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New Fiction

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

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I Who Have Never Known Men - by Jacqueline Harpman - £9.99
Discover the haunting, heartbreaking post-apocalyptic tale of female friendship and intimacy set in a deserted world.   Deep underground, thirty-nine women are kept in isolation in a cage. Above ground, a world awaits.  Has it been ab ... more

The Complete Two Pints - by Roddy Doyle - £10.99
Two men meet for a pint in a Dublin pub...   In 2012, Roddy Doyle showed us the world anew: through the back-and-forth of two Dublin pub-dwellers. They chewed the fat, set the world to rights, slagged each other unmercifully. And along the wa ... more

The Manningtree Witches - by A.K. Blakemore - £8.99
WINNER OF THE DESMOND ELLIOTT PRIZE  Fear and destruction take root in a community of women when the Witchfinder General comes to town, in this dark and thrilling debut.  England, 1643. Parliament is battling the King; the war bet ... more

The Last House on Needless Street - by Catriona Ward - £8.99
*** A BBC TWO BETWEEN THE COVERS BOOK CLUB PICK ***  This is the story of a murderer. A stolen child. Revenge.  This is the story of Ted, who lives with his young daughter Lauren and his cat Olivia in an ordinary house at the end of a ... more

The Man Who Died Twice - by Richard Osman - £18.99
THE SECOND NOVEL IN THE RECORD-BREAKING, MILLION-COPY BESTSELLING THURSDAY MURDER CLUB SERIES BY RICHARD OSMAN.  It's the following Thursday.  Elizabeth has received a letter from an old colleague, a man with whom she has a long history. ... more

The Promise - by Damon Galgut - £16.99
Shortlisted for the 2021 Booker Prize  Discover the Booker Prize-shortlisted literary masterpiece of a family in crisis.   The Promise charts the crash and burn of a white South African family, living on a farm outside Pretoria. Th ... more

A Passage North - by Anuk Arudpragasam - £14.99
Shortlisted for the 2021 Booker Prize   It begins with a message: a telephone call informing Krishan that his grandmother”s former care-giver, Rani, has died in unexpected circumstances, at the bottom of a well in her village in the north, ... more

Bewilderment - by Richard Powers - £18.99
Shortlisted for the Booker Prize 2021  THE BRAND NEW NOVEL FROM THE PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING, BOOKER PRIZE-SHORTLISTED AUTHOR OF THE OVERSTORY  Theo Byrne is a promising young astrobiologist who has found a way to search for life on other ... more

Great Circle - by Maggie Shipstead - £16.99
Shortlisted for the 2021 Booker Prize   For fans of The Goldfinch, All the Light We Cannot See and The Girls: this monumentally powerful epic weaves together the astonishing lives of a daredevil female aviator and the Hollywood rebel who will pla ... more

Beautiful World, Where Are You - by Sally Rooney - £16.99
The new novel from the internationally bestselling author of Normal People.   'The literary phenomenon of the decade.' – Guardian 'The best novel published this year.' – The Times 'Quite astonishing.' – Independent 'The most enjoyable no ... more

What Are You Going Through - by Sigrid Nunez - £8.99
The New York Times-bestselling, National Book Award-winning author of The Friend brings her singular voice to a story about the meaning of life and death, and the value of companionship.  The woman at the heart of this extraordinary novel fin ... more

The Coven - by Lizzie Fry - £7.99
Let me repeat myself, so we can be very clear. Women are not the enemy. We must protect them from themselves, just as much as we must protect ourselves.  Imagine a world in which witchcraft is real. In which mothers hand down power to the ... more

Black Mountain and Other Stories - by Gerry Adams - £11.99
In this collection, one of Ireland's best-known political figures brings us new and selected stories of politics, of family, of love and of friendship.  These are portraits of Ireland, and especially Belfast, old and new, in times of struggle and in ... more

The Women of Troy - by Pat Barker - £18.99
Following her bestselling, critically acclaimed The Silence of the Girls, Pat Barker continues her extraordinary retelling of one of our greatest myths.   Troy has fallen. The Greeks have won their bitter war. They can return home as victors ... more

Out of the Ruins - by Preston Grassmann (Editor) - £8.99
This anthology of post-apocalyptic fiction asks, what would you save from the fire? In the moments when it all comes crashing down, what will we value the most, and how will we save it?  Featuring stories from China Mieville, Emily St John Ma ... more

Black Sci-Fi Short Stories - by Various authors - £20.00
A deluxe edition of new writing and neglected perspectives.  Dystopia, apocalypse, gene-splicing, cloning and colonization are explored here by new authors and combined with proto-sci-fi and speculative writing of an older tradition (by W.E.B. ... more

The Cat Who Saved Books - by Sosuke Natsukawa, translated by Louise Heal Kawai - £9.99
Grandpa used to say it all the time: books have tremendous power. But what is that power really?  Natsuki Books was a tiny second-hand bookshop on the edge of town. Inside, towering shelves reached the ceiling, every one crammed full of wonde ... more

