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New Fiction

Recommended new novels and short stories. (browse related category Fiction )

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Disorientation - by Elaine Hsieh Chou - £9.99
'The funniest, most poignant novel of the year' - Vogue  For fans of Yellowface by Rebecca F Kuang, Disorientation is an uproarious and big-hearted satire - alive with sharp edges, immense warmth, and a cast of unforgettable characters - that ask ... more

Prophet Song - by Paul Lynch - £16.99
WINNER OF THE 2023 BOOKER PRIZE  A mother faces a terrible choice in Prophet Song, Paul Lynch’s propulsive and confronting portrait of a society on the brink.   This fiercely imaginative novel is set in a near-future Ireland, a nation caug ... more

The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida - by Shehan Karunatilaka - £9.99
WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE 2022 SHORTLISTED FOR THE RSL ONDAATJE PRIZE 2023   An epic, searing satire of Sri Lanka.   Colombo, 1990. Maali Almeida, war photographer, gambler and closet queen, has woken up dead in what seems like a ... more

The Dark Between The Trees - by Fiona Barnett - £9.99
1643: A small group of Parliamentarian soldiers are ambushed in an isolated part of Northern England. Their only hope for survival is to flee into the nearby Moresby Wood… unwise though that may seem. For Moresby Wood is known to be an unnatura ... more

The Dead of Winter: Ten Classic Tales for Chilling Nights - by Various authors, Edited by Cecily Gayford - £9.99
In the dead of winter, the veil between worlds is as thin as ice   Not everything that goes bump in the night brings gifts ...   As the nights draw in, the veil between worlds thins, and all sorts of ghosts and ghouls come tumbling in. ... more

Kurdistan +100: Stories from a Future State - by Orsola Casagrande & Mustafa Gundogdu (Editors) - £9.99
Featuring: Qadir Agid, Yildiz Cakar, Selahattin Demirtas, Omer Dilsoz, Muharrem Erbey, Nariman Evdike, Ava Homa, Hüseyin Karabey, Karzan Kardozi, Sema Kaygusuz, Meral Simsek, Jahangir Mahmoudveysi & Jîl Şwanî   Winner of a PEN Translates A ... more

Babel - by R.F. Kuang - £9.99
THE #2 SUNDAY TIMES AND #1 NYT BESTSELLER  ‘One for Philip Pullman fans’ THE TIMES   ‘This one is an automatic buy’ GLAMOUR   ‘Ambitious, sweeping and epic’ EVENING STANDARD   ‘Razor-sharp’ DAILY MAIL   ‘An ingen ... more

there are more things - by Yara Rodrigues Fowler - £9.99
Shortlisted for the Goldsmiths Prize & the Orwell Prize for Fiction   A Sunday Times Fiction Book of the Year  ‘a serious accomplishment‘ Sunday Times ‘vivid and expansive‘ Sophie Mackintosh ‘a lyrical celebration‘ TLS ... more

Treasury of Folklore: Stars and Skies - by Willow Winsham, illustrated by Joe McLaren - £14.99
Following on from the hugely popular Treasury of Folklore: Seas and Rivers and Woodlands and Forests comes Treasury of Folklore: Stars and Skies, an exploration of the mysteries of the stars, skies and heavens above.  People have gazed up at ... more

Serpent, Siren, Maelstrom & Myth: Sea Stories and Folktales from Around the World - by Gerry Smyth - £30.00
The sea is beautiful and alluring, but it is also dangerous and deadly. Above all, it is unknowable and untameable. Storytelling offered our ancestors a means to understand and interact with the natural world, and in time these stories coalesced into ... more

The Premonition - by Banana Yoshimoto - £12.99
From the beloved, bestselling author of Kitchen, comes a deeply haunting, heartwarming exploration of loneliness and painful memories set in Japan.   ‘Polished, concise, emotionally rewarding.’ Daily Mail ‘Reading Banana Yoshimoto is li ... more

