Thursday, 7 June 2012

Independent Booksellers’ Week Book Award 2012 Shortlist Announced

The selection of ten adult titles and twelve children’s titles have just been announced. These have been chosen by Independent Booksellers as their favourite books of the year. The public will be able to vote for their favourite from 30th June.

The following adult titles are available in large print:

Andrew Miller, Pure

Matthew Hollis, Now All Roads Lead to France. Please note that this book is not published yet. It is due in August 2012.

Julian Barnes, The Sense of an Ending.

Alan Bennet, Smut.

Sebastian Barry,  On Canaan’s Side.

Kate Grenville, Sarah Thornhill.

The following children’s titles are available in large print:

Jeff Kinney, Diary of a Wimpy Kid.

Meg Roscoff, There is No Dog.

Saturday, 2 June 2012

The Richard and Judy Summer Book Club 2012

The ten titles for the Richard and Judy Summer Book Club have been announced and five of them are available in large print from our website. Click on the links to learn more about each title.

Victoria Hislop, The Thread. This book is published in paperback next week, and we have plenty of copies on order. (The hardback was published just before Christmas and went out of print almost immediately). Gransnet have also chosen this book as their June book club choice.

Erin Morgenstern, The Night Circus.

Robert Harris, The Fear Index.

Lars Kepler, The Hypnotist. This book is only available in large print from the USA.

Penny Hancock, Tideline.

Richard and Judy choices are always popular and prove very good choices for book groups to discuss.