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Michael & Emily Eavis – Glastonbury 50

Celebrating Glastonbury Festival’s 50th anniversary, Glastonbury 50 written by Michael and Emily Eavis and featuring contributions from a variety of other people is a stunning coffee table book. Detailing the history of the festival from the first event in 1970 to the latest festival in 2019, this book is jam-packed with great stories and anecdotes and beautiful pictures that truly take the reader into the magic and uniqueness of Glastonbury Festival.

Umberto Eco – The Prague Cemetery

By bestselling author of The Name of the Rose, comes a new historical novel. Set in nineteenth-century Europe, Eco’s story of plots and conspiracies. This is an imagining full of paranoia, prejudice, betrayal, terrorism and murder.

David Eddings – The Belgariad

A whole series review of The Belgariad by David Eddings. A fairly short and enjoyable fantasy adventure enjoyed by reviewers Vicky Odendaal and Debbie McCarthy.

M. T. Edvardsson – A Nearly Normal Family

Chosen as one of the New York Times best thrillers of the summer, M.T. Edvardsson’s A Nearly Normal Family is a shocking and gripping psychological thriller which asks the question, what would you do if your daughter was accused of murder? The father thinks she’s been framed, the mother thinks she’s hiding something, but maybe they have no idea what’s truly capable.

Esi Edugyan – Washington Black

From the author of award winning, best seller ‘half- blood blues’ comes a new, exciting novel, about a boy who experiences becoming a free man after rising from the ashes of slavery.

David Edwards – Something To Tell You

Two families living previously idyllic lives in Switzerland are driven underground by a Higgs Boson particle storm. This work of speculative fiction imagines the end of the world. Edwards tells the compelling story of a fight for survival full of suspense and deception.

Mark Edwards – Follow You Home

Daniel and Laura are off for one last adventure before settling down but what they get will stay with them forever. Mark Edwards delivers another intense psychological thriller.

Jennifer Egan – Manhattan Beach

The war gives Anna Kerrigan the opportunity to become the first female diver, repairing the ships that help America fight the war.

Dave Eggers – The Parade

A country recently at the end of a decade of war, two men with very different personalities, read about their journey as they finish a new highway, in Eggers’ latest novel for adults.

Brian Ehlers – Soaring Through Silent Skies

In Brain Ehler’s Soaring Through Silent Skies the author provides first-hand insight into the life of a successful, deaf athlete, father, coach, and life mentor in a hearing world. A modern, positive and correct portray of the deaf culture that will surprise and inspire the reader.

Hakim Ali Elhaj – A Conversation with one of My Selves

A Conversation with one of My Selves is a collection of poetry and prose from Sudanese writer and poet, Hakim Ali Elhaj. Loved by our reviewer Maria Gonzales.

Hakim Ali Elhaj – Age of Arsonist

Age of Arsonist follows is the second book of Hakim Ali Elhaj’s literary project “The Other”, the first being “A Conversation with one of My Selves”

Meg Elison – Find Layla

Meg Elison’s Find Layla is a coming-of-age novel about a neglected girl’s chaotic life. 14-year-old Layla just wants to indulge in her love of science, protect her younger brother, steer clear of her unstable mother and avoid the mean girls who tweet about her appearance. When the school competition calls for the biome, Layla captures her secret shame, the mushrooms growing in her brother’s drawers and the black mould on the apartment walls. The video goes viral and Child Protective Services come to call, ripping Layla from her family. Defiant, Layla must now face bullies and friends alike all on her own.

Bella Ellis – The Diabolical Bones

The Diabolical Bones is part of Bella Ellis’ The Brontë Mysteries series. Set in Hayworth at Christmas in 1845, the Brontë sisters have lost interested in detecting until they hear the news that the bones of a child have been found within the walls of a local house. When the sisters set off the find out more, they’re confronted with an increasingly sinister case on the trail of yet more missing and possibly murdered children. Another local boy goes missing and the sisters vow to find him before it’s too late for him too.

Bret Easton Ellis – American Psycho

Patrick Bateman has a double life, his days are spent working on Wall Street, by night he rapes, tortures and murders.

Bret Easton Ellis – The Rules of Attraction

In New Hampshire’s liberal arts college amongst the handful of rowdy and sexually promiscuous collage students a love triangle has formed in this satirical black comedy set in the 1980s.

Deborah Ellis – Mud City

Shauzia has escaped the misery of life in Kabul but ended up in a refugee camp in Pakistan, determined to make her way in life she takes a drastic step, leaving the camp she heads to the streets with her dog Jasper, can she survive the dangerous and terrifying life as a street kid?

Joy Ellis – The Guilty Ones

Detectives Jackman and Evans together again in this fourth novel in the series by Ellis. A mystery full of twists and turns in which Jackman’s sister-in-law disappears.

Michael Ellison & Teshika Silver – Sylvia and Marsha Start a Revolution!

Sylvia and Marsha Start a Revolution! by Michael Ellison & Teshika Silver is an illustrated children’s book which tells the story of Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, two trans women who made LGBTQIA+ history and helped kick-start the Stonewall Riots. This book also includes educational material to be used by parents, teachers and carers to talk to children about gender and identity. 

James Ellroy – Dick Contino’s Blues and Other Short Stories

Dick Contino’s plot to fake his own kidnapping in order to resurrect his career may become a little too real as a  serial killer has the same idea. (Also contains five short stories).

James Ellroy – Perfidia

James Ellroy’s crime novel Perfidia, loved by our reviewer Colin Ricketts who is a huge fan of the author.

James Ellroy – This Storm

By the bestselling author of “L.A. Confidential” James Ellroy’s latest novel is set in 1942 during the aftermath of Pearl Harbour. This tale of a corrupt Los Angeles police officer is a masterpiece of crime fiction, which is both savage and haunting.

James Ellroy – Widespread Panic

Freddy Otash, is an ex-cop turned private investigator, pimp, shakedown artist, and most notably the head, strongman for Confidential magazine, which dishes all the dirt. From a modern master of Noir fiction, James Ellory, comes Widespread Panic a novel set in the underground scene of 1950s Hollywood.

Ben Elton – High Society

Peter Paget is setting out to legalise all recreational drugs. Could this be the solution to the rapidly growing criminal world?

Ben Elton – Stark

With the knowledge that the world is dying, the social conscience of a dog on a croquet lawn and more money than God what will the secret consortium known as Stark do?

Ben Elton – Time and Time Again

Hugh Stanton has lost everything, his wife and children have been killed in a hit and run and his career is over. With nothing to lose he takes on a mission to change one event in history and change the world.

Ben Elton – Blast from the Past

Ben Elton’s Blast from the Past does not disappoint, satirical, funny and bang on the money, it’s a hard read to put down! Read our book review here.

Ben Elton – Two Brothers

On February 24th 1920 twins Otto and Paulus are born to a Jewish family in Germany, on that same day the Nazi party is born, as the twins grow older the Nazi party get stronger.

Ben Elton – Meltdown

Jimmy Corby lives a life of luxury with his wife Monica and their upper class friends, but as the credit crunch hits the group Jimmy must decide what’s really important in his life.

Akwaeke Emezi – The Death of Vivek Oji

Set in Nigeria, Akwaeke Emezi’s novel follows the childhood and life of Vivek Oji who, one afternoon, turns up on his mother’s doorstep, dead and swaddled in akwete material. Born on the same day as his grandmother dies, Vivek grows up with an overprotective mother and a distant father in this heart wrenching tale of one family’s journey to understand a child. This novel is the celebration of innocence and the optimism of youth, and is filled with unforgettable characters whose lives have been touched by Vivek’s gentle spirit.

Akwaeke Emezi – Freshwater

Ada begins her life in the south of Nigeria as a troubled child and develops a separate selves within her. This dark and heart wrenching novel is a sharp evocation of experiencing the world.

Abbie Emmons – 100 Days of Sunlight

Tessa is a writer and blogger who is terrified her vision won’t return and can’t imagine being happy again, Winston is a typist and determined to prove her wrong but he’s keeping one thing a secret… his disability.

Giulia Enders – Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body’s Most Underrated Organ

Get to know your Gut, one of the least understood organs and find out how looking after your Gut will have your Gut looking after you.

Patricia Engel – Infinite Country

Patricia Engel’s Infinite Country gives voices to five members of a family of Colombian immigrants, reflecting the tense reality of daily life as an undocumented immigrant. Talia is being held at a correctional facility that she desperately needs to get out of so that she can make her flight to the United States and be reunited with her family. A backdrop of civil war sees Talia’s parents, Mauro and Elena, leave their home for the United States with their first-born Karina, in pursuit of a better life on temporary VISAs. When Mauro is deported though, the family is splinted and they’ve been living with the costs over since.

Leif Enger – Virgil Wander

Bestseller Leif Enger’s first novel for ten years. Virgil Wander awakes after an accident with no memory of the world he left and embarks on a journey to discover his past.

Nathan Englander – Dinner at the Centre of the Earth

Prisoner z has been locked up for twelve years with only his guard for company, follow the journey that landed him in the desert cell.

Nathan Englander – Kaddish.Com

From Pulitzer finalist Nathan Englander Kaddish.Com, tells a familiar story of family and religion. An irreverent and humorous take on a son’s unwillingness to accept his responsibility after the death of his father.

Aliyyah Eniath – The Yard

Behrooz and Maya form a childish relationship that ends with a night of adolescent tenderness. Maya flees and Behrooz marries another but when tragedy strikes Maya returns and they must both face up to old demons.

