Zoe Ball TV Book Club books

If you would like to join in with Zoe’s Book Club we have all ten of the fantastic books selected in stock.

This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor by Adam Kay

The often hilarious, at times horrifying and occasionally heartbreaking diaries of a former junior doctor, and the story of why he decided to hang up his stethoscope.

Never Greener by Ruth Jones

In her unmissable debut, actress and screenwriter Ruth Jones shows us the dangers of trying to recapture that which was once lost and failing to realise the beauty of what we already have.

The Silent Companions: a ghost story by Laura Purcell

Some doors are locked for a reason… Newly married, newly widowed Elsie is sent to see out her pregnancy at her late husband’s crumbling country estate, The Bridge. With her new servants resentful and the local villagers actively hostile, Elsie only has her husband’s awkward cousin for company. Or so she thinks.

Killer Intent by Tony Kent

Britain’s elite security forces seem powerless when an audacious attempt is made to assassinate a former US president in London. This becomes the spark which ignites a chain reaction of explosive events that will see old political sympathies rekindled and personal loyalties betrayed.

The Sealwoman’s Gift by Sally Magnusson

In 1627 Barbary pirates raided the coast of Iceland and abducted some 400 of its people, including 250 from a tiny island off the mainland. Among the captives sold into slavery in Algiers were the island pastor, his wife and their three children. Although the raid itself is well documented, little is known about what happened to the women and children afterwards.

Dark Pines: A Tuva Moodyson Mystery by Will Dean

Five villagers. Six hundred square kilometres of Swedish forest. One reporter. Two bodies… ̀Will Dean’s atmospheric crime thriller marks him out as a talent to watch. Dark Pines is stylish, compelling and as chilling as a Swedish winter.

I am, I am, I am: seventeen brushes with death by Maggie O’Farrell

I AM, I AM, I AM is a memoir with a difference – the unputdownable story of an extraordinary woman’s life in near-death experiences. Insightful, inspirational, intelligent, it is a book to be read at a sitting, a story you finish newly conscious of life’s fragility, determined to make every heartbeat count.

The Man I think I know by Mike Gayle

Some people just look destined for great things. And sometimes, life has other ideas. A powerful and bittersweet story of an unexpected male friendship and an unlikely love story, this uplifting tale reminds us of the simple courage at the heart of every human being.

The Summer of Impossible Things by Rowan Coleman

If you could change the past, would you? How far would you go to save the person you love? Luna is about to do everything she can to save her mother’s life. Even if it means sacrificing her own. A beautiful novel about family, courage, sacrifice and love in all its guises from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Memory Book.

Necessary Evil by Abir Mukherjee

The fabulously wealthy kingdom of Sambalpore is home to tigers, elephants, diamond mines and the beautiful Palace of the Sun. But when the heir to the throne is assassinated in the presence of Captain Sam Wyndham and Sergeant ‘Surrender-Not’ Banerjee, they discover a kingdom riven with suppressed conflict.

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