Top Ten Books from UK – July 2019

A blitz of summer reading here, introducing the best that July has to offer. There’s something for everyone, so request away, and don’t forget to leave your reviews — we really want to know what you think!

Beneath The Surface
Fiona Neill
Michael Joseph
UK Edition

Another stunning and atmospheric novel on the intricacies of family life from the bestselling author of The Betrayalsand The Good Girl.

Everyone’s talking about Grace Vermuyden’s family. Once it was for all the right reasons – now it’s for all the wrong ones…

A Nearly Normal Family
M.T. Edvardsson
Macmillan
UK Edition

A truly unsettling and brilliantly propulsive narrative, this domestic mystery has at its heart a daughter accused of murder. Did she do it? Or are things more complicated than that?

Three Women
Lisa Taddeo
Bloomsbury Circus
UK Edition

Described as the nonfiction debut of the year, this exceptional work takes the stories of three women to examine the world in which we live now. A stunning, unforgettable achievement.

The Chain
Adrian McKinty
Orion
UK Edition

Adrian McKinty has long been know as one of the great unsung crime writers, and with The Chain, he is set to break into the big time. This is a thriller of peerless quality.

Supper Club
Lara Williams
Hamish Hamilton
UK Edition

After the huge success of Fleabag on television, it’s tempting to compare Supper Club with Phoebe Waller-Bridge; but this is a novel all of its own: one of anger, rage, humour and food…

The Horse Dancer
Jojo Moyes
Hodder & Stoughton
UK Edition

Okay, technically this is not a new book — it was originally published 10 years ago and is being reissued — but it is certainly worth revisiting as Jojo’s trademark romance, wit and heart are all here!

The Travelers
Regina Porter
Jonathan Cape
UK Edition

This epic story of two families in post-war America is a bravura work of emotional resonance. As lives unfold over decades, we are witness to history, both personal and political.

The Escape Room
Megan Goldin
Trapeze
UK Edition

Lee Child says that this high octane thriller is one of his favourites of the year, and it’s easy to see why. This high-stakes game of murder and deception is impossible to put down.

Becoming Dinah
Kit de Waal
Orion Children's Books
UK Edition

Kit de Waal is one of our most important writers, and her first YA novel is as wonderful as you’d expect. It is a very loose retelling of Moby Dick, except with a teenage girl and a VW van…

Modern Mediterranean
Marc Fosh
Nourish
UK Edition

A blast of sunshine, the radiance of the best ingredients on the plate, Modern Mediterranean is not just a great cookbook full of mouthwatering recipes, but also a tonic. Enjoy!

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