Pile by the Bed reviews Nophek Gloss (Graven #1), the debut space opera by Essae Hansen featuring a super soldier and a found family of misfits.
Pile by the Bed Reviews House of Earth and Blood, the first book in Sarah J Maas’s new Crescent City urban fantasy series.
Pile by the Bed reviews and recommends The Worst of All Possible Worlds, the last book in Alex White’s propulsive Salvagers trilogy.
Pile By the Bed Reviews A Deadly Education (Scholomance #1) by Naomi Novik the first in a series about a particularly dangerous and cutthroat magical academy.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Once and Future Witches by Alix E Harrow a historical fantasy that involves the women’s suffrage movement and witchcraft in late 19th Century America.
Pile by the Bed reviews Phoenix Extravagant by Yoon Ha Lee a fantasy novel based in Korean mythology and history.
Pile by the Bed reviews Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam a scary, tough, compassionate look at a small group of people dealing with the first few hours of a global catastrophe.
Pile by the Bed reviews Why Visit America by Matthew Baker a series of speculative short stories each set in a different alternate America.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Suicide House by Charlie Donlea (Moore and Phillips #2).
Pile by the Bed reviews If I Had Your Face by Frances Cha, a book which explores the lives of a group of young women in present day Seoul and the influence of the celebrity industry on their choices.
Pile by the Bed reviews Chaos Vector by Megan O’Keefe (The Protectorate #2) – intricate, action filled space opera peopled by flawed characters and centred around an arse-kicking, wise criacking heroine.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Mother Code by Carole Stivers, a book that uses a global pandemic to explore a range of issues relating to parenthood and artificial intelligence.
Pile by the Bed reviews The First Sister by Linden Lewis, the start of a new space opera series with echoes of The Handmaid’s Tale.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Space Between Worlds by Micaiah Johnson, debut science fiction that breathes new life into multiple world tropes.
Pile by the Bed reviews Blacktop Wasteland by SA Cosby – a scorching debut about a conflicted ex-getaway driver.
Pile by the Bed reviews Devolution by Max Brooks a horror survival tale with sasquatch by the author of World War Z.
Pile by the Bed reviews Hex by Rebecca Dinerstein Knight a campus novel about obsession and poison.
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 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