2019 In Books And Onwards To 2020

So, my annual round up has rolled around again.  People say things seem to come around quicker as you get older but I gotta say that 2019 has drrraaaaaaaggggged at times.  Also got to say that personally, I am not feeling optimistic for 2020 but, hey, maybe it will surprise me.

I set myself a target of 130 books to read in 2019 and I met that target dead on, although it was a bit touch and go towards the end thanks to Real Life getting in the way.

I wanted 20% of those 130 books to be by Writers of Colour and, disappointingly, I failed for the second year running and read 21 (which is 16%).  This is an improvement on where I was in 2018, when I only managed 12% but still not where I wanted to be in terms of supporting diverse voices.  I can’t even say that it’s down to not looking to pick up books by WOC because I definitely have a lot on my To Be Read Pile both in terms of selecting ARCs and buying them in stores.

Anyway, I think that the solution is to make sure I’m consciously scheduling WOC when I’m working out what I want to read next.  Usually I just pick up the next book that meets my then current fancy but I’m trying to be more ordered this year so I am running a mini stack of books that I pre-select to read in the next month.  This should also mean that I manage my To Be Read Pile more efficiently (when you see what’s on it behind the cut you’ll understand why I want to get a grip on it).

Gender-wise, I wanted a 50/50 split between men and women in 2019 and I broadly hit it.  Of the 130 books I read, 63 were authored/co-authored/edited/co-edited by women, which is 48%.  This is slightly down on 2018 (where I managed 48%) and I think that some of that is because I made a conscious effort to read more non-fiction in 2019 and a lot of that tended to be from men.

I didn’t set a non-fiction target for 2019 other than wanting to read more of it.  In the end 47 of the 130 were non-fiction works (so that’s 36%).  This is an improvement on the 26% I managed in 2018, so I’m pleased with that.

In terms of aspirations for 2020, I’m looking to achieve the following:

  • a total reading target of 130.  I’ve picked this because my commute has changed compared to last year, so it should be achievable while also leaving me some writing time for my personal, non-review projects.
  • a 50/50 gender split.
  • 20% of the books read to be by or co-written by writers of colour.
  • 40% of the books read to be non-fiction.

As with 2019, I’m not going to be scheduling posts here because I don’t want to put pressure on myself in terms of getting reviews done.  This is and remains very much a personal book review blog rather than a ‘side hustle’ and I don’t want it to start feeling like work because I’ve managed to keep my book review blog going since 2006 by making clear it’s my hobby.  Similarly, I’m not going to be switching my focus to any specific genre or market (although long term observers will know that I tend towards crime fiction, thrillers and fantasy).

It’s been 3 years since I moved my blog here to WordPress from Livejournal and my hit count has grown year on year, which is pretty miraculous given I don’t do a lot to promote it and I don’t do any of the interviews, competitions or other content that harder working people in the book review community do.  Although I do suspect that some of that hit count was from a DOS attack on WordPress over the summer …

My most popular review of 2019 in terms of hits was actually an old one from 2017 – Need To Know by Karen Cleveland.  My most popular review from 2019 was The Dark Days Deceit by Alison Goodman (it’s the conclusion to a well done YA historical fantasy if you’re interested).

I’ve set out my favourite books of 2019 below (in no particular order):

NON-FICTION:

The Secret Barrister: Stories Of The Law And How It Is Broken is a passionate, clearly written and damning book that is essential reading for anyone who cares about the United Kingdom they set out how the English criminal legal system should work and why it is going so drastically wrong.

Heimat: A German Family Album by Nora Krug is a beautifully illustrated graphic memoir (which mixes Krugg’s drawings with photographs), in which she examines who she is as a German-American and comes to terms with her attitude to Germany’s recent history by seeking to learn more about the lives of her grandparents under Nazi rule and the role they played in the regime.

Chernobyl: History Of A Tragedy by Serhii Plokhy is a horrifying, moving and meticulously researched book (winner of the Baillie Gifford Prize in 2018 for non-fiction), that depicts the events surrounding the explosion of the No 4 reactor at Chernobyl on 26 April 1986 and the cover up and clear up that followed while going onto explain how it contributed to the collapse of the Soviet Union.

