1. The Kennedy Moment by Peter Adamson (paperback)

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    The Kennedy Moment by Peter Adamson (paperback)

    A reunion of friends and lovers; a conspiracy that begins as a joke; a secret to be kept for thirty years—this is a daring, ingenious and profoundly moving political thriller from an author whose career has put him at the very heart of international affairs. Praise for previous books: ’At the end I was weeping with happiness. A beautiful, subtle book’ —William Nicholson ‘The most consistently intelligent and fascinating novel I’ve read in a long time. Mesmeric.’ —Margaret Forster ‘His characters are both representative of large ideas and yet also fully human … it’s a huge achievement.’ —Alain de Botton Paperback: pages 368 Size:

  2. The Book of Sarah by Sarah Lightman

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    The Book of Sarah by Sarah Lightman

    Distilled from thousands of diary drawings begun in her parents’ garden shed back in 1996, Sarah Lightman’s The Book of Sarah is an alternative bible to the one she moved away from, along with the religious Jewish lifestyle she followed as a teenager. Hardback Length: 240 pages Language: English Publisher: Myriad Publication date: May 2019 ISBN: 978-1-908434-51-7 Size: 170mm x 240 mm
  3. It’s Gone Dark Over Bill’s Mother’s by Lisa Blower

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    It’s Gone Dark Over Bill’s Mother’s by Lisa Blower

    With a sharp eye and tough warmth, Lisa Blower strikes a new chord in regional and working-class fiction. This fabulous collection of her award-winning short stories is dominated by the working-class matriarch. From the wise, witty and outspoken Nan of ‘Broken Crockery’, who has lived and worked in Stoke-on-Trent for all of her 92 years, to happy hooker Ruthie in ‘The Land of Make Believe’, to sleep-deprived Laura in ‘The Trees in the Wood’, to young mum Roxanne in ‘The Cherry Tree’, she appears in many shapes and forms, and always with a stoicism that is hard to break down. Paperback: 240 pages Publisher: Myriad Editions (11 April 2019) Language: English ISBN: 978-1-912408-16-0 Size: 129mm x 198mm
  4. New Daughters of Africa: An international anthology of writing by women of African descent edited by Margaret Busby

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    New Daughters of Africa: An international anthology of writing by women of African descent edited by Margaret Busby

    Showcasing the work of more than 200 women writers of African descent, this major international collection celebrates their contributions to literature and international culture.

    Contributors include: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Patience Agbabi, Malorie Blackman, Edwidge Danticat, Esi Edugyan, Bernardine Evaristo, Roxanne Gay, Karen Lord, Warsan Shire, Zadie Smith and a host of literary stars of the future.

    Hardcover: 840 pages
    Publisher: Myriad Editions (8 March 2019)
    Language: English
    ISBN: 978-1-912408-00-9
    Size: 170mm x 240mm

    Review
    'Each of the pieces in this remarkable collection demonstrates an uplifting sense of sisterhood, honours the strong links that endure from generation to generation, and addresses the common obstacles women writers of colour face as they negotiate issues of race, gender and class, and confront vital matters of independence, freedom and oppression' - Ninja Book Box

    'Magnificently achieves its aim of honouring a unified heritage while showing the remarkable range of creativity from the African diaspora.' - The Bookseller Editor's Choice

  5. Be With by Mike Barnes

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    Be With by Mike Barnes

    Poet Mike Barnes has spent years caring for his mother, Mary, through the stages of moderate, severe, very severe and late-stage Alzheimer’s. In this eloquent series of letters, addressed to an anonymous long-term dementia carer, he transforms his own increasingly challenging experience into a wellspring of clarity and understanding, support and solace. ‘Timely, lyrical, tough, accurate, and ultimately not (too) depressing. Or as my aunts used to say, Roll up your sleeves.’ Margaret Atwood
  6. The Drive by Tyler Keevil

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    The Drive by Tyler Keevil

    Winner - People's Choice Wales Book of the Year Award 2014 Winner - Writers' Trust of Canada/ McClellan and Stewart Journey Prize 2014 Silver - IPPY Award 2015 A fast-paced and hilarious contemporary odyssey, The Drive has all the adventure and surrealism of Hunter S Thompson's Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas - but overlaid with heartfelt yearning and hope. "A road novel like no other I've read. Trevor's journey into the American north-west and his own wounded ego is magical, hilarious, dark and crazy." - Matthew Francis Also available as an eBook
  7. Dark Aemilia by Sally O'Reilly Dark Aemilia by Sally O'Reilly

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    Dark Aemilia by Sally O'Reilly

    In the boldest imagining of the era since Shakespeare in Love and Elizabeth, this spellbinding novel of witchcraft, poetry and passion brings to life Aemilia Lanyer, the "Dark Lady' of Shakespeare's Sonnets" the playwright's muse and his one true love. 'Wonderfully, wildly romantic historical fiction novel, based on the life of the little-known and often neglected poet Aemilia Lanyer.' Elizabeth Freemantle Paperback:448 Size: 129mm x 198mm
  8. Quilt by Nicholas Royle Quilt by Nicholas Royle
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    Quilt by Nicholas Royle

    Nicholas Royle challenges and experiments with literary form to forge a new mode of storytelling that is both playful and inquisitive. Tender, absorbing and at times shockingly funny, this extraordinary novel is both mystery and love story. It confronts the mad hand of grief while embracing the endless possibilities of language. "An intense study of grief and mental disintegration, a lexical celebration and a psychological conundrum... Royle explores loss and alienation perceptively and inventively." - Guardian Paperback: 176 pages Size: 129mm x 198mm
  9. Never Forget by Lisa Cutts

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    Never Forget by Lisa Cutts

    Longlisted - Waverton Good Read Award 2013 Best Thriller - Killer Nashville Silver Falchion Award 2014 The first in the DC Nina Foster series, this fast-paced crime debut by police insider Lisa Cutts takes us to the heart of the Major Incident Room and introduces a gutsy new heroine to the crime scene. "Lisa Cutts is the real thing; a novelist who knows the police inside out but who can also create complex, multi-layered plots full of interesting characters." - Elly Griffiths Paperback: 368 pages Size: 196mm x 128mm
  10. Living With It by Lizzie Enfield
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    Living With It by Lizzie Enfield

    Novel of the Week - Mail on Sunday Lizzie Enfield's compelling new novel explores the hearts and minds of ordinary people as they struggle to come to terms with the choices they've made. Acutely observed and utterly gripping, it explores love and loss, guilt and recovery, with humour, honesty and page-turning prose. "A brilliant evocation of emotional turmoil. Lizzie Enfield vividly portrays the parental dilemmas, moral complexities and potentially tragic consequences of the MMR controversy." - James LeFanu Paperback: 336 pages Size: 129mm x 198mm