A good read at the Café Bishopswood …

Reading makes you smarter

What our café goers say….

At our recent book swap we gleaned some good reads and favourite authors from our customers at the café. It seems lots of us are keen on crime/detective stories followed by historical, science fiction, romance and sport genres.

Our top voted author of the day was Anne Cleeves. With the following recommendations:

Anne Cleeves
Ian Rankin, Peter James
Elizabeth George – All good – A banquet of Consequences (a mystery novel)
Reginald Hill Dalziol and Pascoe series – all very good
Kate Atkinson – Behind the Scenes at the Museum
Richard Osman – The Thursday Murder Club
Dick Frances
Jo Nesbo (Very detailed detective stories)

Phillipa Gregory – All very good
Ken Follett – All good especially Morning and Evening
Thomas Hardy, Margaret Mitchell
Phillipa Carr, Julia Quinn
Nicole Bridgerton, Lucy Foley
Romance All Jo-Jo Moyes
Fiction – Clare Macintosh
Lisa Jewell
Mythological Fantasy – Madeiline Miller – Song of Achilles
Sport – The Unforgiven Rob Bagchi
Science Fiction – Anne Mc Caffrey especially Dragons song.
Any books about the Dragonriders of Pern
War time – Tail End Charlies

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