This week's reads

Each week we pick top read books from our library collection to recommend to you.

For a list of previous recommended reads search #hivespotlight and #hivewhywelove hashtags.

The shops are filling up ahead of Christmas and if you're thinking about what you can bake during the festive period here are a few ideas from some of the best Christmas recipe books about.

All of these fantastic books are available from The Hive.

Nigella Christmas: food, family, friends, festivities.

'Nigella Christmas' comprises reliable, practical, easy-to-follow recipes and reassuring advice about planning and cooking ahead, which will make this a great gift to yourself and for family and friends.





The Great British Bake Off: Christmas

Covering a wide range of bakes from large and small cakes, biscuits and cookies, sweet and savoury pastry, puddings, breads and patisserie, this book...




The Hairy Bikers' 12 days of Christmas

With their irrepressible enthusiasm for great food and all things festive, Si and Dave have put together the definitive Christmas cookbook. Combining foolproof versions of the nation's favourite Christmas dishes with new and inventive festive recipes they love to cook for their friends and families, the Hairy Bikers will ensure you serve up cracking meals with ease throughout the holiday.







The Ultimate Festive Feast: with recipes from your favourite chefs

Christmas and New Year are as much about planning and preparation as eating and enjoying, and here your favourite chefs provide a collection of fantastic recipes and tips to guide you through this busy festive time.