Beat the January blues by getting stuck into a good book this month. Here's a selection of our top picks for January.

Midwinter, by Fiona Melrose

Melrose's work portrays a family of Suffolk farmers failing to deal with their past, which continues to haunt them.

Described by the Daily Mail as a "penetrating study of grief and guilt", this chilling winter read is one to lose yourself in.

£13.49, Amazon

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, by J. K. Rowling

The original screenplay by J. K. Rowling for the highly-regarded film showcasing life before Harry Potter, this is a perfect addition to your winter bookshelf.

£11.89, WH Smith

Sirens, by Joseph Knox

This page-turner from the crime genre follows lead character Aidan Waits as he struggles through life as a troubled junior detective.

Described as "razor-sharp urban noir - very special indeed" by Jack Reacher auithor Lee Child, this book by debutant Knox is certainly worth a read.

£10.49, Waterstones

Ayesha's Gift, by Martin Sixsmith

When Ayesha learns of her father's death, she fails to accept that her memories could be distorted. In search of answers, she flies to Pakistan to confront the truth.

From the author who wrote Philomena, which went on to become a hugely successful award-winning film starring Dame Judi Dench, Sixsmith's latest work is another one you won't want to put down.

£12.99, Amazon

The Muse, Jessie Burton

Burton's novel is a Sunday Times Number One Bestseller, following the trials and tribulations of the young Trinidadian typist Odelle in 1960s London.

£4.49, WH Smith 

 

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