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Books for the sensitive, mysterious humanists born 21 June – 22 July.

Emotion is your guide, and family and friends form the buffers between you and the big, bad world at large. But that doesn’t mean you can’t stand up for yourself. Whether whipping up your latest culinary creation or conjuring your greatest artistic endeavour, you prefer to share the spoils with the people you love. Here are some books for the imaginers and makers.

  • The international bestselling broadside that has taken the world by storm

  • Mark Twain called Anne 'the dearest and most moving and delightful child since the immortal Alice'. The story of how a bad-tempered, naughty, red-haired orphan charmed a whole town.

  • The day that turns a life upside down usually starts like any other, but what happens the day after? Dual Walkley Award-winner Leigh Sales investigates how ordinary people endure the unthinkable.

  • Reminiscent of Colm Toibin’s Brooklyn, this is a breakthrough novel from a humane and perceptive writer exploring the traumas that divide families and the love and hope that creates them.

  • 130 brilliantly simple, brand-new recipes from the bestselling author of Plenty, Plenty More, Jerusalem and Ottolenghi: The Cookbook.

  • The magnificent new novel by the bestselling and award-winning Kate Atkinson: 'Masterpiece' - Telegraph; 'Pageturner' - Evening Standard; 'Wise, funny and paced like a thriller' - Observer

  • The brilliant new thriller from the international bestselling author described by Dan Brown as 'the modern master of the hook and twist'.

  • A provocative novel about the desire and duty to procreate, from the author of the critically acclaimed How Should A Person Be?

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