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For those of you who enjoyed The Salt Path, Winn's second book continues the inspirational story of Raynor and her husband Moth. Focussing on readjusting to life after homelessness and recovering trust, this is sure to be a beautiful and soul-baring read set amongst the great outdoors.
The debut novel from the Pointless puzzle guru centres on four friends in a retirement village who meet up once a week to investigate unsolved murders. Filled with witty one-liners and cleverly constructed twists and turns, this is a must read for all crime fans.
Dame Jacqueline Wilson's latest book for teens is a heart-warming and tender story about falling in love. 14-year-old Frankie is experiencing the ups and down of teenage life, including her mum's illness and Sally and her gang of bullies at school. When Sally turns out to not be so bad after all, Frankie starts to wonder if these feelings mean more than friendship.
At team National Book Tokens, we can't wait to read David Attenborough's vision for our planet. Having travelled to every continent across the globe, it's safe to say that nobody understands the natural world better than David Attenborough. This is his account of the damage we have inflicted to our planet and what we can do to heal the wonderful world we live in.
Don't miss out on Dare's debut novel about a young woman finding her voice. Adunni is born into a rural Nigerian village and at fourteen she is a wife and a servant. Yet she is smart, funny and curious and has a plan to escape… This is an inspiring story and one we can't wait to read!
The author of The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle is back! The Devil and the Dark Water is set in 1634 and features a murder on the high seas, a detective duo and a demon who may or may not be real. The sinister title was shortlisted for the Books Are My Bag Readers Awards, and is one to add to your reading list!
This is the new novel from the bestselling author of The Girl of Ink & Stars, winner of the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize. In an Italian city ravaged by plague, Sofia's mother carves beautiful mementoes from the bones of loved ones. But one day, she doesn't return home. Kiran is also one of our fabulous Book Doctors over in Caboodlers' Corner.
Did you love Convenience Store Women? In Earthlings, Sayaka Murata explores a dark and magical reckoning with what it might take to survive a shattered life. Earthlings focuses on Natsuki and Yuu, who reunite after years with old promises hanging over them.
Lexicographer extraordinaire and queen of Countdown's Dictionary Corner Susie Dent has written Word Perfect, a year of wonder through the English language – perfect for anyone who loved Mark Forsyth's The Etymologicon. Discover how word perfect you are with Susie Dent's quiz over in Caboodlers’ Corner.
Adam Kay, author of everyone's favourite hilarious medical memoir, This is Going to Hurt, returns with this extraordinary and fascinating and, well… pretty weird book for children, answering questions such as ‘Are bogies safe to eat?’ and ‘How much of your life will you spend on the toilet?’.
Stephen Fry is back, after Mythos and Heroes, exploring Ancient Greece once again. In Troy you will find heroism and hatred, love and loss, revenge and regret, desire and despair. It is these human passions, written bloodily in the sands of a distant shore, that still speak to us today.
Dogger is a beloved British picture book classic and Dogger's Christmas is Shirley Hughes' brand new festive sequel. It's that special time of year: Christmas. The time of carol-singing, tree-decorating, and of course lots of presents. But in the excitement of new toys, will Dave forget about his old friend, Dogger?
If you loved The Binding, you'll want to pick up Bridget Collins' second book. In an exclusive institution tucked away in the mountains the best and brightest study an arcane and mysterious game, as they have for centuries. But times are changing, and traditions being overturned – the truth will come out…
A compelling literary thriller about the world we live in now, Leave the World Behind explores how our closest bonds are reshaped in moments of crisis – and how the most terrifying situations are never far from reality.
If you, like us, loved Michelle Obama's Becoming, you’ll want to read A Promised Land. In this first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his journey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world, describing in strikingly personal detail both his political education and the landmark moments of the first term of his historic presidency – a time of dramatic transformation and turmoil.
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