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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 Common Ground by Naomi Ishiguru
    Common Ground - by Naomi Ishiguru

    £8.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781472273338 | ISBN 10: 1472273338

    *An Evening Standard Must Read, Grazia Best Book of 2021 and Independent Debut Not to Miss*  Did you ever have a friend who made you see the world differently?   Stan did, and his name was Charlie. They crossed paths by chance one day, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Burntcoat by Sarah Hall
    Burntcoat - by Sarah Hall

    £12.99   hardback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9780571329311 | ISBN 10: 0571329314

    In the bedroom above her immense studio at Burntcoat, the celebrated sculptor Edith Harkness is making her final preparations. The symptoms are well known: her life will draw to an end in the coming days.   Downstairs, the studio is a crucible ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Light of the Midnight Stars by Rena Rossner
    The Light of the Midnight Stars - by Rena Rossner

    £9.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780356511498 | ISBN 10: 0356511499

    Experience an evocative combination of fantasy, history, and Jewish folklore in this lush and lyrical fairytale-inspired novel from the author of The Sisters of the Winter Wood.  Deep in the Hungarian woods, the sacred magic of King Solomon l ... more

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  • Cover image of book Assembly by Natasha Brown
    Assembly - by Natasha Brown

    £12.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780241515709 | ISBN 10: 024151570x

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE GOLDSMITHS PRIZE 2021 SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKS ARE MY BAG FICTION AWARD 2021  The acclaimed word-of-mouth hit and break-out debut of the year.  Selected as a Book of the Year 2021 by booksellers, writers and read ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Most Familiar Face In the World by George Skelly
    The Most Familiar Face In the World - by George Skelly

    £10.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781914366949 | ISBN 10: 1914366948

    Young Sheridan is an exceptional kid. Astute beyond his tender years, but trapped in a hard-knock childhood, amidst the squalor and grit of post-war Liverpool - where the grown-ups make no sense. Brutal yet kind, tragic yet funny, happy yet sad. He f ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Sanatorium by Sarah Pearse
    The Sanatorium - by Sarah Pearse

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780552177313 | ISBN 10: 0552177318

    A beautiful, eerie hotel in the Swiss Alps, recently converted from an abandoned sanatorium, is the last place Detective Elin Warner wants to be. But her estranged brother has invited her there for his engagement party, and she feels she has no ch ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Last Story of Mina Lee by Nancy Jooyoun Kim
    The Last Story of Mina Lee - by Nancy Jooyoun Kim

    £9.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781472281616 | ISBN 10: 1472281616

    In 1987, Mina Lee flies from Seoul to Los Angeles to start a new life. Thirty years later, Margot Lee speaks to her mother for the last time.  Between these two moments extends a lifetime of secrets.  These are stories of unexpected loves and de ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sterling Karat Gold by Isabel Waidner
    Sterling Karat Gold - by Isabel Waidner

    £9.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781913512040 | ISBN 10: 1913512045

    Aspiring writer Sterling is arrested one morning, without having done anything wrong. Plunged into a terrifying and nonsensical world, Sterling - with the help of their three best friends - must defy bullfighters, football legends, spaceships, and Go ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Searcher by Tana French
    The Searcher - by Tana French

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780241990100 | ISBN 10: 0241990106

    A DISAPPEARANCE. A SMALL TOWN. A QUESTION THAT NEEDS ANSWERING...  Cal Hooper thought a fixer-upper in a remote Irish village would be the perfect escape. After twenty-five years in the Chicago police force, and a bruising divorce, he just wa ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
    Mexican Gothic - by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781529402681 | ISBN 10: 1529402689

    He is trying to poison me. You must come for me, Noemí. You have to save me.  When glamorous socialite Noemí Taboada receives a frantic letter from her newlywed cousin begging to be rescued from a mysterious doom, it’s clear something is ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Twelve Even Stranger Days of Christmas by Syd Moore
    The Twelve Even Stranger Days of Christmas - by Syd Moore

    £6.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781786079794 | ISBN 10: 1786079798