ADULT FICTION:

The Spy Who Came In From The Cold by John Le Carré.  There’s a reason why this book is viewed as a classic in the spy thriller genre. It’s the third in John Le Carré’s GEORGE SMILEY SERIES (a follow-up to CALL FOR THE DEAD) and although Smiley is very much in a minor (albeit critical) supporting role that doesn’t matter because this ice-cold, ruthless, brutal spy thriller novel is an exquisitely plotted affair about treachery and counter-espionage and how lives become disposable to those in power when it suits their interests.

YOUNG ADULT BOOKS:

Teen Pioneers – Young People Who Have Changed The World by Ben Hubbard is an inspirational YA non-fiction book, consisting of mini biographies for 21 people who were all teenagers when they acted to try and change the world. Some you may have heard of, e.g. Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai and the Hong Kong activist, Joshua Wong, and others you will hear more of in the future. It’s the perfect book to wave at any grown-up who dares to complain about young people lacking motivation and seeking to take all the time and it honestly gave me some hope for the future.

CHILDREN’S BOOKS (9 – 12):

The Dog Who Saved The World by Ross Welford is an utterly delightful SF book that takes a dog-mad protagonist to a grim future.  The world building is great, Welford makes some excellent points about privilege and refugees and features an interesting morally ambivalent side character who will make you think.  Welford is one of my favourite children’s authors and this book is worth your time (even if you don’t have children!).

Death In The Spotlight by Robin Stevens is the 7th in this on-going murder mystery series and another well-plotted mystery filled with some devilish twists and great character development for Daisy and Hazel.  I especially liked a key revelation about Daisy and her sexuality (which Stevens does well to contextualise in the time) but Hazel also gains a lot of confidence and self-awareness and I welcomes seeing Alexander and George again.  Again, this is one of those series that is worth your time even if you don’t have kids in the target age group – there has not been a duff book in it and they’re genuinely good mysteries that are perfect if you already like the Golden Age detective authors like Christie or Sayers.

The Land Of Roar by Jenny McLachlan is a middle grade fantasy novel that’s gorgeously illustrated by Ben Mantle and the first of a duology (the sequel to which is due out in 2020).  It’s a stunningly good read – moving, funny and with a lot to say about facing your fears, embracing the power of imagination and the destructive need to be cool with the ‘in crowd’.  It tips its hat at the Narnia and Peter Pan tradition, while updating it for a more tech savvy and less gender stereotyped readership.

My To Be Read Pile now stands at a hideously horrifying 733.  At the beginning of 2019 it was 570.

My name is Caroline Hooton, and I have a book acquisition problem.  Someone please help me.  Please.

I don’t do resolutions, but one of my ‘things’ for 2020 is that I’m going to try not to take every book offered to me for review and to steer clear of bookshops so that I’m not indulging in my book buying habit (which did spiral out of control towards the end of 2019) – some women buy handbags and shoes when they’re stressed; I go on book buying binges.

The full list is behind the cut for anyone interested and, as always, if there’s anything on there that you particularly recommend then please do let me know and I will move it up my list.

Finally, I wanted to say thank you to everyone who’s checked out this blog over 2019 or liked or left a comment and my very best wishes to all of you for 2020.

THE 2020 TO BE READ PILE OF DOOM! (COMPLETE WITH DATES OF ACQUISITION SO YOU CAN BEHOLD THE FULL HORROR)

