Annual Top Ten

Every ​12 months - during each February - the Annual Top Ten Update shows the overall Top Ten selling books on FeedARead.com for the preceding twelve months. This chart was generated in Monday, 1 February 2016.

The top ten books will receive feedback on their opening chapters from editors for leading publishers, including Bloombury, Random House and Orion – publishers of bestselling authors such as JK Rowling, Dan Brown and Terry Pratchett.

The aim is for  authors to be considered by, and to receive feedback from world leading publishers to help develop their writing further. FeedARead authors are also free to take up any other advantageous publishing offers that they may be offered. If you would like to view more about any of the books, click on the book title.

1
By DAVID DUNN-WILSON
A CONFESSION AND AN INVITATION Each year, like many Christians, I look for a book to be part of my Lenten devotions and there is never any shortage of excellent candidates. However, this year, I had a problem. It wasn’t their fault – it was mine. I once read of an old Methodist preacher who described himself by saying, “I am just a jobbing Christia...
ISBN: 9781786106438
Type: Paperback
$9.29
2
By Maggie Smith
She may not be the Downton Dame, but Maggie Smith is also in her mid-eighties – and a writer whose first three decades encompassed World War II and massive post-war social changes. This is not a misery memoir but a tale of the survival of a bright girl from a family where only a boy would have been worthy of higher education. Written with energy an...
ISBN: 9781786101693
Type: Paperback
$10.74
3
By Gee Vero
Autismus - (m)eine andere Wahrnehmung ist ein Buch für Menschen, die mit autistischen Menschen leben und arbeiten und diejenigen, die die Begegnung suchen und sich der Herausforderung des Mitmensch-Seins mit autistischen Menschen stellen wollen. Das Buch beschreibt in erster Linie den Autismus der Autorin und den Autismus ihres 10jährigen Sohnes, a...
ISBN: 9781784079734
Type: Paperback
$19.70
4
By Robert Brightwell
This is the third instalment in the memoirs of the Georgian Englishman Thomas Flashman, which were recently discovered on a well-known auction website. Thomas is the uncle of the notorious Victorian rogue Harry Flashman, whose memoirs have already been published, edited by George MacDonald Fraser. Thomas shares many of the family traits, particular...
ISBN: 9781784075590
Type: Paperback
$12.95
5
By Robert Brightwell
Following the popularity of the memoirs of Harry Flashman, the Victorian scoundrel who got himself embroiled in many events of his age, this book introduces a new generation of the family: Thomas Flashman, whose career covers the Napoleonic and Georgian era. This first book covers his adventures with Thomas Cochrane, one of the most extraordinary n...
ISBN: 9781781763636
Type: Paperback
$12.65
6
By J. D. Hoult
Little green monkey Cheeko lived peacefully with his family in the rainforest on a beautiful tropical island, until one fateful day something terrible destroyed his home. During the chaos his family and all the other animals disappeared. Being scared and alone in the middle of a deserted rainforest, tears ran down his sweet cheeks. Cheeko dreamed o...
ISBN: 9781786101372
Type: Paperback
$9.33
7
By Derek Guiton
The Quaker movement in Britain is beset with problems — growing secularisation, incompatible belief systems, ideology as a substitute for faith. Add to these the emergence of theologically-based ‘special interest’ groups with their own sectarian agendas and campaigning methods and we have a genuine existential crisis on our hands. A Man that Looks ...
ISBN: 9781786102324
Type: Paperback
$12.95
8
By Catherine Edmunds
As a Jewish child born in Slovakia in 1930, my mother would never have a history that could be remembered in any sort of comfort. By the time she reached her teens, concealment had become essential for survival. Teasing out the details all these years later has challenged us both. This biography covers a period of twenty-five years, starting with m...
ISBN: 9781786101747
Type: Paperback
$12.65
9
By Graham ANDREWS
This collection of short stories was written during the Troubles in Northern Ireland. They reflect the author's experiences while living and working through a dangerous period in his life.
