami, comes a sharp and illuminating novel about a fourteen-year-old boy subjected to relentless bullying.   In Heaven, a fourteen-year old boy is ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Room Made of Leaves by Kate Grenville
    A Room Made of Leaves - by Kate Grenville

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781838851248 | ISBN 10: 1838851240

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE WALTER SCOTT PRIZE FOR HISTORICAL FICTION - the new novel from the Women's Prize for Fiction winner and Man Booker prize-shortlisted author of The Secret River.  It is 1788. When twenty-one-year-old Elizabeth marries the a ... more

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  • Cover image of book New Horizons: The Gollancz Book of South Asian Science Fiction by Tarun K. Saint (Editor)
    New Horizons: The Gollancz Book of South Asian Science Fiction - by Tarun K. Saint (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781473228689 | ISBN 10: 1473228689

    The citizens of Karachi wake up and discover the sea missing from their shores, the last Parsi on Earth must escape to other worlds when debt collectors come knocking, and a family visiting a Partition-themed park gets more entertainment than they ba ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Registrar
    The Registrar's Manual for Detecting Forced Marriages - by Sophie Hardach

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781838939236 | ISBN 10: 1838939237

    The compelling and original debut novel from the Costa Prize-shortlisted author of Confession with Blue Horses.   Swimming for his life towards traffickers on the Italian shore, Selim enters a world where Kurdish refugees disguise themselves as ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hana Khan Carries On by Uzma Jalaluddin
    Hana Khan Carries On - by Uzma Jalaluddin

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781838953560 | ISBN 10: 1838953566

    From the author of Ayesha At Last comes a sparkling new rom-com for fans of You've Got Mail.   Hana Khan's family-run halal restaurant is on its last legs. So when a flashy competitor gets ready to open nearby, bringing their inevitable closu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Apeirogon by Colum McCann
    Apeirogon - by Colum McCann

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781526607898 | ISBN 10: 1526607891

    A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE SHORTLISTED FOR THE DUBLIN LITERARY AWARD SHORTLISTED FOR THE PRIX FEMINA AND THE PRIX MEDICIS WINNER OF THE PRIX DU MEILLEUR LIVRES ETRANGER WINNER OF THE 2020 NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWA ... more

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  • Cover image of book Last Boat from Tangier by James von Leyden
    Last Boat from Tangier - by James von Leyden

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781472130662 | ISBN 10: 1472130669

    Death stalks the streets of Tangier...  When Detective Karim Belkacem's best friend and colleague, Abdou, goes missing during an investigation into an illegal cartel, Karim is sent to Tangier to look for him. But the Tangier police have another p ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Treatment by Michael Nath
    The Treatment - by Michael Nath

    £9.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781787479371 | ISBN 10: 1787479374

    At a bus stop in south London, black teenager Eldine Matthews is murdered by a racist gang. Twenty years later, L Troop's top boys - models of vice, deviance and violence - are far beyond justice. There are some people the law will not touch.  ... more

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  • Cover image of book Things Remembered and Things Forgotten by Kyoko Nakajima
    Things Remembered and Things Forgotten - by Kyoko Nakajima

    £9.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781908745965 | ISBN 10: 1908745967

    'If we want to understand what has been lost to time, there is no way other than through the exercise of imagination... imagination applied with delicate rather than broad strokes'.  So wrote the award winning Japanese author Kyoko Nakajima of h ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Devil and the Dark Water by Stuart Turton
    The Devil and the Dark Water - by Stuart Turton

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781408889534 | ISBN 10: 1408889536

    CHOSEN AS A BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE GUARDIAN, SUNDAY TIMES, DAILY MAIL, FINANCIAL TIMES, DAILY EXPRESS AND i PAPER   Three impossible crimes Two unlikely detectives One deadly voyage   It's 1634 and Samuel Pipps, the world's greatest dete ... more

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  • Cover image of book Diamond Hill by Kit Fan
    Diamond Hill - by Kit Fan

    £14.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780349701707 | ISBN 10: 0349701709

