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New Fiction

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

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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

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

A Room Made of Leaves - by Kate Grenville - £8.99
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

Sorrowland - by Rivers Solomon - £14.99
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

Heaven - by Mieko Kawakami - £14.99
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

Troubled Blood - by Robert Galbraith - £9.99
Private Detective Cormoran Strike is visiting his family in Cornwall when he is approached by a woman asking for help finding her mother, Margot Bamborough - who went missing in mysterious circumstances in 1974. Strike has never tackled a cold c ... more

The Registrar's Manual for Detecting Forced Marriages - by Sophie Hardach - £8.99
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

Hana Khan Carries On - by Uzma Jalaluddin - £8.99
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

Last Boat from Tangier - by James von Leyden - £8.99
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

Apeirogon - by Colum McCann - £8.99
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

Things Remembered and Things Forgotten - by Kyoko Nakajima - £9.99
'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

The Treatment - by Michael Nath - £9.99
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

The Devil and the Dark Water - by Stuart Turton - £8.99
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

All Men Want to Know - by Nina Bouraoui - £8.99
AN INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER WINNER OF AN ENGLISH PEN TRANSLATES AWARD   All Men Want to Know traces Nina Bouraoui's blissful childhood in Algeria, a wild, sun-soaked paradise, with hazy summer afternoons spent swimming, diving, and driving ... more

Diamond Hill - by Kit Fan - £14.99
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

The Dickens Boy - by Thomas Keneally - £8.99
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

Olga - by Bernhard Schlink - £8.99
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

Aria - by Nazanine Hozar - £8.99
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

A Book of Secrets - by Kate Morrison - £8.99
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

The Fortune Men - by Nadifa Mohamed - £14.99
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

Jack - by Marilynne Robinson - £8.99
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

When We Cease to Understand the World - by Benjamin Labatut - £8.99
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

The Cat and The City - by Nick Bradley - £8.99
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

A Lover's Discourse - by Xiaolu Guo - £8.99
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

Summer - by Ali Smith - £8.99
The unmissable finale to Ali Smith's dazzling literary tour de force: the Seasonal quartet concludes in 2020 with Summer.  In the present, Sacha knows the world's in trouble. Her brother Robert just is trouble. Their mother and father are having ... more

The Thursday Murder Club - by Richard Osman - £8.99
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

Binti: The Night Masquerade - by Nnedi Okorafor - £9.99
The concluding part of the highly-acclaimed science fiction trilogy that began with Nnedi Okorafor's Hugo- and Nebula Award-winning BINTI.  Binti has returned to her home planet, believing that the violence of the Meduse has been left behind. ... more

The Dangers of Smoking in Bed - by Mariana Enriquez - £12.99
"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

Cunning Women - by Elizabeth Lee - £14.99
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

The Pull of the Stars - by Emma Donoghue - £8.99
The Sunday Times Bestseller from the acclaimed author of The Wonder and Room.   The old world dying on its feet, a new one struggling to be born...   Dublin, 1918. In a country doubly ravaged by war and disease, Nurse Julia Power works at a ... more

Miss Benson's Beetle - by Rachel Joyce - £8.99
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

The Forest of Stars - by Heather Kassner - £8.99
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

Shuggie Bain - by Douglas Stuart - £8.99
Winner of the Booker Prize 2020 Shortlisted for the National Book Award for Fiction 2020 A BBC Radio 2 Between the Covers 2021 Book Choice   It is 1981. Glasgow is dying and good families must grift to survive. Agnes Bain has always exp ... more

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