BOOK REVIEWS

   – A –

ALL THAT IS BETWEEN US
by KM Elkes 

A FISH TRAPPED INSIDE THE WIND
by Christen Gholson

A HERRING FAMINE
by Adam O’Riordan

A LEGACY OF SPINES
by John le Carre

A MEMORY CALLED EMPIRE
by Arkady Martine

A TIME OF BLOOD
by John Gwynne

A TIME OF DREAD
by John Gwynne

ACRE’S BASTARD
by Wayne Turmel

ADDLANDS
by Tom Bullough

ADJUSTMENT DAY
by Chuck Palahniuk

ALIENS: BUG HUNT
by Jonathan Maberry

ALL RIVERS RUN FREE
by Natasha Carthew

ALL THE BELOVED GHOSTS
by Alison Macleod

ALL THE FABULOUS BEASTS
by Priya Sharma

ALL THE GOOD THINGS
by Clare Fisher

ALL WE SAW
by Anne Michaels

AMERICA IS NOT THE HEART
by Elaine Castillo

AMERICAN GODS
by Neil Gaiman

ANANSI BOYS
by Neil Gaiman

ANOTHER JUSTIFIED SINNER
by Sophie Hopesmith

ANNO DRACULA
by Kim Newman

AN ACCOUNT OF THE DECLINE OF THE GREAT AMERICAN AUK
by Jessie Greengrass

AN ELEGY FOR EASTERLY
by Petina Gappah

AN UNRELIABLE GUIDE TO LONDON
by Various

AS A GOD MIGHT BE
by Neil Griffiths

AUTONOMOUS
by Annalee Newitz

AUTO REWIND
by Jason Arnopp

– B –

Being Various
by Various

BANK HOLIDAY HURRICANE
by Kelly Creighton

BASED ON A TRUE STORY
by Delphine De Vigan

BATMAN: THE COURT OF OWLS
by Greg Cox

BATTLE SIGHT ZERO
by Gerald Seymour

BEHOLD AMERICA
by Sarah Churchwell

BETWEEN THEM
by Richard Ford

BEYOND THE ODYSSEY
by Maz Evans

BILLIONAIRE BOY
by David Walliams

BINDLESTIFF
by Wayne Holloway

BLACKOUT
by Marc Elsberg

BLAME
by Simon Mayo

BONES
by Andrew Cull

BONFIRE
by Krysten Ritter

BOTTLED GODS
by Sophie van Llewyn

BOUNDARY
by Andree A. Michaud

BRIGHT RUIN
by Vic James

BROKEN RIVER
by J. Robert Lennon

BUSINESS AS USUAL
by Gaynor Jones

– C –

Children of Ruin
by Adrian Tchaikovsky

CARNIVALESQUE
by Neil Jordan

CHAIN LINKED
by Michelle Blair Wilker

CHAINS: UNHEARD VOICES
by Various

CHASING EMBERS
by James Bennett

CHOKE CHAIN
by Jason Donald

CIRCLE
by Madeline Miller

COME RAIN OR COME SHINE
by Kazuno Ishiguro

COMMONWELATH
by Ann Patchett

CONFESSIONS OF THE FOX
by Jordy Rosenberg

CONRADOLOGY
by Various

COSMOPOLITAN
by Akhil Sharma

COVE
by Cynan Jones

CRITICAL CRITTERS
by Ralph Steadman

– D –

DISTURBING THE BEAST
by Various

DEATH VALLEY SUPERSTARS
by Duke Haney

DANTE AND THE LOBSTER
by Samuel Beckett

DON’T TRY THIS AT HOME
by Angela Readman

DID YOU PUT THE WEASELS OUT?
by Niall Bourke

DISCO SOUR
by Giuseppe Porcaro

DON’T CALL US DEAD
by Danez Smith

DAZZLING THE GODS
by Tom Vowler

DEMI-GODS
by Eliza Robertson

DAVID RODIGAN: MY LIFE IN REGGAE
by David Rodigan

DOING IT
by Hannah Witton

DON’T BE A DICK PETE
by Stuart Heritage

DEEP DOWN DEAD
by Steph Broadribb

DALILA
