Books of the month for March

General Fiction: Lia Mills – Fallen

British Crime: Amy Stewart – Girl Waits with Gun

Tough Crime: Vu Tran – Dragonfish

Science Fiction: Jamie Sawyer – Artefact (Lazarus War #1)

Fantasy:  Leanna Renee Hieber – The Eterna Files

Paranormal/Urban Fantasy: Shelly Laurenston – The Unleashing (Call of Crows #1)

Classic of the Month: Oscar Wilde – Importance of Being Earnest

Teen reading: Sara Barnard – Beautiful Broken Things

Non-Fiction: Richard Coles – Fathomless Riches

 

Lia Mills – FallenAmy Stewart – Girl Waits with GunVu Tran – DragonfishJamie Sawyer – Artefact (Lazarus War #1)Leanna Renee Hieber – The Eterna FilesShelly Laurenston – The Unleashing (Call of Crows #1)Oscar Wilde – Importance of Being EarnestSara Barnard – Beautiful Broken ThingsRichard Coles – Fathomless Riches

Radiance

Radiance by Catherynne M. ValenteCatherynne M. Valente is well-known for her ambitious works of fantastical fiction and her latest novel Radiance may be her most ambitious yet. It is a hard book to review and even harder to describe, thanks to its multifaceted plot that keeps on turning in on itself in ever-intriguing twists and turns.

Here Be Dragons: Science, Technology and the Future of Humanity

Here Be Dragons: Science, Technology and the Future of HumanityThe title, "Here Be Dragons", refers to the uncharted territories of knowledge and technological abilities, where we might discover unknown threats. The mapmakers of old just hinted at possible dangers, but the message of this book is that we should do our best to prepare for situations where we might hold tools or knowledge that could destroy us.

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On Valentine’s Day or any other day of the year.

The Red by Linda Nagata

The Red by Linda NagataHow much of your privacy would you give up to have superpowers? For Liutenant James Shelley it doesn't seem like he has a choice. He is monitored every single moment as long as he is in the army. He also seems to have a source of information that he cannot explain himself, something that makes him feel when there is some imminent danger.

The Red by Linda Nagata is the first book

Resistance is Futile

Resistance is Futile by Jenny ColganWhen Dr Connie MacAdair is offered a post-doc fellowship at Cambridge University promising two years of uninterrupted time to focus solely on her own research, sans teaching, she simply cannot turn it down. It almost seems too good to be true and, as it turns out, it is. Once she arrives, she realises that she has been placed in a bunker-like compound with five other mathematicians and, once she has signed a sinister confidentiality agreement, given a long sequence of numbers they’re expected to search for any viable patterns. To begin with, it simply seems like lengthy and tedious work, but eventually they figure out that, whatever the sequence says, it seems to originate from somewhere in outer space. Earth has come into contact with extraterrestrial life and it’s up to them to figure out what the message holds.

Books of the month for February

General Fiction: Anna North – The Life and Death of Sophie Stark

British Crime: Michelle Birkby – The House at Baker Street

Tough Crime: David Levien – Signature Kill

Science Fiction: Martin Leicht, Isla Neal – Mothership

Fantasy: Jacey Bedford – Winterwood

Paranormal/Urban Fantasy: Jennifer Estep – Cold Burn of Magic

Classic of the Month: Edgar Allan Poe – The Murders in the Rue Morgue and Other Tales

Teen reading: Lisa Williamson – The Art of Being Normal

Anna North – The Life and Death of Sophie StarkMichelle Birkby – The House at Baker StreetDavid Levien – Signature Kill (Frank Behr #4)Martin Leicht, Isla Neal – Mothership Jacey Bedford – Winterwood Jennifer Estep – Cold Burn of Magic: Black Blade #1Edgar Allan Poe – The Murders in the Rue Morgue and Other TalesLisa Williamson – The Art of Being Normal

Special Shakespeare Reading Group in Stockholm

Shakespeare Special at Bio Rio in Stockholm

STOCKHOLM | Thursday 25th February

We are starting a new and exciting collaboration in Stockholm with Bio Rio. When they broadcast The National Theatre’s production of As You Like It, we welcome you to a special Reading Group meeting, at Bio Rio. We’ll read the play, and meet to discuss it as usual. Coffee, food and drinks will be available to purchase from the cafe and restaurant at Bio Rio.

