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Adebayo, Ayobami – Stay With Me

Albanese, Joe – Smash and Grab

Ali, Monica – Brick Lane

Allcott, Charlene – The Single Mum’s Wish List

Angelou, Maya – I Know Why The Caged Birds Sings

Arikawa, Hiro – The Travelling Cat Chronicles

Atkinson, Kate – Transcription


Backman, Fredrick – My Grandmother Sends Her Regards & Apologies

Barnes, Adrian – Nod

Barnett, Laura – The Versions of Us

Barr, Emily – The One Memory of Flora Banks

Bassett, Tony – Smile of the Stowaway

Beagin, Jen – Pretend I’m Dead

Bellairs, George – A Knife for Harry Dodd

Bourland, Barbara – I’ll Eat When I’m Dead

Boyne, John – The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

Brown, Craig – Ma’am Darling: 99 Glimpses of Princess Margaret

Brown, Hamish – East of West, West of East

Bryson, Bull – Neither Here, Nor There: Travels in Europe

Burton, Jessie – The Muse, The Miniaturist


Cahill, Jennifer L. – One?

Callaghan, Helen – Dear Amy

Camel, West – Attend

Camilleri, Andrea – A Nest of Vipers

Cannon, Joanna – The Trouble with Goats and Sheep

Carey, M.R. – The Boy on the Bridge

Carver, Will – Good Samaritans

Chatwin, Bruce – In Patagonia

Claypole White, Barbara – The Promise Between Us

Cleave, Chris – Little Bee, Incendiary

Cline, Emma – The Girls

Crowhurst, Anna-Marie – The Illumination of Ursula Flight


Davies, Michelle – Dead Guilty

Davis, Charlotte Nicole – The Good Luck Girls

Denman, Candy – #YouToo

Dennison, Hannah – Dangerous Deception at Honeychurch Hall

Díaz, Junot – The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Didierlaurent, Jean-Paul – The Reader on the 6.27

Didion, Joan – Slouching Towards Bethlehem, Play It as It Lays

Dix, Rose Ellen & Spaughton, Rosie – Overshare: Love, Laughs, Sexuality and Secrets

Ducie, Elizabeth – Gorgito’s Ice Rink


East, Tara – Every Time He Dies

Ebershoff, David – The Danish Girl

Edwards, Kim – The Memory Keeper’s Daughter

Everett, Felicity – The People at Number 9 


Farr, Romola – Bridge to Eternity

Ferrante, Elena – Troubling Love

Fielding, Helen – Bridget Jones’s Diary

Frazier, Ian – Gone to New York: Adventures in the City

Frost, Claire – Living My Best Li(f)e

Fuller, Claire – Our Endless Numbered Days


Gattis, Ryan – All Involved

Gayle, Mike – Wish You Were Here, The Man I Think I Know, The Hope Family Calendar

