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New Fiction

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

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The Man Who Died Twice - by Richard Osman - £8.99
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. He's ... more

All The Lovers In The Night - by Mieko Kawakami - £14.99
From international literary sensation Mieko Kawakami comes All The Lovers In The Night, an extraordinary, deeply moving and insightful story set in contemporary Tokyo.  Fuyuko Irie is a freelance proofreader in her thirties. Living alone, and ... more

Silverview - by John le Carre - £8.99
Julian Lawndsley has renounced his high-flying job in the City for a simpler life running a bookshop in a small English seaside town. But after only a couple of months into his new career, Edward, a Polish émigré, shows up at his door with a very k ... more

The Bangalore Detectives Club - by Harini Nagendra - £9.99
‘The first in an effervescent new mystery series... a treat for historical mystery lovers looking for a new series to savor (or devour)’ NEW YORK TIMES  Murder and mayhem... monsoon season is coming.   Solving crimes isn’t easy.& ... more

Trespasses - by Louise Kennedy - £14.99
* AN OBSERVER DEBUT NOVELIST FOR 2022 *  'A compulsively readable love story' EMMA DONOGHUE 'Intense, unflinchingly honest, it broke my heart a million times' MARIAN KEYES 'Absolutely loved it' MAX PORTER 'A beautiful, devastating novel' N ... more

Widowland - by C J Carey - £8.99
‘READING THIS TERRIFIC, ORWELLIAN NOVEL YOU ALMOST HOLD YOUR BREATH’ Bel Mooney  An alternative history with a strong feminist twist, perfect for fans of Robert Harris’ Fatherland, Christina Dalcher’s Vox and the dystopian novels of Marga ... more

Blackass - by A. Igoni Barrett - £8.99
'A devastating social parable brimming with humanity and heart...' Marlon James  White skin, green eyes, red hair... BLACKASS  Furo Wariboko - born and bred in Lagos - wakes up on the morning of his job interview to discover he has tu ... more

Faces in the Crowd - by Valeria Luiselli - £10.00
Translated by Christina MacSweeney.   In the heart of Mexico City a woman, trapped in a house and a marriage she can neither fully inhabit nor abandon, thinks about her past. She has decided to write a novel about her days at a publishing house i ... more

Boys of Gold - by George Brinley Evans - £8.99
"Boys of Gold displays a mural of memories that illustrate his life, comradeship, compatriots, kindred spirits as colliers and warriors."(Roy Noble) A collection of short stories, some set against the background of the author's life as a coalminer ... more

The Mad Girls Of New York - by Maya Rodale - £12.99
An exciting novel based on the fearless reporter Nellie Bly, who would stop at nothing to expose injustices against women in 19th century New York, even at the risk of her own life and freedom.  In 1887 New York City, Nellie Bly has ambitions ... more

Girl: A Novel - by Camille Laurens - £14.99
From the acclaimed author of Little Dancer Aged Fourteen, a deeply personal and insightful account of being a girl, woman, and mother in a world that sees the feminine as less than.  Born in 1959 to a middle-class family, Laurence Barraqué g ... more

Of Myths and Mothers: Short Stories - by Various authors - £10.99
Folklore and futurism: these stories question everything from the guest worker economy to childbirth as the world collapses.   Follow hairpin turns into the remote hillsides of North Yorkshire, where two boys take a holiday with their besom-w ... more

The Wonders - by Elena Medel - £14.99
"A poet’s novel, delicate but strong"(Hilary Mantel) María and her granddaughter Alicia have never met. Decades apart, both make the same journey to Madrid in search of work and independence. María, scraping together a living as a cleaner and ... more

Ghosted: A Love Story - by Jenn Ashworth - £8.99
SHORTLISTED FOR THE PORTICO PRIZE 2022 "Unnerving, absorbing... Laurie is a miraculous creation... Piercingly human and darkly funny, Ghosted is a tender, beautifully controlled account of expectations knocked off course"(Sunday Times) One or ... more

This Fragile Earth - by Susannah Wise - £9.99
What would you do to protect your family if the world stopped working?   Not long from now, in a recognisable yet changed London, Signy and Matthew lead a dull, difficult life. They’ve only really stayed together for the sake of their six ye ... more

Your Show - by Ashley Hickson-Lovence - £14.99
The brilliant novelisation of the life of Uriah Rennie, the Premier League’s first and only Black referee.  From Jamaica to Sheffield to the recently formed Premier League, Uri rises through the ranks as a referee, making it to the the high ... more