Piranesi - by Susanna Clarke - £8.99
WINNER OF THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2021 A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE KITSCHIES RED TENTACLE AWARD  The spectacular new novel from the bestselling author of Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, 'one of our ... more

Goldilocks - by Laura Lam - £9.99
"Bold, feminist sci-fi from a singular, visionary talent".(Waterstones Online) Despite increasing restrictions on the freedoms of women on Earth, Valerie Black is spearheading the first all-female mission to a planet in the Goldilocks Zone, w ... more

The Book of Reykjavik: A City in Short Fiction - by Becca Parkinson & Vera Juliusdottir (Editors) - £9.99
Featuring Friðgeir Einarsson, Kristín Eiríksdóttir, Þórarinn Eldjárn, Einar Már Guðmundsson, Björn Halldórsson, Fríða Ísberg, Auður Jónsdóttir, Guðrún Eva Mínervudóttir, Andri Snær Magnason & Ágúst Borgþór Sverrisson  Re ... more

One August Night - by Victoria Hislop - £8.99
Beloved author Victoria Hislop returns to Crete in this long-anticipated sequel to her multi-million-copy Number One bestseller, The Island.  25th August 1957. The island of Spinalonga closes its leper colony. And a moment of violence has d ... more

The Country of Others - by Leila Slimani - £14.99
1944. After the Liberation, Mathilde leaves France to join her husband in Morocco. But life here is unrecognisable to this brave and passionate young woman.  Her life is now that of a farmer's wife - with all the sacrifices and vexations that ... more

A Saint from Texas - by Edmund White - £9.99
From legendary writer Edmund White, a bold and sweeping new novel that traces the extraordinary fates of twin sisters, one destined for Parisian nobility and the other for Catholic sainthood.  Yvette and Yvonne Crawford are twin sisters, bor ... more

The Bass Rock - by Evie Wyld - £8.99
The Bass Rock has for centuries watched over the lives that pass under its shadow on the Scottish mainland. And across the centuries the fates of three women are linked: to this place, to each other.   In the early 1700s, Sarah, accused of be ... more

Waiting For The Waters To Rise - by Maryse Conde - £12.99
Babakar is a doctor living alone, with only the memories of his childhood in Mali. In his dreams, he receives visits from his blue-eyed mother and his ex-lover Azelia, both now gone, as are the hopes and aspirations he's carried with him since his ar ... more

Long Division - by Kiese Laymon - £9.99
From Kiese Laymon, author of the critically acclaimed memoir Heavy, comes a "funny, astute, searching" (The Wall Street Journal) debut novel about Black teenagers that is a satirical exploration of celebrity, authorship, violence, religion, and comin ... more

The Angels of L19 - by Jonathan Walker - £10.99
There’s more than one way to be born again.   Liverpool, 1984. The teenagers at Garston Chapel are the same as the rest of us: The Smiths, U2, crushes, football, mates. The grimy, low-down politics of the Thatcher era casting deep shadows i ... more

Karolina, or The Torn Curtain - by Maryla Szymiczkowa - £9.99
A thrilling sequel to the critically-acclaimed Mrs Mohr Goes Missing.  Easter, 1895. The biggest event in the Catholic calendar is a disaster in Zofia Turbotynska's household. Her maid Karolina has handed in her notice and worse, gone missing ... more

The Island of Missing Trees - by Elif Shafak - £14.99
A rich, magical new novel from the Booker-shortlisted author of 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World.  It is 1974 on the island of Cyprus. Two teenagers, from opposite sides of a divided land, meet at a tavern in the city they both call ho ... more

Sad Janet - by Lucie Britsch - £8.99
A whip-smart black comedy for fans of Fleabag and My Year of Rest and Relaxation.  Named one of the Best Books of the Summer by LitHub, The Millions, Refinery29, and Hey Alma.   Meet Janet. Janet is sad. Not about her life, about the world ... more

The Forest of Wool and Steel - by Natsu Miyashita - £8.99
OVER ONE MILLION COPIES SOLD.  What he experienced that day wasn't life-changing...It was life-making.  Tomura is startled by the hypnotic sound of a piano being tuned in his school. It seeps into his soul and transports him to the fores ... more

Treasury of Folklore: Woodlands and Forests - Wild Gods, World Trees and Werewolves - by Dee Dee Chainey and Willow Winsham - £12.99
An entertaining and enthralling collection of myths, tales and traditions surrounding our trees, woodlands and forests from around the world.   From the dark, gnarled woodlands of the north, to the humid jungles of the southern lands, trees have ... more

Eve (Graphic novel) - by Una - £14.99
A powerful novel of mothers and daughters, and how we imagine our future, from acclaimed author of Becoming Unbecoming. "This is a disturbing and necessary book for our times, because it leaves us with a question. In Eve, Una describes a society ... more

Troy - by Stephen Fry - £9.99
STEP INTO STEPHEN FRY'S BEWITCHING RETELLING OF THE LEGEND TROY IN HIS MOST EPIC BOOK YET.  'Troy. The most marvellous kingdom in all the world...'  Paris the Trojan has kidnapped Helen, Greek queen and most beautiful woman of the anc ... more

