Pile by the Bed reviews Okay Then That’s Great by Susannah Wise, a comedic, sometimes surreal ghost story dealing with grief and the vicissitudes of modern life.
Pile by the Bed reviews and recommends Neom by Lavie Tidhar a return to the world of his breakthrough science fiction novel Central Station.
Pile by the Bed reviews Celestial by MD Lachlan and finds it a confusing collection of alternate history, mythology and science fiction.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Last Hero by Linden A Lewis and finds it a page-turning and philosophical finale to their First Sister space opera trilogy
Pile by the Bed reviews The Mountain in the Sea by Ray Nayler a science fiction debut dealing with a form of terrestrial first contact and issues fo artificial intelligence. Recommended
Pile by the Bed reviews This All Come Back Now, an anthology of 22 short speculative fiction stories by Australian First Nations authors edited by Mykaela Saunders
Pile by the Bed reviews Pslams for the End of the World by Cole Haddon a dizzying, multifaceted science fiction debut that explores what it means to be human.
Pile by the Bed reviews Lost on Time by AG Riddle a fast paced time travel thriller with dinosaurs.
Pile by the Bed reviews Poster Girl by Veronic Roth, an exploration of what happens after the fall of a repressive regime and a woman coming to terms with her past.
Pile by the Bed reviews Drunk on All Your Strange New Worlds by Eddie Robson, a crime novel set in a post-alien contact future New York.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Immortal King Rao by Vauhini Vara an ambitious and skilful debut novel that charts the rise of a computer mogul from humble beginnings in the coconut industry through to a dystopian future,
Pile by the Bed reviews Ion Curtain by Anya Ow – enjoyable first entry in a new Australian space opera series.
Pile by the Bed reviews and recommends The Daughter of Doctor Moreau by Silvia Moreno-Garcia, a reimnagining of the HG Wells classic set in 19th Century Mexico.
Pile by the Bed reviews Upgrade by Blake Crouch a fast paced thriller that takes on issues of genetic engineering, the responsibities of power and climate change.
Pile by the Bed reviews Enclave by Claire G Coleman, a dystopian thriler in which a young woman learns there is more to the world than her strictly controlled walled community.
Pile by the Bed reviews Wrong Place Wrong Time by Gillian McAllister a crime novel with a time travel twist as a mother drifts back in time, reliving key moments in her life to try and discover why her son might have committed a crime.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Memory Librarian and other stories from Dirty Computer by Janelle Monae, a series of co-authored connected short stories set in her ‘dirty computer’ universe.
Pile by the Bed reviews Under Fortunate Stars by Ren Hutchings, a science fiction debut that uses time travel and space opera tropes to great effect. Recommended
Pile by the Bed reviews Braking Day by Adam Oyebanji a debut science fiction novel putting a new spin on the generation ship narrative.
Pile by the Bed reviews Momenticon by Andrew Caldecott, the first book in a wild, weird and fun post-apocalyptic duology