Louise Erdrich – Future Home of The Living God

In a world where women are giving birth to babies that are primitive species of human the world is spinning into panic, while pregnant women are horded up and segregated Cedar Hawk Songmaker tries to hide her pregnancy.

Louise Erdrich – The Night Watchman

Louise Erdich’s novel is set in 1953 and follows Thomas Wazhushk, the night watchman at the fist factory to open near the Turtle Mountain Reservation in rural North Dakota. He’s also a council member trying to understand a new bull called an ‘emancipation bill’ which threatens the rights of Native Americans and their land. Pixie is unlike the other girls on the reservation and she needs to save every penny she can to find her missing sister. In The Night Watchman, Louise Erdrich weaves past, present and future generations into a tale of preservation and progress, illuminating the best and worst impulses of human nature.

Louise Erdrich – The Round House

The Round House is written from the point of view of Joe, a thirteen year old only child growing up on a North Dakota reservation in the Eighties.

Louise Erdrich – The Sentence

Louise Erdrich’s The Sentence is set in a small independent bookstore in Minneapolis which is haunted by Flora, who died on All Souls’ Day at simply won’t leave the store. After years of incarceration that she survived by reading, Tookie lands a job selling books in the store. Tookie must solve the mystery of the haunting, and try to understand what happens in Minneapolis during a year of grief and furious reckoning, in this novel that forces the reader to ask what we owe the living and what we owe the dead.

Ravi Shankar Etteth – Return of the Brahmin

Ravi Shankar Etteth’s Return of the Brahmin is the fast-paced sequel to The Brahmin. The novel is set in the immediate aftermath of Emperor Ashoka’s devastation of Kaling. Ashoka is now faced with a new threat. Will he be able to live up to his title as protector of the empire or is this new villain too much for the Brahmin to handle?

Janet Evanovich – The Stephanie Plum novels

With no money, no job and an empty fridge Stephanie Plum resorts to taking a job as a bond enforcement agent.

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Jason Fagone – The Woman Who Smashed Codes: A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine Who Outwitted America’s Enemies

Jason Fagone’s The Woman Who Smashed Codes chronicles the life of one of history’s extraordinary women. In 1916, during the Great War (WWI), the brilliant Shakespeare expert, Elizabeth Smith went to work for an eccentric tycoon on his estate just outside Chicago. Her new boss had close ties to the U.S. Government and soon, Elizabeth was applying her language skills to a whole new venture, code-breaking.

Fatima Farheen Mirza – A Place For Us

This deeply moving novel unfolds the lives of an Indian-American Muslim family, all gathered together in their Californian hometown to celebrate daughter, Hadia’s, wedding, a true match of love.

Ronan Farrow – Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators

Ronan Farrow’s Catch and Kill is the untold, true crime story of power, wealth and intimidation covering up the crimes of one of Hollywood’s most powerful producers. A dramatic account from a Pulitzer prize-winning investigative journalist, Catch and Kill takes reader back to 2017 as Farrow edged closer to the truth and his career was threatened by high-price lawyers and elite war-hardened spies.

Mark R Faulkner – Picker’s Bleed

Mark R Faulkner’s Picker’s Bleed is a British horror novel set deep in the wood at Picker’s Bleed where you’ll find a fairytale cottage where witches live and demons lurk. When Hannah and Jake manage to buy a run-down house deep in the English countryside they think they’ve found their dream home but it quickly turns to nightmare when the house’s dark past won’t stay dead. Hannah finds herself dragged into the darkness, battling to fight against an ancient curse and save her soul.

Sebastian Faulks – Paris Echo

Paris Echo is Paris as you’ve never seen it before, through the eyes of researcher Hannah and runaway Moroccan teenager Tariq as Faulks explores questions of the Empire, and identity.

Shon Faye – The Transgender Issue: An Argument for Justice

Shon Faye’s powerful début book, The Transgender Issue, reclaims the phrase as it uncovers what it is really like to be trans in a transphobic society. Showcasing a compelling argument, Shon Faye analyses housing, healthcare, feminism, the prison system, sex work, and trans people’s participation in the LGBTQIA+ community in her call for justice, solidarity between minorities, and ultimately trans liberation.

Claire Fayers – Welsh Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends

From tales of Welsh dragons to lost underwater cities, this collection by Claire Fayers includes traditional favourites, classic myths, and legends from Welsh folklore. Welsh Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends by Claire Fayers is the perfect way to delve into Wales’ rich history.

Alice Feeney – Sometimes I Lie


Come visit Amber Reynolds, a radio-jockey who’s trapped in her comatose body trying to put her memories together of the events leading to her current predicament.

Deborah Feldman – Unorthodox – The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots

A review of the instant New York Times bestselling memoir of a young Jewish woman’s escape from a religious sect, reviewed for us by LadyMeritaten.

Helene Fermont – We Never Said Goodbye

Dumped by Mike on their twentieth wedding anniversary Louise must choose between staying in London or returning to Sweden alone.

Jasper Fforde – Early Riser

Charlie Worthing’s first season with the Winter Consuls brings an investigation around an outbreak of viral dreams which are killing people.

Helen Fielding – Bridget Jones’s Diary

The modern classic and world famous Bridget Jones’s Diary. The Chick Lit novel of the 20th century, the first in a series and a major movie.

M E Fiend – Milo – Angel of Death

Reading ‘Milo – Angel of death’ really felt like reading the script for an upcoming blockbuster. The whole book is extraordinary, based on a true story and certainly would also be one of Mr. Tarantinos personal favorites.

David Fisher and Dan Abrams – Lincoln’s Last Trial

Abraham Lincoln’s last great case as a lawyer is , twenty-two-year-old Peachy Quinn Harrison’s trial for murder in Springfield, Illinois at the end of the summer of 1859.

Nick Fisher – My Dad’s A Dick

Nick Fisher takes humorous look into the pranks played on his children and recalls some of the entertaining memories of his childhood.

F. Scott Fitzgerald – Babylon Revisited

Read these three very different short stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Babylon Revisited, The Cut-Glass Bowl and The Lost Decade.

F. Scott Fitzgerald – Tender is the Night

The ambitious psychiatrist Dick Diver is devoting his life to curing his wife’s mental illness, but at what cost?

Fannie Flagg – Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Café

When Idgie Threadgoode and Ruth Jamison opened the Whistle Stop Café they not only breathe new life into their town but provide a home for so many. How anyone could think the headstrong Idgie was capable of murder is a mystery. Set in 1930s, deep south America, Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Café is a humorous and poignant tale of love, friendship, mystery and secrets.

Susanna Flavius – The Powers that Be: Sudden Tragedy to Success and Divine Transformation

Susanna Flavius’ The Powers that Be: Sudden Tragedy to Success and Divine Transformation is a collection of three mystery tales that will take a reader’s breathe away. Exploring the battle between good and evil, the powers that be and miraculous transformation when tragedy turns to success.

Flea – Acid for the Children

Acid for the Children is the autobiography of Michael Peter Balzary Better known as Flea, he is the iconic bassist and co-founder of the band, the Red Hot Chilli Peppers. Flea finally spills the origins story from their dizzying highs to their gutter lows as an LA street rat becomes a world-famous rock star.

Charlie Fletcher – Stoneheart

The first in the trilogy by Charlie Fletcher, Stoneheart is young-adult fantasy magic, guaranteed to take you on a wonderful journey!

Gillian Flynn – Sharp Objects

Gillian Flynn is getting herself quite a reputation for her thrillers and Sharp Objects does not disappoint. This exciting tale set in the sleepy small town of Wind Gap is sure to draw you in from page one.

Gillian Flynn – Gone Girl

A stormer of a novel, thrilling on every page and full of suspense. I loved Gone Girl though it divided the nation! I can’t wait to read more from Flynn.

Gillian Flynn – The Grownup

Susan Burke is looking for help from a psychic regarding activity in her home. It’s the fraudulent psychic who may need some help against the house that could make her believe in ghosts.

Gillian Flynn – Dark Places

When The Kill Club offers Libby Day $500 to meet them she’s so desperate for money she agrees only to find out they believe her brother is innocent of the massacre of her family can she uncover the truth?

Kathleen A. Flynn – The Jane Austen Project

The perfect book for Jane Austen fans, Kathleen A. Flynn’s The Jane Austen Project tells the story of two researchers sent back to 1815 England to recover a possible unpublished novel from the classic author.

Lucy Foley – The Guest List

Lucy Foley, author of the bestselling novel, The Hunting Party, returns with her latest wicked, dark and twisted thriller, The Guest List. A Wedding celebration soon turns dark, spotty phone signal, school days drinking games, a ruined dress, an uncomfortable speech, jealousies begin to mingle and someone turns up dead.

Winifred Foley – Shiny Pennies and Grubby Pinafores

1950’s in a crumbling cottage without heating or hot water, Winifred Foley’s determination to give her children the rural upbringing she had enjoyed.

Ken Follett – The Man from St Petersburg

Feliks has come to London on a mission that could change history, with unbeatable odds ahead of him, many men would have reconsidered but not the man from St Petersburg.

Ken Follett – The Pillars of the Earth

Beginning with a public hanging of an innocent man this story has it all, betrayal, revenge and love whilst centered around the building of a cathedral.

Ken Follett – A Column of Fire

Ned Willard wants to marry Margery Fitzgerald but when the lovers find themselves on opposite sides of a religious conflict can they make it work?

Ken Follett – A Place Called Freedom

Becoming an enemy of the state Mack McAsh, a slave by birth is forced to flee his homeland with the help of Independent and rebellious Lizzie Hallim.

