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Richard and Judy Bookclub reads

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Hardback:The Memory Wood:2020 Hardback
Author: Lloyd, Sam
Year: 2020
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Bantam
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Hardback:The glass house:2020 Hardback
Author: Chase, Eve
Year: 2020
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Penguin
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Hardback:Just my luck:2020 Hardback
Author: Parks, Adele
Year: 2020
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: MIRA
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Hardback:Haven't they grown:2020 Hardback
Author: Hannah, Sophie
Year: 2020
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Hodder
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Hardback:Rules for perfect murders:2020 Hardback
Author: Swanson, Peter
Year: 2020
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Faber
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Hardback:The other passenger:2020 Hardback
Author: Candlish, Louise
Year: 2020
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Simon & S.
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Old Peculier 2020 Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of The Year 

Now in its 16th year, the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award was created to celebrate the very best in crime fiction and is open to UK and Irish crime authors whose novels were published in paperback from May 2019 to April 2020.

The winner of the 2020 prize was The Chain by Adam McKinty. 

 

 

 The Booker Prize promotes the finest in fiction by rewarding the very best book of the year. The prize is the world's most important literary award and has the power to transform the fortunes of authors and publishers.

The winner of the 2020 prize was: Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart

List of previous winners.

                                                  

 

The Women's Prize for fiction is an annual award, it celebrates the very best fiction written by women throughout the world.

The winner of the 2020 prize was: Hamnet by Maggie O'Farrell.

 

duchess of cornwall reading room

 

The Duchess of Cornwall has been inspired by lockdown to launch her own book club, hoping people will enjoy the "great adventure" of reading as much as she does.

New titles will be released regularly in groups of four.

The first four recommended titles are:

The Mirror and The Light by Hilary Mantel

Where The Crawdads Sing by Delia Owns;

Restless by William Boyd

The Architect's Apprentice by Elif Shafak

 

The new spring 2021 collection is available to order below.

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Hardback:Girl:2019 Hardback
Author: O'Brien, Edna
Year: 2019
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Faber
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Paperback:The red notebook:2015 Paperback
Author: Laurain, Antoine
Year: 2015
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Gallic
Resource type: Physical
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Hardback:The secret commonwealth:2019 Hardback
Author: Pullman, Philip
Year: 2019
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Penguin and David Fickling Books
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Paperback:A gentleman in Moscow:2017 Paperback
Author: Towles, Amor
Year: 2017
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Windmill
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Books on Prescription helps you to understand and manage your health and wellbeing using self-help reading.

These books provide helpful information and step-by-step self-help techniques for managing a variety of common mental health conditions, including depression and anxiety. They are endorsed by health professionals and can all be found in all our libraries.

A list of available titles can be found here

 

Mood-boosting Books is a national promotion of uplifting titles, including novels, poetry and non-fiction. The books are all recommended by readers and reading groups.

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Quick Reads are a series of short books by bestselling authors and celebrities. With no more than 128 pages, they are designed to encourage adults who do not read often, or find reading tough, to discover the joy of books .

Browse our Quick Reads via our catalogue today

 

Awarded annually to the writer of an outstanding book for children. The winner for 2020 was: Lark by Anthony McGowan. 

 

 

 

Established in 1955 this prize is awarded annually for distinguished illustration in a book for children.  The winner for 2020 was: Tales From The Inner City by Shaun Tan.