Asking For It by Louise O’Neill

In a small town, where everyone knows everyone, Emma O’Donovan is different. She is the special one – beautiful, popular, powerful. And she works hard to keep it that way. Until that night… Now, she’s an embarrassment. Now, she is a slut. Now, she is nothing. And those pictures – those pictures that everyone has…

First Person by Richard Flanagan REVIEW COPY

Six weeks to write for your life… In this blistering story of a ghostwriter haunted by his demonic subject, the Man Booker Prize winner turns to lies, crime and literature with devastating effect. A young and penniless writer, Kif Kehlmann, is rung in the middle of the night by the notorious con man and corporate…

The Man In The Wall by Emma Ångström ARC

Do you love gripping psychological thrillers full of suspense? Then discover the best-selling The Man in the Wall today, a stunning and disturbing Scandi thriller you won’t be able to put down. Alva is a sad and lonely child. With her father locked up in prison, she moves with her mother and two older sisters…

Anno Dracula – 1895: Seven Days in Mayhem by Kim Newman REVIEW COPY

From the bestselling world of Kim Newman’s Anno Dracula comes this all-new comic book sequel to his bestselling novel, Anno Dracula. Features a foreword by Hellboy’s Mike Mignola! It is 1895, Count Dracula is Prince Regent and undisputed ruler of the British Empire, his power is supreme and unchecked. The curse of vampirism has spread…

The Bone Forest (Mythago Wood #3) by Robert Holdstock

Wondrous beings inhabit these woods – creatures born of mythic fable and the mortal subconscious: a snow woman beckons; a scientist succumbs to an age-old madness, tale-tellers weave extraordinary yarns of terrifying primal power. Explore a dark and secret place where daemons roam, where conjurers work their awesome pagan magic in eight stunning short stories…

When I’m Gone by Emily Bleeker

Dear Luke, First let me say—I love you… I didn’t want to leave you… Luke Richardson has returned home after burying Natalie, his beloved wife of sixteen years, ready to face the hard job of raising their three children alone. But there’s something he’s not prepared for—a blue envelope with his name scrawled across the…

The Emerald Circus by Jane Yolen ARC

Enter the Emerald Circus and be astonished by the transformations of your favourite tales. Ringmaster and internationally bestselling author Jane Yolen (Briar Rose, Sister Emily’s Lightship) spins modern fantasy classics in tales that go well beyond Wonderland and Oz, down the rabbit hole and back again. Where is Wendy? Leading a labor strike against the…

Hortense and the Shadow by Natalia & Lauren O’Hara REVIEW COPY

“Through the dark and wolfish woods, through the white and silent snow, lived a small girl called Hortense. Though kind and brave, she was sad as an owl because of one thing . . . Hortense hated her shadow.” A beautifully illustrated dark fairy tale that will remind you of the fables you read as…

And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

Ten guests travel to an island at the invitation of someone named U. N. Owen. All are strangers, but they have two things in common: they have all been responsible for someone’s death, and none will leave the island alive. Over the next two days and nights, each of the guests is killed off in…

The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman

Coralie Sardie is the daughter of the sinister impresario behind The Museum of Extraordinary Things, a Coney Island boardwalk freak show that thrills the masses. An exceptional swimmer, Coralie appears as the Mermaid in her father’s “museum,” alongside performers like the Wolfman, the Butterfly Girl, and a one-hundred-year-old turtle. One night Coralie stumbles upon a…

Forensics: The Anatomy of Crime by Val McDermid

Val McDermid is one of the finest crime writers we have, whose novels have captivated millions of readers worldwide with their riveting narratives of characters who solve complex crimes and confront unimaginable evil. In the course of researching her bestselling novels McDermid has become familiar with every branch of forensics, and now she uncovers the…

Marya: A Life by Joyce Carol Oates

A deeply intimate psychological portrait of a young woman’s tragic childhood, her reinvention as a successful young artist in the literary circles of 1950s New York City, and her struggle to understand and overcome the trauma of her past. Growing up in the confines of Innisfail, a bleak town in upstate New York, bright and…