A hard slog of a novel full of implicit meaning and a dark storyline of a spiteful relationship between mother and daughter.
A witty read by the late Nora Ephron, a successful New York based journalist who reveals her experiences of being a woman which some of us are perhaps a bit too afraid (and ashamed?) to admit. So what if we feel bad about our necks?
A gripping piece of autofiction from the very first page. Prepare to squirm in your seat as Krauze details his own experiences from being in a London gang, and how he got out (just)...
A motivational self-help memoir by Dragons' Den's new addition, Steven Bartlett, host of The Diary of a CEO podcast and the Founder and former CEO of the successful Social Chain group
Part literary, part sci-fi, part dystopian - Ishiguro's novel for 2021 explores the meaning of life and what it actually means to be human as told through robot Klara's eyes. Do we really live mundane lives?
A confusing novel by the late John Le Carré - espionage, thriller, mystery and suspense. Can someone please tell me what I've missed - what is the actual story?!
A beautiful, yet tragically flawed story for Ian McEwan's characters, as thirteen-year-old Briony Tallis spends a lifetime trying to atone for her foolish actions, all from a misunderstanding from a family dinner that ruins the lives of many...
A safe crime-thriller novel (how can those words be in the same sentence?!) that's quick and easy to read, set in the communal Willow Close in Gloucestershire
A Paige Toon novel better suited to YA audiences, which thoughtfully looks at the care system and fostering
Of course, Sophie Kinsella has done it again! Her new novel for 2021 follows the stubborn Effie Talbot who is struggling to deal with her parents' divorce and new 'stepmum' stepping in to sell the house - putting her beloved Russian dolls at risk! Can Effie fulfill her quest? Well, maybe, but of course not everything is that smooth in a Kinsella novel...