Pile by the Bed reviews new military science fiction novel Providence by Max Barry.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Constant Rabbit by British fabulist Jasper Fforde - a broad satire that takes on immigration and prejudice.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Safe Place by Anna Downes a domestic thriller set on a remote luxurious estate in the South of France.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Bluffs by Kyle Perry a crime fiction debut set in the wilds of Northern Tasmania featuring haunted characters with dark secrets.
Pile by the Bed reviews Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia which true to its title is a gothic horror thriller set in the mountains of Mexico in the early 1950s.
Pile by the Bed reviews Peace Talks by Tim Finch a meditative story of love and loss.
Pile by the Bed reviews an evocative Australian debut set in Southern Tasmania - The Octopus and I by Erin Hortle.
Pile by the Bed reviews Where Angel Fears to Tread Robert Perrier's too-cutely named debut featuring an anti-hero hitman and dealing with corruption on the mean streets of Brisbane.
Pile by the Be reviews Stormblood - debut science fiction by Australian author Jeremy Szal. A space opera that is part military science fiction, part low-down cyberpunk adventure, part murder mystery, and part first person shooter.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Last Trial by Scott Turow, another masterful courtroom drama set in his fictional Kindle County featuring ageing defense attorney Sandy Stern.
Pile by the Bed reviews Elly by Maike Wetzel (translated from German by Lyn Marven) - a short, sharp, stark novel dealing with the aftermath of a child's disapperance.
Pile by the Bed reviews Sticks and Stones by Katherine Firkin an effective debut crime thriller procedural set on Melbourne's mean streets.
Pile by the Bed reviews Rise and Shine by Patrick Allington - an idiosyncratic post-apocalyptic tale that prompts readers to think differently about their world.
Pile by the Bed reviews Chosen Ones by Veronica Roth, a page-turning modern fantasy anchored around a flawed heroine that blows up common fantasy conventions and tropes.
Pile by the Bed reviews The End of October by Lawrence Wright - a fictionalised account of a deadly, highly contagious, global pandemic that hits close to home
Pile by the Bed reviews Goldilocks by Laura Lam, a philosophical, humanist science fiction thriller with a little bit of fairytale at its core.
Pile by the Bed reviews Seven Lies an unreliable narrator thriller debut by Elizabeth Kay
Pile by the Bed reviews The Book of Koli (The Ramparts #1) the start of a new post-apocalyptic trilogy by MR Carey
Pile by the Bed reviews Frying Plantain the debut novel by Zalika Reid-Benta, a series of short stories which follows the life of a young girl of Jamaican descent growing up in Canada.
Pile by the Bed reviews Desire Lines by Felicity Volk an Australian romance that spans the second half of the Twentieth Century
Pile by the Bed reviews By Force Alone by Lavie Tidhar, a profane, violent enjoyable take on the Arthurian legend.
Pile by the Bed reviews How Much of These Hills Is Gold the debut novel by C Pam Zhang which gives a new perspective on the American gold rush and the myths of the West which challenges views of race, gender and class.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Lost Future of Pepperharrow by Natasha Pulley. Steampunk sequel to The Watchmaker of Filigree Street set in late 19th Century Japan.
Pile by the Bed reviews Repo Virtual by Australian author Corey J White an action packed stand-alone cyberpunk novel set in a near-future Korea.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Last Emperox (Interdependency #3) by John Scalzi - the latest volume in an enjoyable, sometimes pointed space opera series.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Glass Hotel by Emily St John Mandel which explores the impact of the global financial crisis on a range of disparate characters.
Pile by the Bed reviews the new thriller Prey by LA Larkin, the second to feature intrepid journalist Olivia Wilde.
Pile by the Bed reviews Saint X the debut novel by Alexis Schaitkin which uses the crime genre to explore the impact of a tragedy.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Blessed Rita by Dutch author Tommy Wieringa, who takes on rural life in modern Europe
Pile by the Bed reviews and recommends The City We Became by NK Jemisin an urban fantasy that celebrates New York and establishes the basis for a fascinating new series.
Pile by the Bed reviews Our Dark Secret, a dark coming of age tale by Jenny Quintana
Pile by the Bed reviews The Animals in that Country by Laura Jean McKay, an idiosyncratic pandemic novel in which people affected gain the ability to understand animals.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Slaughterman's Daughter, a wild ride across 19th century Poland by Israeli writer Yaniv Iczkovits
Award winning Australian crime author Candice Fox focuses on four damaged women in her latest crime thriller Gathering Dark.
Pile by the Bed reviews Small Mercies by Richard Anderson, a book that deals with big issues by focusing on the intimate story of an elderly farming couple and their relationship with each other and the land
Pile by the Bed reviews Sweetness and Light the second book by Australian author Liam Pieper, which explores the relationship between Westerners and their idea of India
Pile by the Bed reviews House on Endless Waters by Israeli author Emuna Elon. The book explores the fate of the Jews of Holland in World War II and in particular the hiding of children to save them from transportation.
Pile by the Bed's 2016 review of Natasha Pulley's steampunk fantasy debut The Watchmaker of Filigree Street
Pile by the Bed reviews Mountain Road, Late at Night by Alan Rossi, a debut novel that intimately explores the aftermath of a terrible accident.