Our Books of the Month for September

From an unforgettable coming-of-age to adventure at sea; our pick of the month's best books

An electrifying saga of survival and community in modern America, peopled by unforgettable characters; inside the gastronomic world of a beloved actor; a searing white-knuckle ride into the dark legacy of a murderer; and adventure on the ocean wave in a gripping period novel for children.


Fiction Book of the Month

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Powered by playful originality and a cast of brilliantly drawn characters living in the same dilapidated apartment block in a post-industrial Mid-West town, Gunty's compulsively readable debut blends razor-sharp psychological insight with irresistible humour.

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Non-Fiction Book of the Month

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Filled with nostalgia and humour, this heart-warming memoir from the beloved actor and food enthusiast Stanley Tucci is a celebration of unforgettable meals and the importance of gastronomic joy in life.

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Thriller of the Month

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Chloe's father's murderous crimes come back to haunt her in Willingham's white-knuckle ride of a thriller about a missing girl and a family trauma that refuses to remain buried.

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Children's Book of the Month

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Trapped onboard an ocean liner bound for New York, Patch must think on her feet to solve a fiendish mystery in Eagle's slice of gripping historical fiction.

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Scottish Book of the Month

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Robertson's bracingly original novel weaves a page-turning mystery about the demise of a seemingly insignificant man and the cleaner who discovers a link to a series of deaths across Glasgow.

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Welsh Book of the Month

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There have been many fictional explorations of 1940’s Paris but in The Unwanted Dead Chris Lloyd turns the suspicions and deceptions of a nation torn between Occupation and Resistance into the perfect melting pot for a riveting murder mystery.

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Irish Book of the Month

£12.00 £9.99
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Chronicling the decades of immense transformation in Ireland from 1958 to the present day and rooting the political to the personal with immense insight, We Don't Know Ourselves is a myth-dispelling, razor-sharp analysis of Ireland's recent past from the author of Heroic Failure and Three Years in Hell.

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Books of the Month

Taste
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Stanley Tucci
In stock online £9.99   £8.49 Paperback
A Flicker in the Dark
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Stacy Willingham
In stock online £8.99   £7.49 Paperback
The Accidental Stowaway
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Judith Eagle
In stock online £7.99   £6.49 Paperback
A Fatal Crossing
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Tom Hindle
In stock online £8.99   £7.49 Paperback
The Devil You Know
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Gwen Adshead
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The Undiscovered Deaths of Grace McGill
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C.S. Robertson
In stock online £8.99   £7.49 Paperback
Normal People
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Sally Rooney
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Circe
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Madeline Miller
In stock online £9.99 Paperback
Great Circle
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Maggie Shipstead
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The Rabbit Hutch
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Tess Gunty
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Still Life
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Sarah Winman
In stock online £8.99   £7.49 Paperback
The Passenger
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Ulrich Alexander Boschwitz
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The Magician
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Colm Toibin
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The Appeal
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Janice Hallett
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Storyland: A New Mythology of Britain
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Amy Jeffs
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A Gentleman in Moscow
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Amor Towles
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The Dark Remains
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Ian Rankin
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Sorrow and Bliss
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Meg Mason
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April in Spain
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John Banville
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Life Between the Tides
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Adam Nicolson
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Sapiens
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Yuval Noah Harari
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Free
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Lea Ypi
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If We Were Villains
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M. L. Rio
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We Don't Know Ourselves
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Fintan O'Toole
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