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Back to School

September means the schools are back, and we’ve selected some of our favourite books set in schools or about education for you to enjoy, whether your term is starting again or not. Tell us what you think and share the books that remind you of school on Twitter and Instagram using #backtoschoolbooks

9781780721743
9780141039558
9781847394071
9781857024050
9780571258093
9781408825709
9780340596272
9780141329000
9780340734872
9780140167771
9780007319411
9780571246885
9780141328294
9780141888330
9780099554561
9781447286073
9782020562331
9781474600484
9781509843701
9781406375107
9781408700617

Themed booklists

We’ve collected together some of our previous booklists on a variety of themes and topics. Take a look to find your next read.

Summer 2018
Book to film adaptations
Inspirational Women
Pride 2018
Books of the Year 2017
Debuts of 2017
STEM Non-Fiction
A splash of colour for a grey day
Science fiction from the last twenty years
Women in translation
Hot, hot, hot!
Books to make you laugh and cry
Travel books
Romance reads without the cheese
Marmite reads
Back to school
City vs. Country