WARRINGTON'S libraries might be closed but LiveWire’s community librarians have come up with a list of recommendations for some books to read during lockdown.

Here are eight adult books to choose from. Next week, we look at children’s.

Lucy Diamond’s Something to Tell You is a story about love, family and friendship and is a perfect way to spend your extra time at home over the next few weeks.

This story is about the Mortimer family and the shockwaves that affect them all when Frankie arrives in their midst.

Secrets are revealed and loyalties are tested in this warm and witty novel that will leave you feeling very satisfied.

If you wish to exercise your brain whilst staying indoors this spring, then this detective story will get your grey cells working hard.

Jo Nesbo has written 12 novels about Norwegian detective Harry Hole and in the latest – Knife – Harry wakes with a ferocious headache and blood all over his hands and clothes. The first killer Harry put behind bars – Svein Finne – is back on the streets.

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If you need a fun read to lighten your mood in these difficult days, then look no further than A Rose Petal Summer by Katie Fforde

This is a perfect book to take you away from the confines of your home to a beautiful country estate in Scotland. Then on to London and the south of France in search of a lost perfume that might just save the estate.

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Jeffrey Archer is a master storyteller and – Heads you Win, will not disappoint.

If you feel your life needs a little excitement now that we are all stuck at home, then this thrilling and fast paced adventure between Russia, England and America is just for you.

Ever thought that being a grown up can be too much like hard work?

Most of us can emphasize with the ups and downs of family life. The stresses and the joys of family are very much the stuff of everyday existence.

If this describes you, then sit back, relax and enjoy the latest Marian Keyes book, Grown Ups. Here’s the book about grown ups being anything but grown up!

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Most of us have told the odd little fib every once in a while. But what if that fib led to a dream job and a chance of true love? Now there’s a dilemma, because most of us also know that that one little fib can sometimes lead to another and another! If you enjoy escapism mixed with good laughs, crazy situations and the odd satisfying tear then this new Jill Mansell novel really is the book you have been waiting for.

Sometimes you are in the mood to sit back in your seat and escape; other times you’re in my mood to sit forwards, on the very edge of your seat! If its fast-paced thrills and a speedily evolving plot that you are looking for Unsolved by James Patterson is the book for you.

Many of our users know Ann Cleeves through the author talks she has given at libraries across Warrington, as well as the television detective shows, Vera and Shetland which involve two of her best-loved creations.

Building on her earlier successes, The Long Call introduces a new detective, Matthew Venn.