Seamless Transition by Will Shingleton

Will Shingleton’s book about the suggestion of subversive dealings in a college football team reads like a gripping Netflix documentary

Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness by Peter Godfrey-Smith

Other Minds by Peter Godfrey-Smith – An interesting book which discusses the evolution of intelligence and focuses on how this manifests itself in the octopus

The Flying Man by Etienne Bijnens

A beautifully and intelligently composed novel about loss, regret and guilt interspersed with philosophical leanings and literary suggestion

Whistling in the Dark by Lesley Kagen

Whistling in the Dark by Lesley Kagen: A book about growing up; about sisters; about the characters in a neighbourhood, all framed around some mysterious murders.

Old Baggage by Lissa Evans

Mattie Simpkin is a wonderful heroine with verve and drive and a willingness to ensure that young women of the early twentieth century know that they can achieve much – if they only know how to push.

London is the Best City in America by Laura Dave

London is the Best City in America by Laura Dave is a book about relationships: getting past the ones which are not meant to be and finding the ones that are. And ultimately, finding yourself.

The Ghosts of Ren Manor by Helen G. Huntley

Helen G. Huntley’s book is ostensibly a ghost story with a touch of fairytale, a little romance, a soup├žon of sauciness and a dash of tension

The Milan Contract by Stephen Franks

The Milan Contract by Stephen Franks is a great thriller, taut and tense, with a well-executed plot which starts as a regular police investigation but develops into so much more