The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes

In 1937 Kentucky a group of women find more than they bargained for when volunteering to work for the local library. They work hard to bring books on horseback to the most remote families, and often in treacherous conditions. There are many skeptics amongst the men in the community who believe the library is diluting... Continue Reading →

The Binding by Bridget Collins @br1dgetcollins @Harpercollinsuk

Emmett is from a family that frowns upon books, they run a farm and work hard in the fields to earn a very modest living. After a bout of a strange sickness Emmett is weak and struggling to get back into the full swing of his physical work on the farm. His parents despise binders... Continue Reading →

The Sapphire Widow by Dinah Jefferies @dinahjefferies @penguinrandom

Louisa and Elliot are happily married with a longing to start a family of their own. Elliot is often away from home working hard at his cinnamon plantation, or making important business deals. When Elliot dies suddenly, Louisa is left to unravel the lies he told and secrets he kept firmly hidden from her. Dinah... Continue Reading →

Leopard at the Door by Jennifer McVeigh @vikingbooksuk @mcveighauthor

Leopard at the Door is set in Kenya in 1952, just before the Queen's coronation and during an important time in the fight for independence from British rule. Rachel returns to the family home after 6 years away in England. Her mother had died, leaving Rachel to spend the rest of her childhood in boarding... Continue Reading →

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