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Lovereading Top 10 most popular books 15 – 22 May 2016

Lovereading Top 10

1
When I Was Invisible When I Was Invisible
Dorothy Koomson
May 2016 MEGA Book of the Month.
An absolute page-turner of a novel, at times uncomfortable, yet powerful and oh so compelling. Roni and Nika meet when they are 8 years old, as the years pass their relationship changes, yet in …
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2
The Girls The Girls
Lisa Jewell
May 2016 Book of the Month.
A captivating and deeply dark family drama and mystery, set in the midst of a London communal garden square. ‘The Girls’ begins as a party is ending, a thirteen year old girl is found unconscious …
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3
This Must be the Place This Must be the Place
Maggie O’Farrell
May 2016 eBook of the Month.
Award-winning novelist Maggie O’Farrell returns with her latest breathtaking novel.  This Must Be The Place is a story about journeys, it’s about discovering who you are and where you’re meant to be.  Daniel Sullivan is …
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4
The Butterfly Summer The Butterfly Summer
Harriet Evans
A gorgeous, loveable read, this hovers on the edge of the feel of a fairytale, of being almost dreamlike, yet at the same time it is startlingly believable and real. Nina Parr is 25, divorced, living at home and working …
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5
The Loney The Loney
Andrew Michael Hurley
May 2016 Debut of the Month.
Winner of Book of the Year at the British Book Industry Awards 2016.
Winner of the Costa First Novel Award 2015.
Perhaps it’s the sheets of rain which fall continuously on The Loney, that ” wild and …
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6
The Hanging Club The Hanging Club
Tony Parsons
May 2016 Book of the Month.
The third in the London based detective series featuring a man I really like, one Max Wolf, second in command in the Saville Row Crime Squad. His very human female boss here has some sad …
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7
A Life Discarded 148 Diaries Found in a Skip A Life Discarded 148 Diaries Found in a Skip
Alexander Masters
May 2016 Non-Fiction Book of the Month.
A detective story, investigating the life of the person whose diaries – 148 of them at least – turned up in a skip in 2001. Who was this person, this I who had written …
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8
The Nest The Nest
Cynthia D’Apriz Sweeney
May 2016 eBook of the Month.
A thought-provoking and wittily pointed debut, about the life and loves of the Plumb family. There are four siblings at the centre of this novel, Leo causes uproar when a chunk of their common nest …
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9
There's Only Two David Beckhams There’s Only Two David Beckhams
John O’farrell
Shortlisted for the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize 2016.
There’s Only Two David Beckhams is John O’Farrell’s love-letter to football; part-detective story, part-sports memoir, part-satire on the whole corrupt FIFA circus; it just made the final for the funniest football fiction ever …
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10
A Dictionary of Mutual Understanding A Dictionary of Mutual Understanding
Jackie Copleton
May 2016 Debut of the Month.
Longlisted for the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction 2016.
A bittersweet, page-turning love story which jumps back and forth in time. It tells of a Japanese couple, Ameterasu and Kenzo, now living in America and the …
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