by Jason Donald

DEATH AND THE SEASIDE
by Alison Moore

DODGE AND BURN
by Seraphina Madsen

– E –

ELEVATION
by Stephen King

EIGHT GHOSTS
by Various

EVERY FOX IS A RABID FOX
by Harry Gallon

– F –

FROM THE WRECK
by Jane Rawson

FIND MOMO ACROSS EUROPE
by Andrew Knapp

FLAMES
by Robbie Arnott

FORTUNE BOX
by Madeleine Swann

FOX 8
by George Saunders

FOUNDRYSIDE
by Robert Jackson Bennett

FLIGHT OR FRIGHT
by Various

FRENCH EXIT
by Patrick deWitt

FOLLOW ME TO GROUND
by Sue Rainsford

FOREVER OUTNUMBERED
by Simon Hooper

FIFTEEN MINUTES
by Erinna Mettler

FOG LANE
by Neil Campbell

FAHRENHEIT 451
by Ray Bradbury

FOLK
by Zoe Gilbert

FOREST DARK
by Nicole Krauss

FLESH AND BONE AND WATER
by Luiza Sauma

FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM
by J.K. Rowling

FATES OF THE ANIMALS
by Padrika Tarrant

– G –

GUEST
by S.J. Bradley

GRAVEN IMAGES
by Jon Crabb

GEEKERELLA
by Ashley Poston

GRIEF IS THE THING WITH FEATHERS
by Max Porter

– H –

HEART IN A BOX
by Kelly Thompson

HUMANAGERIE
by Various

HOLT HOUSE
by L.G. Vey

HELP THE WITCH
by Tom Cox

HOW TO SEE FAIRIES
by Charles van Sandwyk

HOW THE LIGHT GETS IN
by Clare Fisher

HOME
by Amanda Berriman

HOTEL SCARFACE
by Roben Farzad

HOLLOW SHORES
by Gary Budden

HOW SAINTS DIE
by Carmen Marcus

HE
by John Connolly

HAGSEED
by Margaret Atwood

HEKLA’S CHILDREN
by James Brogden

HOSTAGES
by Oisin Fagan

HACK
by Kieran Crowley

HIDDEN PEOPLE
by Alison Littlewood

HABIT
by Stephan McGeagh

– I –

INSTRUCTIONS FOR A FUNERAL
by David Means

IRONOPOLIS
by Glen James Brown

I AM LEGEND
by Richard Matheson

INFIDELITIES
by Kirsty Gunn

IT
by Stephen King

IRAQ+ 100
by Various

IMPACT
by Rob Boffard

– J –

JUTLAND
by Lucie McKnight Hardy

JUDDERMAN
by D.A. Northwood

JAWS
by Peter Benchley

– K –

KATERINA
by James Frey

– L –

LANNY
by Max Porter

LABYRINTH: THE LABYRINTH OF THE FAUN
by Guillermo Del Toro & Cornelia Funke

LORD OF SECRETS
by Breanna Teintze

LOST CONNECTIONS
by Johann Hari

LIKE A CHAMPION
by Vincent Chu

LAIR
by James Herbert

LETTERS TO A YOUNG WRITER
by Colum McCann

LINCOLN IN THE BARDO
by George Saunders

– M –

MRS FOX
by Sarah Hall

MUSIC FROM BIG PINK
by John Niven

MARY VENTURA AND THE NINTH KINGDOM
by Sylvia Plath

MR SALARY
by Sally Rooney

MELMOTH
by Sarah Perry

MANFRIED THE MAN
by Caitlin Major

MADAME ZERO
by Sarah Hall

MAYHEM AND DEATH
by Helen McClory

MR. NEUTRON
by Joe Ponepinto

MY BEST FRIENDS EXORCISM
by Grady Hendrix

MEN WITHOUT WOMEN
by Haruki Murakami

MR IYER GOES TO WAR
by Ryan Lobo

MISS PEREGRINE’S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN
by Ransom Riggs

