2023 is almost over, and it’s time to look back, take stock and check out the ones that got away, the must-reads you didn’t read, the definitive list of 2023. It’s our Paperbacks of the Year, 150 books that come with the stamp of approval from fellow readers; bestsellers, bookseller favourites, review darlings. Fiction, Non-Fiction. Crime, Sci-Fi and Horror. Biography, History, Science and Nature. It’s all here, it’s all tried and tested, and it’s all waiting be (re)discovered. Happy reading.

Fiction

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Love Marriage
£9.99£8.49
Demon Copperhead
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Shrines of Gaiety
£9.99£8.49
Lapvona
£9.99£8.49
Elizabeth Finch
£9.99£8.49
The Romantic
£9.99£8.49
Trust
£9.99£8.49
Lessons
£9.99£8.49
After Sappho
£9.99£8.49
Time Shelter
£9.99£8.49
The Shards
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The Rabbit Hutch
£9.99£8.49
Stone Blind
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Translated Fiction

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History

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Shadowlands
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Colditz
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The Escape Artist
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Femina
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The Last Colony
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Abyss
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Freezing Order
£10.99£9.99
American Prometheus
£12.99£10.99
British Rail
£12.99£10.99
Tourists
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The World
£16.99£12.99
Russia
£10.99£9.99

Smart Thinking

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Edible Economics
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Small Fires
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Chums
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Ways of Being
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Stolen Focus
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Let's Talk
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Chip War
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Biography

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Madly, Deeply
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Good Pop, Bad Pop
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Burning Questions
£12.99£10.99
Super-Infinite
£10.99£9.99
Agatha Christie
£10.99£9.99
Beryl
£10.99£9.99
A Private Spy
£14.99£10.99
Dear Dolly
£9.99£8.49

Science & Nature

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Bitch
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Regenesis
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How to Speak Whale
£10.99£9.99
An Immense World
£10.99£9.99
The Golden Mole
£10.99£9.99
Life Time
£10.99£9.99
Otherlands
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