Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
Hilary Mantel recently released her most recent novel, The Mirror and the Light, which is the last in a trilogy.
The first was Wolf Hall, made into a famous BBC adaptation starring Mark Rylance, and follows the life and ministry of Thomas Cromwell.
Again, keen readers have three of these novels to devour: Wolf Hall, Bring Up the Bodies and The Mirror and the Light.
Pretending by Holly Bourne
The new novel from Holly Bourne, the love story Pretending focuses in on our need to be perfect.
In the book the main character, April, assumes the identity of Gretel, a ‘perfect woman’ and a figment of her imagination – to spice up her online-dating experience.
But when the imaginary woman develops real feelings, things get complicated.