New Books


Our book buyers are always busy looking out for the best new releases to add to our shelves. As well as stocking many of the top best sellers we also respond to library users’ requests. If there is a book you would like us to buy please either make a note in the Blue Suggestions Book in the library or contact us. Our decision will be based on our budget and the level of interest in the book. 

We produce quarterly lists of recent purchases for both adult fiction and non-fiction. Occasional lists are also made for Large Print and audiobooks


Here are some of the most popular new books that have recently been added to the library:-

The Testaments

Margaret Atwood

The follow-up to Margaret Atwood’s dystopian masterpiece The Handmaid’s Tale. We have both the hardback and audiobook version of this Booker Prize Winner for 2019.

The second sleep

Jojo Moyes

A post-apocalyptic thriller set in Britain 800 years into the future.

Lady in Waiting

Anne Glenconner

The remarkable life of Lady in Waiting to Princess Margaret who was also a Maid of Honour at the Queen's Coronation.

'Gentle, wise, unpretentious, but above all inspiring' (The Times)

The Giver of Stars

Jojo Moyes

Depression-era America, a group of women sets up a mobile library. A mesmerising tale of female friendship and the wonder of books and reading, inspired by a remarkable true story.

The Body

Bill Bryson

A guide around the human body to discover how it functions, what can go wrong and its remarkable ability to heal itself.

Cilka’s journey

Heather Morris

The sequel to the best-selling novel The Tattoist of Auschwitz tells the tale of Cilka Klein, sent to a gulag after surviving Auschwitz.

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