Reviews – Alphabetically by Author – 2017/2018

Reviews A – D

Michelle Adams – My Sister

Between the Lies

Cecelia Ahern – Roar

Naomi Alderman – The Power

Claire Allan – Her Name Was Rose

Emma Angstrom – The Man in the Wall

Anonymous – Girl A

Fredrick Backman – Beartown (previously The Scandal)

A Man Called Ove

My Grandmother sends her Regards and Apologies

Britt-Marie Was Here

Us Against You

Morgen Bailey – The Serial Dater’s Shopping List

J A Baker – Her Dark Retreat

J D Barker – The Fourth Monkey

Fiona Barton – The Child

Chloe Benjamin – The Immortalists

Britt Bennett – The Mothers

Madeleine Black – Unbroken

Roxanne Bouchard – We Were the Salt of the Sea

Simone Buchholz – Blue Night

Anne Buist – This I Would Kill For

Graeme Macrae Burnet – His Bloody Project

Shaun Bythell – The Diary of a Bookseller

Joanna Cannon – Three Things About Elsie

The Trouble with Goats and Sheep

E O Chirovici – The Book of Mirrors

Alex Clare – He’s Gone

She’s Fallen

Rich Cohen – The Sun and The Moon and The Rolling Stones

Emma Cooper – The Songs of Us

T A Cotterell – What Alice Knew

Sophia Money-Coutts – The Plus One

Blake Crouch – Dark Matter

Luca D’Andrea – The Mountain

Kjell Ola Dahl – The Ice Swimmer

Victoria Derbyshire – Dear Cancer, Love Victoria

Anthony Doerr – All the Light we Cannot See

Chloe Esposito – Bad

Reviews E – H

Amy Engel – The Roanoke Girls

Thomas Enger – Killed

Rachel Featherstone – Puzzle Girl

J D Fennell – Sleeper

Sleeper: The Red Storm

Helen Fields – Perfect Prey

Perfect Death

Emma Flint – Little Deaths

M J Ford – Hold My Hand

Hester Fox – The Witch of Willow Hall

Leah Franqui – America for Beginners

Nicci French – Land of the Living

Patrick Gale – Take Nothing With You

Johanna Gustawwson – Keeper

Block 46

Mark Haddon – The Pier Falls

Matt Haig – How to Stop Time

Lisa Hall – The Party

Adam Hamdy – Run


Fiona Harper – The Memory Collector

Jane Harper – Force of Nature

The Dry

Alis Hawkins – None So Blind

L V Hay – Do No Harm

Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen – The Wife Between Us

Nathan Hill – The Nix

P S Hogan – The Intruder

Gail Honeyman – Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine

Anthony Horowitz – Magpie Murders

The Word is Murder

Reviews I – L

Lisa Jewell – Then She Was Gone

The Third Wife

Ruth Jones – Never Greener

Jack Jordan – Before Her Eyes

Rachel Joyce – The Music Shop

Lesley Kara – The Rumour

Erin Kelly – He Said She Said

Claire Kendal – The Second Sister

R. O. Kwon – The Incendiaries

Vanessa Lafaye – Miss Marley

Charlie Laidlaw – The Things we Learn when we are Dead

Shari Lapena – A Stranger in the House

Simon Lelic – The House

Judy Leigh – A Grand Old Time – Life Begins at 75

Pierre Lemaitre – Rosy & John




Deborah Levy – Hot Milk

Jean Levy – What Was Lost

Beth Lewis – The Wolf Road

Howard Linskey – The Chosen Ones

Amy Lloyd – The Innocent Wife

Phoebe Locke – The Tall Man

Han Kang – The Vegetarian

Lars Kepler – The Rabbit Hunter

Reviews M – P

Adrian Magson – Rocco and the Nightingale

Smart Moves

Imran Mahmood – You Don’t Know Me

Ailbhe Malone – 101 Tiny Changes to Brighten Your Day

Max Manning – Now You See

Gillian McAllister – No Further Questions

Carol McGrath – The Woman in the Shadows

Emer McLysaght & Sarah Breen – Oh My God, What a Complete Aisling

The Importance of Being Aisling

T. Christian Miller & Ken Armstrong – A False Report – A True Story of Rape in America

Janie Millman – Sky’s the Limit

Liz Mistry – Uncommon Cruelty

Eric Monkman & Bobby Seagull – The Monkman and Seagull Quiz Book

C E Morgan – The Sport of Kings

P J Nash – The Hunt for the Dingo

National Geographic – Almanac 2019

-Journeys of A Lifetime

Vicky Newman – Turn A Blind Eye

John Nicholl – White is the Coldest Colour

Portraits of the Dead

Liz Nugent – Unravelling Oliver

Dawn O’Porter – The Cows

Ordnance Survery – The Ordnance Survey Puzzle Book

Libby Page – The Lido

B A Paris – Behind Closed Doors

Bring Me Back

Henry Parker – Anatomy of a Soldier

Adele Parks – I Invited Her In

Tony Parsons – Die Last

Sarah Pinborough – Cross Her Heart

Jules Preston – The Map of Us

Natasha Pulley – The Bedlam Stacks

Laura Purcell – The Silent Companions

Reviews Q – Z

Matthew Quick – The Reason You’re Alive

Rachel Rhys – Fatal Inheritance

Kate Rigby – The Fruit Woman

Krysten Ritter – Bonfire

Gregory David Roberts – Shantaram

Arundhati Roy – The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

Holly Seddon – Don’t Close Your Eyes

Jane Shemilt – How Far We Fall

Josie Silver – One Day in December

Andrew Smythe – Grave Island

Sid Spencer – Without Consent

Catherine Steadman – Something in the Water

Elizabeth Strout – Olive Kitteridge

My Name is Lucy Barton

Anything is Possible

Jacqueline Susann – Valley of the Dolls

Vanda Symon – Overkill

Ann Kidd Taylor – The Shark Club

C L Taylor – The Fear

C J Tudor – The Chalk Man

Sarah Vaughan – Anatomy of A Scandal

A J Waines – Don’t You Dare

Ruth Ware – The Lying Game

Helen Warner – The Story of Our Lives

Matt Wesolowski – Six Stories


Colson Whitehead – The Underground Railroad

Laura Wilson – The Other Woman

Sarah Winman – Tin Man

A Year of Marvellous Ways