1. The Political Animal by Jeremy Paxman.

2. In Cold Blood by Truman Capote.

3. The Classical World: An Epic History of Greece and Rome by Robin Lane Fox.

4. Don’t Know A Good Thing Edited by Kate Pullinger.

5. Collected Ghost Stories by M. R. James.

6. The Accidental by Ali Smith.

7. The Collected Stories by Arthur C. Clarke.

8. On Writing by Stephen King.

9. The Call of Cthulhu by H. P. Lovecraft.

10. On Beauty by Zadie Smith.

11. Saturday by Ian McEwan.

12. The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and Other Tales of Terror by Robert Louis Stevenson.

13. Vernon God Little by D. B. C. Pierre.

14. Cat’s Eye by Margaret Atwood.

15. Ghostwritten by David Mitchell.

16. China Shakes The World: The Rise Of A Hungry Nation by James Kynge.

17. The Italian Boy: Murder and Grave Robbery in 1830s London by Sarah Wise.

18. The Cold Six Thousand by James Ellroy.

19. Flashman by George MacDonald Fraser.

20. Mother Tongue: The English Language by Bill Bryson.

21. Leviathan by Paul Auster

22. The Bone People by Keri Hulme.

23. Friends, Lovers, Chocolate by Alexander McCall Smith.

24. The Night Watch by Sergei Lukyanenko.

25. Inkheart by Cornelia Funke.

26. A Handbook On Hanging by Charles Duff.

27. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley.

28. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

29. Black Swan Green by David Mitchell.

30. White Teeth by Zadie Smith.

31. Blood and Oil by Michael Klare.

32. Half Gone: Oil, Gas, Hot Air and the Global Energy Crisis by Jeremy Leggett.

33. The Tin Drum by Gunter Grass.

34. Power Down: Options and Actions for a Post-Carbon World by Richard Heinberg.

35. The Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World by Haruki Murakami.

36. Jaws by Nigel Andrews.

37. Nemesis by Bill Napier.

38. Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Survive by Jared Diamond.

39. Gridlinked by Neal Asher.

40. Revelation Space by Alastair Reynolds.

41. Coldheart Canyon by Clive Barker.

42. Barrayer by Lois McMaster Bujold.

43. The Tough Guide to Fantasyland by Diana Wynne Jones.

44. Summer Chills Edited by Stephen Jones.

45. Past Magic by Ian R. MacLeod.

46. Assassin’s Apprentice by Robin Hobb.

47. Making Money by Terry Pratchett.

48. Movie Idols by John Wrathall and Mick Molloy.

49. Kings of Comedy by Johnny Actob and Paul Webb.

50. Winter Warriors by David Gemmell.

51. Dark Moon by David Gemmell.

52. Glasshouse by Charles Stross.

ACQUIRED AFTER 1 JANUARY 2008

53. The Day Watch by Sergei Lukyanenko.

54. The Golden Age of Censorship by Paul Hoffman.

55. Extras by Scott Westerfeld.

56. He Kills Coppers by Jake Arnott.

57. The Twilight Watch by Sergei Lukyanenko.

58. The Penguin Book of Columnists edited by Christopher Silvester.

59. Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner.

60. The World According to Clarkson by Jeremy Clarkson.

61. Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer.

62. Jane Austen: A Life by Claire Tomalin.

63. The Revenge of Gaia by James Lovelock.

64. The Shadow Of The Sun by Ryszard Kapuscinski.

65. The Beach by Alex Garland.

66. The Consolation Of Philosophy by Alain de Botton.

67. Empire by Niall Ferguson.

68. Hegemony or Survival by Noam Chomsky.

69. How To Be Good by Nick Hornby.

70. The English by Jeremy Paxman.

71. Dragon Rider by Cornelia Funke.

72. Wannabe A Writer? by Jane Wenham-Jones.

73. Checkmate by Malorie Blackman.

74. Knife Edge by Malorie Blackman.

75. Snakehead by Anthony Horowitz.

76. Stephen Fry in America by Stephen Fry.

77. Austerity Britain 1945 – 1951 by David Kynson.

ACQUIRED AFTER 1 JANUARY 2009

78. The Day Of The Triffids by John Wyndham.

79. The Graduate by Charles Webb.

80. Out Of Africa by Karen Blixen.

81. Breakfast At Tiffany’s by Truman Capote.

82. Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D. H. Lawrence.

83. Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf.

84. Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell.

85. Triskellion 2: The Burning by Will Peterson.

86. Attack Of The Unsinkable Rubber Ducks by Christopher Brookmyre.

87. The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan.

88. Around The World In Eighty Days by Jules Verne.

89. Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson.

