Rewards to choose from

These are the books currently available as rewards. The selection of titles will change regularly to include a selection of new and recent books from the UK’s best independent publishers.

A House Without Windows by Nadia Hashimi

A House Without Windows, by Nadia Hashimi

A vivid, unforgettable story of an unlikely sisterhood—an emotionally powerful and haunting tale of friendship that illuminates the plight of women in a traditional culture—from the author of the bestselling The Pearl That Broke Its Shell and When the Moon Is Low. For two decades, Zeba was a loving wife, a patient mother, and a peaceful villager. But her quiet life is shattered when her husband, K …
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A Sky Full of Birds by Matt Merritt

A Sky Full of Birds, by Matt Merritt

Britain is a nation of bird-lovers. However, few of us fully appreciate the sheer scale, variety and drama of our avian life. From city-centre hunters to vast flocks straight out of the Arctic wilderness, much-loved dawn songsters to the exotic invaders of supermarket car parks, a host of remarkable wildlife spectacles are waiting to be discovered right outside our front doors. In A Sky Full of Bi …
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Fingers in the Sparkle Jar by Chris Packham

Fingers in the Sparkle Jar, by Chris Packham

A beautifully told, deeply personal growing-up memoir from the BBC presenter about life, death, love and nature. Every minute was magical, every single thing it did was fascinating and everything it didn’t do was equally wondrous, and to be sat there, with a Kestrel, a real live Kestrel, my own real live Kestrel on my wrist! I felt like I’d climbed through a hole in heaven’s fence. An introverted, …
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Foxes Unearthed by Lucy Jones

Foxes Unearthed, by Lucy Jones

As one of the largest predators left in Britain, the fox is captivating: a comfortably familiar figure in our country landscapes; an intriguing flash of bright-eyed wildness in our towns. Yet no other animal attracts such controversy, has provoked more column inches or been so ambiguously woven into our culture over centuries, perceived variously as a beautiful animal, a cunning rogue, a vicious p …
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Foxlowe by Eleanor Wasserberg

Foxlowe, by Eleanor Wasserberg

A compulsive and chilling debut about a girl growing up in a cult WHY WOULD ANYONE WANT TO LEAVE? Green and Blue are sisters. Foxlowe is home. Outside is Bad. Green understands. Why can’t Blue?

Life in a Fishbowl by Len Vlahos

Life in a Fishbowl, by Len Vlahos

Jackie’s life wasn’t perfect, but at least it was normal. That is, until her dad received a terminal cancer diagnosis. Then he went and did what anyone faced with mountains of medical bills and a family to support would do: he sold his life to the highest bidder. Which turned out to be a TV station. Suddenly everyone from psychotic millionaires to cyber-savvy nuns wants a piece of Jackie’s family …
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Love, Madness, Fishing by Dexter Petley

Love, Madness, Fishing, by Dexter Petley

Soon after Dexter Petley began writing down his observations of people on the borders of rural Kent and Sussex during the 1960s and 1970s, he realised that his stories were acquiring a broader significance. Between the riverbank where he taught himself to fish and the secondary modern where gardening and smallholding were on the curriculum, he witnessed the lives of a demobbed generation who were …
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Miss Treadway & the Field of Stars by Miranda Emmerson

Miss Treadway & the Field of Stars, by Miranda Emmerson

Soho. 1965, When an American actress disappears from the Galaxy Theatre, her young dresser, Anna Treadway is determined to find out what happened to her. Anna’s search will lead her through a London she barely knew existed: a city of reggae clubs and back street doctors, of dangerous prejudice and unexpected allies. She is aided by a disparate group of émigrés, each carrying secrets of their own. …
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The Bones of Grace by Tahmima Anam

The Bones of Grace, by Tahmima Anam

Zubaida is on a journey to unearth the past. It will lead her from the corridors of Harvard to the scorching deserts of Pakistan, and the bones of an ancient whale. It will carry her back to Bangladesh, and the dark horrors of a ship-breaking yard. Here – deep inside a beached ocean liner, steeped in mystery and tragedy – lies the key to her story. And a lifeline to the man she loves, but whose he …
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The Fish Ladder, by Katharine Norbury

Katharine Norbury was abandoned as a baby in a Liverpool convent. Raised by loving adoptive parents, she grew into a wanderer, drawn by the beauty of the British countryside. One summer, following the miscarriage of a much-longed-for child, Katharine and her nine-year-old daughter Evie decide to follow a river from the sea to its source. But a chance circumstance forces Katharine to the door of th …
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The Nature of Autumn by Jim Crumley

The Nature of Autumn, by Jim Crumley

In autumn nature stages some of its most enchantingly beautiful displays; yet it’s also a period for reflection, melancholy even, as the days shorten and winter’s chill approaches. Taking in September to November, Jim Crumley tells the story of how unfolding autumn affects the wildlife and landscapes of his beloved countryside. Along the way, Jim experiences the deer rut, finds phenomenal redwood …
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The Wild Other by Clover Stroud

The Wild Other, by Clover Stroud

Clover Stroud’s idyllic childhood in rural England was shattered when a horrific riding accident left her mother permanently brain-damaged. Just sixteen, she embarked on a journey to find the sense of home that had been so savagely broken. Travelling from gypsy camps in Ireland, to the rodeos of west Texas and then to Russia’s war-torn Caucasus, Clover eventually found her way back to England’s ly …
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