    From the twice CWA Dagger shortlisted author of The Twelve Strange Days of Christmas come twelve stories to transport you to the macabre world of inexplicable phenomena.   As the dark winter nights get longer, prepare to lose yourself in the world ... more

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  • Cover image of book Treacle Walker by Alan Garner
    Treacle Walker - by Alan Garner

    £10.00   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780008477790 | ISBN 10: 0008477795

    Treacle Walker is a stunning fusion of myth and folklore and an exploration of the fluidity of time, vivid storytelling that brilliantly illuminates an introspective young mind trying to make sense of everything around him.  ‘Ragbone! Ragbo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Exit by Belinda Bauer
    Exit - by Belinda Bauer

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781784164133 | ISBN 10: 1784164135

    Perfect for fans of Richard Osman's The Thursday Murder Club, this is the page-turning, twisty, and often hilarious new crime novel from bestselling author Belinda Bauer.  Meet Felix Pink. The most unlikely murderer you'll ever have the good ... more

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  • Cover image of book Monster In The Middle by Tiphanie Yanique
    Monster In The Middle - by Tiphanie Yanique

    £12.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780593421185 | ISBN 10: 0593421183

    NAMED A MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF FALL 2021 BY: NEW YORK TIMES ● VULTURE ● BOSTON GLOBE ● OPRAH DAILY SHEREADS ● KIRKUS REVIEWS ● HEY ALMA ● LITHUB ● AND MORE  From the award-winning author of Land of Love and Drowning, an electri ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wife of Willesden by Zadie Smith
    The Wife of Willesden - by Zadie Smith

    £5.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780241471968 | ISBN 10: 0241471966

    'Married five times. Mother. Lover.Aunt. Friend. She plays many roles round here. And never Scared to tell the whole of her truth, whether Or not anyone wants to hear it. Wife Of Willesden: pissed enough to tell her life Story to whoever has ea ... more

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  • Cover image of book Peaces by Helen Oyeyemi
    Peaces - by Helen Oyeyemi

    £14.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780571366576 | ISBN 10: 0571366570

    "A writer of sentences so elegant that they gleam."(Ali Smith) Peaces is the story of Otto and Xavier Shin, a couple who embark on a mysterious train journey that takes them far beyond any destination they could have anticipated.  As the carr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Learwife by J.R. Thorp
    Learwife - by J.R. Thorp

    £14.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781838852832 | ISBN 10: 1838852832

    “I am the queen of two crowns, banished fifteen years, the famed and gilded woman, bad-luck baleful girl, mother of three small animals, now gone. I am fifty-five years old. I am Lear’s wife. I am here.”   Inspired by Shakespeare’s ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Every by Dave Eggers
    The Every - by Dave Eggers

    £12.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780241535493 | ISBN 10: 0241535492

    The electrifying follow-up to Dave Eggers' New York Times Bestseller The Circle.  When the world's largest search engine / social media company merges with the planet's dominant e-commerce site, it creates the richest and most dangerous-and, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Harsh Times by Mario Vargas Llosa
    Harsh Times - by Mario Vargas Llosa

    £20.00   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780571365654 | ISBN 10: 0571365655

    The new novel from the Nobel Prize-winning master of fiction — the true story of Guatemala’s political turmoil of the 1950s.  Guatemala, 1954. A CIA-supported military coup topples the government. Behind this violent act is a lie passed o ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Year
    The Year's Best Science Fiction Vol. 2: The Saga Anthology of Science Fiction 2021 - by Jonathan Strahan (Editor)

    £12.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781534449626 | ISBN 10: 1534449620

    The most celebrated science fiction short story editor of our time, multi-award-winning editor and Locus Magazine critic Jonathan Strahan presents the definitive collection of best short science fiction of 2021.   With short works from some o ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dark Fairy Tales of Fearless Women by Rosalind Kerven
    Dark Fairy Tales of Fearless Women - by Rosalind Kerven

    £12.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781849946513 | ISBN 10: 1849946515