    Diamond Hill was once the 'Hollywood of the Orient', but is now an eyesore in the middle of a glitzy financial hub. Buddhist nuns, drug gangs, property developers, the government and foreign powers are all vying for power, each wanting to stake their ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Dickens Boy by Thomas Keneally
    The Dickens Boy - by Thomas Keneally

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781529345100 | ISBN 10: 1529345103

    By the Booker-winning author of Schindler's Ark, a vibrant novel about Charles Dickens' son and his little-known adventures in the Australian Outback.   In 1868, Charles Dickens dispatches his youngest child, sixteen-year-old Edward, to Austr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Aria by Nazanine Hozar
    Aria - by Nazanine Hozar

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780241987667 | ISBN 10: 0241987660

    The international bestseller. 1950s Tehran. In an alleyway an abandoned baby cries into the night, attracting the attention of the young man who will save her.  And so begins the story of Aria, an orphan girl who comes of age on the vol ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Fortune Men by Nadifa Mohamed
    The Fortune Men - by Nadifa Mohamed

    £14.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780241466940 | ISBN 10: 0241466946

    Mahmood Mattan is a fixture in Cardiff's Tiger Bay, 1952, which bustles with Somali and West Indian sailors, Maltese businessmen and Jewish families. He is a father, chancer, some-time petty thief. He is many things, in fact, but he is not a murderer ... more

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  • Cover image of book Olga by Bernhard Schlink
    Olga - by Bernhard Schlink

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781474611152 | ISBN 10: 147461115x

    THE #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER  Olga is an orphan raised by her grandmother in a Prussian village around the turn of the 20th century. Smart and precocious, she fights against the prejudices of the time to find her place in a world that sees ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Book of Secrets by Kate Morrison
    A Book of Secrets - by Kate Morrison

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781913090678 | ISBN 10: 1913090671

    A Book of Secrets is the story of a woman named Susan Charlewood living in Elizabethan England. Born in what is now Ghana, Susan is enslaved by the Portuguese but later rescued by British sailors, who bring her to England. Once in England, she is rai ... more

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  • Cover image of book At Night All Blood is Black by David Diop
    At Night All Blood is Black - by David Diop

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781782277538 | ISBN 10: 1782277536

    Alfa and Mademba are two of the many Senegalese soldiers fighting in the Great War. Together they climb dutifully out of their trenches to attack France's German enemies whenever the whistle blows, until Mademba is wounded, and dies in a shell hole w ... more

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  • Cover image of book Jack by Marilynne Robinson
    Jack - by Marilynne Robinson

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780349011790 | ISBN 10: 0349011796

    Marilynne Robinson, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the American National Humanities Medal, returns to the world of Gilead with Jack, the final in one of the great works of contemporary American fiction.   Jack tells the story of John Ames B ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Lover
    A Lover's Discourse - by Xiaolu Guo

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781529112481 | ISBN 10: 1529112486

    A Chinese woman comes to post-Brexit London to start over - just as the Brexit campaign reaches a fever pitch. Isolated and lonely in a Britain increasingly hostile to foreigners, she meets a landscape architect and the two begin to build their futur ... more

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  • Cover image of book When We Cease to Understand the World by Benjamin Labatut
    When We Cease to Understand the World - by Benjamin Labatut

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781782276142 | ISBN 10: 1782276149

    Sometimes discovery brings destruction.  When We Cease to Understand the World shows us great minds striking out into dangerous, uncharted terrain.   Fritz Haber, Alexander Grothendieck, Werner Heisenberg, Erwin Schroedinger: these ar ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman
    The Thursday Murder Club - by Richard Osman

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780241988268 | ISBN 10: 0241988268

    The first book in the #1 bestselling Thursday Murder Club series by TV presenter Richard Osman.  In a peaceful retirement village, four unlikely friends meet up once a week to investigate unsolved murders. But when a brutal killing takes plac ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Cat and The City by Nick Bradley
    The Cat and The City - by Nick Bradley

