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The 24 Hour Cafe by Libby Page

999 – My Life on the Frontline of the Ambulance Service by Dan Farnworth


Adventures in Opting Out by Cait Flanders

An Advertisement for Toothpaste by Ryszard Kapuscinksi

Affinity by Sarah Waters

After the End by Clare Mackintosh

After You by Jojo Moyes

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

All Involved by Ryan Gattis

All the Lonely People by Mike Gayle

All the Wrong Places by Joy Fielding

All this Has Nothing to Do with Me by Monica Sabolo

An American Marriage by Tayari Jones

An Amorous Discourse in the Suburbs of Hell by Deborah Levy

Animal Life by Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir

The Aosawa Murders by Riku Onda

Are We Having Fun Yet? by Lucy Mangan

The Arrangements by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Assembly by Natasha Brown

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson

Attend by West Camel

The Authenticity Project by Clare Pooley


Babel by R.F. Kuang

Baby Doll by Hollie Overton

The Baby is Mine by Oyinkan Braithwaite

The Beach Party Mystery by Peter Bartram

Becky by Sarah May

Becoming by Michelle Obama

The Beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy Lefteri

Before Her by Jacqueline Woodson

Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi

Behind the Scenes at the Museum by Kate Atkinson

Behind the Screen by Israel Keats

The Best Book in The World by Peter Stjernström

The Big Chill by Doug Johnstone

Big Little Lies by Lianne Moriarty

Billy & Girl by Deborah Levy

The Birthday House by Jill Treseder

Black Eyed Susans by Julia Heaberlin

Black Matter by G.D. Parker

Blood on His Hands by Ian McFadyen

The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell

The Book of Koli by M.R. Carey

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

The Bookshop by Penelope Fitzgerald

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne

The Boy on the Bridge by M.R. Carey

Breakfast at Bronzefield by Sophie Campbell

Brick Lane by Monica Ali

Bridge to Eternity by Romola Farr

Bridget Jones’s Diary by Helen Fielding

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz

Burnt Sugar by Avni Doshi

The Butchers by Ruth Gilligan


Can You Feel This? by Julie Orringer

The Cat Who Saved Books by Sōsuke Natsukawa

The Choke by Sofia Laguna

Christmas at the Beach Café by Lucy Diamond

City of Friends by Joanna Trollope

Coconut Unlimited by Nikesh Shukla

The Colours That Blind by Rutendo Tavengerwei

Coming Home to Maple Cottage by Holly Martin

Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata

Conversations with Friends by Sally Rooney

Corpses in Enderby by George Bellairs

The Cost of Living by Deborah Levy

The Cottage on Sunshine Beach by Holly Martin

The Courage to Care by Christie Watson

The Couple by Helly Acton

The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena

Coyote Fork by James Wilson

Crocodile Tears by Mercedes Rosende


Daisy Jones and The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

A Dark Matter by Doug Johnstone

Darkness and Grace by Kathryn Schleich

Dangerous Deception at Honeychurch Hall by Hannah Dennison

The Danish Girl by David Ebershoff

The Day the World Came to Town by Jim DeFede

Dead Guilty by Michelle Davies

Dear Amy by Helen Callaghan

Dear Fatty by Dawn French

Dear Mrs Bird by A.J. Pearce

Death and Croissants by Ian Moore

Death Makes No Distinction by Lucienne Boyle

Devastation Road by Joanna Baker

Diary of a Prison Officer by Josie Channer

The Dictionary of Animal Languages by Heidi Sopinka

Diddly Squat by Jeremy Clarkson

The Disappearance by Annabel Kantaria

The Diving Pool by Yōko Ogawa

Dolly Parton, Songteller: My Life in Lyrics by Dolly Parton

Don’t Stop Believin’ by Olivia Newton-John

Don’t You Forget About Me by Mhairi McFarlane


Early Morning Riser by Katherine Heiny

Earthlings by Sayaka Murata

East of West, West of East by Hamish Brown

Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

Educated by Tara Westover

Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healey

