Book Club

Monthly book reviews on the novels we’ve enjoyed. Join in the conversation and become part of our online book club.
Books & Ceramics with Author Elizabeth Macneal

We speak to Macneal about writing The Doll Factory.

3 years ago
Summer Reads by The Kew Bookshop | Book Club

From 'Ladder to the Sky' to 'Remains of the Day'.

3 years ago
Women's Prize for Fiction | Book Club

Jen Campbell reviews this year's shortlist.

3 years ago
Spring by Ali Smith | Book Club

The third in Smith's seasonal quartet.

3 years ago
The Second Shelf | Books in the City

A small bookshop with mighty ambitions.

3 years ago
The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker | Book Club

The much anticipated second novel from this bestselling author.

3 years ago
Apple & Knife by Intan Paramaditha | Book Club

A collection of short stories inspired by myth and fairy tales.

3 years ago
Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata | Book Club

A strange yet compelling Japanese novel.

3 years ago
How to Write a Book by Maggie O'Farrell

Advice and tips on beginning and finishing a book.

3 years ago
When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit by Judith Kerr | Book Club

A nostalgic winter read.

3 years ago
Snowmama | A Winter Tale by Jeanette Winterson

The perfect story for a winter's eve.

3 years ago
Ghost Wall by Sarah Moss | Book Club

A short, haunting novel.

3 years ago
Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver | Book Club

The first novel to explore the Trump era.

3 years ago
A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza | Book Club

A story with the intricacies of family life at its centre.

4 years ago
Normal People by Sally Rooney | Book Club

Rooney's second novel - long listed for this year's Man Booker

4 years ago
The Home-maker by Dorothy Canfield Fisher | Book Club

Our latest book review, from Persephone Books

4 years ago
The Priory by Dorothy Whipple | Book Club

Persephone Books reviews The Priory by Dorothy Whipple

4 years ago
Q&A | Creative Director of Vintage Books

We meet Suzanne Dean - the designer behind Vintage book covers.

4 years ago
Women's Prize for Fiction Shortlist | Book Club

A review of the six books on this year's Women's Prize for Fiction.

4 years ago
Madeline Miller | Meet the Author

We discuss writing and inspiration with the author of Circe.

4 years ago
Circe by Madeline Miller | Book Club

We review Circe by Madeline Miller, an ancient myth brought to life.

4 years ago
Reservoir 13 by Jon McGregor | Book Club

A novel that reads like a beautiful meditation on time.

4 years ago
Meet the Author | Imogen Hermes Gowar

We spoke to Imogen Hermes Gowar, author of our book of the month, The Mermaid

4 years ago
The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock by Imogen Hermes Gowar | Book Club

For this month's TOAST Book Club we review The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock by

4 years ago