The Big Christmas Bake – Fiona Barker

Published By: QuartoPages: 32Released On: 04/10/2022 Starting with the partridge and its gift of dried fruit, this rhyming story includes all of the familiar characters from the song as they all contribute to the baking of the magnificent Twelfth Night cake. At the end of the story, there is a recipe included to bake your own cake at home,Continue reading “The Big Christmas Bake – Fiona Barker”

The Toll House – Carly Reagon

Published By: Little BrownPages: 352Released On: 06/10/2022 The past isn’t always dead and buried. A house with history. That’s how the estate agent described the old toll house on the edge of the town. For Kelda it’s the perfect rural home for her young son Dylan after a difficult few years. But when Kelda findsContinue reading “The Toll House – Carly Reagon”

Snowflakes Over Primrose Woods – Jill Steeples

Published By: BoldwoodPages: 268Released On: 04/10/2022 Abbey Carter, her boyfriend Sam and their trusty canine companion Lady, relish living in the picturesque village of Wishwell at the edge of their beloved Primrose Woods.  The woods and the country park are full of activity as the festive season approaches. Lizzie Baker is flat out at the Treetops café,Continue reading “Snowflakes Over Primrose Woods – Jill Steeples”

The Grumpus: And His Dastardly, Dreadful Christmas Plan – Alex T. Smith

Published By: Pan MacmillanPages: 176Released On: 29/09/2022 Do you know about The Grumpus? And his Dastardly, Dreadful Christmas Plan? And about the Awful Thing that happened at the North Pole on Christmas Eve? Perhaps I should tell you about it . . This heartwarming story follows the adventures of an unlikely hero as he journeysContinue reading “The Grumpus: And His Dastardly, Dreadful Christmas Plan – Alex T. Smith”

Christmas at the Highland Flower Shop – Lucy Coleman

Published By: EmblaPages: 340Released On: 20/09/2022 Four months. One impossible task. It’s time to save Christmas. Bella Reed has worked at The Highland Flower Shop ever since she left college and now her Aunt Jane has handed the keys and the lease over to her. With the business under her reign, Bella is ready toContinue reading “Christmas at the Highland Flower Shop – Lucy Coleman”

Shrines of Gaiety – Kate Atkinson

Published By: Random House/TransworldPages: 448Released On: 27/09/2022 1926, and in a country still recovering from the Great War, London has become the focus for a delirious new nightlife. In the clubs of Soho, peers of the realm rub shoulders with starlets, foreign dignitaries with gangsters, and girls sell dances for a shilling a time. TheContinue reading “Shrines of Gaiety – Kate Atkinson”

Keeping a Christmas Promise – Jo Thomas

Published By: Random HousePages: 368Released On: 22/09/2022 Four friendsTwenty-five years ago, Freya and her three best friends created a bucket list. The future seemed bright, full of hope and most importantly guaranteed . . .One promiseNow they are travelling to Iceland in memory of the friend they’ve lost, determined to fulfil her dream of seeingContinue reading “Keeping a Christmas Promise – Jo Thomas”

Marple: Twelve New Stories – Various Authors

Published By: HarperCollinsPages: 384Released On: 15/09/2022 This collection of twelve original short stories, all featuring Jane Marple, will introduce the character to a whole new generation. Each author reimagines Agatha Christie’s Marple through their own unique perspective while staying true to the hallmarks of a traditional mystery. · Naomi Alderman· Leigh Bardugo· Alyssa Cole· LucyContinue reading “Marple: Twelve New Stories – Various Authors”

All The Broken Places – John Boyne

Published By: Random House/DoubledayPages: 384Released On: 15/09/2022 1946. Three years after a cataclysmic event which tore their lives apart, a mother and daughter flee Poland for Paris, shame, and fear at their heels, not knowing how hard it is to escape your past. Nearly eighty years later, Gretel Fernsby lives a life that is aContinue reading “All The Broken Places – John Boyne”

What Remains – Rupert Callender

Published By: Chelsea GreenPages: 336Released On: 15/09/2022 When he became an undertaker, Rupert Callender undertook to deal with the dead for the sake of the living. What Remains? is the brilliant, unforgettable story of the life and work of the world’s first punk undertaker – but it is also a book about ordinary, everyday humanityContinue reading “What Remains – Rupert Callender”