A debut novel, about childhood trauma and how it can change us and continue to shape us as adults, makes for some voyeuristic...
Kazuo Ishiguro’s first novel since his Nobel Prize is a meditation on intelligence, loneliness, empathy, faith and, perhaps,...
A Booker-shortlist alumnus pens a fun, engaging novel about a fictional band that you can enjoy like a pop song — easy on the ear
A novel about a society where bodily choices are made for women is set in a strange dystopian world. Or is it?
A Ponzi scheme and the existential anxieties of rudderless, privileged North Americans, propel...
Multiple sci-fi award-winning author puts out her first collection of short stories that cements her position as a
A strange sickness spreads through the land in a languorous, well-crafted novel about love and loss, fear and endurance
A new novel presents a very believable oral history of a fictional band from the 1970s, with all the sex, drugs, rock
An incredibly endearing Young Adult novel with a sweet, sad, hopeful heart deals sensitively with Islamophobia and
Cecelia Ahern’s collection of short stories has a great deal of whimsy, but is often too predictable and heavy-handed
An attempt to explore existentialism, social pressures and the obsession with youth is let down by poor worldbuilding
Crime fiction writer Megan Abbott’s latest thriller is a novel of astounding economy that is artfully crafted...
A feminist retelling of a popular children’s story turns it on its head
A voracious exploration of femininity, suburban malaise, societal pressures and politics
Retelling a Greek classic from the viewpoint of a peripheral character is an exploration of femininity, feminism,
Ursula Le Guin, high priestess of fantasy fiction and an influence on probably every writer of science fiction and...
A worthy sequel to a YA novel is heavier and darker than the first
A song takes on a life of its own, and lays bare the history of cultural appropriation
Not quite ‘divergent’ for those who ‘hunger’ for less ‘pandemonium’ and more ‘brave new worlds’
A novel infuses dystopian fiction with silliness and whimsy