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New Fiction

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

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Take My Hand - by Dolen Perkins-Valdez - £8.99
AS SEEN ON BBC2 BETWEEN THE COVERS   Montgomery, Alabama. 1973. Fresh out of nursing school, Civil Townsend has big plans to make a difference in her community. She wants to help women make their own choices for their lives and bodies.   ... more

Last Seen In Lapaz - by Kwei Quartey - £9.99
When a whirlwind romance leads to a brutal murder and the disappearance of a young Nigerian woman, PI Emma Djan resorts to dangerous undercover work to track her down in Accra.  Just as things at work are slowing down for PI Emma Djan, an old ... more

When I Sing, Mountains Dance - by Irene Solà, translated by Mara Faye Lethem - £9.99
When Domenec – mountain-dweller, father, poet, dreamer – dies suddenly, struck by lightning, he leaves behind two small children, Mia and Hilari, to grow up wild among the looming summits of the Pyrenees and the ghosts of the Spanish civil war. ... more

A Stranger in Baghdad - by Elizabeth Loudon - £0.00
NAMED ONE OF '51 FAVORITE BOOKS OF 2023' (WASHINGTON INDEPENDENT REVIEW OF BOOKS) LONGLISTED FOR THE BRIDPORT NOVEL AWARD   In beautifully rendered prose, a mother and a daughter struggle as outsiders in Baghdad and London in this interge ... more

Learned By Heart - by Emma Donoghue - £16.99
Shortlisted for the Atwood Gibson Prize.  The heartbreaking story of the love of two women – Anne Lister, the real-life inspiration behind Gentleman Jack, and her first love, Eliza Raine – from the bestselling author of Room and The Wonde ... more

Main Street - by Sinclair Lewis - £7.99
Fully annotated edition with over 400 notes.   Young college graduate Carol Kennicott moves from a big city to Gopher Prairie, Minnesota, the small town from which her new husband hails. Imbued with ideals of urban improvement, she dreams of redes ... more

Crimes of Cymru: Classic Mystery Tales of Wales - by Martin Edwards (Editor) - £10.99
A brand-new anthology centred around the best stories from celebrated Welsh authors as well as short mysteries inspired by or set in the cities and wilds of the country.   “Ahoy, my lad!” he bellowed back. “I didn’t expect you so earl ... more

What A Mother's Love Don't Teach You - by Sharma Taylor - £9.99
‘AN OUTSTANDING DEBUT’ CHERIE JONES, author of How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps her House  ‘VIVID AND AUTHENTIC’ LEONE ROSS, author of This One Sky Day  At eighteen years old, Dinah gave away her baby son to the rich couple she ... more

Factory Girls - by Michelle Gallen - £9.99
‘The perfect pick for those missing their dose of Derry Girls‘ Irish Examiner  ‘Entertaining, touching and savagely funny’ Sunday Times  ‘Vital, bang-on, and seriously funny’ Roddy Doyle  It’s the summer of 1994, and all Mae ... more

The World We Make - by N.K. Jemisin - £9.99
From the record-breaking, four-time Hugo Award-winning N. K. Jemisin comes ‘a glorious fantasy’ (Neil Gaiman) – a story of culture, identity, magic and myths in contemporary New York City. The sequel to the critically acclaimed The City We Beca ... more

Bitter Orange Tree - by Jokha Alharthi, translated by Marilyn Booth - £9.99
Shortlisted for the James Tait Black Prize for Fiction 2023 Longlisted for the 2023 Dublin Literary Award  An extraordinary novel from a Man Booker International Prize-winning author that follows one young Omani woman as she builds a life fo ... more

Weirdo - by Sara Pascoe - £14.99
THE DEBUT NOVEL FROM THE BESTSELLING AND AWARD-WINNING COMEDIAN, WRITER AND ACTOR SARA PASCOE  ‘Moving and bittersweet and clever... I love it.’ EMMA JANE UNSWORTH ‘Hilarious and heartbreaking at every sentence.’ CARIAD LLOYD ‘Qui ... more

