Assassin’s Creed: Black Flag by Oliver Bowden

Assassin’s Creed: Black Flag by Oliver Bowden – For fans of the game, this will be a welcome addition; for those unfamiliar, it is still an action-packed tale of pirates and adventure.

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

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.

Songs from the Other Side by Robyn Bernstein

A coming-of-age novel told by Jayne, a science lover whose life is transformed and how she uses her differing parents’ views to navigate it

The Book With No Name by Anonymous

For me, bourbon conjures images of small chocolate biscuits but the Bourbon Kid is a far scarier prospect in this quirky detective horror thriller