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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 100 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book New Horizons: The Gollancz Book of South Asian Science Fiction by Tarun K. Saint (Editor)
    New Horizons: The Gollancz Book of South Asian Science Fiction - by Tarun K. Saint (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781473228689 | ISBN 10: 1473228689

    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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  • Cover image of book A Room Made of Leaves by Kate Grenville
    A Room Made of Leaves - by Kate Grenville

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781838851248 | ISBN 10: 1838851240

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE WALTER SCOTT PRIZE FOR HISTORICAL FICTION - the new novel from the Women's Prize for Fiction winner and Man Booker prize-shortlisted author of The Secret River.  It is 1788. When twenty-one-year-old Elizabeth marries the a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Heaven by Mieko Kawakami
    Heaven - by Mieko Kawakami

    £14.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781509898244 | ISBN 10: 1509898247

    From the bestselling author of Breasts and Eggs and international literary sensation Mieko Kawakami, comes a sharp and illuminating novel about a fourteen-year-old boy subjected to relentless bullying.   In Heaven, a fourteen-year old boy is ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Registrar
    The Registrar's Manual for Detecting Forced Marriages - by Sophie Hardach

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781838939236 | ISBN 10: 1838939237

    The compelling and original debut novel from the Costa Prize-shortlisted author of Confession with Blue Horses.   Swimming for his life towards traffickers on the Italian shore, Selim enters a world where Kurdish refugees disguise themselves as ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sorrowland by Rivers Solomon
    Sorrowland - by Rivers Solomon

    £14.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781529118735 | ISBN 10: 1529118735

    A triumphant, genre-bending novel, following a young woman through a nightmarish yet recognisable landscape as she attempts to create a new life for herself and her children.   Vern, a hunted woman alone in the woods, gives birth to twins a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hana Khan Carries On by Uzma Jalaluddin
    Hana Khan Carries On - by Uzma Jalaluddin

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781838953560 | ISBN 10: 1838953566

    From the author of Ayesha At Last comes a sparkling new rom-com for fans of You've Got Mail.   Hana Khan's family-run halal restaurant is on its last legs. So when a flashy competitor gets ready to open nearby, bringing their inevitable closu ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Treatment by Michael Nath
    The Treatment - by Michael Nath

    £9.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781787479371 | ISBN 10: 1787479374

    At a bus stop in south London, black teenager Eldine Matthews is murdered by a racist gang. Twenty years later, L Troop's top boys - models of vice, deviance and violence - are far beyond justice. There are some people the law will not touch.  ... more

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  • Cover image of book Apeirogon by Colum McCann
    Apeirogon - by Colum McCann

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781526607898 | ISBN 10: 1526607891

    A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE SHORTLISTED FOR THE DUBLIN LITERARY AWARD SHORTLISTED FOR THE PRIX FEMINA AND THE PRIX MEDICIS WINNER OF THE PRIX DU MEILLEUR LIVRES ETRANGER WINNER OF THE 2020 NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWA ... more

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  • Cover image of book Last Boat from Tangier by James von Leyden
    Last Boat from Tangier - by James von Leyden

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781472130662 | ISBN 10: 1472130669

    Death stalks the streets of Tangier...  When Detective Karim Belkacem's best friend and colleague, Abdou, goes missing during an investigation into an illegal cartel, Karim is sent to Tangier to look for him. But the Tangier police have another p ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Devil and the Dark Water by Stuart Turton
    The Devil and the Dark Water - by Stuart Turton

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781408889534 | ISBN 10: 1408889536

    CHOSEN AS A BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE GUARDIAN, SUNDAY TIMES, DAILY MAIL, FINANCIAL TIMES, DAILY EXPRESS AND i PAPER   Three impossible crimes Two unlikely detectives One deadly voyage   It's 1634 and Samuel Pipps, the world's greatest dete ... more

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  • Cover image of book Things Remembered and Things Forgotten by Kyoko Nakajima
    Things Remembered and Things Forgotten - by Kyoko Nakajima

    £9.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781908745965 | ISBN 10: 1908745967

    'If we want to understand what has been lost to time, there is no way other than through the exercise of imagination... imagination applied with delicate rather than broad strokes'.  So wrote the award winning Japanese author Kyoko Nakajima of h ... more

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  • Cover image of book Diamond Hill by Kit Fan
    Diamond Hill - by Kit Fan

    £14.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780349701707 | ISBN 10: 0349701709

    Diamond Hill was once the 'Hollywood of the Orient', but is now an eyesore in the middle of a glitzy financial hub. Buddhist nuns, drug gangs, property developers, the government and foreign powers are all vying for power, each wanting to stake their ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Dickens Boy by Thomas Keneally
    The Dickens Boy - by Thomas Keneally

