Book Recommendations

Staff Picks, favourites and reviews!


Reputation by Lex Croucher

‘It is a truth universally acknowledged that girls just want to have fun.’

Mean Girls meets Pride and Prejudice in Lex Croucher’s fresh, sharp, charming debut.

Abandoned by her parents in favour of a sea view, middle class Georgiana Ellers has moved to a new town to live with her dreary aunt and uncle. At a particularly dull dinner party, she meets the enigmatic Frances Campbell, a wealthy socialite and enchanting member of the in-crowd. Through Frances and her friends,…

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Songbirds by Christy Lefteri

Songbirds, a touching tale of economic migrant workers in Cyprus, the invisible workforce which holds up the domestic lives of so many families and yet is unacknowledged and undervalued.

Nisha has left her 2 year old daughter back in Africa in order to work and send money home to keep her and mother fed. Years of facetime parenting have passed with Nisha becoming the linchpin in her employer Petra's household, the one holding it all together. It is only when…

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