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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.

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 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.

Geneva by Richard Armitage
Review , Thriller / 24/11/2023

Pile by the Bed reviews Geneva a debut technothriller by Richard Armitage but finds that it too contrived and muddled to be the page turner that it wants to be.

Conquest by Nina Allan
Review , Science Fiction / 17/11/2023

Pile by the Bed reviews Conquest by Nina Allan a metanarrative involving consipracies, programmers and Bach held together by the work of a flawed private detective