In The Country of Last Things by Paul Auster

That is how it works in the City. Every time you think you know the answer to a question, you discover that the question makes no sense . . .’ This is the story of Anna Blume and her journey to find her lost brother, William, in the unnamed City. Like the City itself, however,…

Bloodlines by @SarahWimbush

Winner of the MsLexia/Poetry Book Society Women’s Poetry Pamphlet Prize 2019 Bloodlines is an exploration of Sarah Wimbush’s own Gypsy/Traveller heritage, a journey made by piecing together fragments of distant stories and a scattered language. Along the way, we meet people who are ‘tethered to the seasons’; voices that reverberate with a sense of family…

Night by @DavidHarsent1

David Harsent’s latest collection, here read by the author in its entirety, was received with wide critical acclaim when published in early 2011, and was Poetry Book Society Choice for Spring and short listed for the T.S. Eliot Prize. The collection won the Griffin Prize for Poetry in 2012, the largest and one of the…

Coraline by @neilhimself

Coraline has been made into an animated feature film directed by Henry Selick, director of Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas, with a cast including Teri Hatcher, Ian McShane, Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders and Dakota Fanning. Shortly after moving into an old house Coraline discovers a big, carved, brown wooden door at the far corner of the…

The Forbidden Promise by @LornaCookAuthor

Scotland, 1940: War rages across Europe, but Invermoray House is at peace. Until the night of Constance’s twenty-first birthday, when she’s the only person to see a Spitfire crash into the loch. Constance has been longing for adventure – but when she promises to keep the pilot hidden, what will it cost her? 2019: Kate…

Eden by @timlebbon

From the bestselling author of The Silence comes a brand-new supernatural eco thriller. In large areas of the planet, nature is no longer humanity’s friend… In a time of global warming and spiralling damage to the environment, the Virgin Zones were established to help combat the change.  Abandoned by humanity and given back to nature, these vast…

In the Lateness of the World by @carolynforche

Carolyn Forché is one of America’s most important contemporary poets – renowned as a ‘poet of witness’ – as well as an indefatigable human rights activist. Over four decades, she has crafted visionary work that has reinvigorated poetry’s power to awaken the reader. Her ground-breaking poems have been testimonies, enquiries and wonderments. They daringly map…

The Friend by @DorothyKoomson

What secrets would you kill to keep? After her husband’s big promotion, Cece Solarin arrives in Brighton with their three children, ready to start afresh. But their new neighbourhood has a deadly secret. Three weeks earlier, Yvonne, a very popular parent, was almost murdered in the grounds of the local school – the same school…

A Map of Days by @ransomriggs

The #1 bestselling series returns with a thrilling new story arc set in America! Vintage photographs reveal the never-before-seen world of peculiar America with a stunning addition—full-color images. Having defeated the monstrous threat that nearly destroyed the peculiar world, Jacob Portman is back where his story began, in Florida. Except now Miss Peregrine, Emma, and…

#KeeperBook by @jessicammoor

He’s been looking in the windows again. Messing with cameras. Leaving notes. Supposed to be a refuge. But death got inside. When Katie Straw’s body is pulled from the waters of the local suicide spot, the police decide it’s an open-and-shut case. A standard-issue female suicide. But the residents of Widringham women’s refuge where Katie…