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Peer through the looking glass and discover the upcoming releases to add to your reading pile. Map the pathways of your future reading self, and get the inside word on the most exciting books on the publishing horizon.

  • A story about the smallest insect and the deepest friendship from the author of THE UNLIKELY PILGRIMAGE OF HAROLD FRY and THE MUSIC SHOP

  • The story of all of us, stretching across two millennia. Imaginative, unique, heart-breaking, this is John Boyne at his most creative and compelling.

  • A gripping new novel from one of our leading writers.

  • Completing the family of solution-based cookbooks

  • Beloved characters Rowley Jefferson and Greg Heffley are reimagined in an epic quest by internationally bestselling author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, Jeff Kinney.

  • Meet Hound, a brilliant detective who ALWAYS solves his case. But this latest trail of clues has him perplexed - could it be that he's missed something important?

  • World War I (and its aftermath) in the words of a young soldier fresh off a remote New Zealand farm, written with immediacy, emotion and clarity.

  • FROM THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THEN SHE WAS GONE, an engrossing twisty tale of betrayal and redemption.

  • Featuring his famous literary detective Atticus Pund and Susan Ryeland, hero of the worldwide bestseller Magpie Murders, a brilliantly complex literary thriller by Anthony Horowitz. The follow-up to Magpie Murders.

  • A dazzlingly clever battle of wits between an ageing detective novelist and the young woman who might just be clever enough to solve the biggest mystery of them all...

  • The suspense-filled second novel in the Max McLean series from internationally bestselling author James Brabazon.

  • Stephen King meets Hitchcock for the Netflix generation in HARROW LAKE, the most nerve-shredding thriller of the summer.

  • The Kidds' parents are in trouble once again and the four siblings must traverse the Australian Outback, recover a pair of stolen gems, and defeat treasure hunting pirates to save them!

  • The unmissable conclusion to Ali Smith's dazzling, Man Booker-shortlisted cycle: Seasonal is crowned in 2020 with Summer

  • The electrifying new novel from the Man Booker-shortlisted author of Everything Under

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