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Two north-east illustrators have created a series of colourful children’s books based on mythical animals living in the Granite City.
The line-up for Aberdeen’s crime fiction festival was announced yesterday with a poisonous Agatha Christie-themed taster event.
Reading stories to his grandson has opened a whole new chapter in the life of a Lochaber man.
"My husband is a wonder to me," writes Ruth Fitzmaurice in the opening pages of her memoir I Found My Tribe, "but he is hard to find."
From television, to plays, to books across a variety of genres, Stella Duffy has shown she is a woman of many talents.
Realistically flawed humans populate the pages of Joshua Ferris' collection of short stories.
Set to the soundtrack of The Beatles in London's swinging Sixties, Anthony Quinn's Eureka is chock-a-block with sex, drugs and rock n roll.
Those familiar with Haig will recognise the main theme of his sixth novel for adults as a refrain that has pulsed through his previous works, as sure and steady as the ticking clock.
He is better known for his literary links with Botswana and Edinburgh.
As the title of American author and columnist Ada Calhoun's new book of essays, Wedding Toasts I'll Never Give suggests, it's unlikely you'll hear any speeches quite like these at forthcoming nuptials.
Tor Udall's first novel is a poetic exploration of those most difficult of topics, grief and love, against the backdrop of Kew Gardens.
The second novel from Fiona Barton - author of bestselling The Widow - tells another psychologically thrilling story.
It's a book which has been read by millions of people all across the globe and is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a fanfare of trumpets.
This comes from the author of the praised 2009 book The Art of Conversation.
Miranda Doyle faces up to some of the ghosts in her family's past and a difficult childhood in a witty and engaging memoir.
Pupils at an Aberdeen primary school unveiled a unique tribute to their outgoing reading patron.
Chronic pain sufferer Mary Parsons has started to give up.
A lawyer-turned-writer now living in London, in her debut, Joy Rhoades uses her memories of her grandmother's sheep farm to create this pastoral romance.
Conversations With Friends is 25-year-old Sally Rooney's debut novel.
If Islamist terrorism drove James Fergusson to start writing this book, it was moderate Islam he uncovered on his year-long journey around Britain researching it.
After Shark and Umbrella, Phone completes Will Self's high modernist trilogy.
After the success of short story collection Single, Carefree, Mellow, Heiny's debut novel delves into the lives of a New York couple as they negotiate the stresses of modern family life.
The skeleton of this novel is loss.
Sutherland's first memoir reveals the man behind the uniform as it charts the ups and downs of his 25-year Metropolitan Police career.
Have you ever wondered how you would look as a comic book character?
Brian Van Reet enlisted into the US Army shortly after 9/11, and this experience is obvious from the very first page of his debut novel, Spoils.
Simon Edge's debut novel has in its sights the Vatican conspiracy thriller - a genre of religious orders, secret missions and coded messages that has proved so successful for the likes of Dan Brown.
As a woman with no children, the prospect of becoming a mother for the first time is traumatic enough.
Jane Austen At Home is not as visual or telly-friendly as you might expect from historian and TV presenter Lucy Worsley, but despite dry patches, there is colour in the detail.
This may be a first novel by US author Daniel Lowe but he is an experienced writer and it shows in this engrossing tale about a father kidnapped in Pakistan.
Over seven progressively off-kilter short stories, Japanese author Haruki Murakami delves into the subject of loneliness and, in particular, how it impacts on seven men.
Shakespeare's tragic hero Othello morphs into a 1970s black schoolboy in Tracy Chevallier's reworking of one of the Bard's most powerful plays.