Here is a selection of my current favourite books.

by Sarah Moss
Powerfully moving and atmospheric, a story about nature, community and survival in the time of the pandemic.
Publication date: 11th November 2021
Hardcover edition
by Susan Ogilvy
Recommended non-fiction
This is a beautiful book dedicated to recording and celebrating the nests of some of our most familiar birds. It is full of exquisite lifesize illustrations accompanied by fascinating short accounts of the process of finding the nests and discovering details of the birds and their offspring.
Publication date: 7th October 2021
Hardcover edition
by William Grill
Recommended for children
Recommended non-fiction
This glorious and sophisticated picture book is based on a true story about elephants during the war in Myanmar. Loved it!
Publication date: 1st October 2021
Hardcover edition
by Tim Peake
Recommended for children
Humour, action and inventiveness with feisty and engaging characters, in a scientific, interplanetary, futuristic adventure.
Publication date: 30th September 2021
Hardcover edition
by Richard Powers
A story of father and son, grief and loss, mental health and climate change, and astrophysics! Brilliant.
Publication date: 21st September 2021
Hardcover edition
by Richard Osman
Publication date: 16th September 2021
Hardcover edition
by Tom Gauld
Recommended for children
An offbeat, quirky fable about love, loyalty and courage by the 'Guardian' literary cartoonist.
Publication date: 2nd September 2021
Hardcover edition
by Robert Peston
A wry and emotive, gripping and insightful political thriller from the respected and enigmatic journalist and presenter. Loved it!
Publication date: 2nd September 2021
Hardcover edition
by KA Hayton
Recommended for children
From a sleepy Suffolk village, we're transported to the Dark Ages, the time of King Edmund and the threat of invasion. This is a time slip novel aimed at teenage readers, and I was gripped!
Publication date: 2nd September 2021
by Elizabeth Day
Marisa has known Jake for only a few months but has no hesitation about moving in with him and trying for a baby. But in this novel of twists and surprises, no one is quite as they seem.
Publication date: 2nd September 2021
Hardcover edition
by Louise Penny
Dangerous ideas presented by a visiting academic cause disruption, then murder, and Chief Inspector Armand Gamache must put aside his own feelings in order to solve the crime.
Publication date: 24th August 2021
Hardcover edition
by Ryan Wilson
Recommended non-fiction
The life of a teacher presented as a perfect mix of humour, poigancy, angst, frustration and inspiration. Had me laughing out loud!
Publication date: 19th August 2021
Hardcover edition