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781529345100 | ISBN 10: 1529345103

    By the Booker-winning author of Schindler's Ark, a vibrant novel about Charles Dickens' son and his little-known adventures in the Australian Outback.   In 1868, Charles Dickens dispatches his youngest child, sixteen-year-old Edward, to Austr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Aria by Nazanine Hozar
    Aria - by Nazanine Hozar

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780241987667 | ISBN 10: 0241987660

    The international bestseller. 1950s Tehran. In an alleyway an abandoned baby cries into the night, attracting the attention of the young man who will save her.  And so begins the story of Aria, an orphan girl who comes of age on the vol ... more

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  • Cover image of book Olga by Bernhard Schlink
    Olga - by Bernhard Schlink

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781474611152 | ISBN 10: 147461115x

    THE #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER  Olga is an orphan raised by her grandmother in a Prussian village around the turn of the 20th century. Smart and precocious, she fights against the prejudices of the time to find her place in a world that sees ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Fortune Men by Nadifa Mohamed
    The Fortune Men - by Nadifa Mohamed

    £14.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780241466940 | ISBN 10: 0241466946

    Mahmood Mattan is a fixture in Cardiff's Tiger Bay, 1952, which bustles with Somali and West Indian sailors, Maltese businessmen and Jewish families. He is a father, chancer, some-time petty thief. He is many things, in fact, but he is not a murderer ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Book of Secrets by Kate Morrison
    A Book of Secrets - by Kate Morrison

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781913090678 | ISBN 10: 1913090671

    A Book of Secrets is the story of a woman named Susan Charlewood living in Elizabethan England. Born in what is now Ghana, Susan is enslaved by the Portuguese but later rescued by British sailors, who bring her to England. Once in England, she is rai ... more

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  • Cover image of book At Night All Blood is Black by David Diop
    At Night All Blood is Black - by David Diop

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781782277538 | ISBN 10: 1782277536

    Alfa and Mademba are two of the many Senegalese soldiers fighting in the Great War. Together they climb dutifully out of their trenches to attack France's German enemies whenever the whistle blows, until Mademba is wounded, and dies in a shell hole w ... more

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  • Cover image of book Jack by Marilynne Robinson
    Jack - by Marilynne Robinson

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780349011790 | ISBN 10: 0349011796

    Marilynne Robinson, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the American National Humanities Medal, returns to the world of Gilead with Jack, the final in one of the great works of contemporary American fiction.   Jack tells the story of John Ames B ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Lover
    A Lover's Discourse - by Xiaolu Guo

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781529112481 | ISBN 10: 1529112486

    A Chinese woman comes to post-Brexit London to start over - just as the Brexit campaign reaches a fever pitch. Isolated and lonely in a Britain increasingly hostile to foreigners, she meets a landscape architect and the two begin to build their futur ... more

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  • Cover image of book When We Cease to Understand the World by Benjamin Labatut
    When We Cease to Understand the World - by Benjamin Labatut

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781782276142 | ISBN 10: 1782276149

    Sometimes discovery brings destruction.  When We Cease to Understand the World shows us great minds striking out into dangerous, uncharted terrain.   Fritz Haber, Alexander Grothendieck, Werner Heisenberg, Erwin Schroedinger: these ar ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman
    The Thursday Murder Club - by Richard Osman

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780241988268 | ISBN 10: 0241988268

    The first book in the #1 bestselling Thursday Murder Club series by TV presenter Richard Osman.  In a peaceful retirement village, four unlikely friends meet up once a week to investigate unsolved murders. But when a brutal killing takes plac ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Cat and The City by Nick Bradley
    The Cat and The City - by Nick Bradley

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781786499912 | ISBN 10: 1786499916

    In Tokyo - one of the world's largest megacities - a stray cat is wending her way through the back alleys. And, with each detour, she brushes up against the seemingly disparate lives of the city-dwellers, connecting them in unexpected ways.  ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Forest of Stars by Heather Kassner
    The Forest of Stars - by Heather Kassner

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781789091809 | ISBN 10: 1789091802

    A dark, compelling fantasy from the author of The Bone Garden for readers of Neil Gaiman's Coraline.  Left all alone after her mother passes away, twelve-year-old Louisa watches the sky for her father. Long ago, a powerful gust of wind stole him ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Dangers of Smoking in Bed by Mariana Enriquez
    The Dangers of Smoking in Bed - by Mariana Enriquez

    £12.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781783786718 | ISBN 10: 178378671x

    "Mariana Enriquez is a mesmerizing writer who demands to be read. Like Bolano, she is interested in matters of life and death, and her fiction hits with the full force of a train"(Dave Eggers) Welcome to Buenos Aires, a city thrumming with murdero ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cunning Women by Elizabeth Lee
    Cunning Women - by Elizabeth Lee

