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…

Her Frozen Heart by Lulu Taylor ARC

“Caitlyn, there’s something I have to tell you. About Sara’.  Caitlyn thinks her marriage to Patrick is a success. For one thing, he is one of the few people not to fall head over heels for her beautiful friend, Sara. Life is lived on his terms, but they are happy. Aren’t they? When a devastating…

Why Mummy Drinks by Gill Sims REVIEW COPY

Why Mummy Drinks is the brilliant novel from Gill Sims, the author of the online sensation Peter and Jane. Boy Child Peter, Girl Child Jane and Daddy have exciting adventures with Mummy. Daddy likes gadgets. Peter and Jane like starting fires, trying to kill each other and driving Mummy to drink. Written from the point…

Carrying the Songs by Moya Cannon

Carrying the Songs explores what is lost to time and change, and what endures and is transformed: languages and landscapes, artefacts and songs, carried through a lifetime, across oceans, across centuries. A long-forgotten Gaelic word surfaces from childhood and is reanimated by use; a tiny Stone Age carving speaks across millennia of a shared human…

Slenderman by Willow Rose

Ever heard of Slender Man? They say he is always there. They say he is always watching. A tall guy in a suit and tie, with no face, and arms like tentacles. Some say he is an online myth; others will go very far to prove he is real, so far that they might even…

Flesh and Bone and Water by Luiza Sauma REVIEW COPY

Brazilian-born doctor André Cabral is living in London when one day he receives a letter from his home country, which he left nearly thirty years ago. A letter he keeps in his pocket for weeks, but tells no one about. The letter prompts André to remember the days of his youth – torrid afternoons on…

The House By The River by Lena Manta KINDLE FIRST

Theodora knows she can’t keep her five beautiful daughters at home forever—they’re too curious, too free spirited, too like their late father. And so, before each girl leaves the small house on the riverside at the foot of Mount Olympus, Theodora makes sure they know they are always welcome to return. A devoted and resilient…

The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North

No matter what he does or the decisions he makes, every time Harry dies, he always returns to where he began, a child with all the knowledge of a life lived a dozen times before. Nothing ever changes – until now. As Harry nears the end of his eleventh life, a little girl appears at…

The Trouble With Goats And Sheep by Joanna Cannon REVIEW COPY

England, 1976. Mrs Creasy is missing and The Avenue is alive with whispers. As the summer shimmers endlessly on, ten-year-olds Grace and Tilly decide to take matters into their own hands. And as the cul-de-sac starts giving up its secrets, the amateur detectives will find much more than they imagined… *** [Mrs Creasy disappeared on…

Let The Dead Speak by Jane Casey REVIEW COPY

A murder without a body Eighteen-year-old Chloe Emery returns to her West London home one day to find the house covered in blood and Kate, her mother, gone. There may not be a body, but everything else points to murder. A girl too scared to talk Maeve Kerrigan is young, ambitious and determined to prove…