    Enter a world in which magic exists, hope wins and every woman's heart is alive with courage!  This global feast of ancient tales features valiant women overcoming every kind of obstacle and danger to fulfil their destinies. Travel through Af ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Scandinavian Christmas: Festive Tales for a Nordic Noel by Various authors
    A Scandinavian Christmas: Festive Tales for a Nordic Noel - by Various authors

    £12.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781784877675 | ISBN 10: 1784877670

    Ranging from Hans Christian Anderson to Karl Ove Knausgaard, have yourself a nordic noel with the very best Scandinavian Christmas tales.  Have yourself a truly Scandinavian Christmas... Of visions and prophesies seen in dark, dark woods. Of ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Complete Two Pints by Roddy Doyle
    The Complete Two Pints - by Roddy Doyle

    £10.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781529111279 | ISBN 10: 1529111277

    Two men meet for a pint in a Dublin pub...   In 2012, Roddy Doyle showed us the world anew: through the back-and-forth of two Dublin pub-dwellers. They chewed the fat, set the world to rights, slagged each other unmercifully. And along the wa ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Who Have Never Known Men by Jacqueline Harpman
    I Who Have Never Known Men - by Jacqueline Harpman

    £9.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781784877200 | ISBN 10: 1784877204

    Discover the haunting, heartbreaking post-apocalyptic tale of female friendship and intimacy set in a deserted world.   Deep underground, thirty-nine women are kept in isolation in a cage. Above ground, a world awaits.  Has it been ab ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Manningtree Witches by A.K. Blakemore
    The Manningtree Witches - by A.K. Blakemore

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781783786442 | ISBN 10: 1783786442

    WINNER OF THE DESMOND ELLIOTT PRIZE  Fear and destruction take root in a community of women when the Witchfinder General comes to town, in this dark and thrilling debut.  England, 1643. Parliament is battling the King; the war bet ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bewilderment by Richard Powers
    Bewilderment - by Richard Powers

    £18.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781785152634 | ISBN 10: 1785152637

    Shortlisted for the Booker Prize 2021  THE BRAND NEW NOVEL FROM THE PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING, BOOKER PRIZE-SHORTLISTED AUTHOR OF THE OVERSTORY  Theo Byrne is a promising young astrobiologist who has found a way to search for life on other ... more

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  • Cover image of book Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead
    Great Circle - by Maggie Shipstead

    £16.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780857526809 | ISBN 10: 0857526804

    Shortlisted for the 2021 Booker Prize   For fans of The Goldfinch, All the Light We Cannot See and The Girls: this monumentally powerful epic weaves together the astonishing lives of a daredevil female aviator and the Hollywood rebel who will pla ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Passage North by Anuk Arudpragasam
    A Passage North - by Anuk Arudpragasam

    £14.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781783786947 | ISBN 10: 1783786949

    Shortlisted for the 2021 Booker Prize   It begins with a message: a telephone call informing Krishan that his grandmother”s former care-giver, Rani, has died in unexpected circumstances, at the bottom of a well in her village in the north, ... more

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  • 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 The Man Who Died Twice by Richard Osman
    The Man Who Died Twice - by Richard Osman

    £18.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780241425428 | ISBN 10: 0241425425

    THE SECOND NOVEL IN THE RECORD-BREAKING, MILLION-COPY BESTSELLING THURSDAY MURDER CLUB SERIES BY RICHARD OSMAN.  It's the following Thursday.  Elizabeth has received a letter from an old colleague, a man with whom she has a long history. ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Last House on Needless Street by Catriona Ward
    The Last House on Needless Street - by Catriona Ward

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781788166188 | ISBN 10: 1788166183

    *** A BBC TWO BETWEEN THE COVERS BOOK CLUB PICK ***  This is the story of a murderer. A stolen child. Revenge.  This is the story of Ted, who lives with his young daughter Lauren and his cat Olivia in an ordinary house at the end of a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Promise by Damon Galgut
    The Promise - by Damon Galgut

    £16.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781784744069 | ISBN 10: 1784744069

    Winner of the 2021 Booker Prize  Discover the Booker Prize-shortlisted literary masterpiece of a family in crisis.   The Promise charts the crash and burn of a white South African family, living on a farm outside Pretoria. The Swarts are g ... 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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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