    £14.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781786091161 | ISBN 10: 178609116x

    When it is no longer safe to be a witch, they call themselves cunning.   1620s Lancashire. Away from the village lies a small hamlet, abandoned since the Plague, where only one family dwells amongst its ruins. Young Sarah Haworth, her mother, brot ... more

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  • Cover image of book Miss Benson
    Miss Benson's Beetle - by Rachel Joyce

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780552779487 | ISBN 10: 0552779482

    It is 1950. In a devastating moment of clarity, Margery Benson abandons her dead-end job and advertises for an assistant to accompany her on an expedition. She is going to travel to the other side of the world to search for a beetle that may or may n ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Sunken Land Begins to Rise Again by M. John Harrison
    The Sunken Land Begins to Rise Again - by M. John Harrison

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780575096363 | ISBN 10: 0575096365

    Winner of the Goldsmiths Prize 2020, this is fiction that pushes the boundaries of the novel form.   Shaw had a breakdown, but he's getting himself back together. He has a single room, a job on a decaying London barge, and an on-off affair with a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Feathertide by Beth Cartwright
    Feathertide - by Beth Cartwright

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781529100686 | ISBN 10: 1529100682

    A girl. A secret. A life-changing journey.  Born covered in the feathers of a bird, and kept hidden in a crumbling house full of secrets, Marea has always known she was different, but never known why.   And so to find answers, she goes in sea ... more

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  • Cover image of book Conjure Women by Afia Atakora
    Conjure Women - by Afia Atakora

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780008293956 | ISBN 10: 0008293953

    You're free to decide your future. But how do you escape the ghosts of the past?   A stunning debut novel with echoes of Yaa Gyasi's Homegoing and Sara Collins' The Confessions of Frannie Langton.   The pale-skinned, black-eyed b ... more

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  • Cover image of book little scratch by Rebecca Watson
    little scratch - by Rebecca Watson

    £12.90   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780571356584 | ISBN 10: 0571356583

    *** Observer 10 Best Debut Novelists of 2021 ***  little scratch tells the story of a day in the life of an unnamed woman, living in a lower-case world of demarcated fridge shelves and office politics; clock-watching and WhatsApp notifications. ... more

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  • Cover image of book How Much of These Hills is Gold by C Pam Zhang
    How Much of These Hills is Gold - by C Pam Zhang

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780349011455 | ISBN 10: 0349011451

    LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2020 LONGLISTED FOR THE RATHBONES FOLIO PRIZE 2021   America.  In the twilight of the Gold Rush, two siblings cross a landscape with a gun in their hands and the body of their father on their backs...  Ba ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams
    The Dictionary of Lost Words - by Pip Williams

    £14.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781784743864 | ISBN 10: 1784743860

    Discover the internationally bestselling debut, Shortlisted for the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction.   In 1901, the word 'bondmaid' was discovered missing from the Oxford English Dictionary. This is the story of the girl who stole i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Under the Bridge: A Liverpool Mystery by Jack Byrne
    Under the Bridge: A Liverpool Mystery - by Jack Byrne

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781838343002 | ISBN 10: 1838343008

    WHEN SECRETS RESURFACE THE PAST REACHES OUT...   2004: The discovery of a body in the Liverpool docklands unearths long forgotten secrets. Reporter Anne McCarthy is keen to prove herself and dives into the case with abandon. There she fin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Leonard and Hungry Paul by Ronan Hession
    Leonard and Hungry Paul - by Ronan Hession

    £9.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781910422755 | ISBN 10: 1910422754

    Leonard and Hungry Paul is the story of two friends trying to find their place in the world.   It is about those uncelebrated people who have the ability to change the world, not by effort or force, but through their appreciation of all that ... more

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  • Cover image of book Blood Grove by Walter Mosley
    Blood Grove - by Walter Mosley

    £20.00   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781474616560 | ISBN 10: 1474616569

    Ezekiel "Easy" Porterhouse Rawlins is an unlicensed private investigator turned hard-boiled detective always willing to do what it takes to get things done in the racially charged, dark underbelly of Los Angeles. But when Easy is approached by a shel ... more

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  • Cover image of book A River Called Time by Courttia Newland
    A River Called Time - by Courttia Newland

    £16.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781786897060 | ISBN 10: 1786897067

    A monumental speculative fiction story of love, loyalty, politics and conscience set in parallel Londons.  The Ark was built to save the lives of the many, but rapidly became a refuge for the elite, the entrance closed without warning. Years ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mandrake Petals and Scattered Feathers: Tales from the Forest and Beyond by David Greygoose
    Mandrake Petals and Scattered Feathers: Tales from the Forest and Beyond - by David Greygoose