ISBN: 9781786101815
Type: Paperback
$10.56
10
By Robert Brightwell
This book finds Thomas Flashman, a British army officer, landing on the shores of the United States at the worst possible moment – just when the United States has declared war with Britain! Having already endured enough with his earlier adventures, he desperately wants to go home but finds himself drawn inexorably into this new conflict. He is soon...
ISBN: 9781785108419
Type: Paperback
$12.95
11
By Adrian Farrel
Tales from the Wood is a collection of eighteen new fairy tales for readers of all ages. Each tale has a conventional feel, but a new twist. It is in the nature of fairy tales that each has echoes in our minds. Not only do they contain archetypes that appear in countless stories, but their essence is basic truths about the world, and hopes and drea...
ISBN: 9781786100924
Type: Paperback
$11.95
12
By Terry Sanderson
In this funny, warm and touching book Terry Sanderson reveals how he – the most unwilling and unlikely of activists - honed his skills as a campaigner at the very beginning of the struggle for gay rights in Britain. But this is more than just the story of an amazing social revolution, it’s an absorbing tale that will take you to a time when coming ...
ISBN: 9781786102331
Type: Paperback
$13.82
13
By Elizabeth Morley
‘Hedgehogs from Outer Space’ is Snipper’s second adventure. An exciting and witty story for 7-11 year olds, it is packed with 95 charming black and white illustrations. As the story opens, Snipper is looking forward to watching the launch of the space shuttle. Riding inside will be his friends - astronauts who are to spend the next six months orbit...
ISBN: 9781786103222
Type: Paperback
$11.95
14
By Robert Brightwell
This book covers the second half of Thomas Flashman's experiences in the Peninsular War and follows on from Flashman in the Peninsular. Having lost his role as a staff officer, Flashman finds himself commanding a company in an infantry battalion. In between cuckolding his soldiers and annoying his superiors, he finds himself at the heart of the two...
ISBN: 9781785101021
Type: Paperback
$12.95
15
By D J Kelly
Buckinghamshire has a 600 year history of subversion, sedition and espionage. The county has been home to radical plotters, heretics and heretic hunters, agents provocateurs and informers. Two world wars brought spies, secret agents and saboteurs to the county and many of our stately homes housed wartime code-breakers, eavesdroppers, boffins, intel...
ISBN: 9781785108471
Type: Paperback
$13.99
16
By Helen Kemp
One night, not long before Christmas, Murphy, a handsome Siberian Husky is stolen while out for a walk with his dad and his doggy friend Paddy. He is taken far away from his home where he meets some interesting characters along the way; some are nice and some are not so very nice. Will Murphy ever return home again?With the help of Paddy, a clever ...
ISBN: 9781786102232
Type: Paperback
$8.44
17
By Jenny Billett
Liama lives in the Kingdom of Erosana. She is excited because the Fairy Queen is giving her new wings with magic power, but the Queen disappears and the evil goblins sneak into the kingdom. Liama must search for the Queen to save the fairies. She is helped by Oran, an extraordinary otter-like creature and together they bravely face danger. During t...
ISBN: 9781786102287
Type: Paperback
$10.25
18
By John Hicks
John Hicks is an English trained vet who has spent much of his working life in rural New Zealand. On one level A Wander in Vetland is an insider’s look at his changing profession. Hicks's entertaining anecdotes mark a fond farewell to “Herriotism”: the dated public image of life as a rural vet, so lovingly depicted in the novels of James Herriot.Bu...
ISBN: 9781786101570
Type: Paperback
$12.95
19
By Robert Brightwell
This is the second instalment in the life story of Thomas Flashman, the uncle of the notorious Victorian rogue Harry Flashman, whose memoirs have already been published, edited by George MacDonald Fraser. Thomas shares many of the family traits, particularly the ability to find himself reluctantly at the sharp end of many major events of his age. T...
