Waterstones’ Best Books of 2021!

We are delighted to see that eleven of our authors’ books have been chosen by Waterstones as their best books of 2021! The Waterstones blog is written and edited by booksellers, and these lists showcase their selections of the very best publishing that 2021 has to offer, across all major genres, from fiction, children’s, biography, nature writing, memoir, and more.

For recommendations and to see the full lists, visit the Waterstones book blog.

Congratulations to all involved:

Living the Chateau Dream by Dick and Angel Strawbridge (Seven Dials)

The Party Crasher by Sophie Kinsella (Transworld)

Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid (Hutchinson)

In the Shadow of Queens: Tales from the Tudor Court by Alison Weir (Headline Review)

Woodston by John Lewis-Stempel (Doubleday)

The Seven Ages of Death by Richard Shepherd (Michael Joseph)

An Extra Pair of Hands by Kate Mosse (Profile Books)

Many Different Kinds of Love by Michael Rosen, illustrated by Chris Riddell (Ebury Press)

Swarm Rising by Tim Peake and Steve Cole (Hodder Children’s Books)

Clarice Bean: Think Like an Elf by Lauren Child (HarperCollins Children’s Books)

First Casualty by Toby Harnden (Little Brown)