A Place Called Winter
by Patrick Gale
A stunning, sensitive portrayal of a man's fight to survive and to love.
Date recommended: 31 March 2015
Etta and Otto and Russell and James
by Emma Hooper
A magical, whimsical, poignant, lyrical tale of memory, love and loss.
Date recommended: 10 February 2015
The Winter Horses
by Philip Kerr
A powerful, shocking and moving story of war and survival.
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Date recommended: 10 February 2015
The Snow Day
by Richard Curtis
A beautifully illustrated book celebrating the magic that a snowy day brings.
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Date recommended: 22 December 2014
The Signature of All Things
by Elizabeth Gilbert
An amazing book of plants, exploration, science, romance and magic in the nineteenth century, centred around a fascinating and inspiring heroine.
Date recommended: 22 December 2014
William and the Missing Masterpiece
by Helen Hancocks
An amusing, colourful tale about a cat detective searching for the Mona Cheesa in Paris!
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Date recommended: 12 November 2014
Emma
by Alexander McCall Smith
A Norfolk setting for this modern retelling of the Jane Austen classic.
Date recommended: 12 November 2014
The Undertaking
by Audrey Magee
Date recommended: 15 September 2014
The Baking Life of Amelie Day
by Vanessa Curtis
A teenage girl loves baking and plans to enter a national competition, but her illness looks set to get in the way.
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Date recommended: 15 September 2014
Zeraffa Giraffa
by Dianne Hofmeyr
With beautiful illustrations by Jane Ray, this is a real life fairy story.
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Date recommended: 28 July 2014

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