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Hot reads: 11 new releases to curl up with in Feb

We've got the thriller, adventure, romance, love, cookery, hobby, tween and teen genres sewn up with this month's heady selection of books

We asked the bookworms at Chorleywood Bookshop about which releases they’re most excited about getting their hands on this month. Read on for inspo on your next great gift/book club suggestion/hobby or even holiday read (you lucky thing).

We Are All Birds of Uganda by Hafsa Zayyan

This stunning debut novel is a multi-layered and deeply moving story of generational love, loss and what it means to find home.

The Rising Tide by Sam Lloyd

When Lucy’s husband disappears at sea, she soon finds herself plunged into a nightmare world far removed from her once idyllic life. A heart-stopping thriller from one of the genre’s rising stars.

The One Hundred Years of Lenni and Margot by Marianne Cronin

When 17-year-old Lenni meets 83-year-old Margot at an art class, neither one can imagine just how much their friendship will change their lives. Warm, funny, and utterly charming, this is a book that you’ll want to read in one sitting.

The Ends of the Earth by Abbie Greaves

A wonderfully tender story of lost love that will have you laughing and crying in equal measures. The perfect comfort read for these dark winter nights.

And Now for the Good News…by Ruby Wax

Bestselling author and comedian, Ruby Wax is here to share her roadmap for a kinder, brighter world…in her own unique style! A much-needed tonic for better mental health.

Home Cooked: Recipes from the Farm by Kate Humble

This debut cookbook by TV presenter and writer Kate Humble is a glorious celebration of simple, seasonal home cooking full of flavour, comfort and joy.

Open Water by Caleb Azumah Nelson

Winner of the Costa First Novel Award, Open Water is both a beautiful love story and a potent exploration of race and masculinity from the 25-year-old British-Ghanaian writer, one of our most exciting young voices. Older teens will love this one.

Fall by John Preston

Winner of the Costa Biography Award, John Preston explores the life of notorious media mogul Robert Maxwell. From humble beginnings in Eastern Europe to his scandalous fall. A gripping read.

Boy in a China Shop: Life, Clay and Everything by Keith Brymer Jones

Fans of The Great Pottery Throwdown will love this warm and witty memoir from everybody’s favourite judge, Keith Brymer Jones.

The Secret of Haven Point by Lisette Auton

This debut novel is an enchanting story celebrating the joy of found families and the importance of inclusion and acceptance. Perfect for readers 9+.

Into the Sideways World by Ross Welford

Bestselling author Ross Welford returns with this thrilling, edge-of-your-seat adventure of alternate worlds. Perfect for readers 10+.

Support your local indies! You can buy any of these books in store or online through Chorleywood Bookshop.

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