Ken Follett – Eye of the Needle

Ultimate Nazi victory is held in the hands of a brilliant aristocrat and ruthless assassin code named “The Needle” the only person who stands in his way is a lonely Englishwoman on an isolated island.

Ken Follett – Triple 

The impossible mission is given, to find and steal two hundred tons of uranium, the game is set and the outcome could be a nuclear holocaust.

Ken Follett – Fall of Giants

The dramas of five families through the First World War, the Russian revolution and beyond in the first of the Century trilogy.

Richard Ford – Quest for the Faradawn

Described as a cross between Watership Down and Lord of the Rings by our reviewer, Lee Bridge, Quest for the Faradawn is a fantasy adventure for all ages.

E.M. Forster – Maurice

Unpublished until years after Forster’s death, Maurice is thought to be one of the first novels to deal with homosexuality in a positive light. As Maurice makes his way through his education he has trouble acknowledging his attraction to men, then he meets Clive at Cambridge and things fall into place.

Toby Forward – The Wolf’s Story: What Really Happened to Little Red Riding Hood

A traditional fairy tale with a twist, the Wolf’s Story is Little Red Riding Hood, but told from the perspective of the wolf as he tells how a series of accidents and misunderstandings lead to his vilification.

Christopher Fowler – The Burning Man (Bryant & May 12)

The twelfth book in the crime series Bryant and May by Christopher Fowler, The Burning Man comes highly recommended by Sandra Foy.

Tom Fox – Dominus

In front of a packed Vatican Cathedral wheelchair bound Pope Gregory XVII is commanded to stand by a cloaked stranger, after her stand and the world stops in its tracks the Vatican closes its doors to the world, but the world wants answers!

Tan France – Naturally Tan

As an openly gay, Yorkshire-born boy from a Pakistani family, Tan France’s autobiography, Naturally Tan represents an often-under-represented group in the media. Queer Eye’s fashion expert, Tan France opens up about his life, from childhood to his first fashion range, from meeting his husband Rob to fame in Netflix’s Queer Eye, in this heart-warming memoir.

Deborah Frances-White – The Guilty Feminist Podcast

The guilty feminist is without a doubt a hilarious and truly inspiring book about embracing both feminism and our imperfections, from the creator of the hit comedy podcast, Deborah Frances-White.

Anne Frank – The Diary of a Young Girl

A record at the height of the Nazi occupation, seen through the eyes of Anne Frank while hiding with her family and others, fearing for their lives.

Glenn Frankel – Shooting Midnight Cowboy: Art, Sex, Loneliness, Liberation, and the Making of a Dark Classic

Glen Frankel’s Shooting Midnight Cowboy tells the story of a film that pushed the boundaries of subject matter by exploring homosexuality, prostitution, sexual assault. Enriched by interviews with Hoffman, Voight, and others, Shooting “Midnight Cowboy” Art, Sex, Loneliness, Liberation, and the Making of a Dark Classic is the definitive account of the film that influenced a new wave in American cinema.

Laurie Frankel – This Is How It Always Is

Five year old Claude is the youngest of five brothers, when he grows up he dreams of being a princess and wants to be a girl, while his family except Claude as an individual they’re not sure the world is ready, until one day it explodes!

Ariana Franklin – Grave Goods

The third book in the Mistress of the Art of Death series, Grave Goods by Ariana Franklin is historical fiction loved by our reviewer Teresa M.

Leah Franqui – America for Beginners

Recently widowed Pival Sengupta is heading from her home in India to the USA to find out what really happened to her son, is he alive like she hopes or was her late husband telling the truth, that her son is dead?

Jonathan Franzen – Crossroads

Crossroads is the latest novel from international bestselling author of The Corrections, Jonathan Franzen which tells the story of the Hildebrants, a midwestern family, caught in a historical moment of moral crisis. Russ, an associate pastor is on the brink of breaking free from his joyless marriage, unless his wife Marian with her own secret life beats him to it. Their eldest child, Clem, is home from college with news that will shatter his father. His sister Becky a social queen in high school has veered into counterculture, while the youngest child Perry who has been selling drugs to 7th graders has decided to be a better person. Each of the Hildebrants seeks freedom but each of their family members threatens to complicate that.

Charles Frazier – Varina

In his fourth novel, Charles Frazier brings life to the outrageous chaos of the civil war.

Felix Le Freak – Serving Face: Lessons on Poise and Dis(grace) from the World of Drag

Felix Le Freak’s Serving Face is a collection of interviews and profiles that explore some of the world’s most celebrated drag performers, drag artists, drag queens, and drag kings. The amazing people featured in the book include; Art Simone, Miss Coco Peru, Cheddar Gorgeous, Tynomi Banks, Yuhua Hamasaki, and more!

Tana French – The Witch Elm

From bestselling author, queen of crime Tana French, a mesmerizing thriller that will have you turning pages late into the night. The Witch Elm is the story of one man’s struggle to come to terms with a life-changing incident.

Rea Frey – Not Her Daughter

If you love a good mystery then this gripping, fast paced tale will have you hooked immediately. Not Her Daughter asks what it is to be a mother and how far you would go to keep a child safe.

Derek Frost – Living and Loving in the Age of AIDs: A Memoir

Derek Frost’s memoir, Living and loving in the Age of AIDs is a poignant and heartbreaking real-life story of a couple, living through the AIDs epidemic. Their privileged lives quickly change when J test positive and friends all around them get ill and start dying but throughout it all, they hold on to joy and love. 

Stephen Fry – Mythos

The Greek gods are brought back to life through the retelling of their stories from Athena’s birth the evils let out by Pandora.

Claire Fuller – Unsettled Ground

In Claire Fuller’s Unsettled Ground fifty-one-year-old twins, Jeanie and Julius still live at home with their mother, Dot in a rural location that has protected them their whole lives from the modernizing world outside. Here, they make music and grow all they need to survive in their garden. When Dot dies unexpectedly though, the twins’ home is taken back by the landlord and they are exposed to the harsh realities of the world. Julius becomes torn between loyalty to his sister and his want for independence while Jeanie struggles to find a home for them both. Then, a series of shocking secrets from their mother’s past are revealed, and the twins are forced to question who they are and everything they knew of their family’s history.

Cornelia Funke – Inkheart

Inkheart, the first in the trilogy is a magical tale for book lovers, full of wonder, awe and quotable paragraphs. Although a young adult trilogy, this adult reviewer thoroughly loved it.

Cornelia Funke – Inkspell

Dustfinger was created by words and wants to return to the book of his past, but with his friends following they could find the story changing in ways none could have predicted.

Maggie Furey – Aurian

Aurian, the first in the fantasy series Artefacts of Power by Maggie Furey. Pure magic, fantasy epic according to the reviews and loved here by Reading Addict Debbie McCarthy.

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Diana Gabaldon – Outlander

Claire Randall is transported from her husband in 1945 back to 1743 and in the fight to stay alive she finds herself torn between two men in two life times.

Diana Gabaldon – Dragonfly in Amber

The sequel to Outlander sees Claire Randall returning to Scotland’s hills with her daughter and a plan to reveal the truth about the mysterious ancient circle of standing stones.

Gabriel Gabriel – John Abraham and the Mountain of Gold

Global financial crash, John Abraham loses his job. John’s attitude to life completely changes when he and his partner Sofia discover the dark side behind the financial failure.

Neil Gaiman – Odd And The Frost Giant

In this children’s story Odd runs away from his cruel step father and find himself on an adventure to save the gods from the frost giants.

Neil Gaiman – American Gods

A complicated fantasy novel full of twists and turns to keep any reading addict hooked. No spoiler review by Kath Cross.

Neil Gaiman – Stardust

Fantasy fiction from Neil Gaiman offering fairy tales for grown ups with the fantastic Stardust, an easy fun read according to our reading addict, Debbie McCarthy.

Neil Gaiman – The Ocean at the end of the Lane

Forty years have past from when a man stole a car and committed suicide at the farm at the end of the road but for the middle aged man who has returned to his childhood home the forgotten memories are flooding back.

Neil Gaiman/Terry Pratchett – Good Omens

Good Omens is a fantasy collaboration between two of the greatest authors in the field, Neil Gaiman and the late Terry Pratchett. Loved by reading addict, Debbie McCarthy.

Robert Galbraith – The Cuckoo’s Calling

Action packed, believable crime novel featuring an ex-army private detective. First in the Cormoran Strike series. No spoiler review by Kath Cross.

Robert Galbraith – The Silkworm

The second in the series of Cormoran Strike novels from Robert Galbraith, the crime writing alter-ego of J.K Rowling. Hugely successful and loved by our reviewer, Leah Nayer.

Robert Galbraith – Career of Evil

The third book in the Cormoran Strike series brings a package to Robin Ellacott, that will have Strike looking at the people in his past, to find someone capable of unspeakable brutality.

Robert Galbraith – Lethal White

When Billy, a troubled young man, comes to private Cormoran Strike’s office to ask for his help investigating a crime he thinks he witnessed as a child, he is left deeply unsettled.

Damon Galgut – The Promise

Winner of the Booker Prize 2021, The Promise by Damon Galgut is the story of a White South African family in crisis. The Swarts gather for Ma’s funeral but the younger generation Anton and Amor detest everything the family stands for including their false promises to the Black woman who worked her whole life for them. Salome was promised her own home and land and yet decades have passed and the promise has gone unfulfilled. The Promise is a sharp tale of emotional truths that hit home hard.

