Whether you’re someone who can’t take their nose out of a good book, or you just want a hefty hardback to look pretty on your coffee table, here are the books that took 2019 by storm.


Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets and Advice for Living Your Best Life

Netflix star, comedian and now author Ali Wong writes a real-talk handbook through a series of letters to her daughters through humour and wisdom.

Price: £10.49 Website: amazon.co.uk


Forever Frida – Kathy Cano-Murillo

Frida Kahlo remains a much-celebrated icon, who continues to inspire artists, feminists and art enthusiasts. Forever Frida explores her art, words and inspiring attitude.

Price: £7.19 Website: amazon.co.uk

Humans of New York Stories

If you don’t follow Humans of New York on Instagram, we’d be surprised. Explore Brandon Stanton’s glorious collection of heartwarming stories in book form.

Price: £13.23 Website: amazon.co.uk

Find Me – André Aciman

Call Me by Your Name fans rejoice! André Aciman is letting us back into his characters’ lives a few twinkling years after their first meeting.

Price: £11.99 Website: waterstones.com

MOB Veggie: Feed 4 or more for under £10

Amazing easy veggie recipes with all costing under £10.00 and feeding 4. Perfect for city dwellers, students or new cooks.

Price: £9.30 Website: amazon.co.uk


The Testaments – Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale is a modern classic. In epic sequel, she brings the iconic narrative to the striking closure we weren’t quite expecting.

Price: £10.00 Website: amazon.co.uk