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781838024734 | ISBN 10: 1838024735

    These magical tales are set in the liminal space of the forest where nothing is quite what it seems.  Shape-shifting and trickery lurk behind every tree and the figures we glimpse through the mist are mutable and indeterminate.  A los ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Ramallah: A City in Short Fiction by Maya Abu Al-Hayat (Editor)
    The Book of Ramallah: A City in Short Fiction - by Maya Abu Al-Hayat (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781912697427 | ISBN 10: 1912697424

    Featuring Maya Abu Al-Hayat, Anas Abu Rahma, Liana Badr, Ahlam Bsharat, Ameer Hamad, Khaled Hourani, Ahmad Jaber, Ziad Khadash, Ibrahim Nasrallah & Mahmoud Shukair   A coffee seller waits all day for one of his customers to ask him how he is, u ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lost Future of Pepperharrow by Natasha Pulley
    The Lost Future of Pepperharrow - by Natasha Pulley

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781408885147 | ISBN 10: 140888514x

    "A Japan that never was, a future lost, ghosts that are not dead ... not even a partial list of ingredients can do justice to this wonderful cake of a book ... A time-defying thriller."(Robin Hobb) Strange things are happening in Tokyo.  A ... more

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  • Cover image of book What
    What's Left of Me is Yours - by Stephanie Scott

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781474610896 | ISBN 10: 1474610897

    One of the Observer's Ten Best Debut Novelists of 2020  A gripping debut set in modern-day Tokyo and inspired by a true crime, What's Left of Me Is Yours follows a young woman's search for the truth about her mother's life - and her murder.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo
    Last Night at the Telegraph Club - by Malinda Lo

    £7.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781529366587 | ISBN 10: 1529366585

    From the award winning author of Ash comes a gripping story of love and duty set in San Francisco's Chinatown during the 1950s.  Seventeen-year-old Lily Hu can't remember exactly when the question took root, but the answer was in full bloom t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd
    The Book of Longings - by Sue Monk Kidd

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781472232519 | ISBN 10: 1472232518

    The New York Times Bestseller.  An inspiring story set in the first century AD about a woman who finds her voice and her destiny, from author of The Secret Life of Bees and The Invention of Wings.  Ana is born in Galilee at a time whe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tyll by Daniel Kehlmann
    Tyll - by Daniel Kehlmann

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781529403671 | ISBN 10: 1529403677

    Shortlisted for the International Booker Prize 2020  He's a trickster, a player, a jester. His handshake's like a pact with the devil, his smile like a crack in the clouds; he's watching you now and he's gone when you turn. Tyll Ulenspiegel is he ... more

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  • Cover image of book Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi
    Transcendent Kingdom - by Yaa Gyasi

    £14.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780241433379 | ISBN 10: 0241433371

    LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2021.   From the bestselling author of Homegoing.  As a child Gifty would ask her parents to tell the story of their journey from Ghana to Alabama, seeking escape in myths of heroism and romance. Wh ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree by Shokoofeh Azar
    The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree - by Shokoofeh Azar

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781787703100 | ISBN 10: 178770310x

    *SHORTLISTED FOR THE INTERNATIONAL BOOKER PRIZE 2020* *LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD 2020*  A family story about the unbreakable connection between the living and the dead.  Set in Iran in the decade following the 1979 Isl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Plain Bad Heroines by Emily M. Danforth
    Plain Bad Heroines - by Emily M. Danforth

    £14.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780008346928 | ISBN 10: 0008346925

    'It’s a terrible story and one way to tell it is this: two girls in love and a fog of wasps cursed the place forever after...’  1902, Brookhants School for Girls: students Flo and Clara are madly in love with each other, as well as comple ... more

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  • Cover image of book Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro
    Klara and the Sun - by Kazuo Ishiguro

    £20.00   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780571364879 | ISBN 10: 057136487x

    ‘The Sun always has ways to reach us.'   From her place in the store, Klara, an Artificial Friend with outstanding observational qualities, watches carefully the behaviour of those who come in to browse, and of those who pass in the street ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bina by Anakana Schofield
    Bina - by Anakana Schofield

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780349726441 | ISBN 10: 0349726442

    Shortlisted for the Goldsmiths Prize 2020   My name is Bina and I'm a very busy woman. That's Bye-na, not Beena. I don't know who Beena is but I expect she's having a happy life. I don't know who you are, or the state of your life. But if you'v ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich
    The Night Watchman - by Louise Erdrich

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781472155368 | ISBN 10: 147215536x

    It is 1953. Thomas Wazhushk is the night watchman at the first factory to open near the Turtle Mountain Reservation in rural North Dakota. He is also a prominent Chippewa Council member, trying to understand a new bill that is soon to be put before C ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Quarry by Ben Halls
    The Quarry - by Ben Halls

