01 Apr 2020

Category: Genre Fiction

Genre Fiction

The Missing 

An ordinary outing takes Greta, Alex, and four-year-old Smilla across Sweden’s mythical Lake Malice to a tiny, isolated island. While father and daughter tramp into the trees, Greta stays behind in the boat, lulled into a reverie by the misty, moody lake…only later to discover…

Genre Fiction

Deniable Death 

C.R.O.P.: Covert Rural Observation Posts are places where men like Danny ‘Badger’ Baxter hide for endless, motionless hours, secretly recording criminal or terrorist activity.But now Badger has a bigger job than photographing dissident Republicans in muddy Ulster fields or Islamic extremists on rainswept Yorkshire moors.I.E.D.:…

Genre Fiction

Signals: New and Selected Stories 

A widely celebrated novelist gives us a generous collection of exhilarating short stories, proving that he is a master of this genre as well. Once again, “he reminds us,” wrote The Miami Herald, “that great writing is a timeless art.” After the stunning historical novels…

Clean & Wholesome

A Family Secret 

The new No. 1 Sunday Times bestseller from the master storyteller, Josephine Cox. Family secrets can weigh the heaviest… Although she’s surrounded by a loving family, Marie is lonely. The secret she has been carrying for many years is a burden – it’s telling could…

Genre Fiction

My Dark Vanessa: A Novel 

“Russell manages a brutal originality. . . . [an] exceedingly complex, inventive, resourceful examination of harm and power.” —The New York Times Book Review, Editors’ Choice “To call this book a ‘conversation piece’ or ‘an important book’ feels belittling . . . [it] is so…

Genre Fiction

Klotsvog (Russian Library) 

Klotsvog is a novel about being Jewish in the Soviet Union and the historical trauma of World War II―and it’s a novel about the petty dramas and demons of one strikingly vain woman. Maya Abramovna Klotsvog has had quite a life, and she wants you…

Genre Fiction

New Waves: A Novel 

A wry and edgy debut novel about race and startup culture, secrecy and surveillance, social media and friendship “A knowing, witty, and thought-provoking exploration of love, modern isolation, and what it means to exist—especially as a person of color—in our increasingly digital age.”—Celeste Ng, bestselling…

Genre Fiction

Separation Anxiety: A Novel 

“Separation Anxiety is a hilarious, heart-breaking and thought-provoking portrait of a difficult marriage, as fierce as it is funny…. My advice: Start reading and don’t stop until you get to the last page of this wise and wonderful novel.” —Alice Hoffman AN ANTICIPATED BOOK FROM:…

Fantasy

Cursed: An Anthology 

Twenty curses, old and new, from bestselling fantasy authors such as Neil Gaiman, Karen Joy Fowler, Christina Henry, M.R. Carey and Charlie Jane Anders. ALL THE BETTER TO READ YOU WITH It’s a prick of blood, the bite of an apple, the evil eye, a…

Fantasy

Beautiful 

A magical tale of love and rivalry between two brothers. Miguel is beautiful. His beauty is so rare and miraculous that it has made him the object of cult-like devotion in the city. Santiago, his older brother, watches with a mix of admiration and disquiet…

Genre Fiction

The Last Taxi Driver 

“A wild, funny, poetic fever-dream that will change the way you think about America.” –George Saunders Written by a former cabbie, The Last Taxi Driver is equal parts Bukowski and Portis, and an homage to a dying American industry. Written by a former cabbie, The…

Genre Fiction

Treasure of the Spanish Civil War 

An intimate portrait of childhood during Spain’s violent fascist regime, rendered in a surreal kaleidoscope of linked stories. Serge Pey’s stories are lyrical, vivid vignettes of life during and directly following Spain’s violent fascist regime of the thirties and forties. The collection is a defiant…

Biographies & Memoirs

This Tilting World 

On the night following the terrorist attack that killed eighty-three tourists on the beach at Sousse, a woman sits facing the sea and writes a complicated love letter to her homeland, Tunisia, which she feels she must leave forever. She also writes of her personal…