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
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.
Non-Fiction Book of the Month
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.
Thriller of the Month
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.
Children's Book of the Month
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.
Scottish Book of the Month
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.
Welsh Book of the Month
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.
Irish Book of the Month
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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