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
Imagining an alternative world in which patriarchy is replaced with matriarchy raises some interesting questions
A look at the darkness behind the scenes in the world of competitive gymnastics
The supernatural consequences of human beings’ baser instincts are the theme of This Savage Song
There are a tonne of books about Prince out there and the publisher originally wanted me to write a biography.
Mobeen Azhar is a journalist and filmmaker based in the UK. His documentary Generation Jihad was nominated for the BAFTA