Highest Rated Books

The books in this section have all been rated very highly by our reviewers. The books have an average rating of 4.5 or higher and the number of high rating reviews the book receives is also taken into account.

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium Trilogy Book 1) (Quercus)

4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars  from  2 reviews

Forty years ago, Harriet Vanger disappeared from a family gathering on the island owned and inhabited by the powerful Vanger clan. Her body was never found, yet her uncle is convinced it was murder - and that the killer is a member of his own tightly knit but dysfunctional family. Lisbeth Salander, the enigmatic, delinquent and dangerous security specialist assists Mikael Blomkvist in his investigation.

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The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher (Bloomsbury Publishing PLC)

4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars  from  2 reviews

In the village of Road in Wiltshire during the summer of 1860, a family awakes to discover that a gruesome murder has taken place in their home. The guilty party is surely still among them. Jack Wilcher of Scotland Yard, the most celebrated detective of his day, has the unenviable task of conducting the investigation.

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Mort: A Discworld Novel (Discworld Novels) (Corgi)

4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars  from  2 reviews

Death comes to us all. When he came to Mort, he offered him a job. After being assured that being dead was not compulsory, Mort accepted. However, he soon found that romantic longings did not mix easily with the responsibilities of being Death’s apprentice…

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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (Bloomsbury Publishing PLC)

4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars  from  2 reviews

This is the story of an author in post war Britain who receives fan mail from a member of "The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society". The book follows their correspondence & the writer's correspondence with other Islanders & friends. The story tells of the Islanders life within the German occupation & follows the writer as she visits the island. The book is written in letter format.

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National Theatre: All About Theatre (Walker Books)

5.0 Stars5.0 Stars5.0 Stars5.0 Stars5.0 Stars  from  1 review

Described by Benedict Cumberbatch as "a brilliant introduction to theatre", this fascinating book by the National Theatre shows how plays like War Horse and many others are made. The book is packed with interviews with famous directors and actors, like Lenny Henry, Meera Syal, Julie Walters and Ben Whishaw, and productions like The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and One Man, Two Guvnors. Hear ...

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Football School Season 2: Where Football Explains the World (Walker Books)

5.0 Stars5.0 Stars5.0 Stars5.0 Stars5.0 Stars  from  1 review

This book is packed with awesome true stories, real science and fascinating facts and will make you laugh loads – and it's all about football. What is a vomitory? When do footballers wee? Where do goalkeepers let in chickens? When did women start playing football? You'll find the answers to these questions and more in chapters on subjects such as biology, maths and history. Illustrated throughout with hil ...

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The Boy, The Father & The Sea (Austin Macauley Publishers)

5.0 Stars5.0 Stars5.0 Stars5.0 Stars5.0 Stars  from  1 review

When his fisherman father is consumed by the oceans, a boy refuses to accept it, and goes on a mission to rescue him... A touching and evocative tale about the lure and danger of the waves, and the strength of a child's love for his father, The Boy, the Father & the Sea delves into the age-old mythology of man's relationship with the sea, creating a new and timeless fable. This story is illustrated with ext ...

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The Surrogate: A gripping psychological thriller with an incredible twist (Sphere)

5.0 Stars5.0 Stars5.0 Stars5.0 Stars5.0 Stars  from  1 review

Kat and her husband Nick have tried everything to become parents, and are on the point of giving up. Then a chance encounter with Kat's childhood friend Lisa gives Kat and Nick one last chance to achieve their dream. But Kat and Lisa's history hides dark secrets. And there is more to Lisa than meets the eye. As dangerous cracks start to appear in Kat's perfect picture of happily-ever-after, she rea ...

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The False Inspector Dew (Sphere)

5.0 Stars5.0 Stars5.0 Stars5.0 Stars5.0 Stars  from  1 review

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13 Minutes (Gollancz)

5.0 Stars5.0 Stars5.0 Stars5.0 Stars5.0 Stars  from  1 review

I was dead for 13 minutes.


I don't remember how I ended up in the icy water but I do know this - it wasn't an accident and I wasn't suicidal.


They say you should keep your friends close and your enemies closer, but when you're a teenage girl, it's hard to tell them apart. My friends love me, I'm sure of it. But that doesn't mean they didn't try to kill me. Does it?

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The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto (Sphere)

5.0 Stars5.0 Stars5.0 Stars5.0 Stars5.0 Stars  from  1 review

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Don't Let Go (W&N)

5.0 Stars5.0 Stars5.0 Stars5.0 Stars5.0 Stars  from  1 review

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