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780349701103 | ISBN 10: 0349701105

    You can see it in them; all that anger inside, it's toxic. Throw some drink into it and everything bubbles over. People say that they never see it coming, the swing of the fist that kicks it all off, but I can tell.   In these interconnected shor ... more

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  • Cover image of book Who
    Who's Loving You: Love Stories by Women of Colour - by Sareeta Domingo (Editor)

    £14.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781409193722 | ISBN 10: 1409193721

    "A beautiful collection that I both lost and found myself in. Unbelievably exciting stories from some show-stoppingly talented writers."(Candice Carty-Williams, author of Queenie.) Lost love. Forbidden Love. Unrequited love. Tenderness. Desire. Ro ... more

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  • Cover image of book Strange Hotel by Eimear McBride
    Strange Hotel - by Eimear McBride

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780571355150 | ISBN 10: 0571355153

    From the winner of the Women's Prize for Fiction.  A woman enters an Avignon hotel room. She's been here once before - but while the room hasn't changed, she is a different person now.  Forever caught between check-in and check-out, she ... more

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  • Cover image of book Midnight Atlanta by Thomas Mullen
    Midnight Atlanta - by Thomas Mullen

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780349144207 | ISBN 10: 0349144206

    Midnight Atlanta is the stunning new novel in the award-nominated, critically acclaimed Darktown series, and sees a newspaper editor murdered against the backdrop of Rosa Parks' protest and Martin Luther King Jnr's emergence.   Atlanta, 1956. Whe ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
    The Midnight Library - by Matt Haig

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781786892737 | ISBN 10: 1786892731

    Between life and death there is a library. When Nora Seed finds herself in the Midnight Library, she has a chance to make things right. Up until now, her life has been full of misery and regret.  She feels she has let everyone down, including her ... more

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  • Cover image of book As You Were by Elaine Feeney
    As You Were - by Elaine Feeney

    £14.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781787301634 | ISBN 10: 178730163x

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE RATHBONES FOLIO PRIZE 2021 SHORTLISTED FOR THE IRISH BOOK AWARDS NOVEL OF THE YEAR 2020 AN OBSERVER BEST DEBUT 2020  Sinead Hynes is a tough, driven, funny young property developer with a terrifying secret. No-one knows it: ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mrs Death Misses Death by Salena Godden
    Mrs Death Misses Death - by Salena Godden

    £14.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781838851194 | ISBN 10: 1838851194

    Mrs Death tells her intoxicating story in this life-affirming fire-starter of a novel.  Mrs Death has had enough. She is exhausted from spending eternity doing her job and now she seeks someone to unburden her conscience to. Wolf Willeford, a tro ... more

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  • Cover image of book Big Girl, Small Town by Michelle Gallen
    Big Girl, Small Town - by Michelle Gallen

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781529304220 | ISBN 10: 1529304229

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA FIRST NOVEL AWARD SHORTLISTED FOR THE IRISH BOOK AWARDS NEWCOMER OF YEAR SHORTLISTED FOR THE COMEDY WOMEN IN PRINT PRIZE  Routine makes Majella's world small but change is about to make it a whole lot bigger.   *St ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Animals at Lockwood Manor by Jane Healey
    The Animals at Lockwood Manor - by Jane Healey

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781529014198 | ISBN 10: 1529014190

    Some secrets are unspoken. Others are unspeakable...   August 1939. Thirty-year-old Hetty Cartwright is tasked with the evacuation and safekeeping of the natural history museum's collection of mammals.  Once she and her exhibits arrive a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Year Without Summer by Guinevere Glasfurd
    The Year Without Summer - by Guinevere Glasfurd

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781473672338 | ISBN 10: 1473672333

    1815, Sumbawa Island, Indonesia  Mount Tambora explodes in a cataclysmic eruption, killing thousands. Sent to investigate, ship surgeon Henry Hoggcan barely believe his eyes. Once a paradise, the island is now solid ash, the surrounding sea t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sword of Fire by Katharine Kerr
    Sword of Fire - by Katharine Kerr

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780008182496 | ISBN 10: 0008182493

    The celebrated Deverry series is an epic fantasy rooted in Celtic mythology that intricately interweaves human and elven history over several hundred years.   The bards are the people's voice - and their sword. All over the kingdom of Deverr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Good Citizens Need Not Fear by Maria Reva
    Good Citizens Need Not Fear - by Maria Reva

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780349012681 | ISBN 10: 0349012687

    A cast of unforgettable characters--citizens of the small industrial town of Kirovka--populate Maria Reva's ingeniously entwined tales that span the chaotic years leading up to and immediately following the fall of the Soviet Union in 1989.  ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hashim & Family by Shahnaz Ahsan
    Hashim & Family - by Shahnaz Ahsan

