January 31, 2024

Fully Booked

From magical mythology to children’s fiction, Waterstones, Epsom recommends the gift of a good read this winter…

Divine Might: Goddesses in Greek Myth
by Natalie Haynes
Natalie Haynes, author of the bestselling Pandora’s Jar, returns to the world of Greek myth and this time she examines the role of the goddesses. We meet Athene, goddess of war and wisdom, we run with Artemis, goddess of hunting, there’s Aphrodite, goddess of sex and desire and then there’s the queen of all the Olympian gods, Hera. 

The Globemakers: The Curious Story of an Ancient Art 
by Peter Bellerby
This beautiful book uses illustration, photography and narrative to take us through the journey of how to build a globe and includes fascinating vignettes on history, art history, astronomy and physics, as well as the day-to-day craftsmanship. 

Bookshops & Bonedust
by Travis Baldree
When an injury throws a young, battle-hungry orc off her chosen path, she may find that what we need isn’t always what we seek. Set in the world of New York Times bestselling Legends & Lattes, Bookshops & Bonedust takes us on a journey of high fantasy, first loves, and second-hand books.

The Bone Chests
by Cat Jarman
From bioarchaeologist and bestselling author of River Kings, a gripping new history of the making of England as a nation, told through six bone chests, stored for over a thousand years in Winchester Cathedral.

Impossible Creatures
by Katherine Rundell
A boy called Christopher is visiting his reclusive grandfather when he witnesses an avalanche of mythic creatures come tearing down the hill. This is how Christopher learns that his grandfather is the guardian of one of the ways between the non-magical world and a place called the Archipelago: a cluster of magical islands, where all the creatures we tell of in myth, live and breed and thrive alongside humans. 

The Last Devil to Die
by Richard Osman
Relax over Christmas time? Not in the world of the Thursday Murder Club! The geriatric sleuths of the Thursday Murder Club are faced with their most dangerous case yet when the disappearance of a highly dangerous package sends the body count spiralling in Osman’s irresistible fourth crime caper.

The Year of the Locust
by Terry Hayes
From the author of the cult phenomenon I Am Pilgrim, Hayes ratchets up the stakes in an eagerly-awaited follow-up that promises the same calibre of high-octane tension and plenty of unexpected twists besides.

Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Chalice of the Gods
by Rick Riordan
The original heroes from The Lighting Thief are reunited for their
biggest challenge yet – getting Percy to college when the gods are
standing in his way. After saving the world multiple times, Percy Jackson
is hoping to have a normal senior year. Unfortunately, the gods aren’t
quite done with him and he will have to fulfil three quests and the first
is to help Zeus’s cup-bearer retrieve his goblet before it falls into the wrong
hands. Can Percy, Grover and Annabeth find it in time?

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