The Elsinore Vanish by Joanna Baker

Enchantment by Katherine May

The End We Start From by Megan Hunter

Everything I Know About Love by Dolly Alderton

Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng

Every Time He Dies by Tara East

Everything My Mother Taught Me by Alice Hoffman

The Existence of Amy by Lana Grace Riva

Expectation by Anna Hope


Failosophy: A Handbook For When Things Go Wrong by Elizabeth Day

The Fall of Koli by M. R. Carey

Falling into Place by Amy Zhang

The Fallout by Rebecca Thornton

Fame by Andy Warhol

The Familiars by Stacey Halls

The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by J.K. Rowling

The Fathers, the Sons and the Anxious Ghost by Jamie Adams

The Favour by Laura Vaughan

The Fire Starters by Jan Carson

The Forest of Wool and Steel by Natsu Miyashita

For When I’m Gone by Rebecca Ley

The Foundling by Stacey Halls


Ghost Wall by Sarah Moss

Gilding the Lily by Justine John

Girl A: The truth about the Rochdale sex ring by the victim who stopped them

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo

The Girls by Emma Cline

The Girls by Lori Lansens

 The Girls Are Good by Ilaria Bernardini

Give and Take by Adam Grant

The Goddess of Macau by Graeme Hall

Gone to New York: Adventures in the City by Ian Frazier

The Glorious Heresies by Lisa McInerney

The Good Luck Girls by Charlotte Nicole Davis

Good Samaritans by Will Carver

Goose by Dawn O’Porter

Gorgito’s Ice Rink by Elizabeth Ducie

Grace After Henry by Eithne Shortall

The Guest Cat by Takashi Hiraide


Hard Pushed by Leah Hazard

The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson

Haven’t They Grown by Sophie Hannah

He Is Mine and I Have No Other by Rebecca O’Connor

Him & Me by Jack & Michael Whitehall

Hinton Hollow Death Trip by Will Carver

The History of the Musical by Richard Fawkes

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Holiday Cottage by the Sea by Holly Martin

Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

Homeward Bound by Richard Smith

The Hope Family Calendar by Mike Gayle

Hot Milk by Deborah Levy

Hotel Iris by Yōko Ogawa

The Housekeeper and The Professor by Yōko Ogawa

How to Be a Woman by Caitlin Moran

How to Play Dead by Jacqueline Ward

How to Stop Time by Matt Haig

How We Remember by J.M. Monaco

The Humans by Matt Haig

A Hundred Million Years and a Day by Jean-Baptiste Andrea

The Hundred Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson


I Am, I Am, I Am by Maggie O’Farrell

I am Pilgrim by Terry Hayes

I Can’t Tell You Why by Elaine Robertson North

I Know Why The Caged Birds Sings by Maya Angelou

I Know You by Annabel Kantaria

I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh

I See You by Clare Mackintosh

I Want to Be Where the Normal People Are by Rachel Bloom

I’ll Eat When I’m Dead by Barbara Bourland

If I Ever Fall by S.D. Robertson

If You Could Go Anywhere by Paige Toon

Ignatius by Dan Wood

The Illumination of Ursula Flight by Anna-Marie Crowhurst

In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware

In Patagonia by Bruce Chatwin

In The Company of Strangers by Awais Khan

Incendiary by Chris Cleave

The Island by Olivia Levez

It Could Never Happen Here by Eithne Shortall

It Starts With Us by Colleen Hoover


Jack and Jill by Lucy Cavendish

Janet Jackson’s Yorkshire B&B by Becky Papworth

Jog On: How Running Saved My Life by Bella Mackie

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


The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan

The Killer You Know by S.R. Masters

Killing Eve: Codename Villanelle by Luke Jennings

Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982 by Cho Nam-Joo

A Knife for Harry Dodd by George Bellairs


The Language of Kindness by Christie Watson

The Last Anniversary by Lianne Moriarty

The Last Lie by Alex Lake

Last Night by Mhairi McFarlane

Last Night in Montreal by Emily St. John Mandel

The Last Paper Crane by Kerry Drewery

The Last Snow by Stina Jackson

The Lazarus Charter by Tony Bassett

Leaves by John Simmons

Letter From Birmingham Jail by Martin Luther King Jr.

