‘Operation Nativity’ is a hilarious children’s festive caper with time travelling angels and a splendidly dysfunctional family.
‘The Lost Cause’ is Cory Doctorow’s latest technothriller that pits young free thinkers against an older generation set in its ways.
‘Superpowered Animals’ is an informative and beautiful book that highlights the extraordinary abilities found in the animal kingdom.
‘The Words of Kings of Prophets,’ is the excellent second novel in Shauna Lawless’ Irish historical fantasy, ‘Gael Song’ series.
‘The Beaver Theory’ is the final installment of a trilogy about the triumph of logic over expectations. Check them out; you won’t regret it.
‘My Brother’s Keeper’ by Tim Powers is a Brontë-inspired modern gothic horror from the old master of science fiction fantasy.
‘Stroke of the Pen:’ The lost stories of Sir Terry Pratchett are going to be a festive treat for geeks across the globe.
‘Evolution’ is an accessible book that details the history of life on Earth and its inhabitants’ evolutionary journeys.
‘Sword Catcher’ is bestselling author Cassandra Clare’s first foray into adult fantasy. Her tale of tense intrigue burns slow but bright.
Jen Williams is back with ‘Talonsister,’ an awesome druid-influenced novel with exemplary world-building and brilliant characters.
‘The ‘Radiant Emperor’ duology is a pair of books steeped in Chinese history that delivers epic clashes and deep characterization.
‘Rebel Skies’ and ‘Rebel FIre’ are the first two books in a captivating fantasy trilogy that features an innovative paper based magic system!
‘Abandon’ by Blake Crouch is a thriller spanning two timelines. Why exactly did a whole town disappear? Greed and gold hold the answer.
Mystery, history, and travel from halcyon days: ‘Peril on the Atlantic’ by A.M. Howell has it all, in this great middle grade caper.
“One” is a chilling dystopia set in a climate ravaged United Kingdom. It’s a natural successor to the Handmaid’s Tale.
‘Bad Influence’ by Tamsin Winter is an excellent teenage novel about fitting in and the perils of sharing candid photos.
‘The Boy Who Made Monsters’ examines childhood grief while telling the amusing tale of Benji and his quest to fake a loch monster.
‘Hokey Pokey’ is a roaring twenties tale that invokes both Agatha Christie and the gothic horror greats. An on trend novel with a unique take.
“Martial arts underdog rising to the top” is not a new story, but it’s given new life in the addictive SFF thriller ‘The Combat Codes.’
‘The Malevolent Seven’ is a spiky fantasy novel, featuring inventive magic and an appealing band of anti-heroes.
‘Deadlock’ by Simon Fox is a children’s adventure thriller featuring great action sequences, memorable characters, and awesome safe-cracking.
‘The Time Nature Keeps’ reveals the inner time mechanisms of the world around us, and is engrossing from start to finish.
‘The Justice of Kings’ is an excellent modern fantasy with tight plotting, memorable characters, and utterly convincing world-building.
With ‘Lenny Lemmon and the Invincible Rat,’ Ben Davis delivers an engaging tale of friendship, rodents, and classic school capers.
‘The Art of the Prophecy’ by Wesley Chu is a wuxia-inspired fantasy with amazing fight scenes and a great riff on the classic prophecy trope.
With ‘Red Team Blues’ Cory Doctorow delivers an intriguing techno-thriller that educates as much as it enthralls.
‘The Space Between Us’ is a heartwarming alien contact novel that examines the very best of what makes us human.
‘Big Ideas from History’ is children’s history book that helps readers understand their place in a confusing world.
‘Beautiful Shining People’ by Michael Grothaus is a sublime near-future fable that will keep you gripped until the very end.
‘Keikeyi’ retells the ‘Ramayana,’ looking at its events through the eyes of Rama’s disgraced step-mother. An inventive and powerful read.