October 2020 Books

What’s new and good to read this month? Annakarin Klerfalk has a look at what’s on offer and chooses three good reads for October. The Book of Two Ways, Midwinter Murder and Home Stretch are all out in October.

The Book of Two Ways

Jodi Picoult has written twenty-four bestselling novels and she is best known for My Sister's Keeper and Small Great Things. Her la

September 2020 Books

August 2020 Books

What’s new and good to read this month? Annakarin Klerfalk has a look at what’s on offer and chooses three good reads for August. The Midnight Library, Eight Detectives and Shuggie Bain are all out in August.

The Midnight Library

Matt Haig, bestselling author of Reasons to Stay Alive and How to Stop Time, is back with a time travel novel calle

July 2020 Books

What’s new and good to read this month? Annakarin Klerfalk has a look at what’s on offer and chooses three good reads for July. Rodham, Utopia Avenue and Miss Benson's Beetle are all out in July.

Rodham

Curtis Sittenfeld is best known for her novels American Wife, Sisterland and Eligible. Now she is back with Rodham, the intimate stor

June 2020 Books

What’s new and good to read this month? Annakarin Klerfalk has a look at what’s on offer and chooses three good reads for June. The Sight of You, The Catch and The Phone Box at the Edge of the World are all published this month.

The Sight of You

Holly Miller asks the following question in The Sight of You: Would you choose love if you knew how

May 2020 Books

What’s new and good to read this month? Annakarin Klerfalk has a look at what’s on offer and chooses three good reads for May. When the lights go out, Dear Child and The Lizard are all published this month.

When the Lights Go Out

Carys Bray had her breakthrough with A Song for Issy Bradley and now she is back with a novel called When the l

April 2020 Books

What’s new and good to read this month? Annakarin Klerfalk has a look at what’s on offer and chooses three good reads for April. The Glass Hotel, The Switch and Joy at Work: The Life Changing Magic of Organising Your Working Life are all out in April.

March 2020 Books

What’s new and good to read this month? Annakarin Klerfalk has a look at what’s on offer and chooses three good reads for March. March is full of big publications by famous authors. Here are my three top picks for the month: Hamnet, The Mirror and the Light and Wayfinding: The Art and Science of How We find and Lose Our Way.

Hamnet

Maggie O

February 2020 Books

What’s new and good to read this month? Annakarin Klerfalk has a look at what’s on offer and chooses three good reads for February.

Saving Missy

Readers who loved Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine should definitely pick up Saving Missy, written by Beth Morrey. Missy Carmichael is 79 and lonely. Her husband died not that long ago and she is pottering around h

January 2020 Books

What’s new and good to read this month? Annakarin Klerfalk has a look at what’s on offer and chooses three good reads for January.

My Dark Vanessa

My Dark Vanessa is a powerful debut about school abuse, written by Elizabeth Kate Russell. The novel alternates between Vanessa's present and her past and is timely in the era of #MeToo. In 2000, 15-year old Vanessa becomes

December 2019 Books

What’s new and good to read this month? Annakarin Klerfalk has a look at what’s on offer and chooses three good reads for December.

The Fallout

The Fallout is a thriller about a toxic friendship between mums whose children attend the same primary school. The story begins when a child falls at the local health club as Sarah forgets to check on her best friend's little bo

November 2019 Books

What’s new and good to read this month? Annakarin Klerfalk has a look at what’s on offer and chooses three good reads for November.

A Game of Birds and Wolves

A Game of Birds and Wolves: The Secret Game that Won the War is the story of the game of battleships that won the Second World War. In 1941, the Battle of the Atlantic was a disaster. Prime Minister Winston Church

October 2019 Books

What’s new and good to read this month? Annakarin Klerfalk has a look at what’s on offer and chooses three good reads for October.

The Giver of Stars

Jojo Moyes’ Me Before You sold over 14 million copies and was followed by After You and Still Me. Her new novel, The Giver of Stars, is historical and opens in 1937. Alice Wright marries a hand

September 2019 Books

What’s new and good to read this month? Annakarin Klerfalk has a look at what’s on offer and chooses three good reads for September.

The Testaments

The Testaments is the sequel to The Handmaid's Tale and also one of the most exciting publishing stories of the year. The Testaments picks up the story 15 years after Offred stepped into the unknown and thr

August 2019 Books

What’s new and good to read this month? Annakarin Klerfalk has a look at what’s on offer and chooses three good reads for August.

If You Were Here

Alice Peterson is best known for her novel A Song For Tomorrow, a book that stayed with its readers for a long time. Now she is back with a novel that will break your heart and put it back together again. If You Were Her

July 2019 Books

What’s new and good to read this month? Annakarin Klerfalk has a look at what’s on offer and chooses three good reads for July.

Sweet Sorrow

David Nicholls, bestselling author of One Day, has written a new, funny, coming-of-age novel called Sweet Sorrow. The book is a tragicomedy about the rocky path to adulthood and the confusion of family life. It is

June 2019 Books

What’s new and good to read this month? Annakarin Klerfalk has a look at what’s on offer and chooses three good reads for June.

Big Sky

Kate Atkinson is back with a new Jackson Brodie novel called Big Sky. Jackson has relocated to a quiet seaside village in North Yorkshire, in the company of his teenage son and an ageing Labrador. It’s a

May 2019 Books

What’s new and good to read this month? Annakarin Klerfalk has a look at what’s on offer and chooses three good reads for May.

The Porpoise

Mark Haddon plays with myth and meaning in his new novel, The Porpoise. The story is contemporary but mirrors the ancient legend of Antiochus. Members of a shattered family are adrift in a violent world; it's a nove

April 2019 Books

What’s new and good to read this month? Annakarin Klerfalk has a look at what’s on offer and chooses three good reads for April.

The Parisian

The Parisian is a written by Isabella Hammad, who won the 2018 Plimpton Prize for fiction for her story 'Mr. Can'aan'. Her finest review is from Zadie Smith, who said “That this remarkable historical epic should be the debut of

March 2019 Books

What’s new and good to read this month? Annakarin Klerfalk has a look at what’s on offer and chooses three good reads for March.

The Road to Grantchester

The Road to Grantchester is published by Bloomsbury on 21 March and is a prequel to the treasured Grantchester series.  The year is 1

February 2019 Books

What’s new and good to read this month? Annakarin Klerfalk has a look at what’s on offer and chooses three good reads for February.

To Kill the Truth

To Kill the Truth is a new political thriller from the author of To Kill the President. It's written by a British journalist, Jonathan Saul Freedland, who goes under nom de plume Sam Bourne. To Kill the Truth

January 2019 Books

What's new and good to read this month? Annakarin Klerfalk has a look at what's on offer and chooses three good reads for January.

Freefall

Freefall is a stunning debut thriller that explores the deep and complex bond between mothers and daughters. It is written by Jessica Barry, pseudonym for an American author, who has lived and worked in London for the past fifteen years