The Small Hours
by Susie Boyt
A dark, amusing, wry and quirky tale of a woman who opens a utopian nursery school.
Date recommended: 26 November 2012
Seldom Seen
by Sarah Ridgard
The village of Worlingworth in the 1980s - a bleak, dark, disturbing account of the secrets of village life.
Date recommended: 17 September 2012
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
by Rachel Joyce
Harold Fry goes out to post a letter and doesn't stop walking. This is a wonderful, uplifting and life-affirming story everyone should read!
Date recommended: 9 July 2012
The Shoemaker's Wife
by Adriana Trigiani
A feel-good saga of family, friendship and love set in Italy and America in the 1920s.
Date recommended: 22 May 2012
Various Pets Alive and Dead
by Marina Lewycka
Date recommended: 19 March 2012
No Mark Upon Her
by Deborah Crombie
Date recommended: 23 January 2012
by Kathleen Tessaro
Life isn't turning out how she expected, so when 30-something Louise discovers a fascinating treatise on fashion in a second-hand bookshop, she decides to put the principles into action.
Date recommended: 28 November 2011
The Language of Flowers
by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
A young woman discovers she can help others through the flowers she chooses for them.
Date recommended: 27 September 2011
by Jeanette Winterson
A modern fable telling the tale of Silver, an orphaned girl who is taken in by blind Mr Pew, the mysterious lighthouse keeper.
Date recommended: 8 August 2011
The Memory of Love
by Aminatta Forna
Date recommended: 20 June 2011