The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton

A masterful mystery, unique and incredibly well-written – you must read it for yourself to be baffled and wowed.

The Last Stop by Patricia Street

A candid book about addiction related by a mother, drawing on her experiences, emails, Facebook posts, and the writings of the addict

Travels with Maurice: An Outrageous Adventure in Europe, 1968 by Gary Orleck

An enjoyable memoir filled with glamour, parties and celebrity, of a treasured time in the author’s life shared with the charismatic Maurice

The Diving-Bell and the Butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby

A uniquely moving book, beautifully written with poignancy and a touch of humour – a window into a world of paralysis

Trading Dreams at Midnight by Diane McKinney-Whetstone

The story of four women in Philadelphia and the dynamics in their family relationships, exacerbated by the shadow of mental illness

One August Night by Victoria Hislop

Continuing where The Island finished, One August Night takes us back to Crete and the families of Plaka and their subsequent dramas

Monsoon Summer by Julia Gregson

A story of colonialism, tradition and families, told from the perspective of a British woman heading to India as it establishes independence

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V. E. Schwab

Making a deal with a devil can mean an exciting life, full of promise but what if you have no-one to share that with?