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781786499912 | ISBN 10: 1786499916

    In Tokyo - one of the world's largest megacities - a stray cat is wending her way through the back alleys. And, with each detour, she brushes up against the seemingly disparate lives of the city-dwellers, connecting them in unexpected ways.  ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Dangers of Smoking in Bed by Mariana Enriquez
    The Dangers of Smoking in Bed - by Mariana Enriquez

    £12.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781783786718 | ISBN 10: 178378671x

    "Mariana Enriquez is a mesmerizing writer who demands to be read. Like Bolano, she is interested in matters of life and death, and her fiction hits with the full force of a train"(Dave Eggers) Welcome to Buenos Aires, a city thrumming with murdero ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Forest of Stars by Heather Kassner
    The Forest of Stars - by Heather Kassner

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781789091809 | ISBN 10: 1789091802

    A dark, compelling fantasy from the author of The Bone Garden for readers of Neil Gaiman's Coraline.  Left all alone after her mother passes away, twelve-year-old Louisa watches the sky for her father. Long ago, a powerful gust of wind stole him ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cunning Women by Elizabeth Lee
    Cunning Women - by Elizabeth Lee

    £14.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781786091161 | ISBN 10: 178609116x

    When it is no longer safe to be a witch, they call themselves cunning.   1620s Lancashire. Away from the village lies a small hamlet, abandoned since the Plague, where only one family dwells amongst its ruins. Young Sarah Haworth, her mother, brot ... more

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  • Cover image of book Miss Benson
    Miss Benson's Beetle - by Rachel Joyce

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780552779487 | ISBN 10: 0552779482

    It is 1950. In a devastating moment of clarity, Margery Benson abandons her dead-end job and advertises for an assistant to accompany her on an expedition. She is going to travel to the other side of the world to search for a beetle that may or may n ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Sunken Land Begins to Rise Again by M. John Harrison
    The Sunken Land Begins to Rise Again - by M. John Harrison

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780575096363 | ISBN 10: 0575096365

    Winner of the Goldsmiths Prize 2020, this is fiction that pushes the boundaries of the novel form.   Shaw had a breakdown, but he's getting himself back together. He has a single room, a job on a decaying London barge, and an on-off affair with a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Conjure Women by Afia Atakora
    Conjure Women - by Afia Atakora

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780008293956 | ISBN 10: 0008293953

    You're free to decide your future. But how do you escape the ghosts of the past?   A stunning debut novel with echoes of Yaa Gyasi's Homegoing and Sara Collins' The Confessions of Frannie Langton.   The pale-skinned, black-eyed b ... more

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  • Cover image of book Feathertide by Beth Cartwright
    Feathertide - by Beth Cartwright

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781529100686 | ISBN 10: 1529100682

    A girl. A secret. A life-changing journey.  Born covered in the feathers of a bird, and kept hidden in a crumbling house full of secrets, Marea has always known she was different, but never known why.   And so to find answers, she goes in sea ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams
    The Dictionary of Lost Words - by Pip Williams

    £14.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781784743864 | ISBN 10: 1784743860

    Discover the internationally bestselling debut, Shortlisted for the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction.   In 1901, the word 'bondmaid' was discovered missing from the Oxford English Dictionary. This is the story of the girl who stole i ... more

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  • Cover image of book How Much of These Hills is Gold by C Pam Zhang
    How Much of These Hills is Gold - by C Pam Zhang

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780349011455 | ISBN 10: 0349011451

    LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2020 LONGLISTED FOR THE RATHBONES FOLIO PRIZE 2021   America.  In the twilight of the Gold Rush, two siblings cross a landscape with a gun in their hands and the body of their father on their backs...  Ba ... more

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  • Cover image of book little scratch by Rebecca Watson
    little scratch - by Rebecca Watson

    £12.90   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780571356584 | ISBN 10: 0571356583

