Richard and Judy summer reads 2005

Perhaps this is the type of light reading you need for the beach. I dunno, you tell me SUMMER READS 2005 The Ivy Chronicles Karen Quinn A fast-paced and very funny rom com as Ivy’s bid to support her family and regain her self-esteem becomes a tale of modern-day reinvention – and unexpected romance. The […]

Richard and Judy Summer Reads 2004

Well we weren’t here to announce this last year, but here are the books picked as summer reads for last year. Generally I think the summer book selections are a lot weaker than the regular book list. SUMMER READS 2004 A Gathering Light Jennifer Donnelly Set in 1906 and built around the real life murder […]

Richard and Judy book club list – 2004

BOOK LIST 2004 The Lovely Bones Alice Sebold Watching from heaven, Susie sees her happy, suburban family devastated by her death, isolated even from one another as they each try to cope with their terrible loss alone. The Bookseller of Kabul Asne Seierstad A moving portrait of a family and a clear-eyed assessment of a […]

Richard and Judy – the most powerful people in British publishing?

Every book that features in their TV book club is an instant bestseller From the Guardian: When Joseph O’Connor’s The Star of the Sea, a novel about Irish refugees crossing the channel in 1847, came out in paperback in January, few expected it to trouble the bestseller charts unduly. “Everybody thought it would do fairly […]

Richard and Judy Summer Reads – 2004

Here is a list of the summer reads from last year… SUMMER READS 2004 A Gathering Light Jennifer Donnelly Set in 1906 and built around the real life murder of a young woman in a popular holiday resort this novel is touching, surprising, moving and compelling. Want to Play? P J Tracy When the two […]

Richard and Judy Book List 2005

Richard & Judy (UK TV personalities) have had a Recommending Reading list of books since 2004. BOOK LIST 2005 Cloud Atlas David Mitchell In his extraordinary third novel, David Mitchell erases the boundaries of language, genre and time to offer a meditation on humanity’s dangerous will to power, and where it may lead us. The […]

Richard and Judy – who really chooses the books?

From the Independent: Is Amanda Ross the most influential woman in the book world right now? It’s an unlikely proposition, given that she’s the joint managing director of an independent TV company based in a grotty bit of south London. But since the overwhelming success of Richard & Judy’s book club – responsible for two […]

Richard and Judy Book Club list 2005

Here is the list for 2005, not a lot of surprises here. They seem to be playing it safe with quite a few already succesful books that really don’t need that extra push *shrug* Cloud Atlas David Mitchell In his extraordinary third novel, David Mitchell erases the boundaries of language, genre and time to offer […]

Richard and Judy Book Club list 2004

Well here is where it all started, with a look at last year’s book club list. BOOK LIST 2004 The Lovely Bones Alice Sebold Watching from heaven, Susie sees her happy, suburban family devastated by her death, isolated even from one another as they each try to cope with their terrible loss alone. The Bookseller […]

September Giveaway

outlander giveaway

IT’S GIVEAWAY TIME!! We’re giving away this gorgeous Scottish gift set to celebrate one of my favourite shows being back on our screens! All you have to do is visit our Instagram page and follow the instructions on this post What’s included? 1x 8oz Sassenach Candle 1x A6 Sassenach Notebook in red check Harris Tweed […]