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781473665255 | ISBN 10: 1473665256

    An Observer Best Book of 2020  It is New Year's Eve, 1960. Hashim has left behind his homeland and his bride, Munira, to seek his fortune in England. His cousin and only friend, Rofikul, introduces Hashim to life in Manchester - including Rof ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Moroccan Daughter by Deborah Rodriguez
    The Moroccan Daughter - by Deborah Rodriguez

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780751574609 | ISBN 10: 0751574600

    The brand new novel from the internationally bestselling author of The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul.   In Morocco, behind the ancient walls of the medina, secrets will be revealed...  Amina Bennis has come back to her childhood home in Morocco ... more

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  • Cover image of book This Happy by Niamh Campbell
    This Happy - by Niamh Campbell

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781474611688 | ISBN 10: 1474611680

    I have taken apart every panel of this, like an ornamental fan. But we stayed in the cottage for three weeks only, just three weeks, because it was cut short you see - cut short after just three weeks, when I'd left my entire life behind.  W ... more

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  • Cover image of book Weather by Jenny Offill
    Weather - by Jenny Offill

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781783784776 | ISBN 10: 1783784776

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2020  ‘What are you afraid of, he asks me and the answer of course is dentistry, humiliation, scarcity, then he says what are your most useful skills? People think I’m funny’  Lizzie Benson ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rainbow Milk by Paul Mendez
    Rainbow Milk - by Paul Mendez

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780349700588 | ISBN 10: 0349700583

    "When did you last read a novel about a young, black, gay, Jehovah Witness man from Wolverhampton who flees his community to make his way in London as a prostitute? This might be a debut, but Mendez is an exciting, accomplished and daring storyteller ... more

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  • Cover image of book Clay
    Clay's Ark - by Octavia E. Butler

    £9.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781472281029 | ISBN 10: 1472281020

    A PATTERNIST NOVEL: BOOK THREE  Blake Maslin is a doctor. In an alternate America marked by volatile class warfare, he and his twin daughters are taken captive by armed men demanding urgent medical care.  In an isolated desert compound, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Q by Christina Dalcher
    Q - by Christina Dalcher

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780008440602 | ISBN 10: 0008440603

    WOULD YOU MAKE THE GRADE?   It begins as a way to make things fairer. An education system that will benefit everyone. It's all in the name of progress.  This is what Elena Fairchild believes. As a teacher in one of the government's el ... more

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  • Cover image of book Patternmaster by Octavia E. Butler
    Patternmaster - by Octavia E. Butler

    £9.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781472281043 | ISBN 10: 1472281047

    A PATTERNIST NOVEL: BOOK FOUR The Patternmaster is all powerful.  His every thought can control, heal or destroy. The only threat to his command are the Clayarks, a society of people born out of terrible disease, who now live enslaved by ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mind of My Mind by Octavia E. Butler
    Mind of My Mind - by Octavia E. Butler

    £9.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781472281005 | ISBN 10: 1472281004

    A PATTERNIST NOVEL: BOOK TWO The baby's name is Mary, and her father is immortal.  For thousands of years, Doro has pursued perfection, experimenting with humanity and seeking out rare - and powerful - talents. His finest creation is Mary, a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wild Seed by Octavia E. Butler
    Wild Seed - by Octavia E. Butler

    £9.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781472280992 | ISBN 10: 1472280997

    A PATTERNIST NOVEL: BOOK ONE  It begins when two immortals meet in an African forest.  Doro is an ancient spirit who, for thousands of years, has cultivated a small village of people in search of perfection. He steals from their bodie ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nevertheless She Persisted by Jon Walter
    Nevertheless She Persisted - by Jon Walter

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781788450263 | ISBN 10: 1788450264

    The year is 1913. The suffragette movement is in full force as women around the country are fighting for the right to vote. Nancy and Clara, two sisters, have found work in a local women's prison.  On a daily basis they are coming face-to-fac ... more

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  • Cover image of book House on Endless Waters by Emuna Elon
    House on Endless Waters - by Emuna Elon

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781911630586 | ISBN 10: 191163058x

    Yoel has always known that his mother escaped the Nazis from Amsterdam. But it is not until after she has died that he finally visits the city of his birth. There, watching an old film clip at the Jewish Historical Museum, he sees a woman with a smal ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Conjure-Man Dies by Rudolph Fisher
    The Conjure-Man Dies - by Rudolph Fisher

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780008216474 | ISBN 10: 0008216479

    A unique crime classic: the very first detective novel written by an African-American, set in 1930s New York with only Black characters.   When the body of N'Gana Frimbo, the African conjure-man, is discovered in his consultation room, Perry ... more