90. A Journal Of The Plague Year by Daniel Defoe.

91. The Lost World by Arthur Conan Doyle.

92. The Riddle of the Sands by Erskine Childers.

93. The Lady With The Little Dog And Other Stories by Anton Chekhov.

94. The Good Soldier by Ford Maddox.

95.The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer.

96. Under Enemy Colours by Sean Thomas Russell.

97. Throne of Jade by Naomi Novik.

98. Marketing Your Book: An Author’s Guide by Alison Baverstock.

99. The Faerie Conspiracies by Holly Stacey.

100. Midsummer Legend by Janet Foxley.

101. The Time Traveller’s Guide to Medieval England by Ian Mortimer.

102. Family Britain 1951 – 1957 by David Kynaston.

103. Unseen Academicals by Terry Pratchett.

ACQUIRED AFTER 1 JANUARY 2010

104. Nation by Terry Pratchett.

105. Cirque Du Freak by Darren Shan.

106. The Vampire’s Assistant by Darren Shan.

107. Tunnels Of Blood by Darren Shan.

108. The City & The City by China Mieville.

109. Angel of Death by J. Robert King.

110. A Web Of Air by Philip Reeve.

111. The Liberators by Philip Womack.

112. The Alchemyst: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel by Michael Scott.

113. The Shadow Of The Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

114. Hello Dubai by Joe Bennett.

115. The White Queen by Philippa Gregory.

116. The Oath by Michael Jecks.

117. The Light of Burning Shadows by Chris Evans.

118. Of Saints And Shadows by Christopher Golden.

119. Time Riders: Day Of The Predator by Alex Scarrow

120. Linger by Maggie Stiefvater.

121. Clouds of Witnesses by Dorothy L. Sayers.

122. Death Most Definite by Trent Jamieson.

123. The Hours by Michael Cunningham.

124. Lustrum by Robert Harris.

ACQUIRED AFTER 1 JANUARY 2011 

125. 13 Secrets by Michelle Harrison.

126. Shadow Chaser by Alexey Pehov.

127. The Fallen by Thomas E. Sniegoski.

128. Leviathan by Thomas E. Sniegoski.

129. Altar Of Bones by Philip Carter.

130. Urban Shaman by C. E. Murphy.

131. Radiant Shadows by Melissa Marr.

132. Darkest Mercy by Melissa Marr.

133. The Dark And Hollow Places by Carrie Ryan.

134. Dancing Jax by Robin Jarvis.

135. Incarceron by Catherine Fisher.

136. The Crowfield Demon by Pat Walsh.

137. Foreign Affairs by Alison Lurie.

138. The Lancashire Witches by Harrison Ainsworth.

139. Anno Dracula by Kim Newman.

140. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy by John Le Carré.

141. Covenant by Dean Crawford.

142. The True Tale Of The Monster Billy Dean Telt By Hisself by David Almond.

ACQUIRED AFTER 1 JANUARY 2012

143. Tideline by Penny Hancock.

144. Something Of The Night by Ian Marchant.

145. The Bellwether Revivals by Benjamin Wood.

146. The Humorist by Russell Kane.

147. Snakes And Ladders by Sean Slater.

148. Cinder by Marissa Meyer.

149. Zombie Apocalypse edited by Stephen Jones.

150. Huntress by Malinda Lo.

151. Snuff by Terry Pratchett.

152. Johnny Swanson by Eleanor Updale

153. Immortal by Dean Crawford.

154. It’s Not Me, It’s You by Jon Richardson.

155. The Blue Death by Joan Brady.

156. Johannes Cabal The Detective by Jonathan L. Howard.

157. The City of Ruin by Mark Charan Newton.

158. Seven Wonders by Adam Christopher.

159. Dead Man’s Land by Robert Ryan.

160. The Painted Bridge by Wendy Wallace.

161. The Ripper Secret by Jack Steel.

ACQUIRED AFTER 1 JANUARY 2013

162. Illegal by Miriam Halahmy.

163. Seraphina by Rachel Hartman.

164. Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, & The Prison Of Belief by Lawrence Wright.