– N –

NORMAL PEOPLE
by Sally Rooney

NOT EVERYONE IS SPECIAL
by Josh Denslow

NEVER GREENER
by Ruth Jones

NORSE MYTHOLOGY
by Neil Gaiman

– O –

OUR CHILD OF THE STARS
by Stephen Cox

ORPHAN MONSTER SPY
by Matt Killeen

OUR DREAMS MIGHT ALIGN
by Dana Diehl

ORNITHOLOGY
by Nicholas Royle

OTHERWORLD
by Jason Segel & Kirsten Miller

OUTSKIRTS
by John Grindrod

ON THE BEACH
by Nevil Shute

– P –

PERMANENT MIDNIGHT
by Jerry Stahl

PARADISE
by Edna O’Brien

PAPERBACK CRUSH
by Gabrielle Moss

POLITICS OF THE ASYLUM
by Adam Steiner

PLAYING WITH DYNAMITE
by Sharon Harrigan

PEACH
by Emma Glass

PAPERBACKS FROM HELL
by Grady Hendrix

PHONE
by Will Self

PICTURES OF YOU: TEN JOURNEYS IN TIME
by Roy Maclean

PIGEON
by Alys Conran

– Q –

QUARTIER PERDU
by Sean O’Brien

QUEEN OF THE STRUGGLE
by Nik Korpon

– R –

RUIN’S WAKE
by Patrick Edwards

RED BIRDS
by Mohammed Hanif

REBECCA
by Daphne du Maurier

ROOM LITTLE DARKER
by June Caldwell

RISINGTIDEFALLINGSTAR
by Philip Hoare

RESERVOIR 13
by Jon McGregor

ROTTEN ROW
by Petina Gappah

– S –

SLIMER
by Harry Adam Knight

SPARKS: AN ADVENTURE IN STREET PHOTOGRAPHY
by Stephen Leslie

SWEET HOME
by Wendy Urskine

SHOW THEM A GOOD TIME
by Nicole Flattery

SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES
by Ray Bradbury

SLENDER MAN
by Anonymous

SANITARIUM ISSUE #1
by Various

SHITSTORM
by Fernando Sdrigotti

STARSHIP TROOPERS
by Robert A. Heinlein

SPINNING SILVER
by Naomi Novik

SO MUCH LIFE LEFT OVER
by Louis de Bernieres

SOCIAL CREATURE
by Tara Isabella Burton

STEPPENWOLF
by Hermann Hesse

SIMPLY THE QUEST
by Maz Evans

SCORCHED EARTH
by David Mark

SIGHT
by Jessie Greengrass

SPARE AND FOUND PARTS
by Sarah Maria Griffin

STRANGE WEATHER
by Joe Hill

SEEING RED
by Lina Meruane

SEALED
by Naomi Booth

SLEEPING BEAUTIES
by Owen King & Stephen King

SUCH SMALL HANDS
by Andres Barba

SICK SERIES
by Christa Wojciechowski

SHARK DRUNK
by Morten Stroksnes

SOUR HEART
by Jenny Zhang

Stasiland: Stories from Behind the Berlin Wall
by Anna Funder

STRANGE HEART BEATING
by Eli Goldstone

SIX STORIES
by Matt Wesolowski

SKINTOWN
by Ciaran McMenamin

SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE COUNTERFEIT DETECTIVE
by Stuart Douglas