Stone Blind - by Natalie Haynes - £9.99
Longlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction 2023.  In Stone Blind, the instant Sunday Times bestseller, Natalie Haynes brings the infamous Medusa to life as you have never seen her before.  'Witty, gripping, ruthless' – Margaret Atwood via ... more

The Folklore of Wales: Ghosts - by Delyth Badder and Mark Norman - £14.99
Wales is a land with a vast wealth of ghost stories, including fantastical animals, flickering death omens and unseen things that go bump in the night. Whether these tales are based on true events, or are the creations of active imaginations, is know ... more

Stories For Winter and Nights by the Fire - by Various authors - £9.99
Stories for Winter is a collection of short stories that take their inspiration from this cold, snowy season, whether it’s winter holidays, weather-related predicaments or seasonal celebrations. In keeping with the spirit of the Women Writers serie ... more

If I Survive You - by Jonathan Escoffery - £14.99
SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE  'Kaleidoscopic, urgent, hilarious, revelatory' MARLON JAMES 'An absolute delight to read' DIANA EVANS 'Superb … A strong, much needed new voice in our literature' PERCIVAL EVERETT 'A compelling hurrica ... more

Ghost Lover - by Lisa Taddeo - £8.99
From the Sunday Times bestselling author of Three Women and Animal comes an electric masterclass in short fiction.  'Fearless... This summer's must-read literary thriller' EVENING STANDARD   'Showcases Taddeo's dark imagination, confronting pr ... more

She and Her Cat - by Makoto Shinkai and Naruki Nagakawa - £8.99
On the outskirts of Tokyo, in a neighbourhood crossed by a commuter railway, local cats weave their way through the lives and homes of their owners as they navigate difficult times.   A cat named Chobi sends silent messages of courage to a young w ... more

The House of Marvellous Books - by Fiona Vigo Marshall - £8.99
Tucked away in a near-derelict library in the centre of London, The House of Marvellous Books is a publishing house on the brink of financial disaster. With assistant Ursula asleep at her desk, head publisher Gerard going health and safety mad, and c ... more

Mistletoe Malice - by Kathleen Farrell - £9.99
A dysfunctional family reunites for the Christmas holiday from hell in this rediscovered festive classic with fangs for fans of Barbara Pym, Elizabeth Taylor and Stella Gibbons.  ‘Literary comfort and joy. It got me out of mourning for the ... more

Haven - by Emma Donoghue - £9.99
A story of survival set in 600 AD Ireland; a parable of patriarchy, destruction and religion at sea, by Emma Donoghue, the bestselling author of Room.  'Everything a novel should be: compassionate, unpredictable, and questioning. Haven is Don ... more

The Christmas Jigsaw Murders - by Alexandra Benedict - £14.99
THIS CHRISTMAS, A KILLER TAKES FAMILY GAMES TO A MURDEROUS NEW LEVEL.   On 19th of December, renowned puzzle setter, loner and Christmas sceptic Edie O’Sullivan finds a hand-delivered present on her doorstep. Unwrapping it, she finds a jigsa ... more

Welcome to the Hyunam-dong Bookshop - by Hwang Bo-reum, translated by Shanna Tan - £14.99
There was only one thing on her mind.  'I must start a bookshop.'  Yeongju did everything she was supposed to, go to university, marry a decent man, get a respectable job. Then it all fell apart. Burned out, Yeongju abandons her old life, qui ... more

Julia - by Sandra Newman - £18.99
London, chief city of Airstrip One, the third most populous province of Oceania. It’s 1984 and Julia Worthing works as a mechanic fixing the novel-writing machines in the Fiction Department at the Ministry of Truth. Under the ideology of IngSoc and ... more

The Winter Spirits: Ghostly Tales for Frosty Nights - by Various authors - £16.99
FROM THE CREATORS OF THE HAUNTING SEASON COMES A DAZZLING COLLECTION OF NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN GHOSTLY TALES.  ‘Terrific – every bit as good as an MR James collection’ ROSIE ANDREWS, author of THE LEVIATHAN  Featuring new and original storie ... more

