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Appreciation by Liam Pieper
Literature , Review / 19/04/2024

Pile by the Bed reviews Appreciation by Liam Pieper a satirical look at Australian society through the eyes of a formerly successful, egotistical arist who finds his popularity waning.

Fervour by Toby Lloyd
Literature , Review / 15/04/2024

Pile by the Bed reviews Fervour by Toby Lloyd a book that tries to tackle some of the conundrums of modern Jewish life through the lens of a fractured London family.

Sanctuary by Garry Disher
Crime , Recommended , Review / 08/04/2024

Pile by the Bed reviews Sanctuary the new book from multi-award winning Australian crime writer Garry Disher centred around a thief called Grace hiding out in the Adelaide Hills.

The Mars House by Natasha Pulley
Review , Science Fiction / 02/04/2024

Pile by the Bed reviews The Mars House by Natasha Pulley a science fiction story revolving around immigration to a martian colony but distinguished by Pulley’s use of her signature characters and tropes.

The Call by Gavin Strawhan
Crime , Review / 28/03/2024

Pile by the Bed reviews The Call by Gavin Strawhan, dark and atmospheric debut New Zealand crime fiction and winner of the Allen and Unwin crime fiction award

The Book of Doors by Gareth Brown
Fantasy , Review / 20/03/2024

Pile by the Bed reviews The Book of Doors by Gareth Brown, debut fantasy that delivers what it says on the cover – a book that can literally open doors to anywhere – and the story of the woman who comes to possess it.

Happiness Falls by Angie Kim
Crime , Review / 13/03/2024

Pile by the Bed reviews Happiness Falls by Angie Kim a crime novel that has much more on its mind including working with neurodiverse children and what it means to be happy.