SEX AND DEATH
by Various

SWEET HOME
by Carys Bray

– T –

THE BOTHY
by Trevor Mark Thomas

THE KINSHIP OF SECRETS
by Eugenia Kim

THE FUNGUS
by Harry Adam Knight

THE SEVEN DEADLIEST
by Various

THE PENGUIN BOOK OF THE CONTEMPORARY BRITISH SHORT STORY
by Various

THE ROAD TO GRANTCHESTER
by James Runcie

THE BOOK OF CAIRO
by Various

THIS BODY’S NOT BIG ENOUGHT FOR THE BOTH OF US
by Edgar Cantero

THE RUIN OF KINGS
by Jenn Lyons

THE MIGRATION
by Helen Marshall

THE VICTIM
by P.D. James

THE MOTHERLESS OVEN
by Rob Davis

THE WRONG HEAVEN
by Amy Bonnaffons

THE SHADOW BOOTH VOL 3
by Various

THE KILLER IN ME
by Olivia Kiernan

THE LYDIA STEPTOE STORIES
by Djuna Barnes

THE BOOK OF TEHRAN
by Various

THE SHEPHERD’S HUT
by Tim Winton

THE SING OF THE SHORE
by Lucy Wood

THE FLOWER GIRLS
by Alice Clark-Platts

THE INNER ROOM
by Robert Aickman

THE LETTERS PAGE VOL 3
by Various

THE NEW SILK ROADS
by Peter Frankopan

THE LOOSENING SKIN
by Aliya Whiteley

THE STUDY CIRCLE
by Haroun Khan

THE UNAUTHORISED BIOGRAPHY OF EZRA MAAS
by Daniel James

THE CUBAN CLUB
by Barry Gifford

THIS DREAMING ISLE
by Various

THE HUNTING PARTY
by Lucy Foley

THE SILENCE OF THE GIRLS
by Pat Barker

THE OTHER LIVES
by Adrian J Walker

THE NEW UNCANNY
by Various

THE RENDING AND THE NEST
by Kaethe Schwehn

THREE SISTERS OF STONE
by Stephanie Hutton

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF TIME TRAVEL
by Kate Mascarenhas

THE LABYRINTH OF THE SPIRITS
by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