Aaron Galvin – Salem’s Fury

Salem’s Fury is the second in the young adult Vengeance Trilogy by Aaron Galvin. Reviewed and loved here by Makenzie Allred, aged 12.

Ishani Naidu & Kalyani Ganapathi – The Song at the Heart of the River

The Song at the Heart of the River, written by Ishani Naidu and Kalyani Ganapathi is a profound story woven with classical themes of Ayurveda and Vedanta and nature-based analogies. Resonating with both adults and children, with its universal message of happiness, health and recognising the light in your own heart. While activity pages offer a further playful exploration of holistic wellbeing and mental health.

Sunil Gangopadhyay – The Adventures of Kakababu

The first of a series of stories about former director of The Archaeological Survey of India, Kakababu, adventurer, second-hand book lover, and amputee.

Antara Ganguli – Tanya Tania

Tanya Talati and Tania Ghosh live far apart, one in Bombay the other in Karachi, what is formed through letters sent between them soon changes as a kidnapping threat is received.

Petina Gappah – Out of Darkness, Shining Light

Petina Gappah’s powerful novel, Out of Darkness, Shining Light, adventures into nineteenth-century Africa and tells a story of bravery, loyalty and resilience through the captivating story of the men and women who carried Doctor Livingstone’s body, his maps and his notes across a continent to bring him home to England and preserve his work.

John Gardner – Grendel

From the great early epic Beowulf comes this original story, from the viewpoint of Grendel the monster.

Stephanie Garber – Caraval

Scarlett dreams of seeing Caraval, the once-a-year performance where the audience participates in the show , but when she and her sister finally get to go, they get more than they bargained for!

Gabriela Garcia – Of Women and Salt

Spanning five generations of women linked by blood and circumstances, Gabriela Garcia’s début novel runs from nineteenth-century cigar factories to present-day detention centres. Of Women and Salt by Gabriela Garcia is a haunting story of secrets passed down which follows the Latina women bound by these stories and the pride they carry with them. It is a tale of the tenacity of these women who choose to tell their truth despite the consequences.

Priyanka Talreja Garegrat – Kitten the Dog

Margi always wanted a cat but he father has other ideas and so Margi is given a Chihuahua which she calls kitten but after trying to be a good cat, kitten runs away in search of a dog’s life.

Anupama Garg – The Tantric Curse

Eight year old Rhea finds herself at a Tantric house of worship and soon after is chosen as a disciple carrying on the guru of Shaktidham’s lineage.

Camryn Garrett – Full Disclosure

Full Disclosure is Camryn Garrett’s début novel and it tells the story of Simone, an HIV-positive teenager who won’t let her status define her. Full Disclosure is a brave, eye-opening and honest exposure of what it’s like to live with HIV. A brilliant, YA novel, Full Disclosure is a funny, romantic and hopeful coming-of-age novel which successfully tackles discrimination, prejudice and stigma with its feminist, diverse and intersectional story and cast of characters

William Gay – The Lost Country

Discharged from the Navy and with his father slowly dying, Billy Edgewater sets out hitchhiking his way home to East Tennessee , a long way to go and all sorts of obstacles and adventures on his way.

Martha Gellhorn – The Face of War
Martha Gellhorn, one of the twentieth century’s best-known war correspondents, found herself reporting from the centre of many different conflicts over her career. Her book, The Face of War, is a collection of reports from conflicts in Spain, Finland, China and from the front lines of World War Two, as well as reports from later conflicts including the Vietnam War, and Israel.
Lisa Genova – Still Alice

Lisa Genova – Still Alice gives a insightful look into being diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease and the trails that follow. Reviewed by Sammy by Makenzie Allred, aged 12.

Amika George – Make it Happen: How to be an Activist

Amika George is the teenager behind the Free Periods campaign, which aimed to end period poverty in the UK by providing free sanitary products to school children. Amika George’s book, Make It Happen is a guide to activism drawing reference from her own campaigning as well as advice from other activists such as Caroline Criado Perez, Adwoa Aboah, and Scarlett Curtis.

Nina George – The Little Paris Bookshop

Perdu’s great love left him heartbroken, so much so that he couldn’t bring himself to read the letter she left. Finally opening the letter Perdu sets off to the south of France to heal his heart and move on.

Tess Gerritsen – Bloodstream

To shelter her adolescent son Noah Dr Claire Elliot moved away from the big city to Maine but with an outbreak of teenage violence Noah could be in more danger than ever.

Keith Gessen – A Terrible Country

This fast paced cultural novel is set in Russia and is the first novel in ten years from the author. A look at love, family, and loyalty in Putin’s Moscow.

Amitav Ghosh – Gun Island

Amitav Ghosh’s Gun Island is a stunning novel which spans time and place as it follows rare book dealer, Deen Datta. Used to a quiet life, Deen’s beliefs begin to shift and he sets out on an extraordinary journey from India to LA to Venice encountering along the way the memories and experiences of those he meets. A story of displacement, hope, and the restoration of faith at the hands of two incredible women.

Yve Gibney – Face of a Bigamist

Yve Gibney’s Face of a Bigamist is a memoir that tells the story of Gibney’s love, marriage, and the eventual realisation that her husband of 19 years, Maurice, is a master of deceit, manipulation, and coercive control, holding secrets that culminate in ultimate betrayal. Gibney reveals how she unearthed the hidden clues after stumbling upon a profile picture of a stranger online before finally discovering her husband’s bigamous marriage in Oman.

Elizabeth Gilbert – City of Girls

From International bestselling author Elizabeth Gilbert her latest novel is a love story set in 1940s New York. The story of a nineteen year old girl called Vivian who moves to Manhattan told through the eyes of her 89 year old self.

Preeti Gill – She Stoops to Kill

A fantastic anthology of stories of crime and passion written by and about women. This chilling collection of fascinating stories by some of India’s best authors including Paro Anand and Bulbul Sharma is expertly edited by Preeti Gill.

Mark Gimenez – The Governor’s Wife

While working secretly as a nurse Lindsay is abducted by a Mexican drug lord now her husband Bode must choose between the life of his wife or the White House.

R. Giridharan – Right Under Your Nose

In Right Under Your Nose by R. Giridharan, scientists on the verge of an important discovery die one by one under mysterious circumstances. Superintendent Vijay is a detective with a great track record for solving cases but this time he falls prey to the evil schemes concocted by the rivals in his force. As fear spread through the city, Vijay only has one week to find the murderer, if there is one.

Simon Gjeroe – Made in China: A Memoir of Marriage and Mixed Babies in the Middle Kingdom

Simon Rom Gjeroe went to China as a language student, fell in love, and married the teacher. His memoir, Made in China highlights the weird and wonderful world of cross-cultural marriage and parenting, raising a mixed-race baby in China.

Namita Gokhale – Lost in Time Ghatotkacha and the Game of Illusions

Chintamani Dev Gupta’s holiday near Lake Sattal is interrupted when he’s transported through a wormhole and starts an epic adventure.

Namita Gokhale and Ruskin Bond – Himalaya: Adventures, Meditations, Life

With more than fifty essays this comprehensive volume brings together a range of voices in an unparalleled account of the Himalaya.

Arthur Golden – Memoirs of a Geisha

The critically acclaimed Memoirs of a Geisha, a historical fiction about life as a Japanese Geisha. The Debut novel from Arthur Golden and also a major motion picture.

William Goldman / S. Morgenstern – The Princess Bride

The Princess Bride is a story inside a story, cleverly written and full of everything you need including fighting, true love, giants, death and so much more.

Natália Gomes – We Are Not Okay

Natália Gomes’ We Are Not Okay is a young adult novel dedicated to the numerous charities and campaigns that support how we tackle and speak out on issues of bullying, sexual assault, mental health and feminism. The book tells the tale of four teenage girls growing up in Scotland, whose stories vary but whose paths cross. All four girls depict four voices, who all feel unheard and voiceless. We Are Not Okay is a heartbreaking and cautionary tale of consent, victim-blaming, bullying and mental health, and the importance of speaking up, listening to people and being compassionate.

Philip Gooden – May We Borrow Your Language

Explore the intriguing and unfamiliar stories behind familiar words that the English language has borrowed from abroad and shed light on the wider history of the development of the English we speak today.

Alison Goodman – Lady Helen and the Dark Days Club

As Lady Helen steps into the court of Queen Charlotte she also steps into the dark world of missing housemaids and demonic conspiracies.

Robert Goolrick – A Dying of the light

From the author of bestselling A Reliable Wife, Robert Goolrick presents a passionate and dramatic of a glamorous debutante who marries for money and suffers for love.

Dolores Gordon-Smith – The Chessman

With a corpse discovered and other residents of Croxton Ferriers getting notes signed “The Chessman”, Jack Haldean takes on the interesting case of murder, that to someone is just a game.

C W Gortner – The Last Queen

C W Gortner’s The Last Queen is a historical fiction novel about Juana ‘la Loca’ – the last true queen of Spain. Married at 16, a queen at 25 and declared insane and locked up by the men she loved, Juana is the daughter of Ferdinand and Isabella and sister to Catherine of Aragon and she’s a woman ruled by her passions. A tale of dark secrets and betrayal, The Last Queen tells the tale of a fierce woman who fought for her birthright.

Seema Goswami – Race Course Road

Race Course Road reflects on the aftermath of the assassination of a sitting Prime Minister and the battle for succession that ensues within his family.

Leela Gour Broome – Red Kite Adventure

When Arzaan’s new friend Veer is kidnapped, Arzaan uses their similar appearance to make a sacrifice to protect his friend.