Public Library and Other Stories by Ali Smith

Life in Pieces by Dawn O’Porter

Like a Mule Bringing Ice Cream to the Sun by Sarah Ladipo Manyika

Lily and the Octopus by Steven Rowley

The Lion’s Den by Anthony Marra

Little Bee by Chris Cleave

Little Eyes by Samanta Schweblin

A Little Romance by Alix Kelso

Living My Best Li(f)e by Claire Frost

A Long Goodbye by Anthony Le Moignan

The Lord of the Flies by William Golding

The Lost Lights of St Kilda by Elisabeth Gifford

The Lost Words by Robert Macfarlane

The Love Delusion by Nicola Mostyn

Lullaby by Leïla Slimani


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

Madame Burova by Ruth Hogan

The Maid by Nita Prose

Make Time by Jake Knapp and John Zeratsky

Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid

The Man I Think I Know by Mike Gayle

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

Maybe in Another Life by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Media Queen by Michelle Prak

Meet Me at the Museum by Anne Youngson

The Memory Keeper’s Daughter by Kim Edwards

The Memory Police by Yōko Ogawa

The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton

The Missing Girl by Shirley Jackson

Mordecai’s Ashes by Arlana Crane

A Mother’s Christmas Wish by Glenda Young

The Motorcycle Diaries by Ernesto Che Guevara

The Move by Felicity Everett

Mrs England by Stacey Halls

Murder Most Royal by S.J. Bennett

The Muse by Jessie Burton

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

My Grandmother Sends Her Regards & Apologies by Fredrik Backman

My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout

My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite


Names for the Sea: Strangers in Iceland by Sarah Moss

Neither Here, Nor There: Travels in Europe by Bill Bryson

A Nest of Vipers by Andrea Camilleri

The Next Forever by Alix Kelso

The Night Watch by Sarah Waters

Nine Lives by Peter Swanson

The No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith

No One in this World by Kevin Crowe

No One is Too Small to Make a Difference by Greta Thunberg

No Signal by Jem Tugwell

Nod by Adrian Barnes

Normal People by Sally Rooney

Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami


Olive by Emma Gannon

Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout

On Beauty by Zadie Smith

On Borrowed Time by Adam Croft

One? by Jennifer L. Cahill

The One Memory of Flora Banks by Emily Barr

One True Loves by Taylor Jenkins Reid

The One Who Got Away by Egan Hughes

The Operator by Gretchen Berg

Our Endless Numbered Days by Claire Fuller

Out of Love by Hazel Hayes

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

Over the Top by Jonathan Van Ness


P.S. I Love You by Cecelia Ahern

Parable by Jess Walter

The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters

The Penguin Lessons by Tom Michell

The People at Number 9 by Felicity Everett

Perfect Death by Helen Fields

The Perfect Moment by Alix Kelso

Perfect Prey by Helen Fields

Perfect Remains by Helen Fields

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

Play It as It Lays by Joan Didion

Poisoned by Jennifer Donnelly

Ponti by Sharlene Teo

Postscript by Cecelia Ahern

Pretend I’m Dead by Jen Beagin

The Prison Doctor by Dr Amanda Brown

Private Delhi by James Patterson

Private India by James Patterson

Private Paris by James Patterson

Private Vegas by James Patterson

The Problem That Has No Name by Betty Friedan

The Promise Between Us by Barbara Claypole White

Proximity by Jem Tugwell



The Ration Book Olympics by Clare Balding

Reaching Down the Rabbit Hole by Allan H. Ropper, Brian David Burrell

The Reader on the 6.27 by Jean-Paul Didierlaurent

The Reason I Jump by Naoki Higashida

Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig

Record of a Night Too Brief by Hiromi Kawakami

Revenge by Yōko Ogawa

The Rise and Fall of Becky Sharp by Sarra Manning

A River in Darkness by Masaji Ishikawa

