A Line in the River: Khartoum City of Memory
by Jamal Mahjoub

Rediscovering the city in which his formative years were spent, the author encounters people and places he left behind. This book combines lyrical and evocative memoir with a nuanced exploration of a country's complex history, politics and religion. The result is both captivating and revelatory.

The Last Tudor
by Philippa Gregory

The author has popularised Tudor history perhaps more than any other living fiction writer, as her latest novel features one of the most famous girls in history, Lady Jane Grey, and her two sisters, each of whom dared to defy her queen.

The Tea Trolley
by Rehana Alam

This book provides double pleasure as friends and family interweave twelve tales of love and loss into the narrative. The stories serve as links in the chain of Amna's story. Ultimately, these tales coalesce in surprising patterns, resolving her dilemma in a unique and unexpected way.

The Boy is Back
by Meg Cabot

In this brand-new novel by Cabot, a scandal brings a young man back home to the small town, crazy family, and the first love he left behind along with some unexpected circumstances. The story revolves around one tiny post on the Internet which causes all of his troubles to return.

It Only Happens in the Movies
by Holly Bourne

Audrey is over romance but after she meets a wannabe filmmaker Harry; nobody had expected the two to fall in love as hard and fast as they did. But that doesn't mean things are easy. YA star Holly Bourne tackles real love in this absolutely funny and emotional novel.