    *** Observer 10 Best Debut Novelists of 2021 ***  little scratch tells the story of a day in the life of an unnamed woman, living in a lower-case world of demarcated fridge shelves and office politics; clock-watching and WhatsApp notifications. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Under the Bridge: A Liverpool Mystery by Jack Byrne
    Under the Bridge: A Liverpool Mystery - by Jack Byrne

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781838343002 | ISBN 10: 1838343008

    WHEN SECRETS RESURFACE THE PAST REACHES OUT...   2004: The discovery of a body in the Liverpool docklands unearths long forgotten secrets. Reporter Anne McCarthy is keen to prove herself and dives into the case with abandon. There she fin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Leonard and Hungry Paul by Ronan Hession
    Leonard and Hungry Paul - by Ronan Hession

    £9.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781910422755 | ISBN 10: 1910422754

    Leonard and Hungry Paul is the story of two friends trying to find their place in the world.   It is about those uncelebrated people who have the ability to change the world, not by effort or force, but through their appreciation of all that ... more

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  • Cover image of book Blood Grove by Walter Mosley
    Blood Grove - by Walter Mosley

    £20.00   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781474616560 | ISBN 10: 1474616569

    Ezekiel "Easy" Porterhouse Rawlins is an unlicensed private investigator turned hard-boiled detective always willing to do what it takes to get things done in the racially charged, dark underbelly of Los Angeles. But when Easy is approached by a shel ... more

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  • Cover image of book A River Called Time by Courttia Newland
    A River Called Time - by Courttia Newland

    £16.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781786897060 | ISBN 10: 1786897067

    A monumental speculative fiction story of love, loyalty, politics and conscience set in parallel Londons.  The Ark was built to save the lives of the many, but rapidly became a refuge for the elite, the entrance closed without warning. Years ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mandrake Petals and Scattered Feathers: Tales from the Forest and Beyond by David Greygoose
    Mandrake Petals and Scattered Feathers: Tales from the Forest and Beyond - by David Greygoose

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781838024734 | ISBN 10: 1838024735

    These magical tales are set in the liminal space of the forest where nothing is quite what it seems.  Shape-shifting and trickery lurk behind every tree and the figures we glimpse through the mist are mutable and indeterminate.  A los ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Ramallah: A City in Short Fiction by Maya Abu Al-Hayat (Editor)
    The Book of Ramallah: A City in Short Fiction - by Maya Abu Al-Hayat (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781912697427 | ISBN 10: 1912697424

    Featuring Maya Abu Al-Hayat, Anas Abu Rahma, Liana Badr, Ahlam Bsharat, Ameer Hamad, Khaled Hourani, Ahmad Jaber, Ziad Khadash, Ibrahim Nasrallah & Mahmoud Shukair   A coffee seller waits all day for one of his customers to ask him how he is, u ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lost Future of Pepperharrow by Natasha Pulley
    The Lost Future of Pepperharrow - by Natasha Pulley

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781408885147 | ISBN 10: 140888514x

    "A Japan that never was, a future lost, ghosts that are not dead ... not even a partial list of ingredients can do justice to this wonderful cake of a book ... A time-defying thriller."(Robin Hobb) Strange things are happening in Tokyo.  A ... more

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  • Cover image of book Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi
    Transcendent Kingdom - by Yaa Gyasi

    £14.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780241433379 | ISBN 10: 0241433371

    LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2021.   From the bestselling author of Homegoing.  As a child Gifty would ask her parents to tell the story of their journey from Ghana to Alabama, seeking escape in myths of heroism and romance. Wh ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tyll by Daniel Kehlmann
    Tyll - by Daniel Kehlmann

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781529403671 | ISBN 10: 1529403677

    Shortlisted for the International Booker Prize 2020  He's a trickster, a player, a jester. His handshake's like a pact with the devil, his smile like a crack in the clouds; he's watching you now and he's gone when you turn. Tyll Ulenspiegel is he ... more

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  • Cover image of book What
    What's Left of Me is Yours - by Stephanie Scott

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781474610896 | ISBN 10: 1474610897

