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New Fiction

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

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Death of a Bookseller - by Alice Slater - £9.99
THE MOST ANTICIPATED DEBUT THRILLER OF 2023, WHICH WILL MAKE YOUR SKIN CRAWL AND YOUR HEART POUND.  ‘A confident, sassy, pitch-black debut’ CAROLINE KEPNES ‘Your new obsession’ ERIN KELLY ‘Savage, witty and all-consuming’ ABIGAIL DEAN ... more

Half-Life Of A Stolen Sister - by Rachel Cantor - £16.99
Reimagines the lives of the Brontë siblings—Charlotte, Emily, Anne, and brother Branwell—from their precocious childhoods, to the writing of their great novels, to their early deaths.  A form-shattering novel by an author praised as “l ... more

Preloved - by Lauren Bravo - £9.99
‘Lauren Bravo is one of my very favourite writers.’ Dolly Alderton  Gwen is coasting through life. She’s in her mid-thirties, perpetually single, her friends are busy procreating in the countryside and conversations with her parents see ... more

The Knowing - by Emma Hinds - £16.99
A SUNDAY TIMES HISTORICAL FICTION BOOK OF THE MONTH  ‘Vivid, visceral and utterly immersive. Extraordinary’ LIZ HYDER author of The Gifts   ‘You can smell the spit and sawdust rising from the pages of this atmospheric gothic novel.’ ... more

Yellowface - by Rebecca F. Kuang - £9.99
The new book from no. 1 New York Times and no. 2 Sunday Times bestselling author R.F. Kuang  ‘A riot’ PANDORA SYKES  ‘Razor-sharp’ TIME  ‘A wild ride’ STYLIST  ‘Darkly comic’ GQ  ‘Satirical and humorous’ COSMOP ... more

Shy - by Max Porter - £9.99
From the bestselling author of Grief is the Thing with Feathers and Lanny, Shy is a novel about guilt, rage, imagination and boyhood. It is about being lost in the dark, and realising you are not alone.  ‘Max Porter is one of my favourite w ... more

Blessings - by Chukwuebuka Ibeh - £14.99
'Chukwuebuka Ibeh's writing has a certain delicacy to it, so wonderfully observant, and so beautiful' Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie   When Obiefuna's father witnesses an intimate moment between his teenage son and the family's apprentice, newly arr ... more

Until August - by Gabriel Garcia Marquez - £16.99

Because I Don't Know What You Mean and What You Don't - by Josie Long - £9.99
From a comic mastermind comes this brilliant collection of stories   Three teenagers believe they are witches. A woman defaces a local billboard. A bored landlord tries to influence his son’s best friend. A cul-de-sac WhatsApp group discusses ... more

Enter Ghost - by Isabella Hammad - £9.99
**LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2024**  **LONGLISTED FOR THE RSL ONDAATJE PRIZE 2024**  Reeling from a disastrous love affair, actress Sonia Nasir finds love and hope in Shakespeare and Palestine.  ‘A vital ... more

Mona of the Manor - by Armistead Maupin - £20.00
'A breeze' The Times ‘Delightful comedy of manners' iPaper ‘A welcome tenth instalment of his iconic Tales of the City saga’ Mail on Sunday ‘A witty novel about identity and finding a family in 1980s England’ Woman&Home 'The message sti ... 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

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

A Bad Decade for Good People - by Joe Bedford - £10.99
A fiercely hopeful novel about family, sexuality, grief and how we as individuals can rediscover our political agency in the face of continued uncertainty.  Brighton, 2016. Laurie wears the scar given to her by a policeman’s baton as a mark of ... more

Finger Bone - by Hiroki Takahashi - £13.99
1942. At the turning point of the war, the Imperial Japanese Army is in retreat. On Papua New Guinea, the unnamed narrator of Finger Bone is wounded in the fighting and sent to a field hospital to recover. There, he befriends other injured men only t ... more