THE OVERSTORY
by Richard Powers

THREE DREAMS IN THE KEY OF G
by Marc Nash

THE OLD MAN AND THE SAND EEL
by Will Millard

TOO CLOSE TO BREATHE
by Olivia Kiernan

THE SHADOW BOOTH VOL 2
by Various

THE CABIN AT THE END OF THE WORLD
by Paul Tremblay

THINNER
by Richard Bachman

THINGS BRIGHT AND BEAUTIFUL
by Anbara Salam

THE LIFE OF ALMOST
by Anna Vaught

THE CUTTING EDGE
by Jeffery Deaver

THE OUTSIDER
by Stephen King

THE SEVEN DEATHS OF EVELYN HARDCASTLE
by Stuart Turton

THE UPSTAIRS ROOM
by Katie Murray-Browne

TWO DOGS AT THE ONE DOG INN
by David John Griffin

TUESDAYS ARE JUST AS BAD
by Cethan Leahy

THE ASK AND THE ANSWER
by Patrick Ness

THE STORM KING
by Brendan Duffy

TIN
by Padraig Kenny

THE BOOK OF TBILISI
by Various

THE BOOK OF SHADOWS
by E.R. Murray

THE LARGESSE OF THE SEA MAIDEN
by Denis Johnson

THE KNIFE OF NEVER LETTING GO
by Patrick Ness

THE DEMON DENTIST
by David Walliams

THE EXORCIST
by William Peter Blatty

THE NIGHTLY DISEASE
by Max Booth III

THE HAUNTING OF HENRY TWIST
by Rebecca F. John

THE CLOAK OF FEATHERS
by Nigel Quinlan

THE BOOK OF LEARNING
by E.R. Murray

THE FOUNTAIN IN THE FOREST
by Tony White

THE TRYST
by Monique Roffey

THE REBELLION’S LAST TRAITOR
by Nik Korpon

THE END WE START FROM
by Megan Hunter

THE STONE TIDE
by Gareth E. Rees

THE SHADOW BOOTH VOL 1
by Various

THE RESERVOIR TAPES
by Jon McGregor

THE ADULTERANTS
by Joe Dunthorne

TRAVELLING IN A STRANGE LAND
by David Park

THE DEVIL’S HIGHWAY
by Gregory Norminton

THE EXTINCTION TRIALS
by S.M. Wilson

THE LAST DOG ON EARTH
by Adrian J Walker

THE RELIVE BOX AND OTHER STORIES
by T.C. Boyle

THE LUCKY ONES
by Julianne Pachico

THE FANDOM
by Anna Day

THE BOY ON THE BRIDGE
by M.R. Carey

THE GIFTMAKER
by Mark Mayes

THE THINGS WE THOUGHT WE KNEW
by Mahsuda Snaith

THE DINNER PARTY
by Joshua Ferris

THE SHINING
by Stephen King

THE ISLAND AT THE END OF EVERYTHING
by Kiran Millwood Hargrave

THE DAY OF THE TRIFFIDS
by John Wyndham

THINGS WE LOST IN THE FIRE
by Marianne Enriquez

THE TRANSITION
by Luke Kennard

THE CORRESPONDENCE
by J.D. Daniels

THE HYPNOTIST
by Laurence Anholt

TREE MAGIC
by Harriet Springbett

THE OWL ALWAYS HUNTS AT NIGHT
by Samuel Bjork

THE FORENSIC RECORD SOCIETY
by Magnus Mills

THE SELLOUT
by Paul Beatty

THE GIRLD OF INK AND STARS
by Kiran Millwood Hargrave

THE OTHER WORLD IT WHISPERS
by Stephanie Victoire

THE ESSEX SERPENT
by Sarah Perry

THE DARK PLACE
by Michael Bray

THE HANGING TREE
by Ben Aaronovitch

THE BURNING GROUND
by Adam O’Riordan

THE EQUESTRIAN
by Ursula Kovalyk

TRIBULATIONS
by Richard Thomas

THE WATCHER
by Ross Armstrong

THIRST
by Benjamin Warner

THE RATS
by James Herbert

THE HATCHING
by Ezekiel Boone

THE BEGINNING OF THE END
by Ian Parkinson

THE LONG GAZE BACK
by Various

THE LAST DAYS OF JACK SPARKS
by Jason Arnopp

THE TREES
by Ali Shaw

– U –

UBIK
by Philip K Dick

UNVEILED – THE FIRST UNTHANK SCHOOL ANTHOLOGY
by Various

UNTHOLOGY 10
by Various

UNTETHERED
by John Bowie

UNAMERICAN ACTIVITIES
by James Miller

UNCOMMON TYPE
by Tom Hanks

– V –

VOX
by Christina Dalcher

VERMILION
by Molly Tanzer

VIRGIN AND OTHER STORIES
by April Ayers Lawson

VOID STAR
by Zachary Mason

– W –

WATER SHALL REFUSE THEM
by Lucie Mcnight Hardy

WE LIVE IN THE DEAD END
by Simon Webster

WE
by Yevgeny Zamyatin

WHERE THE ROAD RUNS OUT
by Gaia Holmes

WE SOLD OUR SOULS
by Grady Hendrix

WRESTLIANA
by Toby Litt

WOMEN
by Chloe Caldwell

WHEN I HIT YOU
by Meena Kandasamy

WHO LET THE GODS OUT?
by Maz Evans

WE ALL BEGIN AS STRANGERS
by Harriet Cummings

WHAT ALICE KNEW
by T.A. Cotterell

WELCOME TO LAGOS
by Chibundu Onuzo

WILD QUIET
by Roisin O’Donnell

– X –

XX
by Angela Chadwick

– Y –

YOU WILL BE SAFE HERE
by Damian Barr

YOU SHOULD COME WITH ME NOW
by M. John Harrison

YOU DON’T KNOW ME
by Imran Mahmood

– Z –

ZERO HOURS
by Neil Campbell

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