    One of the Observer's Ten Best Debut Novelists of 2020  A gripping debut set in modern-day Tokyo and inspired by a true crime, What's Left of Me Is Yours follows a young woman's search for the truth about her mother's life - and her murder.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd
    The Book of Longings - by Sue Monk Kidd

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781472232519 | ISBN 10: 1472232518

    The New York Times Bestseller.  An inspiring story set in the first century AD about a woman who finds her voice and her destiny, from author of The Secret Life of Bees and The Invention of Wings.  Ana is born in Galilee at a time whe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo
    Last Night at the Telegraph Club - by Malinda Lo

    £7.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781529366587 | ISBN 10: 1529366585

    From the award winning author of Ash comes a gripping story of love and duty set in San Francisco's Chinatown during the 1950s.  Seventeen-year-old Lily Hu can't remember exactly when the question took root, but the answer was in full bloom t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree by Shokoofeh Azar
    The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree - by Shokoofeh Azar

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781787703100 | ISBN 10: 178770310x

    *SHORTLISTED FOR THE INTERNATIONAL BOOKER PRIZE 2020* *LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD 2020*  A family story about the unbreakable connection between the living and the dead.  Set in Iran in the decade following the 1979 Isl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro
    Klara and the Sun - by Kazuo Ishiguro

    £20.00   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780571364879 | ISBN 10: 057136487x

    ‘The Sun always has ways to reach us.'   From her place in the store, Klara, an Artificial Friend with outstanding observational qualities, watches carefully the behaviour of those who come in to browse, and of those who pass in the street ... more

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  • Cover image of book Plain Bad Heroines by Emily M. Danforth
    Plain Bad Heroines - by Emily M. Danforth

    £14.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780008346928 | ISBN 10: 0008346925

    'It’s a terrible story and one way to tell it is this: two girls in love and a fog of wasps cursed the place forever after...’  1902, Brookhants School for Girls: students Flo and Clara are madly in love with each other, as well as comple ... more

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  • Cover image of book Who
    Who's Loving You: Love Stories by Women of Colour - by Sareeta Domingo (Editor)

    £14.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781409193722 | ISBN 10: 1409193721

    "A beautiful collection that I both lost and found myself in. Unbelievably exciting stories from some show-stoppingly talented writers."(Candice Carty-Williams, author of Queenie.) Lost love. Forbidden Love. Unrequited love. Tenderness. Desire. Ro ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich
    The Night Watchman - by Louise Erdrich

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781472155368 | ISBN 10: 147215536x

    It is 1953. Thomas Wazhushk is the night watchman at the first factory to open near the Turtle Mountain Reservation in rural North Dakota. He is also a prominent Chippewa Council member, trying to understand a new bill that is soon to be put before C ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bina by Anakana Schofield
    Bina - by Anakana Schofield

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780349726441 | ISBN 10: 0349726442

    Shortlisted for the Goldsmiths Prize 2020   My name is Bina and I'm a very busy woman. That's Bye-na, not Beena. I don't know who Beena is but I expect she's having a happy life. I don't know who you are, or the state of your life. But if you'v ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Quarry by Ben Halls
    The Quarry - by Ben Halls

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780349701103 | ISBN 10: 0349701105

    You can see it in them; all that anger inside, it's toxic. Throw some drink into it and everything bubbles over. People say that they never see it coming, the swing of the fist that kicks it all off, but I can tell.   In these interconnected shor ... more

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  • Cover image of book Strange Hotel by Eimear McBride
    Strange Hotel - by Eimear McBride

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780571355150 | ISBN 10: 0571355153

    From the winner of the Women's Prize for Fiction.  A woman enters an Avignon hotel room. She's been here once before - but while the room hasn't changed, she is a different person now.  Forever caught between check-in and check-out, she ... more

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  • Cover image of book Midnight Atlanta by Thomas Mullen
    Midnight Atlanta - by Thomas Mullen

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780349144207 | ISBN 10: 0349144206

    Midnight Atlanta is the stunning new novel in the award-nominated, critically acclaimed Darktown series, and sees a newspaper editor murdered against the backdrop of Rosa Parks' protest and Martin Luther King Jnr's emergence.   Atlanta, 1956. Whe ... more

