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Claire Mcgowan
Review by Anahita Mody

Forensic psychologist, Paula Maguire returns in Claire McGowan’s spectacular follow up to The Lost.

All the Things You Are
Clemency Burton-Hill
Review by Jade Craddock

Esther Goldfaden is a Holocaust survivor and now lives out her days in New York, a city that has given her a whole new life, with her daughter Rosalind and her husband Frank and her granddaughters,

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The Collected Works of A. J. Fikry
Gabrielle Zevin
Review by Leilah Skelton

The Collected Works of A. J. Fikry is a whimsical, big-hearted novel with a love of books at its core.

Beautiful Cats: Portraits of Champion Breeds Preened to Perfection
Darlene Arden
Review by Johanna Mackin

I have long been a fan of The Ivy Press’ Beautiful… series, which has previously delivered a stunning array of pedigree goats, owls, and chickens for the animal aesthete, but in Beauti

Red Love: The Story of an East German Family
Maxim Leo
Review by John Lloyd


With Red Love, Maxim Leo brilliantly combines family history and that of East German Communism in one foul swoop.

Mother Mother
Koren Zailckas
Review by Penny Batchelor

"They f*ck you up, your mum and dad".

Wake Up Happy Every Day
Stephen May
Review by Janie Philips

Wake Up Happy Every Day tells about Nicky and Russell, who were childhood friends, but it was Russell who became the successful and rich one, and for 40 years the two men have kept up thei

We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves
Karen Joy Fowler
Review by Leilah Skelton

There is very little that can be said about Karen Joy Fowler's new novel without saying too much.

Fire Storm - The One Dollar Horse
Lauren St.John
Review by Gwen Smith

In Fire Storm, the final instalment of Lauren St John’s One Dollar Horse trilogy, nothing is quite as it seems.

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