Islands of Mercy - by Rose Tremain - £8.99
All must gamble with their fate. But not all can win...   In the city of Bath, in the year 1865 Jane Adeane, renowned for her restorative skills, is convinced that some other destiny will one day show itself to her.   But when she fin ... more

Small Pleasures - by Clare Chambers - £8.99
LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2021  1957, the suburbs of South East London.  Jean Swinney is a journalist on a local paper, trapped in a life of duty and disappointment from which there is no likelihood of escape. When ... more

We are All Completely Beside Ourselves - by Karen Joy Fowler - £8.99
Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2014. By the author of worldwide bestseller The Jane Austen Book Club Winner of the 2014 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction.  THE MILLION-COPY BESTSELLER  Rosemary doesn't talk much, and about certain things ... more

As You Were - by Elaine Feeney - £8.99
Discover this unforgettable, darkly funny novel about the power of friendship and the heartbreak of family life - shortlisted for the Rathbones Folio Prize 2021.  Sinead Hynes is a tough, driven, funny young property developer with a terrifying s ... more

The Exile and the Mapmaker - by Emma Musty - £8.99
Theo, an aging Parisian cartographer, is desperately searching for the woman he once loved before Alzheimer’s takes his memories of her.   Elise, his estranged daughter, moves in to take care of him. She still blames him for the tragic los ... more

The Ormering Tide - by Kathryn Williams - £14.00
The Ormering Tide is a coming of age story set amidst a series of darkly foreboding events. Rozel lives with her triplet older brothers and her parents in the bay of a small island. One of her brothers goes missing and the family's landlord, Mr Willo ... more

The Rhino Conspiracy - by Peter Hain - £8.99
In the last decade over 6,000 rhinos have been killed in South Africa. Relentless poaching for their horns has led to a catastrophic fall in black rhino numbers. Meanwhile a corrupt South African government turns a blind eye to the international trad ... more

Mayflies - by Andrew O'Hagan - £8.99
Winner of the Christopher Isherwood Prize A Guardian, Spectator, Sunday Times, Financial Times and Evening Standard Book of the Year  Everyone has a Tully Dawson: the friend who defines your life. In the summer of 1986, James and Tully ignit ... more

Earthlings - by Sayaka Murata - £8.99
Natsuki isn't like the other girls. She has a wand and a transformation mirror. She might be a witch, or an alien from another planet.  Together with her cousin Yuu, Natsuki spends her summers in the wild mountains of Nagano, dreaming of othe ... more

The Lying Life of Adults - by Elena Ferrante - £8.99
A powerful new novel set in a divided Naples by Elena Ferrante, the beloved best-selling author of My Brilliant Friend.  Giovanna’s pretty face has changed: it’s turning into the face of an ugly, spiteful adolescent. But is she seeing things ... more

How to Survive Everything - by Ewan Morrison - £9.99
"One of the most provocative, intelligent and original novelists working in Britain today."(Irvine Welsh) My name is Haley Cooper Crowe and I am in lockdown in a remote location I can’t tell you about.   Haley and Ben live with their mothe ... more

The First Woman - by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi - £8.99
* A SUNDAY TIMES, OBSERVER, DAILY MAIL, BBC CULTURE & IRISH INDEPENDENT BOOK OF THE YEAR * A WATERSTONES BEST FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR * OPRAH MAGAZINE BEST OF 2020 * A TIME MAGAZINE MUST-READ BOOK OF 2020 * A GOOD HOUSEKEEPING BOOK OF THE MONTH ... more

Children of the Sun - by Max Schaefer - £8.99
1970. Fourteen year old Tony is seduced by the skinhead movement, sucked into a world of racist violence and bizarre ritual. It is a milieu in which he must hide his homosexuality, in which every encounter is explosively risky.   2003. James a you ... more

The Mermaid of Black Conch - by Monique Roffey - £8.99
March 1976: St Constance, a tiny Caribbean village on the island of Black Conch. A fisherman sings to himself, waiting for a catch - but attracts a sea-dweller he doesn't expect. A beautiful young woman cursed by jealous wives to live as a mermaid ha ... more

The Girl from Widow Hills - by Megan Miranda - £8.99
The twisty new thriller from the bestselling author of Reese's Book Club pick The Last House Guest.   Everyone knows the story of the girl from Widow Hills...   When Arden Maynor was six years old, she was swept away in a terrifying s ... more

The Mountains Sing - by Nguyen Phan Que Mai - £8.99
An intimate, stirring portrait of a country at war and a family's battle to survive.  Winner of the Blogger's Book Prize, 2021  Selected as a Best Book of 2020 by NB Magazine * BookBrowse * Buzz Magazine * NPR * Washington Independent Revie ... more

New Horizons: The Gollancz Book of South Asian Science Fiction - by Tarun K. Saint (Editor) - £9.99
The citizens of Karachi wake up and discover the sea missing from their shores, the last Parsi on Earth must escape to other worlds when debt collectors come knocking, and a family visiting a Partition-themed park gets more entertainment than they ba ... more

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