French Braid - by Anne Tyler - £16.99
HE MAJOR NEW NOVEL FROM ONE OF THE GREATEST STORYTELLERS OF OUR TIME   A brilliantly perceptive, painfully true and funny journey deep into one family's foibles, from the 1950s right up to the changed world of today.   When the kids are ... more

The Absolute - by Daniel Guebel - £12.99
Translated by Jessica Sequeira  Called a "masterpiece" and the author a "genius," this English-language debut of one of Argentina’s best writers is the story of a family of artists, scientists, and politicians who are responsible for the grea ... more

The Final Revival of Opal & Nev - by Dawnie Walton - £8.99
ONE OF BARACK OBAMA’S FAVOURITE BOOKS OF 2021 | LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN’S PRIZE 2022   A queen of punk before her time. A duo on the brink of stardom. A night that will define their story for ever.  Opal is a fiercely independen ... more

Remote Sympathy - by Catherine Chidgey - £9.99
Longlisted for the 2022 Women’s Prize for Fiction Shortlisted for the Dublin Literary Award  An exquisitely readable, polyphonic novel of domestic drama and human connection set in and around a concentration camp in Germany during the second w ... more

We are Made of Diamond Stuff - by Isabel Waidner - £9.99
Shortlisted for the Goldsmiths Prize and the Republic of Consciousness Prize  Polar bears emerge from t-shirts. Reeboks come to life. Nothing is normal in the house of Mother Normal.  In Isabel Waidner’s second novel, we follow an unn ... more

My Pen is the Wing of a Bird: New Fiction by Afghan Women - by Various authors - £12.00
“My pen is the wing of a bird; it will tell you those thoughts we are not allowed to think, those dreams we are not allowed to dream”   A woman’s fortitude saves her village from disaster. A teenager explores their identity in a moment of qu ... more

Drift - by Caryl Lewis - £14.99
THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE DEBUT FROM TWO-TIME WINNER OF WALES BOOK OF THE YEAR CARYL LEWIS: A STORY OF LOVE, MAGIC AND THE IRRESISTIBLE LURE OF THE SEA.  Nefyn has always been an enigma, even to her brother Joseph with whom she lives in a small co ... more

We Want Everything - by Nanni Balestrini - £9.99
The explosive novel of Italy’s revolutionary 1969.  It was 1969, and temperatures were rising across the factories of the north as workers demanded better pay and conditions. Soon, discontent would erupt in what became known as Italy’s Ho ... more

The Galaxy, and the Ground Within - by Becky Chambers - £8.99
*FROM THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR AND HUGO AWARD WINNER FOR BEST SERIES*   The stunning finale to the award-winning Wayfarers series by Becky Chambers, author of the beloved The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet.   When a freak ... more

Glory - by NoViolet Bulawayo - £18.99
"You thought you were getting a novel as good as We Need New Names, tholukuthi Bulawayo's second is even more dazzling"(Sarah Ladipo Manyika, Guardian) Glory is an energy burst, an exhilarating joyride. It is the story of an uprising, told by a bo ... more

Young Mungo - by Douglas Stuart - £16.99
"Prepare your hearts, for Douglas Stuart is back. After the extraordinary success of Shuggie Bain, his second novel, Young Mungo, is another beautiful and moving book, a gay Romeo and Juliet set in the brutal world of Glasgow’s housing estates."(Ob ... more

With Teeth - by Kristen Arnett - £8.99
LONGLISTED FOR THE JOYCE CAROL OATES PRIZE 2022  ‘With Teeth is a wonderfully sticky novel about motherhood, partnership, sex and love. Kristen Arnett lets her characters have the run of the place, and it’s delicious fun to watch them do, say ... more

Madam - by Phoebe Wynne - £8.99
A contemporary gothic debut with a feminist edge, for fans of Naomi Alderman and Madeline Miller.  For 150 years, Caldonbrae Hall has loomed high above the Scottish cliffs as a beacon of excellence in the ancestral castle of Lord William Hope ... more

Transcendent Kingdom - by Yaa Gyasi - £8.99
SHORTLISTED 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. W ... more

Marriage Material - by Sathnam Sanghera - £8.99

Test Signal: A Northern Anthology of New Writing - by Nathan Connolly (Editor) - £10.99
A ground-breaking anthology of the best contemporary northern writing from Dead Ink and Bloomsbury, showcasing the wealth of literary talent in the North of England.  'Test Signal ... is testament to the fact that there is no singular prescri ... more

The Men Who Swallowed the Sun - by Hamdi Abu Golayyel - £11.99
Translated by Humphrey Davies.  This gritty tale of two men’s ill-conceived quest for a better life via the deserts of the Middle East and the cities of Europe is pure storytelling.   Two Bedouin men from Egypt’s Western Desert see ... more

