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The Accidental Beauty Queen

by Teri Wilson Gallery Books (December 04, 2018)

In this charming romantic comedy perfect for fans of Meg Cabot and Sophie Kinsella, critically acclaimed author Teri Wilson shows us that sometimes being pushed out of your comfort zone leads you to the ultimate...


The Woman Who Kept Everything

by Jane Gilley Avon (December 03, 2018)

The Lady in the Van meets The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry in this uplifting, funny and moving debut novel about a 79-year-old hoarder who is convinced the world is against her.

79-year-old Gloria Frensham...


An Impossible Thing Called Love

by Belinda Missen HQ Digital (November 18, 2018)

Don’t miss the new delightfully uplifting book from the author of A Recipe for Disaster!

A second chance at love…

When globe-trotting Emmy first fell for first-aider William on a freezing New Year’s Eve,...


Christmas at the Cat Café

by Melissa Daley St. Martin's Press (October 23, 2018)

The wonderfully festive sequel to Melissa Daley's uplifting tale, Molly and the Cat Cafe.

"An engaging, pleasant read full of colorful characters with enough mentions of the cat cafe's cat's whiskers cookies...


Alfie in the Snow

by Rachel Wells Avon (October 18, 2018)

Can Alfie and George save Christmas?

The Sunday Times bestseller returns for a fifth book! Alfie and his mischievous kitten George are back for more adventures

When a new family moves onto Edgar Road, Alfie...


The Punch

by Noah Hawley Grand Central Publishing (October 16, 2018)


Bird, Bath, and Beyond

by E.J. Copperman St. Martin's Press (October 09, 2018)

The second in this hilarious cozy mystery series features a woman who is a talent agent for show biz animals and discovers that she has a talent herself: solving crimes.

"Admirers of old comedy sketches and anyone...


The Bus on Thursday

by Shirley Barrett Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 18, 2018)

Bridget Jones meets The Exorcist in this wickedly funny, dark novel about one woman’s post-cancer retreat to a remote Australian town and the horrors awaiting her

It wasn’t just the bad breakup that turned...


The Rise and Fall of Becky Sharp: ‘A razor-sharp retelling of Vanity Fair’ Louise O’Neill

by Sarra Manning HarperCollins (September 01, 2018)

A hilarious contemporary retelling of the classic society novel, VANITY FAIR, featuring the irrepressible Becky Sharp

Beautiful, brilliant, ruthless – nothing can stop Becky Sharp.

Becky Sharp has big dreams...


French Exit

by Patrick Dewitt Ecco (August 28, 2018)

A Recommended Book of the Season from

Vanity Fair * Entertainment Weekly * Vulture * The Millions * Publishers Weekly * Esquire

From bestselling author Patrick deWitt, a brilliant and darkly comic novel about...


Come Away With Me: The hilarious feel-good romantic comedy you need to read in 2018

by Maddie Please Avon (August 13, 2018)

Somewhere beyond the sea…

When Alexa Fisher finds herself trapped on a twelve-day cruise to celebrate her younger sister’s hen-do – just the two of them – she wishes she’d jumped overboard.

Despite...


Stepping Out

by S J King Simon & Schuster UK (August 09, 2018)

WINNER of the Books and the City Choice Award in the #heatseeker short story competition, Stepping Out is a poignant, inspiring short story about acceptance, self-love and finding the courage to be who you really...


The Last Good Day

by Hannah Pearl Simon & Schuster UK (August 09, 2018)

A heart-warming and heartbreaking short story that celebrates life, love and the importance of friendship. WINNER of the Books and the City #heatseeker short story competition, in partnership with heat magazine....


A Recipe for Disaster

by Belinda Missen HQ Digital (August 07, 2018)

Life’s not always a piece of cake…

Meet Lucy, master wedding cake baker, idealistic school canteen crusader, and someone whose broken heart just won’t seem to mend…

Lucy is quietly confident that she...


Hits and Misses

by Simon Rich Little, Brown and Company (July 24, 2018)

A sharp new collection from the "hilarious" (Washington Post) humorist who draws comparisons to Douglas Adams (The New York Times), James Thurber, and P.G. Wodehouse (The Guardian).

Simon Rich, "one of the funniest...


Inappropriation

by Lexi Freiman Ecco (July 24, 2018)

“This is a daring book, thrillingly of our moment.” -- Emma Cline, author of The Girls

A wildly irreverent take on the coming-of-age story that turns a search for belonging into a riotous satire of identity...