Gilbert, Elizabeth – Eat Pray Love

Golding, William – The Lord of the Flies

Grant, Linda – Upstairs at the Party

Gyasi, Yaa – Homegoing


Haig, Matt – How to Stop TimeThe Humans, Reasons to Stay Alive

Halabi, Anna – Syrian Brides

Halls, Stacey – The Familiars

Han, Jenny – To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before

Hawkins, Paula – The Girl on the Train

Hayes, Terry – I am Pilgrim

Heaberlin, Julia – Black Eyed Susans

Healey, Emma – Elizabeth is Missing

Helle, Helle – This Should Be Written in the Present Tense

Heminsley, Alexandra – Running Like a Girl

Hogan, Ruth – The Keeper of Lost Things, The Wisdom of Sally Red Shoes

Holmes, Lucy-Anne – Just a Girl Standing in Front of a Boy

Hope, Anna – Expectation

Hunter, Megan – The End We Start From



Jansson, Tove – The Summer Book

Jennings, Luke – Killing Eve: Codename Villanelle

Jonasson, Jonas – The Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared

Joyce, Rachel – A Snow Garden and Other Stories


Kantaria, Annabel – The Disappearance

Kawaguchi, Toshikazu – Before the Coffee Gets Cold

Kay, Adam – This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor

Kelso, Alix – The Perfect Moment, A Little Romance, The Next Forever

Khan, Awais – In the Company of Strangers


Ladipo Manyika, Sarah – Like a Mule Bringing Ice Cream to the Su

Laguna, Sofia – The Choke

Lake, Alex – The Last Lie, Seven Days

Lansens, Lori – The Girls

Lapena, Shari – The Couple Next Door

Le Moignan, Anthony – A Long Goodbye

Levez, Olivia – The Island

Levy, Deborah – Billy & GirlHot Milk, Swimming Home, The Unloved

Ley, Rebecca – Sweet Fruit, Sour Land

Lodge, David – The Man Who Wouldn’t Get Up and Other Stories


Mackintosh, Clare – I See You, I Let You Go

Manning, Sarra – The Rise and Fall of Becky Sharp

Masters, S.R – The Killer You Know

McCall Smith, Alexander – The No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency

McFarlane, Mhairi – Don’t You Forget About Me

McInerney, Lisa  – The Glorious Heresies

Michell, Tom – The Penguin Lessons

Mitchell, David – Slade HouseThe Bone Clocks

Miyashita, Natsu – The Forest of Wool and Steel

Moriarty, Liane – Big Little LiesThe Last Anniversary

Mostyn, Nicola – The Love Delusion

Monaco, J.M – How We Remember

Moss, Sarah – Names for the Sea: Strangers in Iceland

Moyes, Jojo – After You

Murata, Sayaka – Convenience Store Woman


New York Magazine – My First New York: Early Adventures in the Big City

Ng, Celeste – Everything I Never Told You

Nicholls, Davis – Us

Nneka Arimah, Lesley – What it Means When a Man Falls From the Sky


O’Connor, Rebecca – He is Mine and I Have No Other

O’Farrell, Maggie – This Must Be The Place, I Am, I Am, I Am

O’Halloran Schwartz, Liese – The Possible World

O’Porter, Dawn – Goose

Ogawa, Yōko – Hotel Iris, Revenge, The Diving Pool, The Housekeeper and The Professor, The Memory Police

Overton, Hollie – Baby Doll


Parker, G.D. – Black Matter

Patterson, James – Private India (#8), Private Vegas (#9), Private Paris (#10), Private Delhi (#13)

Pearce, A.J. – Dear Mrs Bird

Picoult, Jodi – Small Great Things



Robertson, S.D. – If I Ever Fall

Robertson North, Elaine – I Can’t Tell You Why

Rowley, Steven – Lily and the Octopus


Sabolo, Monica – All this Has Nothing to Do with Me

Shamsie, Kamila – Home Fire

Shortall, Eithne – Three Little Truths

Shukla, Nikesh – Coconut Unlimited

Slimani, Leïla – Lullaby

Smith, Zadie – Swing TimeOn Beauty

Sopinka, Heidi – The Dictionary of Animal Languages

Spaughton, Rosie & Dix, Rose Ellen – Overshare: Love, Laughs, Sexuality and Secrets

St. John Mandel, Emily – Station Eleven

Stjernström, Peter – The Best Book in the World

Strout, Elizabeth – My Name is Lucy Barton, Olive Kitteridge

Sudjic, Olivia – Sympathy


Teo, Sharlene – Ponti

Treacher, Liz – The Wrong Envelope

Treseder, Jill – The Birthday House

Trollope, Joanna – City of Friends

Tudor Owen, Paul – The Weighing of the Heart

Tugwell, Jem – Proximity




Ware, Ruth – In a Dark, Dark Wood, The Woman in Cabin 10

Waters, Sarah – AffinityThe Paying Guests, The Night Watch

Winman, Sarah – Tin Man

Wood, Levison – Walking The Himalayas




Zhang, Amy – Falling into Place

Zusak, Markus – The Book Thief