165. The Invention Of Murder by Judith Flanders.

166. The Merchant Of Dreams by Anne Lyle.

167. Equations Of Life by Simon Morden.

168. Railsea by China Mieville.

169. Out Of The Easy by Ruta Sepetys.

170. The Poisoned Island by Lloyd Shepherd.

171. Jack Glass by Adam Roberts.

172. The London Of Jack The Ripper Then And Now by Robert Clack and Philip Hutchinson.

173. Starters by Lissa Price.

174. Looking For Alaska by John Green.

175. Every Day by David Levithan.

176. Feather And Bone by Gus Smith.

177. Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan.

178. The Blue Blazes by Chuck Wendig.

179. The Republic Of Thieves by Scott Lynch.

180. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley.

181. Hive Monkey by Gareth L. Powell. 

182. Blood And Feathers: Rebellion by Lou Morgan.

183. The Burning Circus – A British Fantasy Society Anthology edited by Johnny Mains.

184. Unexpected Journeys – A British Fantasy Society Anthology edited by Juliet E. McKenna.

185. Monkey Wars by Richard Kurti.

186. Girl of Nightmares by Kendare Blake.

187. A Confusion Of Princes by Garth Nix.

188. Dream London by Tony Ballantyne.

189. The Watchers: A Secret History Of The Reign Of Elizabeth I by Stephen Alford.

ACQUIRED AFTER 1 JANUARY 2014

190. The Shock Of The Fall by Nathan Filer.

191. We Danced All Night by Martin Pugh.

192. Harbringer Of The Storm by Aliette de Bodard.

193. Ripper by Stefan Petrucha.

194. Quarantine: The Loners by Lex Thomas.

195. The Art Of Wishing by Lindsay Ribar.

196. The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle.

197. The Mammoth Book Of Steampunk edited by Sean Wallace.

198. The Victorian City by Judith Flanders.

199. A Clockwork Heart by Liesel Schwarz.

200. A Million Suns by Beth Revis.

201. The Bone Dragon by Alexia Castle.

202. Boneshaker by Cherie Priest.

203. Homunculus by James P. Blaylock.

204. The Lives Of Tao by Wesley Chu.

205. The Prince Of Lies by Anne Lyle.

206. Ashes Of Honour by Seanan McGuire.

207. One Salt Sea by Seanan McGuire.

208. Seasons In The Sun by Dominic Sandbrook.

209. Hang Wire by Adam Christopher.

210. Lockwood & Co – The Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud.

211. A Study In Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle.

212. Murder On The Home Front by Molly Lefebure

213. Flame by Amy Kathleen Ryan.

214. Singled Out by Virginia Nicholson.

215. Shadowplay by Laura Lam.

216. Gunnerkrigg Court: Orientation by Thomas Siddell

217. Wounded: From Battlefield To Blighty by Emily Mayhew

218. Our Lady Of The Streets by Tom Pollock.

219. The City Of Silk And Steel by Mike, Linda and Louise Carey.

220. Adam Robots Short Stories by Adam Roberts.

221. The Path Of Anger by Antoine Rouaud.

222. The House Of War And Witness by Mike, Linda and Louise Carey.

223. The Assassination Of Margaret Thatcher by Hilary Mantel.

224. Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America by John Waters.

225. Role Models by John Waters.

226. Pretty Monsters by Kelly Link.

227. Costume Not Included by Matthew Hughes.

228. Letters Between Gentlemen by Professor Elemental and Nimue Brown

ACQUIRED AFTER 1ST JANUARY 2015

229. Forensics: The Anatomy Of Crime by Val McDermid.

230. Cuckoo Song by Frances Hardinge.

231. Moon’s Artifice by Tom Lloyd.

232. Son Of The Morning by Mark Alder.

233. Half Wild by Sally Green.

234. Hack Attack by Nick Davies.

235. Flash Boys by Michael Lewis.

236. The Establishment And How They Get Away With It by Owen Jones.

237. Modernity Britain 1957 – 62 by David Kynaston.

238. The Infinite Sea by Rick Yancey.

239. Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard.

240. Magisterium: The Iron Trial by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare.

241.The Peripheral by William Gibson.