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  • Cover image of book Low by Jeet Thayil
    Low - by Jeet Thayil

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780571356423 | ISBN 10: 0571356427

    Ullis went to the bathroom and carefully unfolded the business card and placed it on the sink. Then he rolled up a note and snorted the last of his wife's ashes.   Following the death of his wife, Dominic Ullis escapes to Bombay in search of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Correspondents by Tim Murphy
    Correspondents - by Tim Murphy

    £9.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781529040272 | ISBN 10: 1529040272

    Correspondents by Tim Murphy is a powerful story about the legacy of immigration, the present-day world of refugeehood, the violence that America causes both abroad and at home, and the power of the individual and the family to bring good into a worl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Of Ants and Dinosaurs by Cixin Liu
    Of Ants and Dinosaurs - by Cixin Liu

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781789546125 | ISBN 10: 1789546125

    A satirical fable, a political allegory and an ecological warning from the author of The Three-Body Problem.   In a sunlit clearing in central Gondwana, on an otherwise ordinary day in the late Cretaceous, the seeds of Earth's first and greatest ... more

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  • Cover image of book The First Woman by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi
    The First Woman - by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi

    £16.99   hardback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781786077882 | ISBN 10: 1786077884

    * 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

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  • Cover image of book Algorithm Party by Roy
    Algorithm Party - by Roy

    £7.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781912722907 | ISBN 10: 1912722909

    Algorithm Party is a debut publication in which an utterly original, fully-formed literary voice announces itself, somehow full of life, on the page.   Liverpool’s spoken-word performer Roy’s deft, articulate and startlingly observed stor ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Mermaid of Black Conch by Monique Roffey
    The Mermaid of Black Conch - by Monique Roffey

    £9.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781845234577 | ISBN 10: 184523457x

    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

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  • Cover image of book God 99 by Hassan Blasim
    God 99 - by Hassan Blasim

    £9.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781905583775 | ISBN 10: 190558377x

    Chess-playing people-traffickers, suicidal photographers, absurdist sound sculptors, cat-loving rebel sympathisers, murderous storytellers...  The characters in Hassan Blasim’s debut novel are not the inventions of a wild imagination, but real ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Name Is Monster by Katie Hale
    My Name Is Monster - by Katie Hale

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781786896360 | ISBN 10: 1786896362

    After the Sickness has killed off her parents, and the bombs have fallen on the last safe cities, Monster emerges from the Arctic vault which has kept her alive. When she washes up on the coast of Scotland, everyone she knows is dead, and she believe ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Jakarta: A City in Short Fiction by Maesy Ang and Teddy W. Kusuma (Editors)
    The Book of Jakarta: A City in Short Fiction - by Maesy Ang and Teddy W. Kusuma (Editors)

    £9.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781912697328 | ISBN 10: 1912697327

    Featuring: utiuts ., Sabda Armandio, Hanna Fransisca, Cyntha Hariadi, Afrizal Malna, Dewi Kharisma Michellia, Ratri Ninditya, Yusi Avianto Pareanom, Ben Sohib & Ziggy Zezsyazeoviennazabrizkie   A group of senior citizens set out to visit an amus ... more

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  • Cover image of book Slash and Burn by Claudia Hernandez
    Slash and Burn - by Claudia Hernandez

    £11.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781911508823 | ISBN 10: 1911508822

    Through war and its aftermaths, a woman fights to keep her daughters safe.  Like peasants through the ages, she desperately slashes and burns in order to make a place for her children to return to. A country girl sees her village sacked and ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Family Tree by Sairish Hussain
    The Family Tree - by Sairish Hussain

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780008297480 | ISBN 10: 0008297487

    Your roots can always lead you home...   Amjad cradles his baby daughter in the middle of the night. He has no time to mourn his wife's death. Saahil and Zahra, his two small children, are relying on him. Amjad vows to love and protect them ... more

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  • Cover image of book Heaven, My Home by Attica Locke
    Heaven, My Home - by Attica Locke

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781781257708 | ISBN 10: 1781257701

    Waterstones' Thriller of the Month June 2020 Shortlisted for the Orwell Prize 2020 A Sunday Times Book of the Year   Nine-year-old Levi King knew he should have left for home sooner; instead he found himself all alone, adrift on the vastness ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Ministry for the Future by Kim Stanley Robinson
    The Ministry for the Future - by Kim Stanley Robinson

    £20.00   hardback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780356508832 | ISBN 10: 0356508838

    Established in 2025, the purpose of the new organisation was simple: To advocate for the world's future generations and to protect all living creatures, present and future. It soon became known as the Ministry for the Future, and this is its story. & ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ms Ice Sandwich by Mieko Kawakami
    Ms Ice Sandwich - by Mieko Kawakami

