Elizabeth Strout returns to the spiky and deeply lovable Olive Kitteridge in this follow up novel. In the small coastal town of Crosby, Maine, Olive encounters changes both welcome and unwelcome, and opens herself to new lessons as she navigates the second half of her life. Strout is an exceptionally powerful storyteller and Olive, Again is sure to delight both new fans and old.
TWS THE NIGHTSHIFT BEFORE CHRISTMAS BY ADAM KAY
Former junior doctor Adam Kay returns with a festive little book in the vein of his smash hit This Is Going To Hurt. A stocking-sized selection of anecdotes from Christmases on the hospital wards, Twas the Nightshift Before Christmas is a ‘love letter to all those who spend their festive season on the front line, removing babies and baubles from the various places they get stuck, at the most wonderful time of the year.’
WHO AM I, AGAIN? BY LENNY HENRY
This memoir from national treasure and beloved comedian Lenny Henry chronicles his rise to fame, from his first appearance on our screens aged just 16 years old. Equal parts heart-breaking and hilarious, this coming-of-age story is filled with Henry’s trademark energy and tackles racism, celebrity and teenage experiences in 1970s Britain.
STATION JIM BY LOUIS DE BERNIERES, ILLUSTRATED BY EMMA CHICHESTER CLARK
A beautifully illustrated book for children from two beloved literary talents. Jim is a mischevious puppy, found abandoned on a train before being quickly and lovingly adopted into the Leghorn family. Station Jim will enchant both children and adults, ages 8 to 80, with Jim’s misadventures accompanied by wonderful illustrations.
FESTIVE SPIRITS BY KATE ATKINSON
Another great stocking filler in the form of three short stories from Life After Life author Kate Atkinson, published for the first time in book form. £1 of every purchase of this lovely little hardback goes to the charity Sightsaver.
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