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
The High Street
by Alice Melvin
A beautiful lift-the-flap picture book celebrating traditional town shops with a contemporary look.
Date recommended: 14 September 2012
Pirate Gran Goes for Gold
by Geraldine Durrant
A picture book which is great fun: lots to look at in the illustrations and plenty of giggles from the text
Date recommended: 9 July 2012
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
by Rachel Joyce
Harold Fry goes out to post a letter and doesn't stop walking. This is a wonderful, uplifting and life-affirming story everyone should read!
Date recommended: 9 July 2012
Hero on a Bicycle
by Shirley Hughes
Date recommended: 23 May 2012
The Shoemaker's Wife
by Adriana Trigiani
A feel-good saga of family, friendship and love set in Italy and America in the 1920s.
Date recommended: 23 May 2012
Noah Barleywater Runs Away
by John Boyne
The book is a funny, magical modern fairy tale, and while there is a little bit of sadness, it is a story of hope.
Date recommended: 27 March 2012
Various Pets Alive and Dead
by Marina Lewycka
Date recommended: 29 April 2013
by Kathryn Erskine
A fascinating and charming portrayal of a girl with Aspergers struggling to come to terms with tragedy.
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No Mark Upon Her
by Deborah Crombie
Date recommended: 19 March 2012