Summer - Current Reads - Richard and JudyThe Richard and Judy Book Club has shifted an incredible four million titles since it was launched in partnership with WHSmith 18 months ago. I was a young reporter for Yorkshire Television but, occupied as I was, something was missing. I felt oddly dissatisfied. For example, Operation Mincemeat is a book about an elaborate true-life Second World War intelligence scam — British spies hoodwinking the Nazis into believing the Allies are about to invade Greece in reality, Sicily. That kind of story is right up my street but the chances of Judy picking it off a shelf would be about zero.
10 books you'll love to read, by Richard Madeley on World Book Day
How to Be Famous is a quick-witted and painfully honest novel about fame, fortune and female friendship. Read more. Kate suspects that her husband is having an affair, and that the other woman is one of her best friends. As Kate closes in on the truth… Read more. What would it take to prove the existence of God? And what would be the consequences? This question and its answer lie at the heart of… Read more.
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The Richard and Judy book club picks for fiction are here. Here's our favourites from the list that we recommend you bury your nose into It's packs such a punch you'll be left feeling winded after the final page, and sometimes, that kind of drama is just what we want from a book. Laurel's daughter, Ellie, went missing ten years ago. She's never given up hope of finding her, but when she's swept off her feet by a charistmatic stranger, everything from her past comes rushing back. Because his daughter looks exactly like Ellie
Fleetwood Shuttleworth is 17 years old, married, and pregnant for the fourth time. But as the mistress at Gawthorpe Hall, she still has… Read more. Imagine you have the sister from hell, and one of her less endearing little habits is murdering the men in her life when they begin to… Read more. It's too late Posy Montague is approaching her seventieth birthday. Still living in her beautiful family home in the glorious Suffolk countryside,… Read more.