242. The Potion Diaries by Amy Alward.

243. Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige.

244. Messenger Of Fear by Michael Grant.

245. Lock In by John Scalzi.

246. The Gospel Of Loki by Joanne Harris.

247. The Shadow Cabinet by Maureen Johnson.

248. Long Reach by Peter Cocks.

249. Body Blow by Peter Cocks.

250. Gilliamesque by Terry Gilliam.

251. A Robot In The Garden by Deborah Install

252. The Wolves Of London by Mark Morris.

253. The Society Of Blood by Mark Morris.

254. The Lazarus Gate by Mark A. Latham.

255. Marked by Sue Tingey.

256. Traitor’s Blade by Sebastien De Castell.

257. The Knight by Pierre Pevel.

258. Farlander by Col Buchanan.

259. Look Who’s Back by Timur Vermes.

260. Absolute Pandemonium by Brian Blessed.

261. No One Gets Out Alive by Adam Nevill.

262. Station Eleven by Emile St John Mandel.

263. Sleepless by Lou Morgan.

264. I Think You’ll Find That It’s A Bit More Complicated Than That by Ben Goldacre.

265. Five Red Herrings by Dorothy L. Sayers.

266. Digital Divide by K. B. Spangler.

267. Mr And Mrs Prince by Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina.

ACQUIRED AFTER 1 JANUARY 2016

268. So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson.

269. The Big Short by Michael Lewis.

270. The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge.

271. Rebel Of The Sands by Alwyn Hamilton.

272. The Art Of Being Normal by Lisa Williamson.

273. The Fourth Wish by Lindsay Ribar

274. Demon Road by Derek Landy.

275. Radio Silence by Alice Oseman.

276. Ace Of Spiders by Stefan Mohamed

277. Spy Out The Land by Jeremy Duns.

278. The Sleeping Prince by Melinda Salisbury.

279. Half Lost by Sally Green.

280. Uprooted by Naomi Novik.

281. The Cold Cold Ground by Adrian McKinty.

282. Near Enemy by Adam Sternbergh.

283. The Hangman’s Song by James Oswald.

284. Desolation by Derek Landy.

285. This Savage Song by V. E. Schwab.

286. The Somnambulist And The Psychic Thief by Lisa Tuttle.

287. And I Darken by Kiersten White.

288. This Is London by Ben Judah.

289. SS-GB by Len Deighton.

290. The Sun Is Also A Star by Nicola Yoon.

291. The Manifesto On How To Be Interesting by Holly Bourne.

292. Gorky Park by Martin Cruz Smith.

293. They All Love Jack: Busting The Ripper by Bruce Robinson.

294. His Bloody Project by Graeme Macrae Burnet.

295. Darkness Hidden by Zoe Marriott.

296. Iraq + 100: Stories From A Century After The Invasion edited by Hassan Blasim.

297. My Gym Teacher Is An Alien Overlord by David Solomons.

298. A Pocket Full Of Murder by R. J. Anderson.

299. Demon Hunters: Trinity by Olivia Chase.

300. Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake.