The Wrong Heaven

by Amy Bonnafons Little, Brown and Company (July 17, 2018)

Including the story "Horse," as heard on This American Life.

"In her amazing, wildly inventive collection, Amy Bonnaffons writes about transformation, each story further complicating the world as we know it....


The Wives: A Devil Wears Prada novel

by Lauren Weisberger HarperCollins (July 12, 2018)

He set her up. They’ll bring him down.

Emily Charlton does not do the suburbs. A successful stylist and image consultant to Hollywood stars, she cut her teeth as assistant to legendary fashion editor Miranda...


The Happiness List: A wonderfully feel-good story to make you smile this summer!

by Annie Lyons HQ Digital (July 11, 2018)

‘A must-read of the summer!’ Jenny Oliver, bestselling author of The Summer House by the Sea

'Happy, hopeful and joyously life-affirming. Exactly the book we need right now.' Cathy Bramley Life is about...


Dear Mrs. Bird

by Aj Pearce Scribner (July 03, 2018)

This charming, irresistible debut novel set in London during World War II about a young woman who longs to be a war correspondent and inadvertantly becomes a secret advice columnist is “a jaunty, heartbreaking...


How to Be Famous

by Caitlin Moran Harper (July 03, 2018)

A Library Journal Best Book of 2018

Johanna Morrigan (aka Dolly Wilde) has it all: she is nineteen, lives in her own flat in London, and writes for the coolest music magazine in Britain. Her star is rising, just...


The House We Called Home: The magical, laugh out loud summer holiday read from the bestselling Jenny Oliver

by Jenny Oliver HQ (June 28, 2018)

'Love, humour, family and hope – the perfect ingredients for a summer read' Debbie Johnson ‘Dramatic and fun!’ My Weekly

Irresistible, feel-good summer fiction, from Top 10 bestseller Jenny Oliver

The...


A Summer Scandal: The perfect summer read by the author of One Day in December

by Kat French Avon (June 28, 2018)

‘Fun and sexy – a perfect beach read’ THE SUN

‘Brimming full of joy and sunshine’ JULES WAKE

Summer has never been so scandalous…

When Violet moves to Swallow Beach, she inherits a small Victorian...


The Little Old Lady Behaving Badly

by Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg Harper Paperbacks (June 26, 2018)

In the third hilarious, unforgettable installment in internationally bestselling author Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg’s League of Pensioners series, Martha and the League’s latest escapade has them headed...


The Mum Who’d Had Enough: A laugh out loud romantic comedy perfect for fans of Why Mummy Drinks

by Fiona Gibson Avon (June 14, 2018)

The voice of modern women is back! Perfect for fans of Milly Johnson and Carole Matthews. ‘More than funny, it’s true!’ Elle

After sixteen years of marriage, Nate and Sinead Turner have a nice life. They...


Switch and Bait

Murder at the Grand Raj Palace

The Bar Harbor Retirement Home for Famous Writers (And Their Muses)

by Terri-Lynne Defino William Morrow Paperbacks (June 12, 2018)

A whimsical, moving novel about a retirement home for literary legends who spar, conjure up new stories, and almost magically change the lives of the people around them.

Alfonse Carducci was a literary giant...


The Single Mums’ Picnic Club: A perfectly uplifting beach-read for 2018!

by Jennifer Joyce HQ Digital (June 08, 2018)

‘A charming and delightful read!’

Pretty Little Book Reviews on The Little Bed & Breakfast by the Sea

Katie thought she had the perfect family life by the sea – until her husband left her for another...


A Grand Old Time

by Judy Leigh Avon (June 05, 2018)

‘Brilliantly funny, emotional and uplifting’ Miranda Dickinson

A funny and heartwarming debut for fans of Celia Imrie and Dawn French.

Evie Gallagher is regretting her hasty move into a care home. She may...


When Life Gives You Lululemons

by Lauren Weisberger HarperCollins (June 05, 2018)

Emily Charlton is back. Bestselling author Lauren Weisberger returns with a deliciously entertaining new novel starring fan favourite from The Devil Wears Prada.

*Published in the UK as The Wives*

Don’t...


Us Against You

by Fredrik Backman Atria Books (June 05, 2018)

Instant New York Times Bestseller! The author of A Man Called Ove returns with “a lyrical look at how a community heals, how families recover, and how individuals grow” (The Washington Post).

“Fans of Backman...


