Our customers' favourite books, music, film & TV of 2017

This year we invited our customers to vote for there favourite books, music, film and tv of the past year. Here are their picks, listed here in order of most voted for.

A huge thank you to everyone who voted! We loved seeing your picks for the year.


FICTION


1. Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
2. Force of Nature by Jane Harper
3. Anything is Possible by Elizabeth Strout
4. Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
5. Exit West by Mohsin Hamid
6. Wimmera by Mark Brandi
7. Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie
8. Pulse Points by Jennifer Down
9. The Choke by Sofie Laguna
10. Tin Man by Sarah Winman


NON-FICTION


1. Adult Fantasy by Briohny Doyle
2. Detours by Tim Rogers
3. Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann
4. Hunger by Roxane Gay
5. Saga Land by Richard Fidler & Kári Gíslason
6. Priestdaddy by Patricia Lockwood
7. The Trauma Cleaner by Sarah Krasnostein
8. Woman of Substances by Jenny Valentish
9. How Not To Be a Boy by Robert Webb
10. I am, I am, I am by Maggie O'Farrell


COOKBOOKS


1. Ostro by Julia Busuttil Nishimura
2. 5 Ingredients: Quick & Easy Food by Jamie Oliver
3. Cornersmith: Salads and Pickles by Alex Elliott-Howery & Sabine Spindler
4. Sweet by Yotam Ottolenghi & Helen Goh
5. At My Table by Nigella Lawson


YOUNG ADULT


1. La Belle Sauvage (The Book of Dust Book 1) by Philip Pullman
2. Take Three Girls by Cath Crowley, Simmone Howell & Fiona Wood
3. Turtles All the Way Down by John Green
4. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
5. Untidy Towns by Kate O'Donnell


CHILDREN’S


1. Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend
2. The Wayward Witch and the Feelings Monster (Polly and Buster Book 1) by Sally Rippin
3. Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls by Elena Favilli & Francesca Cavallo
4. Bitter Enemies (Friday Barnes Book 7) by R.A. Spratt
5. Grover, Stretch and the Broken Leg (Grover McBane Rescue Dog Book 5) by Claire Garth & Johannes Leak


PICTURE BOOKS


1. Under the Love Umbrella by Davina Bell & Allison Colpoys
2. The Sloth Who Came to Stay by Margaret Wild & Vivienne To
3. No One Likes a Fart by Zoë Foster Blake & Adam Nickel
4. I Just Ate My Friend by Heidi McKinnon
5. The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Mac Barnett & Jon Klassen


MUSIC


1. Melodrama by Lorde
2. Second of Spring by Beaches
3. Everything Now by Arcade Fire
4. Something to Tell You by Haim
5. Damn by Kendrick Lamar


FILM


1. The Big Sick directed by Michael Showalter, written by Emily V. Gordon & Kumail Nanjiani.
2. Wonder Woman directed by Patty Jenkins, screenplay by Allan Heinberg
3. Dunkirk written & directed by Christopher Nolan
4. Blade Runner 2049 directed by Denis Villeneuve, written by Hampton Fancher & Michael Green (find the iconic first Blade Runner film here
5. Get Out written & directed by Jordan Peele


TV


1. The Handmaid’s Tale created by Bruce Miller (based on Margaret Atwood’s 1985 novel)
2. Big Little Lies created by David E. Kelley (based on Liane Moriarty’s 2014 novel)
3. Stranger Things created by the Duffer Brothers (find an excellent compilation of music from the show here)
4. Twin Peaks: The Return created by Mark Frost & David Lynch (find the newly released companion book here)
5. Game of Thrones created by David Benioff & D. B. Weiss (based on George RR Martin’s fantasy series)


You can find our picks for best books, CDs and DVDs of the year here.

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Lincoln in the Bardo

Lincoln in the Bardo

George Saunders

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