Night Side of the River - by Jeanette Winterson - £18.99
The genre-bending and masterful new collection of ghost stories from Jeanette Winterson.  A ghost has no substance, but it has power - and presence - and it can appear in alternative forms. In the metaverse, we are all alternative forms. The Dead ... more

A Stroke of the Pen: The Lost Stories - by Terry Pratchett - £20.00
Far away and long ago, when dragons still existed and the only arcade game was ping-pong in black and white, a wizard cautiously entered a smoky tavern in the evil, ancient, foggy city of Morpork...   A truly unmissable, beautifully illustrated co ... more

White as Snow - by Lilja Sigurdardóttir - £9.99
Daníel and Áróra hunt a brutal killer when a shipping container with the bodies of five women is found outside Reykjavik, as Áróra continues the search for her missing sister. Book three in the addictive, chilling An Áróra Investigation series ... more

Bookshops & Bonedust - by Travis Baldree - £18.99
'Glorious' - Ben Aaronovitch, author of the Rivers of London series.   A standalone cosy fantasy about the power of good bookshops, great friends and the unexpected choices along the way from the bestselling author of BookTok sensation Legends & L ... more

So Late in the Day - by Claire Keegan - £8.99
An exquisite new short story from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Small Things Like These and Foster.  ‘A genuine once-in-a-generation writer.’ The Times  After an uneventful Friday at the Dublin office, Cathal faces into t ... more

Now She is Witch - by Kirsty Logan - £9.99
She dug her mother's grave in the poison garden so it would stay hidden...  From the snowy winter woods to the bright midnight sun; from lost and powerless to finding your path, Now She is Witch conjures a world of violence and beauty - a world w ... more

Before We Say Goodbye - by Toshikazu Kawaguchi - £14.99
The million-copy bestselling series.  Toshikazu Kawaguchi’s poignant Before We Say Goodbye, translated from Japanese, explores the age-old question: what would you do if you could travel back in time? More importantly, who would you want to mee ... more

Before Your Memory Fades - by Toshikazu Kawaguchi - £9.99
The third novel in the international bestselling Before the Coffee Gets Cold series, following four new customers in a cafe where customers can travel back in time.  On the hillside of Mount Hakodate in northern Japan, Cafe Donna Donna is fabled ... more

Illuminations - by Alan Moore - £9.99
THE INSTANT SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER  'A wonderful collection, brilliant and often moving ... Both mind-expanding and cosmic while utterly rooted in our urban reality' NEIL GAIMAN  'One of the great fiction minds of his generation' ROLLING S ... more

The Last Devil To Die: The Thursday Murder Club 4 - by Richard Osman - £22.00
THE FOURTH NOVEL IN THE RECORD-BREAKING, MILLION-COPY BESTSELLING THURSDAY MURDER CLUB SERIES BY RICHARD OSMAN   ‘The rightful king of crime’ i News 'Deeply moving... some of his best writing yet' Telegraph   Shocking news reac ... more

The Witches of Vardo - by Anya Bergman - £9.99
They will have justice. They will show their power. They will not burn.   'Three women's fight for survival in a time of madness' Kiran Millwood Hargrave, author of The Mercies   Norway, 1662. A dangerous time to be a woman, when even dancing ... more

Tokyo Express - by Seicho Matsumoto - £9.99
'An irresistible Hitchcockian gem: a fiendishly-plotted crime novel told in crisp, elegant prose' Paula Hawkins, author of The Girl on the Train   'Matsumoto was Japan's Agatha Christie' Laura Hackett, The Sunday Times   'It was a puzzl ... more

Concerning My Daughter - by Kim Hye-jin - £9.99
The Prize-Winning International Bestseller   'I can't help but be moved by a story about women meeting, fighting, helping each other, looking after one another, and raising their voices against the prejudice and criticism they are subject to.' Ch ... more

Normal Rules Don't Apply - by Kate Atkinson - £18.99
The first story collection from Kate Atkinson in twenty years, Normal Rules Don't Apply is a dazzling array of eleven interconnected tales from the bestselling author of Shrines of Gaiety and Life After Life.   In this first full collection si ... more