Sarah Govett – India Smythe Stands Up

A brilliant and funny young adult novel about being yourself, knowing what you like, and standing up for yourself.

Sarah Govett – The Territory

In a flooded world with dwindling resources Noa must take the TAA exam, anyone who fails gets sent to the Wetland and a life of misery, if not death.

Sarah Govett – The Territory: Escape

A mission is on the way to head to the Wetlands and rescue a childhood friend it seems impossible to get in let alone getting home again.

Niven Govinden – This Brutal House

Niven Govinden’s poetic novel, This Brutal House is set in the 1980s and tells the story of New York drag balls. It explores the reinvention of motherhood in the LGBTQIA+ community, the loss of trans and queer children, and the power of personal and political protest.

Blair Gowrie – The Adventures of George

A collection of connected short stories involving well-known figures and national and international events of the past.

Greg Graffin – Population Wars – A New Perspective on (Co-)Existence

Will the human race be the saviour of this planet or its demise? Greg Graffin makes a scientific complex concept accessible to all.

Seth Grahame-Smith and Jane Austine – Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Jane Austine’s classic Pride and Prejudice is laid to rest in order to rise from the grave, zombie style.

David Grann – Killers of the Flower Moon

A small Federal police force took up the case of the oilmen who were being murdered, The Federal police force soon became the F. B. I. and this was the organization’s first major homicide investigation.

David Grann – White Darkness

A heroic and adventurous tale of one man’s exploration as he attempts to cross the Antarctic in the footsteps of 20th Century polar explorer Ernest Shackleton.

Michael Grant – Gone

A 6-part series of dystopian horror novels for a younger audience, starting with the title novel, Gone. As reviewed and loved by Jordan Corgatelli, aged 16.

Rebecca Xibalba and Tim Greaves  – Misdial

In this gripping and terrifying tale by Rebecca Xibalba and Tim Greaves, a caller misdials a number which then takes her on a rollercoaster ride of terror and confusion as a man of the very edge, with nothing to lose, finally thinks he’s found the idyllic life he’s always dreamed of. This dark and frightening novel will make you dial phone numbers with a lot more care.

Molly Greeley – The Clergyman’s Wife

Set in Jane Austen’s world, Molly Greeley’s début novel, The Clergyman’s Wife is the perfect read for Pride and Prejudice lovers. Charlotte Collins née Lucas, questions the role of love and passion in a woman’s life during this part of history and whether these ideas really matter in the life of a clergyman’s wife.

Anna Katharine Green – The Golden Slipper and Other Problems for Violet Strange

The Golden Slipper and Other Problems for Violet follows socialite and daring debutante, Violet as she solves the crimes of upper Manhattan. First published in 1915, The Golden Slipper by Anna Katherine Green is the début entry into the writer’s Violet Strange series and is often credited as the first book in the famed “girl detectives” mystery fiction genre.

Eliza Green – Becoming Human

Dystopian fiction from new author, Eliza Green. Becoming Human is the first in the Exilon 5 trilogy and was loved by our reviewer who can’t wait to read book 2.

Eliza Green – Altered Reality

Altered Reality is the second book in the sci-fi/dystopian trilogy Exilon 5, reviewed here by reading addict Trevor Litchfield.

Eliza Green – Crimson Dawn

Eliza Green – Crimson Dawn brings the Exilon 5 Trilogy to an amazing conclusion. No spoiler review by reading addict Trevor Litchfield.

John Green – Looking for Alaska

A review of John Green’s debut novel, Looking for Alaska. A tale of childhood, growing up, good friends and a good dose of teenage angst.

John Green – The Fault in Our Stars

When Hazel Grace Lancaster, a 16 year old with thyroid cancer is made to attend a support group, she meets 17 year old Augustus Waters.

John Green – Paper Towns

John Green’s YA novel about about a boy, a girl, some clues and a road trip across America, critically acclaimed and now also a blockbuster movie.

John Green – Turtles All the Way Down

A brilliant hybrid of romance, mystery and coming-of-age in TA novel that explores the highs and lows of friendship, love, loss and family, as Aza struggles with her mental health and Davis struggles with the disappearance of his father.

John Green and David Levithan – Will Grayson, Will Grayson

Two writers (John Green and David Levithan), Two Will Graysons, Two separate stories that are about to merge changing the character’s lives forever.

Katie Green – Lighter Than My Shadow

Katie Green uses her experiences growing up to create a graphic novel showing the effects an eating disorder can have on not just the person with the condition but those closest to them.

Matthew Green – Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend

A touching novel told from the perspective of a small boy’s imaginary friend, shortlisted for the Goodreads awards 2012 and loved by our reviewer Rachel Spring.

Grace Greene – The Memory of Butterflies

With Hannah Cooper’s daughter leaving for college Hannah decides to return to roots and rebuild a house on the site of their old family home, but being back uncovers long kept secrets that could tear her family apart.

Kaitlyn Greenidge – Libertie

Named one of the most anticipated books of 2021 by various publications including; The New York Times and The Washington Post, Libertie by Kaitlyn Greenidge is inspired by the life of one of the first Black female doctors in the United States. Coming of age in a free Black community in Reconstruction-era Brooklyn, Libertie’s mother has a vision for her but she feels stifled by her mother’s choices, and hungers for music, not science. Unlike her mother, Libertie is not White-passing either. When a young Haitian man proposed to her and promises she will be his equal on the islands she accepts, only too soon discover she is still subordinate to him and all men. Libertie struggles with what freedom actually means for a Black woman and where she might find it for herself.

T. Greenwood – Rust and Stardust

A chilling novel that traces two years of assault and trauma on a kidnapped eleven year old girl, and the effect that has on her and the life of her family, friends and those she meets along the way.

Daryl Gregory – Spoonbenders

Con man Teddy Telemachus in need of cash tricks his way into a classified government study that will change his life and give him a family with amazing abilities.

Philippa Gregory – The Last Tudor

Being close to the thrown is a dangerous place especially if you’re looking to have a life of your own.

Iona Grey – Letters To The Lost

Jess breaks into an abandoned house for shelter while trying to get away from her boyfriend, while there she opens a letter addressed to Stella Thorne from Dan Rosinski and from the contents of that letter begins the task of finding them.

Christopher Greyson – The Girl Who Lived

Being back in her home town where her sister was murdered drives Faith Winters first to seek the bottom of a bottle and a state of self destruction, and then to hunt the murderer, but she too is being hunted.

John Grisham – Camino Island

John Grisham’s Camino Island is a thrilling novel with a high-stake mission. After the most devasting heist in literary history is pulled off, the manuscripts of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s only five novels, valued at $25 million but seen by many as priceless, are stolen from a high security vault hidden deep beneath Princeton University. A series of arrests are made but the gang of thieves vanish with the manuscripts without a trace. Now, it’s up to struggling writer, Mercer Mann, to crack a case that even the FBI can’t solve.

Lauren Groff – Florida

The New York times bestselling author returns with storms, snakes, sinkholes and secrets, where the hot un shines and a wild darkness lurks.

Lauren Groff – Matrix

From the author of Fates and Furies, Lauren Groff’s new novel, Matrix is a timely and defiant work that explores the raw power of female creativity in a corrupt world. The novel follows seventeen-year-old Marie de France who is cast out of royal court and sent to live in England to be the new prioress of an abbey that is falling apart. The nuns are on the brink of starvation and are plagued by disease. At first, Marie is taken aback by the severity but soon she finds her passion, determined to chart a new pathway for the women she is now leading.

Emmett Grogan – Ringolevio

Join Emmett Grogan, the sixties legend of controversy through his travels from the streets of New York to the heights of the Haight. CONTAINS SPOILERS!

Lev Grossman – The Magicians (series)

Quentin Coldwater has always been fascinated with the fantasy novels set in the magical land called Fillory but when his newfound powers lead him into his wildest dreams he discovers reality is a lot darker than he imagined.

George and Weedon Grossmith – The Diary of a Nobody

Anxious and accident-prone Charles Pooter’s hilarious and painfully familiar English suburban life is detailed through his dairy chronicles.

Sara Gruen – Water for Elephants

In the early part of  the depression on the “ship of fools” an unlikely trio form a bond of love and trust.

Heather Gudenkauf  – This is How I Lied

Heather Gudenkauf’s This is How I Lied is a psychological mystery, thriller. Twenty-five years ago, aged-16, Maggie found the body of her best friend, Eve Know in a cave near her home. A handful of suspects, including her boyfriend were investigated by the case went cold. For decades, Maggie is haunted by the memories. Now, 7-months pregnant and working as a detective, she is thrust back into her past when a new evidence surfaces and the case is re-opened. Someone in the town knows more than they’re letting on and they’ll stop at nothing to keep the truth buried in the past.

Tara Guha – Untouchable Things

With an invitation to join Seth at his Friday Folly Rebecca Laurence gets sucked into the group, but it’s short lived as one night the group is torn apart.

Jeff Guinn – War on the Border

In War on the Border, Jeff Guinn, chronicler of the Southwestern US, tells the gripping story of Pancho Villa’s bloody raid on a small US border town that then resulted in a violent conflict with the United States of America.

Romesh Gunesekera – Suncatcher

Shortlisted for the Jhalak Prize 2020, Romesh Gunesekera’s Suncatcher is a poignant coming-of-age novel that explores difficult friendships, awakenings, loss of innocence and the search for love. With Ceylon on the brink of change, Kairo is at a loose end, until he meets Jay, a budding naturalist and a rebel. Jay pulls Kairo from the realm of imagination to a world of hunting, fast cars and a girl called Niromi. Jay soon learns the price of privilege and embarks on a journey full of devastating consequences. 

