Pile by the Bed reviews The Old Lie by Claire G Coleman, which like Terra Nullius uses a science fiction frame to explore Aboriginal history
Pile by the Bed reviews The Violent Century by Lavie Tidhar an alternate twentieth century history with X-men style powers that asks what it means to be a hero.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Second Sleep by Robert Harris – a medieval post-apocalyptic thriller.
Pile by the Bed reviews To Be Taught if Fortunate, the new novella by humanist science fiction author Becky Chambers
Pile by the Bed reviews The Warehouse by Rob Hart – a new dystopian thriller that takes on Amazon and the American dream.
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 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.