Book lovers rejoice because Between the Covers is back for a new series with a brand new set of recently published books.

Broadcaster Sara Coz has returned to our screens for the third season of the hit BBC Two show.

BBC Arts has already confirmed a star-studded celebrity lineup that will be joining Sara this season to share their passion for books and reading. 

Each week, the panel will discuss a newly published author as part of the Between the Covers book club. 


According to BBC, the six exciting new books chosen for this series have been carefully picked from a "mix of genres that include something for everyone".

About the return, Cox said: I am absolutely delighted to get back Between The Covers with our passionate book-loving audience and some fabulous guests.

"Already I’m getting funny looks on public transport from laughing, gasping and sobbing as I bury myself in the magnificent books we’ve chosen for the third series.

"Get ready to reinforce your bookshelves and curl up with the cat as another pile of great books is coming your way!”

What books will be featured on Between the Covers?

These are the books confirmed to be featured on the hit BBC Two show so far this series:

Week 1

Sorrow And Bliss by Meg Mason 

A paperback copy of Sorrow And Biss will cost you £8.99 or pick yourself up a hardback online for £12.99.

You can preorder it via Waterstones.

Good Behaviour by Molly Keane

The Booker Prize gem pick will cost you £9.99 for a paperback and £14.99 for a hardback copy.

You can add it to your TBR list now via Waterstones.

Loving Sabotage by Amelie Nothomb

Recommended by Harry Potter actress Evanna Lynch, Loving Sabotage can be bought for £6.99 as a paperback copy.

You can buy it now via Waterstones.

The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Alex Haley and Malcolm X

Malcolm X's autobiography was recommended on the show by Dane Baptiste. 

In Waterstones, a paperback copy is available for £9.99 but you can also purchase a CD/Audio version for £34.99.

Get your written or audio copy via Waterstones.

Three Women by Lisa Taddeo

A paperback copy of Three Women will cost you £9.99.

Pick one up for yourself or as a gift via Waterstones.

The Opposite of Butterfly Hunting: The Glory and Tragedy of Growing Up: A Memoir by Evanna Lynch

Between the covers panellist, Evanna Lynch also has a book out soon.

Her memoir is available in paperback form for £9.99.

Preorder her book via Waterstones.

Week 2

The Coward by Jarred McGinnis 

Get yourself a paperback copy of The Coward for £9.99 or splurge on a hardback for £16.99.

The hardback is currently available online and in-store in Waterstones but you can also pre-order a paperback copy here.

Week 3

Still Life by Sarah Winman 

The hardback of Still Life is now out in Waterstones for £16.99.

But you can also pre-order a paperback copy for the price of £8.99.

Week 4

Ascension by Oliver Harris.

In week four, the panel will discuss the new release Ascension by Oliver Harris.

It is now available as a hardback copy for £18.99 but you can also preorder a paperback version for £8.99 via Waterstones.

Week 5

Small Things Like These by Claire Keegan

The new release to feature in week five is the book Small Things Like These by Claire Keegan.

The book is available as a hardback copy for £10.00.

Buys yours via Waterstones now.

Week 6

In the show's final week, the panel will be discussing the new release Sankofa by Chibundu Onuzo.

It is currently available in hardback for £16.99 but you can also preorder a paperback or audio copy for £8.99 and £55.19 respectively.


See the full celebrity lineup for series three of Between the Covers.

Between the Covers starts tonight (Wednesday, November 10, 2021) at 7:30pm on BBC Two.