Pile by the Bed reviews The Ottoman Secret by Raymond Khoury an alternate history thriller that asks what if the Ottoman Empire sucessfully conquered Europe in the 17th Century.
Pile by the Bed reviews Velocity Weapon by Megan E O’Keefe, the start of an enjoyable, page-turning space opera series.
Pile by the Bed reviews Rogue by AJ Betts, the conclusion to the tale started in last year’s dystopian YA novel Hive.
Pile by the Bed reviews Hexarchate Stories by Yoon Ha Lee – short stories and extras expanding on his Machineries of Empire universe.
Pile by the Bed reviews Perihelion Summer, a climate-driven disaster novella by Australian science fiction author Greg Egan.
Pile by the Bed reviews Recursion the new mind-bending science fiction thriller by Blake Crouch
Pile by the Bed reviews a new post-apocalyptic journey across an empty Britain in A Boy and His Dog at the End of the World by CA Fletcher
Pile by the Bed reviews No Way, the Mars-based survival sequel to SJ Morden’s One Way.
Pile by the Bed reviews the second collection of science fiction stories by Ted Chiang.
Pile by the Bed reviews Daughter of Bad Times by Rohan Wilson – a cautionary tale that tackles climate change and corporatisation
Pile by the Bed reviews The Farm by Joanne Ramos, a day-after-tomorrow look a the gap between rich and poor.
Pile by the Bed reviews Last Ones Left Alive, a debut zombie tale set in the emerald hills of Irelance, by Sarah Davis-Groff
Pile by the Bed reviews The Rosewater Insurrection by Tade Thompson (Wormwood #2).
Pile by the Bed reviews Luna: Moon Rising by Ian McDonald (Luna #3). A lunar thrill ride of action, political manoeuvring and violence.
Pile by the Bed reviews Tiamat’s Wrath by JAmes SA Corey (The Expanse #8) – another top entry in a great space opera series
Pile by the Bed reviews A Memory Called Empire by Arkady Martine – a strong modern space opera debut.
Pile by the Bed reviews Ben Smith’s debut novel Doggerland, a dystopian novel with echoes of Beckett and Cormac McCarthy.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Test by Sylvain Neuvel a timely, Black Mirror-style look at citizenship tests.
Pile by the Bed reviews the new British dystopian novel, The Wall by John Lanchester.
Pile by the Bed reviews City of Ash and Red by Korean author Hwe-Young Pyun