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  • Cover image of book As You Were by Elaine Feeney
    As You Were - by Elaine Feeney

    £14.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781787301634 | ISBN 10: 178730163x

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE RATHBONES FOLIO PRIZE 2021 SHORTLISTED FOR THE IRISH BOOK AWARDS NOVEL OF THE YEAR 2020 AN OBSERVER BEST DEBUT 2020  Sinead Hynes is a tough, driven, funny young property developer with a terrifying secret. No-one knows it: ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
    The Midnight Library - by Matt Haig

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781786892737 | ISBN 10: 1786892731

    Between life and death there is a library. When Nora Seed finds herself in the Midnight Library, she has a chance to make things right. Up until now, her life has been full of misery and regret.  She feels she has let everyone down, including her ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mrs Death Misses Death by Salena Godden
    Mrs Death Misses Death - by Salena Godden

    £14.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781838851194 | ISBN 10: 1838851194

    Mrs Death tells her intoxicating story in this life-affirming fire-starter of a novel.  Mrs Death has had enough. She is exhausted from spending eternity doing her job and now she seeks someone to unburden her conscience to. Wolf Willeford, a tro ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sword of Fire by Katharine Kerr
    Sword of Fire - by Katharine Kerr

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780008182496 | ISBN 10: 0008182493

    The celebrated Deverry series is an epic fantasy rooted in Celtic mythology that intricately interweaves human and elven history over several hundred years.   The bards are the people's voice - and their sword. All over the kingdom of Deverr ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Animals at Lockwood Manor by Jane Healey
    The Animals at Lockwood Manor - by Jane Healey

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781529014198 | ISBN 10: 1529014190

    Some secrets are unspoken. Others are unspeakable...   August 1939. Thirty-year-old Hetty Cartwright is tasked with the evacuation and safekeeping of the natural history museum's collection of mammals.  Once she and her exhibits arrive a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Big Girl, Small Town by Michelle Gallen
    Big Girl, Small Town - by Michelle Gallen

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781529304220 | ISBN 10: 1529304229

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA FIRST NOVEL AWARD SHORTLISTED FOR THE IRISH BOOK AWARDS NEWCOMER OF YEAR SHORTLISTED FOR THE COMEDY WOMEN IN PRINT PRIZE  Routine makes Majella's world small but change is about to make it a whole lot bigger.   *St ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Year Without Summer by Guinevere Glasfurd
    The Year Without Summer - by Guinevere Glasfurd

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781473672338 | ISBN 10: 1473672333

    1815, Sumbawa Island, Indonesia  Mount Tambora explodes in a cataclysmic eruption, killing thousands. Sent to investigate, ship surgeon Henry Hoggcan barely believe his eyes. Once a paradise, the island is now solid ash, the surrounding sea t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hashim & Family by Shahnaz Ahsan
    Hashim & Family - by Shahnaz Ahsan

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781473665255 | ISBN 10: 1473665256

    An Observer Best Book of 2020  It is New Year's Eve, 1960. Hashim has left behind his homeland and his bride, Munira, to seek his fortune in England. His cousin and only friend, Rofikul, introduces Hashim to life in Manchester - including Rof ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Moroccan Daughter by Deborah Rodriguez
    The Moroccan Daughter - by Deborah Rodriguez

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780751574609 | ISBN 10: 0751574600

    The brand new novel from the internationally bestselling author of The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul.   In Morocco, behind the ancient walls of the medina, secrets will be revealed...  Amina Bennis has come back to her childhood home in Morocco ... more

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  • Cover image of book This Happy by Niamh Campbell
    This Happy - by Niamh Campbell

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781474611688 | ISBN 10: 1474611680

    I have taken apart every panel of this, like an ornamental fan. But we stayed in the cottage for three weeks only, just three weeks, because it was cut short you see - cut short after just three weeks, when I'd left my entire life behind.  W ... more

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