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Books are listed alphabetically by author. All the reviews on this page are Contemporary books, you can use the drop down menu below to filter through to find a more specific type of book you’re after.

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Mervyn Peake – Titus Alone

December 31, 2016

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Mervyn Peake – Gormenghast

December 31, 2016

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Mervyn Peake – Titus Groan

December 31, 2016

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Elif Shafak – Honor

December 28, 2016

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Emma Chapman – The Last Photograph

November 22, 2016

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Graham Norton – Holding

November 22, 2016

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Calvin Trillin – Tepper Isn’t Going Out

November 22, 2016

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Cecelia Ahern – How to Fall in Love

November 6, 2016

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David Gregory Roberts – Shantaram

November 4, 2016

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Kathy Reichs – Break No Bones

November 4, 2016

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Robert Southworth – Spartacus II: The Gods Demand Sacrifice

November 4, 2016

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Cecelia Ahern – The Time of My Life

November 21, 2015

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Cecelia Ahern – Where Rainbows End

November 20, 2015

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Cecelia Ahern – P. S. I Love You

November 20, 2015

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Nick Alexander – The Photographer’s Wife

November 21, 2015

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Monica Ali – Untold Story

November 20, 2015

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Kim van Alkemade – Orphan #8

December 30, 2015

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Paul Auster – The Music of Chance

June 28, 2016

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Fredrik Backman – A Man Called Ove

October 3, 2015

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Sejal Badani – Trail of Broken Wings

November 21, 2015

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Christina Baker Kline – Orphan Train

October 3, 2015

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Carlene Bauer – Frances and Bernard

August 3, 2016

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Alan Bennett – The Uncommon Reader

May 29, 2016

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Paul Blaney – The Anchoress

October 3, 2015

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Tanya Bullock – Homecoming

March 28, 2016

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William Burroughs – Naked Lunch

November 21, 2015

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Nickolas Butler – Shotgun Lovesongs

October 3, 2015

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Jane Cable – The Faerie Tree

November 20, 2015

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Diane Chamberlain – The Midwife’s Confession

November 20, 2015

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Debra Clopton – Betting on Hope

November 21, 2015

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Paulo Coelho – Brida

October 3, 2015

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Paulo Coelho – The Alchemist

April 5, 2016

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Leonard Cohen – Beautiful Loser

October 2, 2015

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Isabelle Connors – The Introduction

October 3, 2015

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Lori Copeland – A Case of Bad Taste

October 10, 2015

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Amanda Coplin – The Orchardist

November 21, 2015

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Melissa DeCarlo – The Art of Crash Landing

January 24, 2016

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Bret Easton Ellis – American Psycho

December 14, 2015

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Ben Elton – Blast from the Past

October 10, 2015

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Ben Elton – High Society

January 9, 2016

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Ben Elton – Meltdown

December 19, 2015

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Ben Elton – Time and Time Again

April 24, 2016

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Louise Erdrich – The Round House

November 20, 2015

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Helen Fielding – Bridget Jones’s Diary

November 20, 2015

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Gillian Flynn – Gone Girl

November 20, 2015

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Neil Gaiman – American Gods

October 3, 2015

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Neil Gaiman – The Ocean at the end of the Lane

October 17, 2016

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Robert Galbraith – The Cuckoo’s Calling

October 28, 2015

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Robert Galbraith – The Silkworm

October 28, 2015

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Robert Galbraith – Career of Evil

November 21, 2015

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Lisa Genova – Still Alice

October 3, 2015

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Nina George – The Little Paris Bookshop

November 21, 2015

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Mark Gimenez – The Governor’s Wife

September 26, 2016

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Matthew Green – Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend

October 3, 2015

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Lev Grossman – The Magicians (series)

October 17, 2016

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Henriette Gyland – Up Close

November 20, 2015

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Mark Haddon – A Spot of Bother

October 3, 2015

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Matt Haig – The Last Family in England

October 3, 2015

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Regina Hale Sutherland – The Red Hat Society’s Acting Their Age

November 20, 2015

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Jane Harper – The Dry

July 5, 2016

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Mette Ivie Harrison – The Bishop’s Wife

October 28, 2015

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Ben Hatch – The P45 Diaries

January 6, 2016

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Paula Hawkins – The Girl on the Train

November 20, 2015

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Joe Hill – The Fireman

June 7, 2016

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Khaled Hosseini – A Thousand Splendid Suns

October 3, 2015

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Khaled Hosseini – The Kite Runner

October 3, 2015

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Sheila Hunter – The Heather to The Hawkesbury

March 8, 2016

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Kazuo Ishiguro – Never Let Me Go

September 26, 2016

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Eowyn Ivey – The Snow Child

August 5, 2016

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Lisa Jewell – The Girls

October 3, 2015

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Milly Johnson – The Tea Shop on the Corner

November 20, 2015

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Jonas Jonasson – The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden

October 3, 2015

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Jonas Jonasson – 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared

October 10, 2015

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Hardy Jones – Every Bitter Thing

October 3, 2015

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Mary Beth Keane – Fever

June 9, 2016

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Sophie Kinsella – Remember Me?

November 20, 2015

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Sophie Kinsella – The Undomestic Goddess

November 20, 2015

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Herman Koch – The Dinner

May 29, 2016

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William Kotzwinkle – The Bear Went Over the Mountain

July 14, 2016

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Jayne Ann Krentz – Secret Sisters

January 24, 2016

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Mary Kubica – The Good Girl

November 21, 2015

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Harper Lee – Go Set a Watchman

October 4, 2015

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Dean Lilleyman – Billy And The Devil

November 21, 2015

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Helen MacKinven – Talk of the Toun

November 21, 2015

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Yann Martel – Life of Pi

October 3, 2015

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Kelly Moran – All Of Me

November 21, 2015

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Kelly Moran – The Dysfunctional Test

January 13, 2016

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Kelly Moran – Exposure

January 10, 2016

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Liane Moriarty – The Husband’s Secret

November 20, 2015

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Liane Moriarty – Big Little Lies

October 28, 2015

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Jojo Moyes – Me Before You

November 20, 2015

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Jojo Moyes – The One Plus One

November 20, 2015

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Jojo Moyes – The Girl You Left Behind

November 20, 2015

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Jojo Moyes – Silver Bay

April 27, 2016

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Haruki Murakami – Sputnik Sweetheat

October 3, 2015

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Haruki Murakami – Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

October 3, 2015

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Haruki Murakami – After the Quake

October 4, 2015

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Barney Norris – Five Rivers Met On A Wooded Plain

April 26, 2016

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Maggie O’Farrell – This Must Be The Place

May 29, 2016

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Meirav Oz – One Wrong Move

November 20, 2015