The Ghost Woods - by C.J. Cooke - £9.99
‘Haunting’ Sara Sheridan  ‘Intriguing, atmospheric, thought-provoking’ Alexandra Bell   ‘Beautifully crafted, thrilling and atmospheric’ Rebecca Netley   In the midst of the woods stands a house called Lichen Hall.   This pla ... more

The It Girl - by Ruth Ware - £8.99
THE RICHARD & JUDY PICK  'Deliciously dark and utterly addictive — my favourite Ruth Ware yet’ LUCY FOLEY  Everyone wanted her life Someone wanted her dead  It was Hannah who found April’s body ten years ago. It was Ha ... more

Antarctica - by Claire Keegan - £9.99
The stunning debut story collection from the author of Foster and the Booker Prize shortlised Small Things Like These.  ‘A beautiful, tender work of great clarity.’ Sebastian Barry ‘Simply put, Claire Keegan is one of the greatest fict ... more

The Secret Diaries of Charles Ignatius Sancho - by Paterson Joseph - £9.99
‘A great storyteller and a fabulous actor. Well done, sir!’ DAVID HAREWOOD   ‘Phenomenal! Highly recommended.’ MALORIE BLACKMAN   ‘An absolutely thrilling, throat-catching wonder of a historical novel. Hugely recommended.’ S ... more

Is Mother Dead - by Vigdis Hjorth - £11.99
Translated by Charlotte Barslund   A cat and mouse game of surveillance and psychological torment develops between a middle aged artist and her aging mother, as Vigdis Hjorth returns to the themes of her controversial modern classic, Will and ... more

The Factory - by Hiroko Oyamada - £12.99
Beyond the town, there is the factory. Beyond the factory, there is nothing.  Within the sprawling industrial complex, three employees are assigned to different departments. There, each must focus on a specific task: one shreds paper, one proofre ... more

Fire Rush - by Jacqueline Crooks - £16.99
SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2023 SHORTLISTED FOR THE WATERSTONES DEBUT FICTION PRIZE 2023 AN OBSERVER BEST DEBUT NOVEL OF THE YEAR  It’s time to dance, to love, to be free…  ‘Mesmerising’ BERNARDINE EVARI ... more

Disorientation - by Elaine Hsieh Chou - £9.99
'The funniest, most poignant novel of the year' - Vogue  For fans of Yellowface by Rebecca F Kuang, Disorientation is an uproarious and big-hearted satire - alive with sharp edges, immense warmth, and a cast of unforgettable characters - that ask ... more

Prophet Song - by Paul Lynch - £16.99
WINNER OF THE 2023 BOOKER PRIZE  A mother faces a terrible choice in Prophet Song, Paul Lynch’s propulsive and confronting portrait of a society on the brink.   This fiercely imaginative novel is set in a near-future Ireland, a nation caug ... more

The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida - by Shehan Karunatilaka - £9.99
WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE 2022 SHORTLISTED FOR THE RSL ONDAATJE PRIZE 2023   An epic, searing satire of Sri Lanka.   Colombo, 1990. Maali Almeida, war photographer, gambler and closet queen, has woken up dead in what seems like a ... more

The Dark Between The Trees - by Fiona Barnett - £9.99
1643: A small group of Parliamentarian soldiers are ambushed in an isolated part of Northern England. Their only hope for survival is to flee into the nearby Moresby Wood… unwise though that may seem. For Moresby Wood is known to be an unnatura ... more

The Dead of Winter: Ten Classic Tales for Chilling Nights - by Various authors, Edited by Cecily Gayford - £9.99
In the dead of winter, the veil between worlds is as thin as ice   Not everything that goes bump in the night brings gifts ...   As the nights draw in, the veil between worlds thins, and all sorts of ghosts and ghouls come tumbling in. ... more

Kurdistan +100: Stories from a Future State - by Orsola Casagrande & Mustafa Gundogdu (Editors) - £9.99
Featuring: Qadir Agid, Yildiz Cakar, Selahattin Demirtas, Omer Dilsoz, Muharrem Erbey, Nariman Evdike, Ava Homa, Hüseyin Karabey, Karzan Kardozi, Sema Kaygusuz, Meral Simsek, Jahangir Mahmoudveysi & Jîl Şwanî   Winner of a PEN Translates A ... more