Subhadra Sen Gupta – A Clown for Tenali Rama

Subhadra Sen Gupta’s A Clown for Tenali Rama is a children’s book set in Karnataka, India. It tells the story of two children, Basava and Sivakka, growing up together in a village. One day, Basava finds a sculpting hammer and chisel but when he starts to carve with them he soon realises these are magical tools that take him back to the sixteenth century. Here, the children meet scheming dancers, talented artists and powerful emperors. Basava becomes a sculptor and is commissioned by the legendary Tenali Rama to make something that will make him laugh in this magnificent adventure story.

Subhadra Sen Gupta – Let’s Go Time Travelling Again: Indians Through the Ages

Through snapshots of fiction and wacky trivia, Subhadra Sen Gupta’s  Let’s Go Time Travelling Again: Indians Through the Ages gives young readers a glimpse into India’s vibrant culture as children learn about kings and queens, viceroys, and even ordinary Indian children with stories to tell.

Henriette Gyland – Up Close

Lia is forced to face her past in this absorbing and tense read. She has Aiden close by, although he is dealing with his own demons, the loss of his brother.

Henriette Gyland – The Elephant Girl

A gritty, romantic suspense novel with lots of twists and turns. It’s about murder, suicide and families facing hard truths, and unputdownable according to this review.

Authors H

Mark Haddon – The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

When Christopher Boone, a Fifteen year old with Asperger’s Syndrome discovers a dead dog on a neighbour’s lawn his love of Sherlock Holmes compels him to solve the mystery.

Mark Haddon – A Spot of Bother

A review of the contemporary tale of the average dysfunctional family with a Spot of Bother. From the author of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime.

Mark Haddon – The Porpoise

From the author of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time comes an action-packed, violent and gripping saga, based on the intriguing and magical myth of Pericles or Apollonius of Tyr.

Tessa Hadley – Late in the Day

Their friendship spans thirty years but when one of the group passes their social structure is cracked, can they maintain their friendship after such a tragedy?

Sofie Hagen – Happy Fat

Fat comedian, feminist and podcaster, Sofie Hagen’s book is part autobiography part reference book with a combination of hilarious yet heart-breaking truths about being fat in our modern society and part informed research of the ways in which the world discriminates against fatness.

Shazaf Fatima Haider – A Firefly in the Dark

An unexpected tragedy turns Sharmeen’s life upside down and she hates her new life, but soon she realises it’s all up to her and she needs to rescue the adults in her life.

Francesca Haig – Fire Sermon

Hundreds of years after a nuclear apocalypse only twins are born, one Omega who are oppressed and the other Alpha, treated so different they have one thing in common, they come into the world together and they leave together.

Matt Haig – The Last Family in England

See the world through Prince’s eyes, a Labrador loyal to the Hunter family. Things are changing in his life, what will Prince do for the best?

Matt Haig – Reasons to Stay Alive

At age 24 Matt Haig’s depression meant he could see no way to go on living, with the help from his family he came through his crisis and triumphed over an illness that almost destroyed him.

Matt Haig – How to Stop Time

The main rule is don’t fall in love. Don’t fall in love, Don’t stay in love. if you stick to this you will just about be okay.

Arthur Hailey – Detective

Det Sgt Malcolm Ainslie takes a phone call that sends him to listen to a confession from Elroy who is about to be executed but this confession will catapults Malcolm into an investigation that reaches into his own department and the Miami city government.

R. A. Hakok – Among Wolves

Gabriel has spent the last ten years living in a bunker as the world outside recovers, but when out foraging for supplies Gabriel finds something that starts a chain reaction of dangerous consequences.

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

Three over fifty women conceal a runaway teenager in this fun, fast, easy to read romance. No spoiler review by Teresa M.

Jake Hall – The Art of Drag

Jake Hall’s The Art of Drag is a stunning exploration through the history of drag with stunning, vibrant and colourful illustrations by Sofie Birkin, Helen Li, and Jasjyot Singh Hans. From Kabuki Theatre to RuPaul’s drag race, this guide to the art of drag is rich in history and facts.

Kristin Hannah – The Four Winds

Four Winds by Kriston Hannah is a novel that centers around the Great Depression in Texas. Elsa has found the life she always dreamed of until a drought threatens everything she and her community hold dear to them. Fearful of her future, when Elsa wakes to find her husband missing from their bed she is forced to make the decision of a lifetime, fight for the land she loves or flee with her children to California in search of a better life? The Four Winds is a powerful story of the resilience of women and the bond between mother and daughter.

Jugal Hansraj – The Coward and the Sword

Jugal Hansraj’s The Coward and the Sword is a children’s book set in The Kingdom of Kofu, ruled by the brave king Rissho. The people of Kofu are courageous and brave, except Rissho’s heir 16-year-old Prince Kadis.

Alix E Harrow – The Once and Future Witches

In Alix E Harrow’s powerful novel, The Once and Future Witches, she brings together the magic of witches and the suffragette movement. When three sister witches, James Juniper, Agnes Amaranth, and Beatrice Belladonna, join the suffragists of New Salem the begin a journey to turn the woman’s movement into the witch’s movement.

Syeda Saiyidain Hameed – Born to Be Hanged: Political Biography of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto

This biography is about Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto who was over thrown and executed and the controversial and confrontational politics associated with his era.

Mohsin Hamid – Exit West

By the bestselling author of The Reluctant Fundamentalist. Exit West is Hamid’s magical vision of the refugee crisis. An unlikely couple in love decide their home is no longer safe, so they “Exit West” through magical doorways.

Moshin Hamid – Moth Smoke

Moth Smoke is the sharp and brilliant debut novel from Moshin Hamid, author of Exit West and The Reluctant Fundamentalist. A novel about sex, drugs and class warefare in a Post-colonial Asia, that follows Daru Shezad, a banker with a hashish addiction, as his life slowly unravels. His old friend Ozi has it all and when he moves back to Pakistan, Daru wants to be happy for him but his jealousy sets in, his addiction moves toward Heroin and he falls in love with his friend’s wife. How low will Daru sink and is he guilty of the crime he’s on trial for?

Mohsin Hamid – The Reluctant Fundamentalist

A mysterious stranger in Lahore, an invitation to tea lead to a gripping and thrilling read in Moshin Hamid’s Man Booker Prize shortlisted novel, The Reluctant Fundamentalist.

Alwyn Hamilton – Rebel of the Sands

Amani can’t wait to escape Dustwalk but she never envisioned galloping away on a mythical horse with a fugitive and an army chasing them but that’s just the beginning of her story.

Alwyn Hamilton – Traitor to the Throne

Amani finds herself alone and as a prisoner of the enemy, but she’s determined to uncover the Sultan’s secrets in order to bring him down, but with her spending so much time in the palace she begins to question who the threat is to her homeland.

Penny Hancock – Just Good Friends

Penny Hancock’s Just Good Friends is award-winning original fiction for learners of English. In this story, Stephany and Max spend their first holiday together in Italy, staying at Stephany’s friend, Carlos’ flat. Max becomes a little jealous of Carlos, while Carlos’s wife is definitely not happy to see Stephany. Soon it becomes clear that there’s more between Stephany and Carlos than just friendship.

Kristin Hannah – The Nightingale

In order to keep her family safe, Vianne must make some impossible choices after her home is requisitioned by a German Captain.

Kristin Hannah – The Great Alone

From the author of the Nightingale comes a tale of family, love and loss. Set in Alaska in the 70s, to the backdrop of the end of the Vietnam war this beautiful portrait of family will appeal to everyone.

Kristin Hannah – Between Sisters

Meghann’s terrible choice caused her to lose everything including the love of her sister Claire, twenty years have passed and with Claire’s wedding day fast approaching the sisters try to build bridges.

Heather Hansen – Advocate to Win: 10 Tools to Ask for What You Want and Get It

Award-winning trial attorney, Heather Hansen has created a system to help her clients make the best choices for their lives, their cases, and ultimately for their wins, giving them the tools they need to believe in themselves. Now, she’s passing those tools on to readers in her book, Advocate to Win: 10 Tools to Ask for What You Want and Get It.

Yuval Noah Harari – Sapiens

Sapiens is a thrilling account of the 4.5 billion year history of the earth, mankind and the modern world and is a must for nonfictions fans.

Thomas Hardy – Far from the Madding Crowd

Thomas Hardy’s classic novel Far from the Madding Crowd introduces readers to the independent Bathsheba Everdene as she takes up her position as head of the largest farming estate in the area, mild-mannered shepherd Gabriel Oak, solider and seducer Sergeant Troy and the gentleman and farmer Boldwood. Each of these men complicates Everdene’s life in some way and soon tragedy ensues.

Jane Harper – The Dry

Aaron Falk returns to his home town for the funeral of his childhood best friend, but as he’s drawn into the ongoing investigation Aaron must confront those who rejected him years ago.

Jane Harper – Force of Nature

A corporate retreat to build teamwork between five office colleagues comes under investigation when only four make it out the other side.

Jane Harper – The Lost Man

Jane Harper’s The Lost Man is a gripping and page-turning crime novel. Set in the stark outback of Australia two brothers meet at the remote borders of their lands, and Harper’s novel asks ‘What happened at Stockman’s Grave’ and what happened to the middle brother Cameron? 

