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Mix Tape by Jane Sanderson

Out in January

What if the one that got away became the one that's yet to come? Dan made Ali her first mixed tape. And years later, when she's living a new, adult life in Australia, he messages her with one of their shared songs. So begins an exchange of music that crosses time zones and and their new lives, resulting in a message that will change everything. Beautifully written, relateable and with characters guaranteed to stay with you, it's a love story you don't want to miss.

Who Did You Tell by Lesley Kara

Out in January

We loved Lesley Kara's gripping thriller The Rumour so cannot wait to get our hands on her new novel. Astrid is a recovering alcoholic. She's turned her back on her old life and habits, moved in with her mother and is going to meetings, trying to right the wrongs of her past. But someone doesn't want her to forget her mistakes. It's dark, it's gripping, and you'll read it in one sitting.

Unexpected Lessons in Love by Lucy Dillon

Out in January

This is a gorgeous, bittersweet heartbreaker of a book. In the words of our favourite Jojo Moyes - it's a book that'll make you want to live your own life better. Jeannie always dreamed of true love. And she found it with Dan, in the whirlwind romance that sees him proposing on Brooklyn Bridge. But on the way to the wedding, Jeannie is unsure if 'I do' actually feels like 'I don't know' - it's all happening far too fast. But then fate intervenes on her way to the ceremony. And her choice becomes a whole lot more complicated.

Miss Austen by Gill Hornby

Out in January

You'll laugh. You'll cry. And if you're a Jane Austen fan, you need to get a copy of this one, pronto. It tells the story of Cassandra, Jane Austen's younger sister, and the letters she finds years after Jane's death. Letters that hold secrets that Jane never wanted to come to light. It's heart-wrenching, emotional and wonderfully atmospheric. You'll be immersed in Cassandra's world from start to finish.

Happy Ever After by C. C. MacDonald

Out in January

Isn't this cover BEAUTIFUL? We know you're not meant to judge a book by its cover but we're glad we did, because this thriller had us glued to the page. A bold, heart-pumping thriller you won't be able to put down, Happy Ever After is about Naomi, a woman with a seemingly perfect life. But she's struggling to conceive her second child, and drifting apart from her husband in the process. Then she meets Sean, and makes a terrible mistake. A mistake that will haunt her even when Sean disappears without a trace...

Truth Hurts by Rebecca Reid

Out in February

So tense. So heart-poundingly good. We loved Perfect Liars by the same author and her latest thriller doesn't disappoint. Amid a whirlwind romance, Drew suggests to Poppy that they don't share anything about their past lives - that they live only for the here and now, and make a completely fresh start. She jumps at the chance, but it's only later that she realises she knows nothing about the man she married. Secrets will surely begin to surface, sooner rather than later. With white-knuckle tension and twists you don't expect, it'll keep you reading through the night.

Grown Ups by Marian Keyes

Out in February

There's nothing like a new Marian Keyes novel to see us jumping up and down in excitement! You're in for a real treat with this one, as always. It follows the Caseys, three brothers and their wives who are all one big happy family - on the surface. Below it all, things are murkier, with a few clashing personalities and a couple of people who perhaps like each other a bit TOO much... When one drunken comment slips at a family birthday, secrets begin to spill out all over. It's glorious. It's funny. It's a fantastic story about how families aren't always black and white.

The Wrong Move by Jennifer Savin

Out in February

Full of twists, turns and honestly, our worst nightmare, this book is about what happens when the seemingly perfect flatshare turns into something unexpected. Because how well can you really know the strangers you move in with? Jessie thinks she's safe. She thinks she's made friends with her new flatmates. How wrong she is. It's deliciously dark, suspense-filled entertainment at its best.

The House on the Lake by Nuala Ellwood

Out in February

If you love a nail-biting thriller, make sure this is top of your reading list. Lisa needs to get away. The house in the wild Yorkshire landscape seems the perfect place to lay low with her little boy, Joe. But when a woman from the village comes to visit, she realises they're not as safe as she thought. It's every bit as good as My Sister's Bones and Day of the Accident, a read that you won't be able to shake from your mind. It'll keep you up all night. It'll make your heart race. And it'll make you question everything.

A Springtime Affair by Katie Fforde

Out in February

A new Katie Fforde novel is like the first ray of sunshine after winter - welcome, warm and much-needed. Two heartfelt love stories, both as wonderful as the next, play out in this uplifting story. Gilly loves her B&B business, but falls for estate agent Leo. Helena is a talented weaver, and her landlord offers her the career boost of a lifetime. Both women begin to wonder - will these new chapters lead to a happy ever after? It's pure springtime joy in book form.