Calypso

The Summer House of Happiness: A delightfully feel-good romantic comedy perfect for holiday!

by Daisy James HQ Digital (May 31, 2018)

The perfect summer read!Pretty Little Book Reviews on Sunshine After the Rain Love is in the air…

Gabbie Andrews thought that her dreams of becoming a professional perfumer at the prestigious House...


The Reluctant Rescue

by Stewart Ferris Accent Press (May 31, 2018)

Meet Pooch, the top dog living a life of luxury. Until, that is, his humans adopt a Greek stray called Mary and bring her back to England. For Mary, living in a home with lawns, sofas and unlimited food is heaven....


The Little Brooklyn Bakery: A heartwarming feel good novel full of cakes and romance! (Romantic Escapes, Book 2)

by Julie Caplin HarperImpulse (May 25, 2018)

‘Irresistible’ Sunday Times bestseller Katie Fforde

Take a trip to the best little bakery in Brooklyn, where there’s more than a sprinkle of romance and a slice of pie makes it feel like home!

When...


Heron's Landing (Honeymoon Harbor, Book 1)

by JoAnn Ross Mills & Boon (May 22, 2018)

There’s no place to fall in love like the place you left your heart

Welcome to Honeymoon Harbor, the brand-new, long-awaited series by beloved New York Times bestselling author JoAnn Ross, where unforgettable...


The Good Girlfriend's Guide to Getting Even

by Anna Bell Zaffre (May 15, 2018)

Clever, funny and romantic too, with a story any sporting widow will relate to, The Good Girlfriend's Guide to Getting Even is Anna Bell's brilliant follow-up to the bestselling and much-loved The Bucket List...


The Map of Us: The most uplifting and unmissable feel good novel of the year!

by Jules Preston HarperImpulse (May 04, 2018)

One of the most original and charming books you will ever read, this is perfect for all those who love Eleanor Oliphant and The Keeper of Lost Things

Readers love The Map of Us:

A story that will melt even...


There Are No Two Marrows

by R. J. Unger Grosvenor House Publishing (May 04, 2018)

“There Are No Two Marrows” explores, with great humour, a real modern-day dilemma. Archie, a somewhat eccentric retired coal miner with traditional northern passions and pastimes, informs his family, out...


The Judge Hunter

by Christopher Buckley Simon & Schuster (May 01, 2018)

The latest comic novel from Christopher Buckley, a hapless Englishman embarks on a dangerous mission to the New World in pursuit of two judges who helped murder a king.

London, 1664. Twenty years after the English...


Snapshots From My Uneventful Life

by David I. Aboulafia Roundfire Books (April 27, 2018)

"…she drove her right fist three inches deep into my solar plexus, putting her entire 102 pounds behind the blow. I retreated a full foot but remained on my feet. I gasped, treasuring the oxygen remaining...


Big Guns

by Steve Israel Simon & Schuster (April 17, 2018)

From Steve Israel, the congressman-turned-novelist who writes “in the full-tilt style of Carl Hiaasen” (The Washington Post), comes a comic tale about the mighty firearm industry, a small Long Island town,...


Every Other Weekend

Family And Other Catastrophes

by Alexandra Borowitz HQ Digital (April 10, 2018)

A laugh-out-loud debut about family bonds and the chaos that ensues when nature and (lack of!) nurture collide.

Emily Glass knows she’s neurotic. But she’s got it under control. Sort of. She dons compression...


Lawn Boy

by Jonathan Evison Algonquin Books (April 03, 2018)

“Jonathan Evison's voice is pure magic. In Lawn Boy, at once a vibrant coming-of-age novel and a sharp social commentary on class, Evison offers a painfully honest portrait of one young man's struggle to...


Bigfoot and the Bohdisattva

by James Morrow Particle Books (March 27, 2018)

After thirty years spent eating the brains of overachieving amateur-climbers—who foolishly believed they could summit Mount Everest—a James Bond-loving yeti decides that his life needs more spirituality....


Jurgen: A Comedy of Justice

by James Branch Cabell Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Jurgen, A Comedy of Justice is a 1919 fantasy book by James Branch Cabell - the eighth among some fifty-two books written by this author - which gained fame (or notoriety, in the view of some) shortly after...


A Tale of Negative Gravity

by Frank R. Stockton Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

A retired middle-aged gentleman and his wife take a long walk, arm-in-arm, many miles, up hills, across fields, with a laden knapsack and a heavy picnic basket, and yet they are completely at ease because of...


Gulliver's Travels

by Jonathan Swift Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Gulliver's Travels (1726, amended 1735), officially Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World, in Four Parts. By Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon, and then a Captain of several Ships, is a novel by Jonathan...