Booklist - Best New Fiction

Up to a hundred highly-recommended recent novels

(See also these related booklists: The Shakespeare Retold series, ).

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There are 100 books in this booklist - they are listed in order of year of publication. Newest titles are at the top. (We may not have all of them in stock right now, get in touch to find out)

These Our Monsters: The English Heritage Collection of New Stories Inspired by Myth & Legend by Various authors, £14.99 (hardback, 2019) ISBN 9781910907405

The Godmother by Hannelore Cayre, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781910400968

Accidental Agent by Alan Judd, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781471150685

The Virago Book of Witches by Shahrukh Husain (Editor), £14.99 (hardback, 2019) ISBN 9780349012605

The Merry Spinster: Tales of Everyday Horror by Daniel Mallory Ortberg, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781472154125

Grand Union: Stories by Zadie Smith, £20.00 (hardback, 2019) ISBN 9780241337028

My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781786495983

Quichotte by Salman Rushdie, £20.00 (hardback, 2019) ISBN 9781787331914

Best British Short Stories 2019 by Nicholas Royle (Editor), £9.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781784631857

Everything Good Will Come by Sefi Atta, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781912408528

Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781784163631

Ducks, Newburyport by Lucy Ellmann, £14.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781910296967

The Testaments by Margaret Atwood, £20.00 (hardback, 2019) ISBN 9781784742324

The Freedom Artist by Ben Okri, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781788549615

The Secret Commonwealth: The Book of Dust Volume Two by Philip Pullman, £20.00 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9780241373330

Mr Godley's Phantom by Mal Peet, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781910989524

The Next Person You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom, £7.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9780751571905

Girl by Edna O'Brien, £16.99 (hardback, 2019) ISBN 9780571341160

Leila by Prayaag Akbar, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9780571341320

Swan Song by Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781786090188

Lanny by Max Porter, £12.99 (hardback, 2019) ISBN 9780571340286

The Homeless Heart-Throb by Crystal Jeans, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781912905010

Heads of the Colored People by Nafissa Thompson-Spires, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781784706586

China Dream by Ma Jian, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781784708696

This Hostel Life by Melatu Uche Okorie, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9780349012902

The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead, £16.99 (hardback, 2019) ISBN 9780708899410

On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong, £12.99 (hardback, 2019) ISBN 9781787331501

Memoirs of an Ex-Prom Queen by Alix Kates Shulman, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781788163408

The Red Word by Sarah Henstra, £12.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781999700874

Crudo by Olivia Laing, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781509892846

Riverflow by Alison Layland, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781909983977

Travellers by Helon Habila, £12.99 (hardback, 2019) ISBN 9780241394502

Ghost Wall by Sarah Moss, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781783784462

Ayesha at Last by Uzma Jalaluddin, £7.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781786497949

Miracle on Cherry Hill by Sun-mi Hwang, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9780349143354

Plastic Emotions by Shiromi Pinto, £9.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781910312315

Warlight by Michael Ondaatje, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781784708344

The Friendly Ones by Philip Hensher, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9780008175658

It's Gone Dark Over Bill's Mother's by Lisa Blower, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781912408160

All City by Alex DiFrancesco, £12.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781609809393

Clock Dance by Anne Tyler, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781784708597

A River in the Trees by Jacqueline O’Mahony, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781787473553

Girl, Balancing by Helen Dumore, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781786090515

White Houses by Amy Bloom, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781783781744

Jellyfish by Janice Galloway, £9.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781847086679

Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli, £16.99 (hardback, 2019) ISBN 9780008290023

The Book of Tehran: A City in Short Fiction by Fereshteh Ahmadi (Editor), £9.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781910974247

Praise Song for the Butterflies by Bernice L. McFadden, £16.99 (hardback, 2019) ISBN 9781909762886

The Penguin Book of the Contemporary British Short Story by Philip Hensher (Editor), £9.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9780141986210

Big Sky by Kate Atkinson, £20.00 (hardback, 2019) ISBN 9780857526106

How to Love a Jamaican by Alexia Arthurs, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781509883622

The Bookshop of the Broken Hearted by Robert Hillman, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9780571349784

The Madonna of Bolton by Matt Cain, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781783528004

Little Boy by Lawrence Ferlinghetti, £14.99 (hardback, 2019) ISBN 9780571351022

In Our Mad and Furious City by Guy Gunaratne, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781472250216

XX by Angela Chadwick, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9780349700267

The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781784708306

The Shape of the Ruins by Juan Gabriel Vásquez, £10.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9780857056610

Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781509899043

Everything Under by Daisy Johnson, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781784702113

Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9780552774765

Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9780552176453

The Faculty of Dreams by Sara Stridsberg, £13.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9780857054722

Turning for Home by Barney Norris, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781784161361

The Book of Cairo: A City in Short Fiction by Ralph Cormack (Editor), £9.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781910974254

The Expedition to the Baobab Tree by Wilma Stockenstrom, £7.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9780571347742

The Long Take by Robin Robertson, £9.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781509886258

The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9780099589969

Charlie Savage by Roddy Doyle, £9.99 (hardback, 2019) ISBN 9781787331181

Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams, £12.99 (hardback, 2019) ISBN 9781409180050

The Forest of Wool and Steel by Natsu Miyashita, £9.99 (hardback, 2019) ISBN 9780857525185

The Librarian of Auschwitz by Antonio Iturbe, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781529104776

The Confessions of Frannie Langton by Sara Collins, £12.99 (hardback, 2019) ISBN 9780241349199

Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo, £16.99 (hardback, 2019) ISBN 9780241364901

Spring by Ali Smith, £16.99 (hardback, 2019) ISBN 9780241207048

One Clear Ice-Cold January Morning at the Beginning of the Twenty First Century by Roland Schimmelpfennig, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9780857056979

Down the River Unto the Sea by Walter Mosley, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781474608671

Song of a Captive Bird by Jasmin Darznik, £12.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9780399182334

The Sewing Machine by Natalie Fergie, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781783527489

The Baghdad Clock by Shahad Al Rawi, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781786074867

Speak No Evil by Uzodinma Iweala, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9780719523908

Blood by Maggie Gee, £9.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781909572126

From a Low and Quiet Sea by Donal Ryan, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781784160265

The Old Drift by Namwali Serpell, £16.99 (hardback, 2019) ISBN 9781781090497

Transcription by Kate Atkinson, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9780552776653

Amsterdam Noir by René Appel and Josh Pachter (Editors), £11.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781617756146

Home by Amanda Berriman, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781784163136

The Psychology of Time Travel by Kate Mascarenhas, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781788540124

VOX by Christina Dalcher, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9780008300678

The Wolf in the Whale by Jordanna Max Brodsky, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9780356512600

Pulp Idol Firsts 2019 by Various authors, £4.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781910580356

Happiness by Aminatta Forna, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781408893289

We Were Always Here: A Queer Words Anthology by Ryan Vance and Michael Lee Richardson (Editors), £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781912489145

The Mercy Seat by Elizabeth H. Winthrop, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781473672529

The Melody by Jim Crace, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781509841387

Horseman's Song by Ben Pastor, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781912242115

The Book of Chocolate Saints by Jeet Thayil, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9780571336111

Broken Ground: A Karen Pirie Thriller by Val McDermid, £7.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9780751568257

A Love Story for Bewildered Girls by Emma Morgan, £12.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9780241377611

The One Who Wrote Destiny by Nikesh Shukla, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781786492807