Babel - by R.F. Kuang - £9.99
THE #2 SUNDAY TIMES AND #1 NYT BESTSELLER  ‘One for Philip Pullman fans’ THE TIMES   ‘This one is an automatic buy’ GLAMOUR   ‘Ambitious, sweeping and epic’ EVENING STANDARD   ‘Razor-sharp’ DAILY MAIL   ‘An ingen ... more

there are more things - by Yara Rodrigues Fowler - £9.99
Shortlisted for the Goldsmiths Prize & the Orwell Prize for Fiction   A Sunday Times Fiction Book of the Year  ‘a serious accomplishment‘ Sunday Times ‘vivid and expansive‘ Sophie Mackintosh ‘a lyrical celebration‘ TLS ... more

Treasury of Folklore: Stars and Skies - by Willow Winsham, illustrated by Joe McLaren - £14.99
Following on from the hugely popular Treasury of Folklore: Seas and Rivers and Woodlands and Forests comes Treasury of Folklore: Stars and Skies, an exploration of the mysteries of the stars, skies and heavens above.  People have gazed up at ... more

Serpent, Siren, Maelstrom & Myth: Sea Stories and Folktales from Around the World - by Gerry Smyth - £30.00
The sea is beautiful and alluring, but it is also dangerous and deadly. Above all, it is unknowable and untameable. Storytelling offered our ancestors a means to understand and interact with the natural world, and in time these stories coalesced into ... more

The Premonition - by Banana Yoshimoto - £12.99
From the beloved, bestselling author of Kitchen, comes a deeply haunting, heartwarming exploration of loneliness and painful memories set in Japan.   ‘Polished, concise, emotionally rewarding.’ Daily Mail ‘Reading Banana Yoshimoto is li ... more

Stone Blind - by Natalie Haynes - £9.99
Longlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction 2023.  In Stone Blind, the instant Sunday Times bestseller, Natalie Haynes brings the infamous Medusa to life as you have never seen her before.  'Witty, gripping, ruthless' – Margaret Atwood via ... more

The Folklore of Wales: Ghosts - by Delyth Badder and Mark Norman - £14.99
Wales is a land with a vast wealth of ghost stories, including fantastical animals, flickering death omens and unseen things that go bump in the night. Whether these tales are based on true events, or are the creations of active imaginations, is know ... more

Stories For Winter and Nights by the Fire - by Various authors - £9.99
Stories for Winter is a collection of short stories that take their inspiration from this cold, snowy season, whether it’s winter holidays, weather-related predicaments or seasonal celebrations. In keeping with the spirit of the Women Writers serie ... more

If I Survive You - by Jonathan Escoffery - £14.99
SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE  'Kaleidoscopic, urgent, hilarious, revelatory' MARLON JAMES 'An absolute delight to read' DIANA EVANS 'Superb … A strong, much needed new voice in our literature' PERCIVAL EVERETT 'A compelling hurrica ... more

Ghost Lover - by Lisa Taddeo - £8.99
From the Sunday Times bestselling author of Three Women and Animal comes an electric masterclass in short fiction.  'Fearless... This summer's must-read literary thriller' EVENING STANDARD   'Showcases Taddeo's dark imagination, confronting pr ... more

She and Her Cat - by Makoto Shinkai and Naruki Nagakawa - £8.99
On the outskirts of Tokyo, in a neighbourhood crossed by a commuter railway, local cats weave their way through the lives and homes of their owners as they navigate difficult times.   A cat named Chobi sends silent messages of courage to a young w ... more

The House of Marvellous Books - by Fiona Vigo Marshall - £8.99
Tucked away in a near-derelict library in the centre of London, The House of Marvellous Books is a publishing house on the brink of financial disaster. With assistant Ursula asleep at her desk, head publisher Gerard going health and safety mad, and c ... more

Mistletoe Malice - by Kathleen Farrell - £9.99
A dysfunctional family reunites for the Christmas holiday from hell in this rediscovered festive classic with fangs for fans of Barbara Pym, Elizabeth Taylor and Stella Gibbons.  ‘Literary comfort and joy. It got me out of mourning for the ... more