Sorrowland - by Rivers Solomon - £8.99
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 and r ... more

The Earth, Thy Great Exchequer, Ready Lies - by Jo Lloyd - £9.99
Shortlisted for the Edge Hill Short Story Prize   Whether seeking knowledge, riches, or a better life, the characters in these stories are united by a quest for lasting value, as they ask how we should treat our world, our work, our selves, an ... more

Three Rooms - by Jo Hamya - £8.99
Something about your generation I've noticed, she said not unkindly once I had fallen silent, is that you give up very easily.  Autumn 2018. A young woman starts a job as a research assistant at Oxford. But she can't shake the feeling that re ... more

Companion Piece - by Ali Smith - £16.99
A celebration of companionship in all its timeless and contemporary, legendary and unpindownable, spellbinding and shapeshifting forms...   It follows the unique achievement of her Seasonal cycle of novels - Autumn, Winter, Spring and Summer - ... more

First Person Singular - by Haruki Murakami - £9.99
A mindbending new collection of short stories from the unique, internationally acclaimed author of Norwegian Wood and The Wind-up Bird Chronicle.  THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER  The eight masterly stories in this new collection are all ... more

Outrageous Horizon - by Adrien Bosc - £8.99
An intellectually star-studded and dreamy document, Outrageous Horizon leads the reader irresistibly along, and leaves a lingering sense of amazement in its wake.  Two hundred and fifty members of a new society, floating, stranded at sea, hea ... more

Sankofa - by Chibundu Onuzo - £8.99

Libertie - by Kaitlyn Greenidge - £8.99
A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2021 * LONGLISTED FOR THE 2022 PEN AMERICA OPEN BOOK AWARD  A Times Book of the Month  One of Roxane Gay's Audacious Book Club Picks  'A feat of monumental thematic imagination' - The New York Times Bo ... more

Hades, Argentina - by Daniel Loedel - £9.99
‘An astonishingly powerful novel about the complex nature of guilt’ Colm Tóibín  ‘Remarkable... It will stay with me for a very long time’ Kamila Shamsie   A decade after fleeing for his life, a man is pulled back to Argentin ... more

How to Kidnap the Rich - by Rahul Raina - £8.99
If you’re fat and Indian, you’re rich; if you’re fat and poor, you’re lying. It’s only the West where the rich are thin and vegan and moral...   Ramesh Kumar grew up deprived and unloved, working on his father’s tea stall in the Old Ci ... more

Careless - by Kirsty Capes - £8.99
**Longlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2022!**  A COSMOPOLITAN, BBC, STYLIST, DAILY MAIL, GOOD HOUSEKEEPING and GUARDIAN BEST BOOK PICK!  ‘Astounding. Heart-breaking but hopeful, and a fresh new voice‘ PANDORA SYKES ‘Moving a ... more

The Island of Missing Trees - by Elif Shafak - £8.99
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

Zainab Takes New York - by Ayesha Harruna Attah - £9.99
***INCLUDED IN THE AFRICA CENTER’S ROUND-UP OF 50 NOTABLE AFRICAN BOOKS OF 2021***   Zainab Sekyi is on a quest to find herself...  She’s moving to New York City to pursue her lifelong dream to become an illustrator, but she does ... more

The Lamplighters - by Emma Stonex (Author) - £8.99
As recommended by the BBC Radio 2 Book Club  They say we'll never know what happened to those men. They say the sea keeps its secrets...  Cornwall, 1972. Three keepers vanish from a remote lighthouse, miles from the shore. The entr ... more

To Become an Outlaw - by Peter Murphy - £9.99
'When a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw' - Nelson Mandela   1964, Apartheid South Africa. Danie du Plessis, the son of a conservative Afrikaner family, is poised to start a gl ... more

I, Nerd - by Max Sydney Smith - £5.99
Robin plays the Game in a club on the top floor of a converted warehouse. Every week Robin’s Halflings do table top battle against Daemons, Dwarves, Elves, Orcs, Humans and the forces of Undead. And every week he loses.   But when the twin w ... more

Queer Square Mile: Queer Short Stories from Wales - by Kirsti Bohata, Mihangel Morgan and Huw Osborne (Editors) - £20.00
This ground-breaking volume makes visible a long and diverse tradition of queer writing from Wales. Spanning genres from ghost stories and science fiction to industrial literature and surrealist modernism, these are stories of love, loss and transfor ... more

Moon Witch, Spider King: Dark Star Trilogy, Book 2 - by Marlon James - £20.00
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

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