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Top 10 books on Lovereading 14 – 21 May 2017

Lovereading Top 10

See You in September See You in September
Charity Norman
May 2017 Book of the Month.
Gosh, what a stunning read this is, I simply couldn’t put it down and devoured it in one glorious sitting! Cassy travels half way around the world to New Zealand with her boyfriend, when they …
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Sweetpea Sweetpea
C. J. Skuse
May 2017 Book of the Month.
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title.
The first adult novel by an acclaimed children’s book author, Sweet Pea hits all the right buttons. A dark, twisted read about a female serial killer with dollops of humour, sarcasm …
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Truly Madly Guilty Truly Madly Guilty
Liane Moriarty
May 2017 Book of the Month.
Simply fabulous, this is a truly beautiful, mind-popping story. I must admit to jigging up and down with excitement when ‘Truly Madly Guilty’ arrived on my desk, Liane Moriarty has a very special touch, her …
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Exquisite Exquisite
Sarah Stovell
Wow! This is a cracking psychological thriller. Told in first person from two different viewpoints it causes you to question the reliability of both women. Smart, sensitive, talented Bo, always mothering, always looking to save someone and Alice, young, damaged …
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A Talent for Murder A Talent for Murder
Andrew Wilson
May 2017 Book of the Month.
A fascinating foray into the past, and the intriguing missing period of time so well documented, yet little known about in Agatha Christie’s life. I’ve visited the Silent Pool and Newlands Corner where Agatha Christie …
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Peculiar Ground Peculiar Ground
Lucy Hughes-Hallett
May 2017 Book of the Month.
A huge book both in scope and length, it begins with the journals of a landscape gardener building a great park in 1663 then moves to 1961 and follows the lives of a large group …
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An Unlikely Agent An Unlikely Agent
Jane Menczer
May 2017 Debut of the Month.
An enthralling Edwardian espionage thriller featuring an endearing, independent female lead and lashings of intrigue.London, 1905, and Margaret Trant is living a humdrum live until she sees an interest-piquing advertisement for a secretarial position. “Was …
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Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine
Gail Honeyman
May 2017 Debut of the Month.
It is the standard reply when people ask,  “How are you?” ….you say “I’m fine.” Well, Eleanor is most definitely not fine and has not been since she was 10 years old. Shifted from one …
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Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts
Christopher de Hamel
Winner of the Wolfson History Prize 2017.
Christopher de Hamel is a man happy in his work – his enthusiasm and love for his subject lights up this account of medieval manuscripts and their history. With first-rate illustrations, we too can …
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Spellslinger Spellslinger
Sebastien de Castell
May 2017 NewGen Book of the Month.
In a Nutshell: Witty fantasy anti-hero forges his own path
There’s trickery, traps, and action aplenty in this vividly conjured magical fantasy – the first in a series – about finding your place and discovering …
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