Janelle Harris – See Me Not

See Me Not is a psychological thriller, set in the modern age of social media ‘Facebook friends’ and lives that are no longer private. In this modern age, how do you keep a secret and just how well do you know your friends?

J. S. Harris – Kingsblood

Pax and her friends take a ride up the holy mountain one last time before joining the peace council and end up on an adventure that could change the world!

Meena Harris – Kamala and Maya’s Big Idea (illustrated by Ana Ramírez González)

Written by Vice-President of the United State Kamala’s Harris’ niece, Meena Harris, Kamala and Maya’s Big Idea is an uplifting tale of who Kamala and her sister Maya learned to persevere when they were faced with disappointment and turn their dreams into a reality. An inspiration tale for children with delightful illustrations by Ana Ramírez González. 

Nathan Harris – The Sweetness of Water

A New York Times Bestseller, Nathan Harris’ The Sweetness of Water is a lyrical and powerful début novel. The story follows brothers, Landry and Prentiss, born into slavery and freed as the American Civil War ends. The brothers are penniless and their only hope is to find work in a society that still views them as nothing. Farmer George Walker and his wife Isabelle, who are reeling from their own loss, agree to employ the brothers after a chance encounter, and a slow, tentative bond between these two groups of strangers begins to blossom. Their sanctuary survives on a knife-edge though, and it isn’t long before a tragedy causes the inhabitants of a nearby town to view their friendship with suspicion, resulting in devastating consequences.

Tessa Harris – Anatomist’s Apprentice

With the death of Sir Edward Crick, Lady Lydia Farrell calls in the help of Dr Thomas Silkstone to find out what really happened to her brother.

Zakiya Dalila Harris – The Other Black Girl

Zakiya Dalila Harris’s The Other Black Girl is a thrilling, dark yet funny novel reminiscent of Jordan Peele’s Get Out. 26-year-old  Nella is tired of being the only Black employee faced with isolation and micro-aggressions. Then, Hazel starts working in the cubicle next to hers. Soon though, a string of events causes Nella to become public enemy number one and Hazel the star employee. Notes start appearing on Nella’s desk telling her to leave. Nella doesn’t want to believe Hazel is behind them but as she starts to spiral and obsess over the sinister forces at play, she soon realises that it isn’t just her career that’s on the line. 

Mette Ivie Harrison – The Bishop’s Wife

In this Mormon community there is a mystery unfolding, but Linda, the bishop’s wife is determined to uncover it.

Alix E Harrow – The Ten Thousand Doors of January

Alix E Harrow’s debut novel is a spellbinding love story. This magically engrossing piece of fantasy fiction, which is full of gripping adventure, will leave you with a sense of wonder and a longing for more.

Johan Harstad – 172 Hours On The Moon

Forty years after NASA sent the first men to the moon the world are buzzing as a historic international lottery takes place to send three lucky teenagers into space but what will be waiting in space for the winners.

Kent Haruf – Our Souls At Night

Long lonely nights are all Addie Moore has been living with since the death of her husband years ago but that all changes when she visits her neighbour Louis Waters.

Sven Hassel – Monte Cassino

Sven Hassell writes of his fictional experiences in the Italian front, late in the war. No spoiler review by Campbell McAulay.

Sven Hassel – Wheels of Terror

The 27th Penal Regiment are stationed on the Russian Front where life expectancy is measured in weeks, but Sven and his comrades fight to the end, not for Germany or Hitler, but for survival.

A.D. Hasselbring – A Thicket of Tales

A Thicket of Tales is a collection of nine fairy tales for younger children, containing a wide collection of stories with beautiful language, according to reviewer Allie.

Ben Hatch – The P45 Diaries

Jay Golden is coming to terms with his mother condition whilst trying to find his place in the world.

Paula Hawkins – The Girl on the Train

A psychological thriller sure to have you pinned to your seats. Hard to put down until the end of the journey, and as much of a roller coaster as Gone Girl.

Stephen Hawking – A Brief History Of Time

Where did the universe come from? Stephen Hawking answers this and other big questions in a way that non-scientist can understand.

Stephen and Lucy Hawking – Unlocking the Universe

Curated by Lucy Hawking, Unlocking the Universe contains a collection of essays, mind-blowing facts and stunning photographs from the world’s leading scientist, Professor Stephen Hawking. If you’ve ever wondered how the universe began or what it would take to put a human on Mars, then this is the book for you.

Terry Hayes – I Am Pilgrim

After retiring from a secret espionage unit the Pilgrim wrote a book on forensic criminal investigation which would not only help someone perform the perfect murder but would help detective Ben Bradley track Pilgrim down and get him to help investigate the murder he helped commit.

Elizabeth Haynes – Into the Darkest Corner

The darker side of her now, ex-boyfriend drove Cathy to ‘the darkest corner’, making her a paranoid wreck, but with time she begins to feel safe again. Until, that is, she gets a phone call which reignites the fear.

Denise Hayton – Breaking Step

At St Jude’s Primary School, it’s another year of the same in this environment where staff pupils and parents collide but with the millennium approaching deputy head teacher Beverley Dickinson must decide to continue to embrace the familiar or break step and veer off into a new direction.

Joel Hayward – The Leadership of Muhammad: A Historical Reconstruction

There are surprisingly few books that explore the Islamic Prophet Muhammad’s immense impact on history and analyze his leadership. Professor Joel Hayward approaches the Prophet’s leadership differently and impartially to demonstrate that Muhammad was “a profoundly effective leader”.

Maria Dahvana Headley – The Mere Wife

Willa and Dana’s lives are very different, seperated by the gates, cameras and motion-activated lights that surround Herot Hall but their worlds are about to collide when their boys Dylan and Grendel meet.

Kevin Hearne – Hounded

For centuries Atticus’ sword “Fragarach” has been coveted by a Celtic god who has managed to track Atticus down. Atticus will need all his power and his friends to keep “Fragarach” and his life.

Robert A. Heinlein – Stranger in a Strange Land

Being raised on Mars, Valentine Michael Smith is now heading to his home land, Earth, but what challenges will await him? Review by Mathew Hooper.

Robert A Heinlein – Friday

At Boss’ behest Friday (a secret courier) travels from New Zealand to Canada going from one calamity after another.

Joseph Heller – Catch-22

Joseph Heller’s Catch-22 is a satirical, historical novel set during the closing months of World War II. This hilarious and equally tragic number explores the ‘catch-22’ situation of trying to escape the war.

Peter Heller – The Guide

From the bestselling author of The River, comes Peter Heller’s The Guide. A thriller set at the Kingfisher Lodge, an exclusive resort that offers its wealthy clients a respite from the viruses that have plagued America for years. Fishing guide Jack gets a chance at normality here as he battles the demons of a recent loss. Until that is, human screams echo in the night and Jack quickly realises this idyllic resort might be hiding something more sinister.

Peter Heller – The River

A story of two friends who take a canoe down the Maskwa river. A drama so full of suspense you won’t be able to put it down.

Mark Helprin – Paris in the Present Tense

In Paris seventy four year old Jules Lacour isn’t looking to calm his life down, with adventures from falling in love to savage violence, Jules has it all to come.

Ernest Hemingway – The Sun Also Rises

Ernest Hemingway’s Fiesta: The Sun Also Rises is a masterpiece, quintessential novel from this classic author. A poignant examination of the post-war generation portraying the disillusionment and angst of the book’s two main characters Jake Barnes and Lady Brett Ashley, the novel spans from the nightlife of 1920s Paris to brutal bullfights in Spain.

Amy Hempel – Sing To It

A brand new short story collection from award winner Amy Hempel. Tales of beautifully drawn characters, living everyday lives written with great care and compassion.

Christina Henry – Alice

In the hospital, there is a woman. Her hair, once blonde, but now it hangs down in her back in a tangled mess. She doesn’t remember why she’s in there. Just a tea party long ago, and long ears, and blood…

Frank Herbert – Dune

An award winning novel and considered by many to be a sci-fi masterpiece, Dune is the first in a series of novels by Frank Herbert.

Frank Herbert – Dune Messiah

Dune Messiah is the second book in the Dune Saga, Continuing the story of the man Muad’dib heir to an unimaginable power and force.

Imogen Hermès Gowar – The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock 

This curious, spell-binding and mysterious debut novel is a historical fiction set in 1784 telling the tale of the marvellous Mrs Hancock and merchant John Hancock whose ship appears to have been sold for the price of one mermaid.

Tania Hershman, Ailsa Holland and Jo Bell – On This Day She

On This Day She by Tania Hershman, Ailsa Holland and Jo Bell offers a collection of biographies of women from history, many of whom have been overlooked or completely forgotten. First started as a Twitter account, On This Day she aims to put women back into our history, and change the way we see the past.

Thor Heyerdahl – Kon-Tiki: Across the Pacific by Raft

Thor Heyerdahl’s memoirs are a timeless boys-own adventure. Review reproduced here with kind permission of Campbell McAulay.

Kati Hiekkapelto – The Defenceless

Anna Fekete and her partner Esko are investigating separate complex cases that collide together in unpredictable ways.

Naoki Higashida – The Reason I Jump

Through the eyes on a thirteen year old boy, this book explains why Naoki does some of the things he does and therefore shows an insight into the life and mind of a autistic child.

Keigo Higashino – Salvation of a Saint

Yoshitaka was about to leave his wife when his is killed by poisoning, the most likely suspect, his wife was hundreds of miles away and detective Kusanagi is smitten with the suspect so his assistant Kaoru calls in professor Manabu Yukawa.

