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Based on the acclaimed BBC radio series, Brian Gulliver's Travels is a boisterous journey through a range of unbelievable yet fascinating lands and ideas. 

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Gemma Burgess’ new adult series Brooklyn Girls follows five friends and housemates, Pia, Julia, Coco, Angie and Madeleine, as they negotiate that sticky period between college and adult life.

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The Outline of Love is a splendidly delivered story of one girl’s search for herself and love, a real accomplishment by Morgan McCarthy, author of The Other Half of Me.

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In The Spinning Heart, Donal Ryan draws us into a rural community in Ireland where everyone has been touched in some way by the effects of the Celtic Tiger’s rapid extinction.

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In September 1513 at the end of one of the bloodiest days in Scottish history, England stood victorious whilst thousands of men lay dead – including King James I, his son Alexander and many powerful Lords and Clan Chiefs.

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While not a UK household name like many of the celebrity chefs who constantly fill our television schedules, Marcus Samuelsson’s autobiography, Yes, Chef, should certainly help to rectify that.

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Jodi is the "silent wife" of the title, an attractive, confident psychologist, who is ready to ignore her partner of 20 years' sexual indiscretions and affairs.

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You know where you are with an Edward Rutherfurd novel: you’re on a plane or a beach, or enjoying a week of nothing to do. 

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Everyone has a secret ambition they wished they’d pursued, but for most people these remain unfulfilled. Not Viv Groskop.

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In writing such a compelling, intriguing biography of one of the most iconic people of the 20th century, Melissa Muller has managed to shine new light through old windows, and in doing so highlights areas not just of Anne, but of her family and friends that may not ha

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Eimear McBride's first novel A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing is a brutally honest portrait of a young girl's coming of age, haunted by her relationship with a brother who has suffered a childhood brain tumour.

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Since the Renaissance, Western – particularly American – society has often been described as being predicated on the supremacy of the individual.

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