Book trends often emerge for things like anniversaries—but the market can also generate some wonderful coincidences and unexpected surprises.
Although June looks relatively quiet for hardback fiction there are still likely to be some very big titles in terms of sales.
Prepare to be bowled over by May’s cricket-heavy offerings, ahead of the world cup, and a tantalising array of summer thrillers.
In a tremendously busy month middle-grade fiction dominates, with a clutch of highly fancied books from new and existing talent. My pick for Book of the Month is Thomas Taylor’s Malamander , a wildly...
May sees the publication of James Holland’s commemorative title ahead of the D-Day anniversary celebrations in June and two books celebrating the wonders of midwifery
May sees another great collection of début novels, along with the first Thomas Harris thriller in 13 years and some good short story collections.