A most extraordinary year in books

If you have been into your local bookshop recently, you will have noticed the beginnings of an extraordinary time for readers.  We have had our ‘super Tuesday’ where an unprecedented number of books have been released in the lead up to Christmas 2020. The outbreak of COVID-19 resulted in many publishers scrambling to change their schedules, producing in a bumper array of choice for book lovers and a sense of hope for an industry that has adjusted to the pandemic with great ingenuity.