Pile by the Bed reviews Blood in the Water by Jack Flynn a propulsive stand alone thriller set in and around Boston Harbour.
Pile By the Bed reviews The Nickel Boys, by Pulitzer Prize winner Colson Whitehead, the story of a reformatory school in Florida in the 1960s.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Fifth Column by Andrew Gross, a historical thriller in which one man takes on Nazi sympathisers in America before World War II
Pile by the Bed reviews The Ten Thousand Doors of January, the debut fantasy novel by Alix E Harrow
Pile by the Bed reviews Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo, a dark fantasy novel set in the very real world of the secret societies of Yale University.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Dutch House by Ann Patchett a beautifully observed book of families and coming to terms with your past.
Pile By the Bed reviews Wanderers by Chuck Wendig, an apocalyptic thriller that digs into the American heartland.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Secrets We Kept by Lara Prescott, a debut novel about the creation and distribution of Doctor Zhivago during the Cold War.
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 Lady in the Lake by Laura Lippman, a timely historical crime novel that explores Baltimore in the 1960s.
Pile by the Bed reviews and recommends Jade War by Fonda Lee, second book in the Green Bone trilogy.
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 Lovecraft Country by Matt Ruff using pulp horror and science fiction tropes to explore racism in America in the 1950s.
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 Recursion the new mind-bending science fiction thriller by Blake Crouch
Pile by the Bed reviews Magic for Liars by Sarah Gailey – a post Harry Potter magic academy / noir crime fiction mash up.
Pile by the Bed reviews the second collection of science fiction stories by Ted Chiang.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Farm by Joanne Ramos, a day-after-tomorrow look a the gap between rich and poor.
Pile by the Bed reviews Outside Looking In by TC Boyle – an exploration of the 60s and the followers of Timothy Leary.