Thirteen buns might be enough for a baker, but no self-respecting bookseller can narrow down a month of reading temptations that far. No, our booksellers need at least a double-dozen of books to devour and so, we suspect, do you.....
Maggie O'Farrell8,99 € 8,36 €
O’Farrell’s richly detailed and lyrical prose illuminates the daily lives of a seemingly ordinary sixteenth-century family, turning the spotlight onto the wife and children of one of England’s most famous writers with a striking beauty and emotional intensity.
K. J. Maitland16,98 € 15,79 €
It’s 1606 and Bristol is recovering from the tsunami that has devastated the now filthy and perilous city. Our hero is searching the ruins as a reluctant agent of King James trying to uncover either a Papist plot or a coven of witches, preferably both.
Graham Swift8,99 € 8,36 €
An atmospheric and claustrophobic novella centred on the world of 1950s seaside entertainment. A complex emotional web between a compere, a magician and his assistant is revealed as cunningly as a sleight-of-hand, with shifts in narrator and time proving no-one ever knows the whole story.
Jackie Polzin14,99 € 13,94 €
This witty and tender novel follows a nameless female narrator as she endeavours to keep her band of four chickens alive over the course of a year in a middle-of-nowhere Minnesotan town. Amid the sharply-observed character sketches and the delightful celebration of the ridiculous comedy and hazards of raising chickens, Polzin’s understated tale slowly unfolds to reveal an insightful meditation on care, motherhood and grief.
Dawnie Walton14,99 € 13,94 €
Opal is a budding Afro-punk musician and Nev is an aspiring songwriter; this is their story. With a provocatively rendered 1970s NYC, and a keen grasp on the oral history format, Walton may as well be giving us the scoop on a real rock-duo.
Laurent Binet16,98 € 15,79 €
Laurent Binet has had great fun imagining how world events may have played out if some Viking warriors had simply turned their boats southward in 1000 AD and preceded Columbus’ discovery of the Americas by 492 years. An entertaining counterfactual story about the modern world.
Sebastien Japrisot8,99 € 8,36 €
The latest Japrisot to be re-issued by Gallic books is a cauldron of psychological tension. Two women are trapped in a house fire that might have been started deliberately. Only one of them survives…but which one?
FEDERICO FALCO9,99 € 9,29 €
From the golden meadows of the feral hare king, to the wild interiority of a daughter withdrawing from a shared faith, these richly rendered stories are bound by themes of wilderness, retreat, and pursuit. Keep an eye on our channels for an upcoming interview with the author and translator
Gabriela Garcia14,99 € 13,94 €
From 19th century cigar factories in Cuba, to present day US detention centres, we follow five generations of fierce Latina women all interlinked by blood and circumstance. We watch as each of them come to terms with their differing sense of identity, and what ultimately unifies them all.
Jessie Greengrass14,99 € 13,94 €
A taut and emotive novel, ‘The High House’ follows an environmental scientist as she and her loved ones make preparations for an imminent natural disaster. Reflective of our own times, this novel highlights just how quickly we can adapt to a life which once seemed inconceivable.
Hannah Ross16,98 € 15,79 €
Wonderous women? Check! Tenacious Travellers? Check! Awe-inspiring activists? Check! From Simone de Beauvoir to Annie 'Londonderry' Kopchovsky, ‘Revolutions’ tells the history of women’s cycling. This book is a glorious celebration of the trailblazing women who dared to live life on two wheels.
Dara McAnulty9,99 € 9,29 €
A book like a mycelium network, both rooted and rooting. ‘Diary of a Young Naturalist’ is a warm and moving portrait of the natural world and the turning of the year from the perspective of an autistic teenager juggling exams, friendships and environmental activism.
Sue Stuart-Smith9,99 € 9,29 €
Sue Stuart-Smith’s part memoir, part self-help, and part gardening guide, draws on her life’s work as a psychotherapist and psychiatrist. This is a gentle and thoughtful guide to creating a beautiful headspace, a beautiful garden, and the surprisingly intuitive ways that the two are linked.
QC Sands Philippe9,99 € 9,29 €
From the author of ‘East West Street’ comes the story of the Senior Nazi Otto von Wächter as he attempts to escape trial after WWII, via the infamous Ratline. Sands lays bare the day-to-day life of Wächter in an intimate and complex portrait of a man.
Elizabeth Miki Brina14,99 € 13,94 €
The daughter of an American serviceman and the Japanese wife he met whilst stationed in Okinawa in the 1970s, Brina explores her complex and diverse family history and the prejudice she encountered growing up in New York state.
Mark Lynas9,99 € 9,29 €
An essential account of the systematic brutalisation of the natural world and a last warning of what will happen if we don’t change our ways. Lynas takes no prisoners in laying down the facts with a 7-part list of outcomes based on incremental temperature rise.
Nicola Skinner12,99 € 12,08 €
Author of Bloom and Storm sweeps us out to sea in this inspiring new middle grade adventure! Join eleven-year-old YouTube star Kirsten who is claimed by the SS Great Britain as it escapes from its dry dock.
Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock7,99 € 7,43 €
In this intricate and beautiful short story collection, we follow the lives of teenagers living in small towns. Filled with secrets, rage and love this book is an ode to the rural American west and the complex lives its people live.
Akala12,99 € 12,08 €
In this intricate and beautiful short story collection, we follow the lives of teenagers living in small towns. Filled with secrets, rage, and love, this book is an ode to the rural American west and the complex lives its people live.
Jess Butterworth6,99 € 6,50 €
Vivi and Seb are best friends, despite living across the world from each-other. But one day, when a tragic accident affects both their lives, the two are brought together. Convinced that the rainbow pool in Yellowstone National Park can help them heal, the two set off...
Joseph Coelho y Fiona Lumbers7,99 € 7,43 €
It's time for a school trip to the art museum and Luna loves the colours, the shapes, the whimsy in every room. As she learns about famous artists and their work, she also makes a new friend.
Lucy Holland16,98 € 15,79 €
In ancient Britain, three siblings find themselves struggling against entwined fates. As old magic and new Christianity come head-to-head, a stranger breaks into their sheltered lives, changing everything. This queer, feminist retelling of an ancient Celtic murder ballad is dark, twisty and delicious.
Nazanine Hozar8,99 € 8,36 €
A sweeping character epic set in Iran during the build-up to the 1979 revolution and the overthrow of the Shah. Adopted Aria is wilful and spirited, witnessing cruelty and kindness and questioning everything – a dangerous mindset in an unstable society.
Pete Oswald7,99 € 7,43 €
Father and child leave the city behind and embrace the outdoors in this beautifully understated wilderness trek. This perfect day out is exclusively illustrated, no words needed.