Here at One Book Lane we don’t massively approve of the idea of a New Year’s resolution, given that they generally prove unrealistic and unsustainable. That said, a few books have caught our eye recently that we think might make our lives a little better.
We’ve made a list of books guaranteed to fill you with the joys of the season, from the likes of Veronica Henry, Maureen Lee and Rainbow Rowell.
On the 20th anniversary of Sophie’s World, Jostein Gaarder returns with a spell-binding fable about a girl who begins to receive messages from another time. Jostein dropped in to tell us all about his haunting, gripping and magical new novel, The World According to Anna.
Start reading Kate Lord Brown’s gorgeous winter tale The Christmas We Met, the story of the secrets revealed by a collection of family jewels, from the author of The Perfume Garden.
One Book Lane is one year old this week! To celebrate 12 months of reading recommendations, exclusive competitions and other bookish shenanigans, we’re giving one lucky winner the chance to win a box of beautiful birthday cupcakes and a One Book Lane party bag filled with literary gifts, including perfect winter reads from Cathy Kelly, Maeve Binchy and Kate Lord Brown.
The brilliant author of our new favourite festive read The Christmas We Met, Kate Lord Brown, has written us a gorgeous short story set on One Book Lane as a birthday present!
A Few of the Girls, the final story collection from one of the world’s favourite storytellers, Maeve Binchy is out on 24th September. It is a glorious collection full of the warmth, charm and humour that has always been an essential part of Maeve’s writing. Read an exclusive story from the new collection now.
More than forty of Maeve Binchy’s short stories will be brought together for the very first time in A Few of the Girls, a new collection out this September.