Books of the Month - 2022
Some books stand out. They become the talk of the town. The ones you buy for yourself, and then for a friend, and recommend to your mother. They have you captivated from page to page, chapter to chapter. Our book of month page attempts to undercover these hidden gems. Each month we will pick one book that we just couldn't keep up with demand or had customer after customer telling us their rave reviews!

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Pine Trees

January - Book of the Month

Oh William - Elizabeth Strout 
Booker-longlisted, bestselling author returns to her beloved heroine Lucy Barton in a luminous novel about love, loss, and the family secrets that can erupt and bewilder us at any point in life.

Snowdrop Flowers

February - Book of the Month

Violeta - Isabel Allende

One extraordinary woman. One hundred years of history. One unforgettable story.

Bearing witness to a century of history, through the eyes of a woman whose unforgettable passion, determination and sense of humour will carry her through a lifetime of upheaval

Wild Flowers

March - Book of the Month

Little Wing - Freya North

Little Wing is the powerful story of two families over three generations. Little Wing is a novel about resilience, forgiveness and the true meaning of family, about finding one's place in the world and discovering how we all belong somewhere and to someone.

Cherry Blossoms

April - Book of the Month

Lessons in Chemistry - Bonnie Garmus

LESSONS IN CHEMISTRY is a vibrant and original story of hope and staying true to yourself. A book that sparks joy with every page.Chemist Elizabeth Zott is not your average woman. In fact, Elizabeth Zott would be the first to point out that there is no such thing.

Wild Flowers

May - Book of the Month

The Quiet Whispers Never Stop - Olivia Fitzsimons

THE QUIET WHISPERS is a gripping and emotional story of a woman pushed to breaking point from an exciting new voice in fiction.

A story of love, obsession and escape.

Dandelion Leaves

June - Book of the Month

Idol - Louise O'Neill

Riveting, compulsive and bold, IDOL interrogates our relationship with our heroes and explores the world of online influencers, asking how well we can ever really know those whose carefully curated profiles we follow online.

Sky

Three estranged sisters. Six months to come back together. The GIN SISTER"S PROMISE is an emotional, uplifting story about forgiveness, second chances and the importance of family. Can they overcome their past and find a way to love each other once more?

July - Book of the Month

The Gin Sister's Promise - Faith Hogan

Sunset

A "beautifully rendered" novel about war, migration, and the power of telling our stories, PEACH BLOSSOM SPRING follows three generations of a Chinese family on their search for a place to call home. 

August - Book of the Month

Peach Blossom Spring - Melissa Fu

Hay Bales

September - Book of the Month

The Queen of Dirt Island - Donal Ryan

A "searing" and "jubilant" tale that spans four generations of Irish women from the

1980's to present day. 'The Queen of Dirt Island' is a novel wherein themes of love,

loyalty, and family history prevail above all.

Brown Leaves

October Book of the Month

All the Broken Places - John Boyne

The gripping and masterful sequel to 'The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas'...

A  piece of historical fiction that is both gripping and profoundly moving. 'All the Broken Places' is a must read this autumn!

Snowy Trees

November Book of the Month

Demon Copperhead - Barbara Kingsolver

A coming-of-age story told through the eyes of its protagonist - Demon Copperhead, a boy born to a teenage single mother in a single-wide trailer. Set in modern-day rural America in the midst of the opioid crisis, readers follow Demon on his journey as he traverses the perils of modern-day America with his fierce talent for survival.

This modern-day take on Charles Dickens's DAVID COPPERFIELD will have you captivated right until the very end.