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Women’s Prize for Fiction 2018

The Women’s Prize for Fiction is the UK’s most prestigious annual book award for fiction written by a woman. Founded in 1996, the Prize was set up to celebrate excellence, originality and accessibility in writing by women throughout the world. The Prize, formerly know as the ‘Bailey’s Prize for Women’s Fiction’, has bee rebranded for 2018 […]


Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

Life After Life follows Ursula Todd as she lives through the turbulent events of the last century again and again. With wit and compassion, Kate Atkinson finds warmth even in life’s bleakest moments, and shows an extraordinary ability to evoke the past. Here she is at her most profound and inventive, in a novel that celebrates the best and worst of ourselves.


The Missing One by Lucy Atkins

A tense, thrilling novel about a family divided by secrets, and the lengths a mother will go to protect her child.


How to Fall in Love by Cecelia Ahern

An emotional, captivating and ultimately uplifting novel from this uniquely talented author
A novel to make you laugh, cry and appreciate life, this is Cecelia Ahern at her thoughtful and surprising best.


Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

From the award-winning author of Half of a Yellow Sun, a powerful story of love and race centred around a young man and woman from Nigeria who face difficult choices and challenges in the countries they come to call home.
Fearless, gripping, spanning three continents and numerous lives, Americanah is a richly told story of love and expectation set in today’s globalized world.