    £7.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781782276722 | ISBN 10: 1782276726

    A young boy returns obsessively to a supermarket sandwich counter, entranced by the beauty of the woman who works there. Her aloof demeanour and electric blue eyelids make him feel the most intense joy he's ever known. He calls her Ms Ice Sandwich, a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam
    Leave the World Behind - by Rumaan Alam

    £14.99   hardback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781526633088 | ISBN 10: 1526633086

    **THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER***  A magnetic novel about two families, strangers to each other, who are forced together on a long weekend gone terribly wrong.   Amanda and Clay head to a remote corner of Long Island expecting ... more

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  • Cover image of book The House Without Windows by Barbara Newhall Follett, illustrated and introduced by Jackie Morris
    The House Without Windows - by Barbara Newhall Follett, illustrated and introduced by Jackie Morris

    £7.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780241986073 | ISBN 10: 0241986079

    Discover a dazzling lost classic of nature writing and a visionary work of feminist empowerment - written almost a century ago by a twelve-year-old child...   Eepersip is a girl with the wild in her heart. She does not want to live locked up ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Foundling by Stacey Halls
    The Foundling - by Stacey Halls

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781838771409 | ISBN 10: 1838771409

    The new Sunday Times bestseller from the author of The Familiars.  Two women, bound by a child, and a secret that will change everything...  London, 1754. Six years after leaving her illegitimate daughter Clara at London's Foundling ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sudden Traveller by Sarah Hall
    Sudden Traveller - by Sarah Hall

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780571345052 | ISBN 10: 0571345050

    *WINNER OF THE BBC NATIONAL SHORT STORY AWARD 2020 *SHORTLISTED FOR THE EDGE HILL SHORT STORY PRIZE *SHORTLISTED FOR THE JAMES TAIT BLACK MEMORIAL PRIZE  A Guardian, Financial Times and Irish Times Book of the Year  In Turkish fores ... more

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  • Cover image of book LOCKS by Ashleigh Nugent
    LOCKS - by Ashleigh Nugent

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781838109004 | ISBN 10: 1838109005

    LOCKS is a book and one-man show about a mixed-race English boy in a Jamaican prison. Based on a true story.  "1993 was the year that Stephen Lawrence got murdered by racists, and I became an angry Black lad with a ‘chip on his shoulder’."  ... more

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  • Cover image of book Best British Short Stories 2020 by Nicholas Royle (Editor)
    Best British Short Stories 2020 - by Nicholas Royle (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781784632359 | ISBN 10: 178463235x

    The nation's favourite annual guide to the short story, now in its tenth year. Best British Short Stories invites you to judge a book by its cover - or, more accurately, by its title. This new series aims to reprint the best short stories publishe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gender Swapped Fairy Tales by Karrie Fransman and Jonathan Plackett
    Gender Swapped Fairy Tales - by Karrie Fransman and Jonathan Plackett

    £20.00   hardback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780571360185 | ISBN 10: 0571360181

    Discover a collection of fairy tales unlike the ones you've read before...  Once upon a time, in the middle of winter, a King sat at a window and sewed. As he sewed and gazed out onto the landscape, he pricked his finger with the needle, and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hotel Africa: New Short Fiction from Africa by Various authors
    Hotel Africa: New Short Fiction from Africa - by Various authors

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781780265056 | ISBN 10: 1780265050

    Check-in... To five-star neon-lit luxury. To budget motels with the option to pay by the hour. To intimate anonymous rooms wiped clean every twenty-four hours or clammy beds where remnants of yesterday's guests still lurk.   Check-in... Lovers ... more

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  • Cover image of book If I Had Your Face by Frances Cha
    If I Had Your Face - by Frances Cha

    £12.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780241396070 | ISBN 10: 0241396077

    If I Had Your Face plunges us into the mesmerizing world of contemporary Seoul - a place where extreme plastic surgery is as routine as getting a haircut, where women compete for spots in secret 'room salons' to entertain wealthy businessmen after ho ... more

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  • Cover image of book Where Reasons End by Yiyun Li
    Where Reasons End - by Yiyun Li

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780241985182 | ISBN 10: 0241985188

    From the critically acclaimed author of The Vagrants, a devastating and utterly original novel on grief and motherhood.  'Days: the easiest possession. The days he had refused would come, one at a time. They would wait, every daybreak, with t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Captain and the Glory by Dave Eggers
    The Captain and the Glory - by Dave Eggers

    £7.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780241989296 | ISBN 10: 0241989299

    A hilarious, biting satire of the United States and its unpredictable leader from the best-selling author of The Circle.  The grand ship Glory has been skilfully captained for years, but when its well-loved old skipper decides to step down, a new ... more

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