Hope & Glory - by Jendella Benson - £9.99
‘So deliciously South London.’ – Yomi Adegoke, author of SLAY IN YOUR LANE   ‘A sweeping, rich tale that explores family, secrets, loss, love and redemption within the context of a tessellation of cultures – written with a beautiful ... more

The Snow Ghost and Other Tales: Classic Japanese Ghost Stories - by Various authors - £14.99
Enter the haunted world of Ancient Japan in this spine-tingling collection of ghostly tales told and retold across the centuries.  From Goblin infested caves and haunted Tombs, to vengeful spirits and strange, sinister happenings, Ancient Jap ... more

Trust - by Hernan Diaz - £9.99
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE 2023 PULITZER PRIZE FOR FICTION LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2022 ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S FAVOURITE BOOKS OF 2022  Trust is a sweeping puzzle of a novel about power, greed, love and a search for t ... more

Birnam Wood - by Eleanor Catton - £20.00
FROM THE WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE SHORTLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE  Birnam Wood is on the move...  A landslide has closed the Korowai Pass in New Zealand’s South Island, cutting off the town of Thorndike, leaving a sizable farm aband ... more

Days at the Morisaki Bookshop - by Satoshi Yagisawa - £10.99
Hidden in Jimbocho, Tokyo is a booklover's paradise. On a quiet corner in an old wooden building lies a shop filled with hundreds of second-hand books.   Twenty-five-year-old Takako has never liked reading, although the Morisaki bookshop ha ... more

First Time for Everything - by Henry Fry - £8.99
‘Funny, touching and fabulous... a little slice of queer joy‘ Julie Cohen, author of Together ‘Hilarious, tender, raw, and heart-stoppingly moving‘ Amanda Eyre Ward, author of The Jetsetters   Danny Scudd is absolutely fine.  At ... more

Afterwards - by Charlotte Leonard - £9.99
*** A Tea Leaves & Reads Book Club pick ***  This is the story of loss – and what happens afterwards...  When Emma gets home after work one evening, she calls hello to her husband Jay, as she always does. Stepping into the kitchen, ... more

Mischief Acts - by Zoe Gilbert - £9.99
A SUNDAY TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR   'A work of extraordinary ambition, brilliantly realised' OBSERVER 'A mesmerising journey down the byways of English folklore' MAIL ON SUNDAY 'Verbally dextrous, inventive, and hugely entertaining' THE TIME ... more

Temper - by Phoebe Walker - £10.99
There’s a gap where my sense of place should be. It’s quite a useful one sometimes. It allows me to sit on the cusp of an opinion.   Following a move to the Netherlands, a young woman dissects the developments of her new life: awkward ex ... more

Moon Witch, Spider King: Dark Star Trilogy, Book 2 - by Marlon James - £10.99
THE SECOND NOVEL IN THE REVOLUTIONARY DARK STAR TRILOGY IS HERE!  Booker Prize-winner Marlon James once again draws on a rich tradition of African mythology and fantasy to imagine a mythic world, a lost child, a 177-year-old witch and a mystery w ... more

What You Are Looking for is in the Library - by Michiko Aoyama - £12.99
THE BESTSELLING JAPANESE NOVEL  For fans of The Midnight Library and Before the Coffee Gets Cold, this soul-stirring Japanese novel shows how the perfect book recommendation can help us fulfil our dreams.  'I definitely want to visit ... more

Metronome - by Tom Watson - £8.99
Shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke Award Longlisted for the Goldsboro Books Glass Bell Award  'Unputdownable... An extraordinary book … as insightful and as premonitory as Orwell's 1984' Litro  'With echoes of Emily St John Mande ... more

28 Questions - by Indyana Schneider - £9.99
They say it takes 28 Questions to fall in love. Then what?  'Funny, clever, sad without self-pity, and with an uplift that is the writing itself' Jeanette Winterson  'If it's an addictive read you're after, consider this your next stop.' Styl ... more

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