Keigo Higashino – Journey Under the Midnight Sun

Detective Sasagaki is assigned to the case of a murdered man in an abandoned building in Osaka, but as the years go on the killer is still not found not that this is stopping Sasagaki from investigating.

Keigo Higashino – Malice

A game of cat and mouse to find the truth behind two writers friendship and why one was found brutally murdered.

Jack Higgins – Rain on the Dead

Jack Higgins is considered one of the finest action writers of all time, the favourite author of Lee Bridge, but he didn’t think this was Higgins greatest work.

Sarah Hilary – Someone Else’s Skin

While DI Marnie Rome visits a woman’s refuge to collected a statement she comes across a violent crime leading to an enthralling investigation that pulls in all around her.

D.L. Hildebrandt – Atlantis The Reawakening

The true Atlantis that philosophers and historians have searched for is disclosed and described in vivid detail.

Christopher Hill – Lenin and the Russian Revolution

Described as one of the best books about Lenin anyone could hope to read but now out of print and difficult to get a copy of. A description of Lenin and the Russian Revolution.

David Hill – First to the Top

A picture book version of Sir Edmund’s story, from his childhood in New Zealand to the conquering of Everest.

Joe Hill – Horns

Ignatius Perrish wakes from a night of excessive drinking to find horns on his head and no recollection of how he got them, it soon becomes clear with these horns comes abilities.

Joe Hill – The Fireman

What starts as beautiful black and gold markings on the skin soon becomes a corps on fire, can anyone stop the contagion from burning the whole world?

Susan Hill – Howards End is on the Landing

Howards End is on the Landing: A year of reading from home – is a documentation of Hill’s personal journey through her own collection of books.

Lindsey Hilsum – In Extremis

Follow Marie Colvin around the world. Israel, Palestine, Chechnya, East Timor, and Sri Lanka, just some of the intriguing places visited by the war correspondent who loved to live dangerously.

Barry Hines – A Kestrel for a Knave

Read our user-submitted book review of Barry Hines’ A Kestrel for a Knave, as reviewed by Reading Addict, Enchanted Reader.

S. E. Hinton – The Outsiders

A gritty, open and honest coming of age novel. PonyBoy the protagonist goes against all the usual stereotypes of an orphaned adolescent. More than 50 years after it was first published, Outsiders is still a classic that should be a must-read for all teenagers.

Jean Chen Ho – Fiona and Jane

Jean Chen Ho’s début novel, Fiona and Jane, is a tale of friendship that follows two Taiwanese American best friends from school to adult life. Their friendship is strained by heartbreak, insecurities, shame, and physical distance, but the stories they tell in this collection showcase the boundless love and intensity of female friendships.

Ruth Hobart – Cinderella

Ruth Hobart’s adaptation of Cinderella for early readers uses simple, repetitive language to make practising English fun and have children memorising the story in no time. While beautiful illustrations from Giovanni Manna captivate the reader. What’s more, games and language activities after the story further add to the fun of learning to read English.

Robin Hobb – The Farseer Trilogy

Treated as an outcast young Fitz is the son of Prince Chivalry, regarded as a threat to the throne he could be the key to saving the kingdom.

Brandon Hobson – Where The Dead Sit Talking

With his single mother in jail, fifteen year old Sequoyah, is placed in foster care with the Troutt family. Literally and figuratively scarred by his unstable upbringing.

Benjamin Hoff – The Tao of Pooh

In this book, Benjamin Hoff uses the loveable bear created by A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh, to brilliantly demonstrate the ancient Chinese principles of Taoism alongside classic illustrations for Winnie-the-Pooh artist, E.H. Shepard.

C. C. Hogan – Dirt

With his younger sister kidnapped, Johnson Farthing must set out to save his sister, with the help of a sea dragon and a magician will he manage to rescue his sister?

Stark Holborn – Nunslinger

This fast paced western follows Sister Josephine from St Louis to Sacramento, with high action and moral challenges along the way.

Jane Holland – Forget Her Name

Catherine’s older sister was no angel, she terrorised Catherine making her life a misery until the skiing holiday when Rachel died but with the package arriving as a reminder of the childhood she’s been trying to forget could she still be alive?

Gail Honeyman – Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine

A deeply moving story of the way one person’s kindness can completely change the way you feel about your life. Eleanor will stay with you long after you finish reading.

Colleen Hoover – Confess

Owen doesn’t want to lose Auburn, all he needs to do is confess, but that could also be the thing that destroys them.

Anna Hope – The Ballroom

Once a week the men and women locked away inside an asylum attend a ballroom dance, it’s in this ballroom that John and Ella meet and their lives are changed forever.

Anthony Horowitz – Myths And Legends

It’s the Second World War and the Germans are bombing London and Plymouth, they’ve killed thousands and everyone hates them, especially David as they killed his father.

Anthony Horowitz – Stormbreaker

The Alex Rider adventures are now bestsellers all over the world, and the book that started it all, stormbreaker is soon to be a major motion picture.

Anthony Horowitz – House of Silk

The original Conan Doyle Story of Sherlock Holmes is exquisitely recreated by Anthony Horowitz. No spoiler review by Campbell McAulay.

Anthony Horowitz – Moriarty

Anthony Horowitz is back with another addition of the Sherlock Holmes stories. No spoiler review by Campbell McAulay.

Jorn Lier Horst – The Katharina Code

The twelfth book of the Wisting series, but perfectly readable as a standalone too, The Katharina Code is perfect Scandinavian Crime Noir and comes highly recommended.

Khaled Hosseini – The Kite Runner

Khaled Hosseini’s tale of love, friendship and lessons in life is sure to strike a chord. A beautiful book, beautifully written and loved by me!

Khaled Hosseini – A Thousand Splendid Suns

Set in Afghanistan, A Thousand Splendid Suns tells the brutal story of a husband and his two wives, the loving bond can over come any obstacle.

Khaled Hosseini – Sea Prayer

Fans have waited a long time for a new instalment from Hosseini and it’s here in the form of a deeply moving response to the refugee crisis, inspired by the haunting image of Alan Kurdi whose body washed up on a Turkish beach.

Khaled Hosseini – And the Mountains Echoed

Another beautifully told story about love and heartache set in Kabul, Paris, San Francisco and the Greek island of Tinos.

Paul Howarth – Only Killers and Thieves

In this brutal novel two adolescent brothers are exposed to the cruelty and savagery of life after tragedy shatters their family.

Tanya Huff – Summon the Keeper

A review of the fantasy trilogy, starting with book one, Summon the Keeper by Tanya Huff. This review contains some minor spoilers.

Bethany Hughes – The Hemlock Cup

We come to understand the profound influences of time and place in the evolution of Socrates’ eternally provocative philosophy.

Lucy Hughes-Hallett – Peculiar Ground

Award-winning author of The Pike makes her literary return with a historical novel that explores surprisingly timely themes of immigration and exclusion.

Victor Hugo – Les Miserables

Victor Hugo’s classic novel Les Miserables follows the escaped convict, Jean Valjean, as he tries to put his past behind him and become a respected member of society. A tale of injustice, heroics and love, in this novel of epic scale which spans from the eve of the battle of Waterloo to the July Revolution of 1830.

S.M. Hulse – Eden Mine

S.M. Hulse returns after her award-winning début, Black River, with Eden Mine. In Eden Mine, Hulse examines the aftershock following an act of domestic terrorism in a small Montana town. A timely tale of anger as communities are torn apart, in this beautiful novel set in the West which tells of a deep love for your land, continuing faith despite the evil in front of you and the terrible choices we have to make for the people we love.

Laird Hunt – Zorrie

Twice orphaned, first by the death of her parents and again when her new guardian, her aunt passes Zorrie Underwood drifts west, surviving on odd jobs and sleeping in barns before she finally gains a position at a radium processing plant where the girls glow at the end of each day from the radioactive material. When Indiana calls Zorrie home she finally finds the love and community that have so far eluded her but as she tries to build a new life, Zorrie soon discovers that her trials have only just begun.

Sheila Hunter – The Heather to The Hawkesbury

Emigrating from the Isle of Skye during the clearance four families must overcome accidents, losses and other trails as they struggle to adapt to their new home in Australia.

James Hurst – Scarlet Ibis

When Scarlet and, her brother Red are split up and sent to live with different families, Scarlet knows she’s got to do whatever it takes to get her brother back.

William Hussey – The Outrage

The Outrage is an LGBTQIA+ young adult novel that imagines a Britain after an ‘Outrage’, the Protectorate enforces the Public good and rights for gay, trans and other LGBT+ rights have been rolled back. A dystopian, thriller, action-packed novel, The Outrage is a gripping tale of love and rebellion.

Sun-Mi Hwang – The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly

Read our book review of Sun-Mi Hwang’s fairy tale short story – The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly – as interpreted by reading addict Enchanted Wanderer.

Sally Hyder – Finding Harmony

With her youngest child Melissa diagnosed with severe autism, Sally needs help, she finds much more in Harmony.

Julie Hyzy – State of the Onion

Can Olivia Paras land the job of her dreams as the executive chef at the white house while going up against her nemesis and an elusive assassin who wants her dead?

Julie Hyzy – Hail to the Chef

Ollie Paras is searching for a killer after the death of a electrician and an apparent suicide but will she find a killer or is it just a coincidence?

Julie Hyzy – Eggsecutive Orders

After eating dinner that Olivia’s staff prepared NSA big shot Carl Minkus dies, now the secret service are looking into all aspects of the White house kitchen staff, but with the Easter event to prepare for Olivia must find the real culprit so she can get on with her job.