ISBN: 9781782990055
Type: Paperback
$12.95
20
By Duncan M Simpson
On a walking tour in 1909, in Germany, a thunderstorm forced a teacher and his pupils to shelter in a school. While his pupils slept, their teacher, Richard Schirrmann, dreamed of a network of places where young people might stay. Afterwards, at home, he turned two classrooms each night into the first youth hostel. Success nearly swamped his idea a...
ISBN: 9781786103369
Type: Paperback
$6.49
21
By Helen Kemp
One night, not long before Christmas, Murphy, a handsome Siberian Husky is stolen while out for a walk with his dad and his doggy friend Paddy. He is taken far away from his home where he meets some interesting characters along the way; some are nice and some are not so very nice. But all Murphy wants to do is to go home. Will that ever happen? Wit...
ISBN: 9781786103208
Type: Paperback
$8.44
22
By Kathy Morgan
When Nicola Stacey, discovers that Williamsons Antiques has been broken into and all of the stock appears to be either damaged or stolen, it turns out to be the first in a series of shocking events for Cliff Williamson. Over the next few months the mystery deepens and a series of revelations cause even more heartache for him. Williamsons Antiques w...
ISBN: 9781786106629
Type: Paperback
$12.95
23
By Ian Lindsay
A day of mindless thuggery and graffiti was the culmination of the May Day riots in London in 2000. But for one man it was a life-changing moment. Nick Renshaw embarks on a journey of no return, a discovery of his own father's sacrifice and change the normally sedentary civil servant into a man possessed with a burning desire for revenge. Vengence ...
ISBN: 9781786103383
Type: Paperback
$11.95
24
By Richard Jackson
Reverend Richard and his wife Dr Carole Jackson, former missionaries in Sierra Leone (1969-79)received an unexpected invitation in May 2001 to attend the Conference of the Methodist Church Sierra Leone (MCSL). The churches, mosques and the country had been ravaged by ten years of destructive conflict which was coming to an end. This return visit in...
ISBN: 9781785103551
Type: Paperback
$16.11
25
By Joy Kenward
The days are dark. King Arthur fights to protect his kingdom from the warlike Northerns, and Edith, a young Anglish girl, leaves her home in a peaceful corner of Wessex, setting out alone to avenge the killing of her mother. Pregnancy – and a bitter adversary – threaten to disrupt the course of her quest. But she meets her hero, Redhelm; rides with...
ISBN: 9781786106421
Type: Paperback
$13.82
26
By Tim Ellis
This book is for writer's to cherry-pick body language for their characters. It does what it says on the cover - it's an A-Z list of emotions, attitudes and feelings with the associated body language.
ISBN: 9781785105548
Type: Paperback
$9.29
27
By Matt Ewens
Tide and Time is the second anthology written by members of the Plymouth Writers Group. This book is a treasure trove of short stories, flash fiction and poetry guaranteed to make the reader laugh and cry.
ISBN: 9781786101969
Type: Paperback
$11.95
28
By Joe Cushnan
A version of this book was published in 2013. I have made minor adjustments to the text, added some illustrations and some extra writing segments. "Stephen Boyd was one of the nicest, kindest people I have met in my lifetime, rare in this profession." - Euan Lloyd, film producer of Shalako, The Man Called Noon and The Wild Geese. "Joe Cushnan’s exc...
ISBN: 9781786101105
Type: Paperback
$12.65
29
By Pam Warren
Hannah is an artist, who paints frescoes of faeries. She is proudly independent. However, her predictable life is shattered when lightning destroys her home. She accepts help from Gabriel, a man with an angel’s name and a face to tempt the Virgin Mary. Hannah feels electric when he touches her. That night, she becomes enmeshed in the nonsense life ...
ISBN: 9781786101242
Type: Paperback
$14.95
30
By Lorna George
In the aftermath of civil war, the people of Ffion starve. The trade has dwindled, the harvest has failed, and all power belongs to the cruel and corrupt. Those few who could have fled the forest continent for other lands, but most are trapped by their poverty and love of their homeland, with little hope for change.Far beneath Chloris Castle, the r...
ISBN: 9781786101235
Type: Paperback
$12.95