Rizzio by Denise Mina

Rules for Perfect Murders by Peter Swanson

Running Like a Girl by Alexandra Heminsley


The Salt Path by Raynor Winn

Salvation Station by Kathryn Schleich

Scrappy Little Nobody by Anna Kendrick

Sea Wife by Amity Gaige

The Secrets of Strangers by Charity Norman

Setting the World on Fire by Maggie K.C. Au

Seven Days by Alex Lake

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

She of the Mountains by Vivek Shraya

Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart

The Silver Road by Stina Jackson

Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones

The Single Mum’s Wish List by Charlene Allcott

The Skylight by Louise Candlish

Slade House by David Mitchell

Slouching Towards Bethlehem – Joan Didion

Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult

Small Thoughts: And Poetry by Lucy Thatcher

Smash and Grab by Joe Albanese

Smile of the Stowaway by Tony Bassett

Sofia Khan and the Baby Blues by Ayisha Malik

Some Kind of Wonderful by Giovanna Fletcher

Someone I Used to Know by Paige Toon

Someone We Know by Shari Lapena

The Snakes by Sadie Jones

A Snow Garden and Other Stories by Rachel Joyce

Soon by Lois Murphy

Sounds Like Me by Sara Barielles

Spark by Naoki Matayoshi

Squeaky Clean by Callum McSorley

Starve Acre by Andrew Michael Hurley

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

Stay With Me by Ayobami Adebayo

Still Me by Jojo Moyes

Stories to Make You Smile

Strange Weather in Tokyo by Hiromi Kawakami

A Stranger in the House by Shari Lapena

A Stranger on the Beach by Michele Campbell

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson

Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid

The Summer Book by Tove Jansson

Sweet Bean Paste by Durian Sukegawa

Sweet Fruit, Sour Land by Rebecca Ley

The Swimmer by Graham Norton

The Swimmers by Julie Otsuka

Swimming Home by Deborah Levy

Swing Time by Zadie Smith

Sympathy by Olivia Sudjic

Syrian Brides by Anna Halabi


The Tales of Beedle the Bard by J.K. Rowling

Tell Me a Secret by Jane Fallon

The Ten Loves of Mr Nishino by Hiromi Kawakami

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

This Must Be The Place by Maggie O’Farrell

This Should Be Written in the Present Tense by Helle Helle

This Time Next Year by Sophie Cousens

Three Japanese Short Stories by Akutagawa and Others

Three Little Truths by Eithne Shortall

Time After Time by Louise Pentland

Tin Man by Sarah Winman

To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han

To Be a Gay Man by Will Young

Transcription by Kate Atkinson

The Travelling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa

The Trials of Koli by M.R. Carey

The Trouble with Goats and Sheep by Joanna Cannon

Troubling Love by Elena Ferrante

True Courage by Kathryn Barrett

Twas the Nightshift Before Christmas by Adam Kay

Two Lives by A Yi


The Unloved by Deborah Levy

Unnatural Causes by Dr Richard Shepard

Upstairs at the Party by Linda Grant

Us by David Nicholls


The Versions of Us by Laura Barnett


Walking Home by Clare Balding

Walking The Himalayas by Levison Wood

Weather by Jenny Offill

The Weddings by Alexander Chee

The Weekend Before the Wedding by Tracy Bloom

The Weighing of the Heart by Paul Tudor Owen

We Were Dreamers by Simu Liu

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

What Lies Beneath by Adam Croft

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Whistle in the Dark by Emma Healey

Why We Sleep by Matthew Walker

Wild Dog by Serge Joncour

The Wild Silence by Raynor Winn

The Winter Cottage by Rachael Lucas

The Wisdom of Sally Red Shoes by Ruth Hogan

Wish You Were Here by Mike Gayle

The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

The Woman on the Bridge by Holly Seddon

Written in Blood by Chris Carter

The Wrong Envelope by Liz Treacher



The Year of Less by Cait Flanders

Yours Cheerfully by A.J. Pearce

#YouToo by Candy Denman


Zenith Man by Jennifer Haigh