The Memory Wood by Sam Lloyd

Out in February

If you loved Room by Emma Donoghue, The Memory Wood is an unmissable book for your 2020 reading list. It strikes that hard-to-find balance between terrifying and moving, and is a thriller that’ll break your heart into several pieces and keep you on the very edge of your seat. It tells the original and fascinating story of thirteen-year-old Elissa, who has been hidden in the woods by an abductor, and Elijah, who has never had a friend, and so won’t alert the police when he stumbles across her. As the abductor’s behaviour becomes more erratic, they must rely on each other to survive. But will they both be able to escape the Memory Wood? It’s tantalising, heart-pumping stuff, and a shockingly original story you won’t be able to forget.

The Two Lives of Lydia Bird by Josie Silver

Out in March

We fell in love with One Day in December and we know that you're going to adore Josie Silver's next novel just as much. Lydia and Freddie are meant to be. But then Freddie dies in a tragic accident, and Lydia's life falls apart. When she takes those first few steps to live - and maybe even love - again, something magical happens, and she gets another chance at her old life with Freddie. But there's someone in her new life who wants her to stay. One impossible choice. One beautiful, gut-wrenching read. One love story you won't want to end.

The SIlent Treatment by Abbie Greaves

Out in April

This is one of those books that comes out of nowhere and hits you right in the feelings. It tells the story of Frank and Maggie, a husband and wife who haven't spoken for six months. They live under the same roof and sleep in the same bed, but Frank's words have dried up. Maggie has plenty of ideas as to why that might be, but it'll take a tragedy to unleash the secrets that are causing his silence. It's so heart-wrenching, so powerful, and so tremendously lovely. It's a book about a long marriage and the power of love, and it's guaranteed to touch your heart.

Us Three by Ruth Jones

Out in April

Never Greener was every bit as delicious as an episode of Gavin and Stacey, and Ruth Ware's new novel, Us Three, promises to be just as wonderful. It follows three women, best friends since childhood, when they swore they'd be friends forever, no matter what. So when something shakes the foundations of their friendship to its core, will they be able to keep their promise? Funny, moving and full of heart, you'll feel like you've known the characters your whole life.

The Authenticity Project by Clare Pooley

Out in April

This is one of the most original books you'll have read in a long time. It's thoughtful, uplifting and a story that everyone's going to be talking about. There are six strangers, all with one thing in common: their lives aren't always what they make them out to be. Julian writes 'his truth' down in a little green notebook, and passes it on, not knowing this small act of honesty will have a pretty huge impact... It's heart-warming, life-affirming stuff.

I Made a Mistake by Jane Corry

Out in June

There's nothing like a Jane Corry novel to keep you up all night, racing to get to the end. As addictive as it is entertaining, this needs to be on your psychological thriller reading pile for 2020. Poppy is certain she'd never cheat on her husband, but when an old flame walks into her life, she makes a mistake. A mistake that's more dangerous than she ever imagined. It's as sensitive as it is gripping, the perfect balance of real life and domestic suspense that this author gets right every time.

Miss Benson's Beetle by Rachel Joyce

Out in June

If you loved The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, just you wait for the adventure you'll be starting with Margery and Enid. It is 1950, and Margery quits her sensible job to travel to the other side of the world in search of a beetle that may or may not exist. A quirky woman, Enid Pretty, accompanies her, and so unfolds a tender tale of friendship, faith and belief in something that keeps you going. It's as wonderful and as unexpected as all of Rachel Joyce's books and we can't wait for you to read it.

The Garden of Forgotten Wishes by Trisha Ashley

Out in June

You know it's going to be a good reading year when there's a new Trisha Ashley to cosy up with. As comforting as a steaming mug of tea, with all the warmth and love you want from a light-hearted, escapist story, you can't go wrong with her romantic books, and her latest is as wonderful as the ones that came before. It's not out until June so we can't share a cover with you yet. But we can tell you it's about green thumbs, broken hearts, and letting love blossom. Mark it on your calendars and keep your eyes peeled for another all-round lovely, and quite frankly unmissable story from this author.

Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman

Out in June

This one's such a delight, and a book everyone will be talking about in 2020. In a peaceful retirement village in Kent, four elderly friends get together to investigate unsolved killings. But when a local estate agent turns up dead, they finds themselves with their first live case. They might be in their eighties, but they still have a few tricks up their sleeves... It's a joyous mystery perfect for Agatha Christie fans, brimming with charm, packed with laugh-out-loud moments, and ultimately proving that old age doesn't have to be in the least bit dull.

New novel by Sophie Kinsella

Out in October

That's right. We were lucky enough to get TWO new Sophie Kinsella books in 2019 (I Owe You One and Christmas Shopaholic), AND there's another coming in 2020! Spoiled rotten or what? We are sworn to secrecy about this one, so all we can tell you is it'll be out in October. But of course it will be full of all the heart, laughter and wonderfully relatable storytelling we expect from Sophie Kinsella, queen of the Shopaholic series. We'll be counting down the days until we can click pre-order on this one, but til then, good things come to those who wait. 

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