Haven - by Emma Donoghue - £9.99
A story of survival set in 600 AD Ireland; a parable of patriarchy, destruction and religion at sea, by Emma Donoghue, the bestselling author of Room.  'Everything a novel should be: compassionate, unpredictable, and questioning. Haven is Don ... more

The Christmas Jigsaw Murders - by Alexandra Benedict - £14.99
THIS CHRISTMAS, A KILLER TAKES FAMILY GAMES TO A MURDEROUS NEW LEVEL.   On 19th of December, renowned puzzle setter, loner and Christmas sceptic Edie O’Sullivan finds a hand-delivered present on her doorstep. Unwrapping it, she finds a jigsa ... more

Welcome to the Hyunam-dong Bookshop - by Hwang Bo-reum, translated by Shanna Tan - £14.99
There was only one thing on her mind.  'I must start a bookshop.'  Yeongju did everything she was supposed to, go to university, marry a decent man, get a respectable job. Then it all fell apart. Burned out, Yeongju abandons her old life, qui ... more

Julia - by Sandra Newman - £18.99
London, chief city of Airstrip One, the third most populous province of Oceania. It’s 1984 and Julia Worthing works as a mechanic fixing the novel-writing machines in the Fiction Department at the Ministry of Truth. Under the ideology of IngSoc and ... more

The Winter Spirits: Ghostly Tales for Frosty Nights - by Various authors - £16.99
FROM THE CREATORS OF THE HAUNTING SEASON COMES A DAZZLING COLLECTION OF NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN GHOSTLY TALES.  ‘Terrific – every bit as good as an MR James collection’ ROSIE ANDREWS, author of THE LEVIATHAN  Featuring new and original storie ... more

Night Side of the River - by Jeanette Winterson - £18.99
The genre-bending and masterful new collection of ghost stories from Jeanette Winterson.  A ghost has no substance, but it has power - and presence - and it can appear in alternative forms. In the metaverse, we are all alternative forms. The Dead ... more

A Stroke of the Pen: The Lost Stories - by Terry Pratchett - £20.00
Far away and long ago, when dragons still existed and the only arcade game was ping-pong in black and white, a wizard cautiously entered a smoky tavern in the evil, ancient, foggy city of Morpork...   A truly unmissable, beautifully illustrated co ... more

White as Snow - by Lilja Sigurdardóttir - £9.99
Daníel and Áróra hunt a brutal killer when a shipping container with the bodies of five women is found outside Reykjavik, as Áróra continues the search for her missing sister. Book three in the addictive, chilling An Áróra Investigation series ... more

Bookshops & Bonedust - by Travis Baldree - £18.99
'Glorious' - Ben Aaronovitch, author of the Rivers of London series.   A standalone cosy fantasy about the power of good bookshops, great friends and the unexpected choices along the way from the bestselling author of BookTok sensation Legends & L ... more

So Late in the Day - by Claire Keegan - £8.99
An exquisite new short story from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Small Things Like These and Foster.  ‘A genuine once-in-a-generation writer.’ The Times  After an uneventful Friday at the Dublin office, Cathal faces into t ... more

Now She is Witch - by Kirsty Logan - £9.99
She dug her mother's grave in the poison garden so it would stay hidden...  From the snowy winter woods to the bright midnight sun; from lost and powerless to finding your path, Now She is Witch conjures a world of violence and beauty - a world w ... more

Before We Say Goodbye - by Toshikazu Kawaguchi - £14.99
The million-copy bestselling series.  Toshikazu Kawaguchi’s poignant Before We Say Goodbye, translated from Japanese, explores the age-old question: what would you do if you could travel back in time? More importantly, who would you want to mee ... more

Before Your Memory Fades - by Toshikazu Kawaguchi - £9.99
The third novel in the international bestselling Before the Coffee Gets Cold series, following four new customers in a cafe where customers can travel back in time.  On the hillside of Mount Hakodate in northern Japan, Cafe Donna Donna is fabled ... more

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