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Head of State
Andrew Marr
Review by Sinead Fitzgibbon
Andrew Marr, according to the publisher’s blurb, "has long wanted to write a political satire". One can understand why.

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Tiger Milk
Stefanie de Velasco
Stefanie de Velasco’s first novel is a tale of two girls caught between adolescence and adulthood.
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In Real Life
Nev Schulman
Review by Kristy Rabbitt
In In Real Life host of MTV’s "Catfish" Nev Schulman examines how we conduct ourselves online; how we live and love in the age of social media.
Harlan Coben
Review by Morag Adlington
A new book by Harlan Coban is always a delight: tight plotting, strong characters and unfathomable mysteries are the norm.
Mr Mac and Me
Esther Freud
Review by Sally Hughes
Set on the Suffolk coast at the outbreak of the First World War, this novel is told through the eyes of Thomas Maggs the son of the local publican, a loner set apart by his disability, dreaming o
Pop Goes the Weasel
M.J. Arlidge
Review by Tracy Eynon
*contains spoilers for Eeny Meeny*
Detective Inspector Helen Grace is struggling with normality after cracking what has become a career defining case, but the murderer
The Brethren
Robert Merle
Review by Jo Harding
He has been called the Dumas for the 20th Century and his books compared to Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall series. But he is the prize winning Robert Merle.
Skink No Surrender
Carl Hiaasen
Review by Megan Brown
This brand new YA novel from bestselling crime writer and controversial columnist Carl Hiaasen is a surprising mix of crime thriller and teen fiction.

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