Our Books of the Month for March
From conservative America to the charms of the countryside; our pick of the month's best books
An award-winning, wonderfully witty and empowering gem; an immersive insight into the complexities of rural life; a blazingly audacious time-slip crime thriller; and the heartwarming tale of a rat on a mission. Welcome in the springtime with our dazzling selection of Books of the Month for March.
Fiction Book of the Month
Smart, funny, joyous and powerful, Garmus' 60s set debut featuring an unconventional female scientist with a quiet game-plan to change the world has won the hearts and minds of our booksellers and is undoubtedly one of 2022's most gloriously enjoyable debuts.
Non-Fiction Book of the Month
A finely-wrought meditation on the relationship between landscape, community and the role of medicine in society, Morland’s moving and insightful examination of the role of a country doctor makes for truly fascinating reading.
Thriller of the Month
An unputdownable tale of a mother trying to prevent the murder her son has committed as she wakes up each morning to find herself further back in the past, Wrong Place Wrong Time is a riveting, tense, genre-bending novel that will stay with the reader long after the closing pages.
Children's Book of the Month
More classic storytelling from the acclaimed author of Sky Hawk and Song of the River, as a shy rat is forced to undergo a perilous quest to return a diamond to its rightful owners.
Scottish Book of the Month
The creator of Alexander Seaton and Damian Seeker crafts a brooding standalone period crime novel centred on the titular bookseller and Culloden survivor who is drawn into a web of intrigue when a stranger is found murdered in his shop.
Welsh Book of the Month
Both a deftly constructed thriller and a poignant meditation on forbidden love, Moylan's startlingly accomplished debut sees secrets cruelly exposed in 1950's America rebound through the decades as a young woman receives a mysterious photograph labelled LIAR.
Irish Book of the Month
A wry, poignant evocation of the charms and frustrations of small-town Irish life, Flannery's panoramic novel traces the fortunes of two families from a County Waterford seaside destination over the course of three decades.
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