Where'd you go Bernadette?
by Maria Semple
Date recommended: 25 November 2013
One Dollar Horse
by Lauren St John
A feel-good story about overcoming the odds for a girl whose dream is to ride in the Badminton Horse Trials.
Date recommended: 7 May 2013
Tigers in Red Weather
by Liza Klaussman
A beautiful, astonishing, sensual account of long, hot summers on Martha's Vineyard where life is ruptured by betrayal and deception.
Date recommended: 19 April 2013
The Art of Hearing Heartbeats
by Jan-Philipp Sendker
This is a beautiful and moving tale of love and loss, in Burma and New York, in the 1950s and the present day.
Date recommended: 27 January 2014
Extra Yarn
by Mac Barnett
A little girl loves knitting and with her endless supply of wool, she can supply the whole neighbourhood with colourful garments.
Date recommended: 5 February 2013
Maggot Moon
by Sally Gardner
A stunning, compelling story with so many layers and facets.
Date recommended: 20 January 2013
Why be happy when you could be normal?
by Jeanette Winterson
A memoir revealing how books and writing saved an unloved, adopted child and turned her into a talented, successful, much-loved author.
Date recommended: 18 January 2013
A World Between Us
by Lydia Syson
Date recommended: 28 November 2012
The Small Hours
by Susie Boyt
A dark, amusing, wry and quirky tale of a woman who opens a utopian nursery school.
Date recommended: 14 November 2012
Seldom Seen
by Sarah Ridgard
The village of Worlingworth in the 1980s - a bleak, dark, disturbing account of the secrets of village life.
Date recommended: 24 September 2012