If you would then like to watch the live broadcast play afterwards, you'll receive a 25% discount on your theatre ticket! One of the participants will also have the chance to win a Cinema Menu for two.

See below for details on booking and tickets:

Harry Potter Night 2016: A Night of Spells!

Harry Potter Night 2016: A Night of Spells

UPPSALA & STOCKHOLM | Thursday 4th February 2016

Once again, it’s that time of year when muggles and wizards meet to celebrate one of the greatest wizards in modern time: Harry Potter!

Read all about the activities in the Uppsala and Stockholm shops, and how to secure a ticket, below.

Books of the month for January

General FictionMarlon James A Brief History of Seven Killings

British Crime: Vaseem Khan – The Unexpected Inheritance of Inspector Chopra

Tough Crime: Hester Young – The Gates of Evangeline

Science Fiction: Jean Johnson – The Terrans

Fantasy: Holly Black – White Cat

Paranormal/Urban Fantasy: Amber Benson – The Witches of Echo Park

Classic of the Month: H. G. Wells – The Time Machine

Teen reading: Lance Rubin – Denton Little's Deathdate

Marlon James – A Brief History of Seven KillingsVaseem Khan – The Unexpected Inheritance of Inspector ChopraHester Young – The Gates of EvangelineJean Johnson – The Terrans: The First Salik War Book 1Holly Black – White CatAmber Benson – The Witches of Echo Park: An Echo Park Coven NovelH. G. Wells – The Time MachineLance Rubin – Denton Little's Deathdate

Hot & New – 15 Dec 2017

Agatha Christie
Murder on the Orient Express and other Hercule Poirot Mysteries
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Isabel Allende
In the Midst of Winter
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Philip Wilkinson
Phantom Architecture
Hardback
Gayle Forman
Leave Me
Paperback
Jerry Scott
What Was That All About? 20 Years of Our Favorite Zits Strips and Stories
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David Weber
Shadow of Victory (Honor Harrington #14)
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Stina recommends – 29 Nov 2017

Katherine Webb
The Hiding Places
Paperback
Stephanie Garber
Caraval
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Kat Howard
Roses and Rot
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Hot & New this week – 24 Nov 2017

Christopher Hitchens
Last Interview: And Other Conversations
Paperback
Walter Isaacson
Leonardo Da Vinci
Hardback
J. K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stane (Scots)
Paperback
Gill Sims
Why Mommy Drinks: The Diary of an Exhausted Mom
Hardback
Katherine Arden
The Girl in The Tower (Winternight #2)
Hardback
Bob Dylan
The Nobel Lecture
Hardback
P. C. Cast
Sun Warrior (Tales of a New World)
Trade Paperback
Joseph Stiglitz
The Euro: And its Threat to the Future of Europe
Paperback
Benjamin Alire Sáenz
The Inexplicable Logic of My Life
Paperback

Three tips from Tom

George Saunders
Lincoln in the Bardo
Paperback
John Updike
Rabbit at Rest
Paperback
Mavis Gallant
Collected Stories
Hardback

New in Fiction 6 Sept 2017

Ruth Hogan
The Keeper of Lost Things
Paperback
Nicole Krauss
Forest Dark
Hardback
Claire North
The End of the Day
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New in Mystery 6 Sept 2017

Val McDermid
Insidious Intent (Tony Hill/Carol Jordan #10)
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Sharon Bolton
Dead Woman Walking
Paperback
Janet Evanovich
Turbo Twenty-Three (Stephanie Plum 23)
Paperback

New in Non-Fiction 6 Sept 2017

Trevor Noah
Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood
Paperback
Matt Simon
The Wasp That Brainwashed the Caterpillar
Paperback
Peter Ackroyd
Revolution: A History of England Volume IV
Paperback

New in Fiction 3 August 2017

Benjamin Warner
Thirst
Paperback
Wray Delaney
An Almond for a Parrot
Paperback

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