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”

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”

Carrie Soto is Back – Taylor Jenkins Reid

Published By: Random HousePages: 384Released On: 30/08/2022 Carrie Soto is fierce, and her determination to win at any cost has not made her popular.By the time Carrie retires from tennis, she is the best player the world has ever seen. She has shattered every record and claimed twenty Slam titles. And if you ask her,Continue reading “Carrie Soto is Back – Taylor Jenkins Reid”

And Finally – Henry Marsh

Published By: Penguin Random HousePages: 240Released On: 01/09/2022 As a retired brain surgeon, Henry Marsh thought he understood illness, but he was unprepared for the impact of his diagnosis of advanced cancer. And Finally explores what happens when someone who has spent a lifetime on the frontline of life and death finds himself contemplating what mightContinue reading “And Finally – Henry Marsh”

The Holiday Bookshop – Lucy Dickens

Published By: Random HousePages: 400Released On: 07/07/2022 Jenny has never been a risk taker. But when her best friend takes off on an American road trip, Jenny finds herself saying yes to a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of her own and accepts the role of a bookseller in the Maldives. The island of Bounty Cove Cay isContinue reading “The Holiday Bookshop – Lucy Dickens”

The People on Platform 5 – Clare Pooley

Published By: Random HousePages: 368Released On: 26/05/2022 Nobody speaks to strangers on the train. But what would happen if they did?Every day at 8:05, Iona Iverson boards the train to go to work. Every day, she sees the same people and makes assumptions about them, even giving them nicknames. But they never speak. Obviously.Then, oneContinue reading “The People on Platform 5 – Clare Pooley”

You Have a Friend in 10A – Maggie Shipstead

Published By: Random HousePages: 288Released On: 26/05/2022 A collection of sparkling award-winning stories from Maggie Shipstead, epic storyteller and astonishing chronicler of the daring and the damaged. Diving into eclectic and vivid settings, from an Olympic village to a deathbed in Paris to a Pacific atoll, and illuminating a cast of unforgettable characters, Shipstead traversesContinue reading “You Have a Friend in 10A – Maggie Shipstead”

The Violin Conspiracy – Brendan Slocumb

Published By: AnchorPages: 352Released On: 01/02/2022 Ray McMillian loves playing the violin more than anything, and nothing will stop him from pursuing his dream of being a professional musician. Not his mother, who thinks he should get a real job, not the fact that he can’t afford a high-caliber violin, not the racism inherent inContinue reading “The Violin Conspiracy – Brendan Slocumb”

Theatre of Marvels – Lianne Dillsworth

Published By: Random HousePages: 400Released On: 14/04/2022 Unruly crowds descend on Crillick’s Variety Theatre. Young actress, Zillah, is headlining tonight. An orphan from the slums of St Giles, her rise to stardom is her ticket out – to be gawped and gazed at is a price she is willing to pay. Rising up the echelonsContinue reading “Theatre of Marvels – Lianne Dillsworth”