The Fugitive of Gezi Park - by Deniz Goran - £11.99
Ada is haunted by her yearning for Istanbul and by the scars of a nightlong interrogation following her arrest at the Gezi Park protests. Now in London temping at an art fair, she meets Lucian, an eccentric, charming but burnt-out gallerist. Since hi ... more

Terrible Worlds: Revolutions - by Adrian Tchaikovsky - £9.99
The Future Is Oppression.  Scions, sonko, landlords: whatever you call them, they’re the super rich, the princes of capitalism, living off the labour – and the deaths – of the swarming masses and all too happy to see the world burn to p ... more

Yerba Buena - by Nina LaCour - £9.99
“A love story like no other” Gay Times  “The book is a sensory feast, teeming with vivid detail: the smells of rain-soaked dirt and magnolia blossoms, the flavors of blistered corn and caramelized orange peel, the chill of a walk-in refrige ... more

To Fill a Yellow House - by Sussie Anie - £9.99
'Heartbreaking, hopeful... nothing short of a joy' Caleb Azumah Nelson, author of Open Water  Rupert's eclectic charity shop, The Chest of Small Wonders, sits on an ever-changing high street in an ever-changing corner of London. He once had big ... more

God's Children Are Little Broken Things - by Arinze Ifeakandu - £9.99
‘Although he writes about queer lives and loves in Nigeria, Arinze Ifeakandu’s voice is sensually alert to the human and universal in every situation. These quietly transgressive stories are the work of a brilliant new talent’ DAMON GALGUT, Bo ... more

People Person - by Candice Carty-Williams - £8.99
From the Sunday Times bestselling author of Queenie comes a propulsive story of heart, humour, homecoming.  People Person is a triumph. Caleb Azumah Nelson  Wonderful. Marian Keyes  I loved it. Sara Collins  It’s as warm and infec ... more

Devotion - by Hannah Kent - £9.99
'A glorious love story' – Sarah Winman, author of Still Life Longlisted for the Dublin Literary Award  A stunning story about the impossible lengths we go to for the ones we love, with a breathtaking twist, from the bestselling author of B ... more

Just By Looking at Him - by Ryan O'Connell - £9.99
‘A horny romp that makes you think, laugh, and feel. O’Connell is one of my favourite writers’ MONICA HEISEY, author of Really Good, Actually   ‘A very funny novel about falling for a fantasy and finding love for one’s own self’ ... more

White Cat, Black Dog - by Kelly Link - £9.99
Seven modern fairytales from Pulitzer Prize finalist Kelly Link, featuring illustrations by award-winning artist Shaun Tan.   Leaving behind the enchanted castles, deep, dark woods and gingerbread cottages of fairytales for airport waiting rooms, ... more

Walk - by James Rice - £9.99
Stephen had seemed enthusiastic about the walk, when Benny first invited him. He kept going on about how amazing it’d be, the two of them out in the wilderness – the landscape shots, the pubs, etc., etc.  Benny didn’t interrupt this stream ... more

The Story of the Forest - by Linda Grant - £18.99
SHORTLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL FICTION 2023  ‘Epic and marvellously entertaining… There’s a furious energy to the novel, which constantly moves forward even as it looks sorrowfully back’ FINANCIAL TIMES  ‘ ... more

Witches - by Brenda Lozano - £10.99
A bewitching novel by Brenda Lozano, one of the most prominent voices of the new generation of Latin American writers.  ‘You can’t really know another woman until you know yourself.’  Weaving together two parallel narratives, ... more

The Book of Prague: A City in Short Fiction - by Ivana Myšková & Jan Zikmund (Editors) - £10.99
Featuring: Bohumil Hrabal, Michal Ajvaz, Irena Dousková , Simona Bohatá, Jan Zábrana, Petr Borkovec, Marek Šindelka, Patrik Banga, Veronika Bendová & Marie Stryjová   An ex-con on compassionate release revisits his old haunts, only to feel ... 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 - £14.99
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

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

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