Aries: The Shepherd’s Hut by Tim Winton
Cancel your weekend plans, Aries, because once you start Tim Winton’s new novel The Shepherd’s Hut
you won’t be able to put it down. This searing tale explores what it takes to keep love and hope alive in a parched and brutal world. Available from 12 March.
Taurus: The Ruin by Dervla McTiernan
Ready to dig your teeth into something meaty this month, Taurus? Of course you are! The Ruin By Dervla McTiernan is an expertly plotted debut crime novel set in the dark heart of an Ireland where the authorities can’t – or won’t – protect you.
Gemini: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
Spend this month in the shoes of Eleanor Oliphant, a unique and isolated young woman for whom routine is everything. When Eleanor helps save the life of an elderly man at the end of an otherwise routine workday she finds herself faced with something she had never understood or knew she needed: friendship. Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine is a smart, warm, uplifting story of an out-of-the-ordinary heroine whose deadpan weirdness and unconscious wit make for an irresistible journey as she realizes the only way to survive is to open her heart.
Cancer: The Year That Changed Everyhing by Cathy Kelly
Everyone needs to find happiness on their own terms, and Cathy Kelly’s latest novel The Year That Changed Everything will introduce you to three very different women figuring out how to do just that. Make this the month that changes everything.
Leo: Can You Die of a Broken Heart by Dr Nikki Stamp
Does emotional upheaval affect the heart? Can love, or chocolate, really heal our heart problems? This month, investigate the matters of the heart (literally) and get the answers from heart surgeon Dr Nikki Stamp.
Virgo: OBSIDIO by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff
Are you ready to save the universe one last time, Virgo? Are you ready to have your mind blown in this genre-bending, hugely original, edge-of-you-seat, heart-in-your-throat, completely-addictive sci-fi adventure from brilliant Aussie duo Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff? Do we need to say more, since you've obviously aready read and loved Illuminae and Gemina? Didn't think so. Onwards, chums!
Capricorn: The Birds At My Table by Darryl Jones
Sometimes the simplest acts in life are the most profound. Take time out this month to appreciate the odd little things you do that bring you joy, and read The Birds At My Table to appreciate the wonderful and weird ways that human beings interact with the creatures around us.
Aquarius: Mrs by Caitlin Macy
Looking for something to fill the gaping ‘Big Little Lies’ shaped hole on your bookshelf, Aquarius? We predict you’ll love Mrs by Caitlin Macy, a story about secrets from the past that just won’t die.
Pisces: Rather His Own Man by Geoffrey Robertson
We can all do our bit to make the world a better place. This month, get inspired by Rather His Own Man, the memoir of Geoffrey Robertson, the Australian lawyer who has become a world leading in the struggle for human rights.
Libra: The Zero F*cks Cookbook by Yumi Stynes.
Best food, least effort? We're speaking your language, ey Libra? You're destined to look forward to every meal this month with Yumi Stynes’ new cookbook The Zero F*cks Cookbook. Enjoy!
Scorpio: The Punishment She Deserves by Elizabeth George
Put yourself in the hands of a master this month, Scorpio, and read The Punishment She Deserves from the master of suspence herself, Elizabeth George. The latest installment in the Inspector Lynley: Lynley and his pugnacious and deeply loyal Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers find themselves up against one of the most sinister murder cases they have ever encountered.
Sagittarius: Korea: Where The American Century Began by Michael Pembroke
Have you caught yourself wishing you had a better understanding of the situation behind the international news headlines recently? Fear not! In Korea: Where the American Century Began Michael Pembroke tells the story of the Korean peninsula with compassion for the people of the North and South, understanding and insight for the role of China and concern about the past and present role of the United States.