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Book of the Month


Bestselling author Emma Donoghue returns with her new masterpiece; Akin. Written with all the tenderness and psychological intensity that made Room a huge bestseller, Akin is a funny, heart-wrenching tale of an old man and a young boy who unpick their painful stories and embark on writing a new one together.

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Children's Book of the Month

The Secret Commonwealth The Book of Dust Volume Two

Truly a book for our times; a powerful adventure and a thought-provoking look at what it is to understand yourself, to grow up and make sense of the world around you.

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Downton Abbey: The Complete Collection

Discover all six seasons of the ITV drama that follows the aristocratic Crawley family and their team of dedicated servants on a fictional Yorkshire Estate, setting the backdrop to the new Downton Abbey movie.

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Author of the Month

Zadie Smith

Zadie Smith is a contemporary English novelist, essayist and short story writer. She exploded onto the literary stage with her standout debut novel White Teeth before going on to write The Autograph Man, On Beauty, NW and Swing Time, as well as a novella, The Embassy of Cambodia, and two collections of essays, Changing My Mind and Feel Free. She is also the editor of The Book of Other People.

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October's Rising Writers

Featuring New Authors

As well as focusing on established novelists, here at Hive we want to champion new authors too. Each month we select a handful of up-and-coming writers who are just starting out by shining the spotlight on them and the book they’re releasing that month. We hope you enjoy discovering something new and exciting from our monthly selection below. And remember to keep watch on our Rising Writers – you never know where you will see them next!

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