301. The Girl With Seven Names by Hyeonseo Lee and David John.

302. Intercept: The Secret History Of Computers And Spies by Gordon Corera.

303. Skyfaring: A Journey With A Pilot by Mark Vanhoenacker.

304. Way Down Dark by J. P. Smythe.

305. The Wrong Case by James Crumley.

306. I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us And A Grander View Of Life by Ed Yong.

307. Queen Bees: Six Brilliant And Extraordinary Society Hostesses Between The Wars by Sian Evans.

308. The Good Liar by Nicholas Searle.

ACQUIRED AFTER 1 JANUARY 2017 

309. We All Looked Up by Tommy Wallach.

310. Hot Lead, Cold Iron by Ari Marmell.

311. The Rain-Soaked Bride by Guy Adams.

312. Those Above by Daniel Polansky.

313. The Famished Road by Ben Okri.

314. The One From The Other by Philip Kerr.

315. The Silk Weaver by Liz Trenow.

316. Die Of Shame by Mark Billingham.

317. You Can Run by Steve Mosby.

318. Straight Outta Crongton by Alex Wheatle.

319. One Of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus.

320. The Death House by Sarah Pinborough.

321. Dead Man’s Blues by Ray Celestin.

322. Who Runs The World by Virginia Bergin.

323. After The Fire by Will Hill.

324. The Call by Peadar O’Guilin.

325. Contagion by Teri Terry.

326. Under My Hat: Tales From The Cauldron edited by Jonathan Strahan.

327. Dangerous Women Part III edited by George R R Martin and Gardner Dozois.

328. Asia’s Reckoning: China, Japan, The US And The Struggle For Global Power by Richard McGregor.

329. The Econocracy: On The Perils Of Leaving Economics To The Experts by Joe Earle, Cahal Moran and Zach Ward-Perkins.

330. Indigo Donut by Patrice Lawrence.

331. Theft By Finding: Diaries (Volume 1) by David Sedaris.

332. Moonlocket by Peter Bunzl.

333. My Evil Twin Is A Supervillain by David Solomons.

334. The Firm Divided: Manager-Shareholder Conflict And The Fight For Control Of The Modern Corporation by Graeme Guthrie.

335. Enemies And Neighbours: Arabs And Jews In Palestine And Israel, 1917 – 2017 by Ian Black.

336. Nemesis by Brendan Reichs.

337. One Dark Throne by Kendare Blake.

338. Tarnished City by Vic James.

339. Lost Kingdom: A History Of Russian Nationalism From Ivan The Great To Vladimir Putin by Serhii Plokhy.

340. What You Did Not Tell: A Russian Past And The Journey Home by Mark Mazower.

341. The Den Of Geek Guide To The Movieverse: Movie Geek by Simon Brew, Ryan Lambie and Louisa Mellor

342. Auntie Poldi And The Fruits Of The Lord by Mario Giordano.

343. Humans Are Underrated: What High Achievers Know That Brilliant Machines Never Will by Geoff Colvin

344. The Internationalists And Their Plan To Outlaw War by Oona Hathaway and Scott Shapiro

345. Zen And The Art Of Murder by Oliver Bottini.

346. Now You See by Max Manning.

347. While You Sleep by Stephanie Merritt

348. No Good Brother by Tyler Keevil.

349. The Perfect Girlfriend by Karen Hamilton.

350. M&A Disputes: A Professional Guide To Accounting Arbitrations by A. Vincent Biemans and Gerald M. Hansen.

351. I Still Dream by James Smythe.

352. The Bees by Laline Paull.

353. A Quiet Flame by Philip Kerr.

354. What Not To Do If You Turn Invisible by Ross Welford.

355. Witchsign by Den Patrick

356. The Colour Of Bee Larkham’s Murder by Sarah J Harris

357. Red Clocks by Leni Zumas

358. The Memory Chamber by Holly Cave

359. The Wicked Cometh by Laura Carlin 

360. A Hero Born by Jin Yong

361. The Siege by Helen Dunmore.

362. Straight Razor Cure by Daniel Polansky.

363. Sapiens: A Brief History Of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari.

364. Hole In The Middle by Kendra Fortmeyer.

ACQUIRED AFTER 1 JANUARY 2018 

365. The Astonishing Colour Of After by Emily X. R. Pan.

366. Kiss Me Kill Me by J. S. Carol

367. Enlightenment Now: A Manifesto For Science, Reason, Humanism And Progress by Steven Pinker

368. The Long ’68: Radical Protest And Its Enemies by Richard Vinen.

369. Splinter In The Blood by Ashley Dyer.

370. Marx And Marxism by Gregory Claeys.

371. God Save Texas: A Journey Into The Future Of America by Lawrence Wright.

372. Europe’s Crisis Edited by Manuel Castells

373. The Fire Court by Andrew Taylor.

374. Defectors by Joseph Kanon.

375. Greeks Bearing Gifts by Philip Kerr

376. American By Day by Derek B. Miller

377. The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton.

378. King Of Ashes by Raymond E. Feist.

379. Property by Lionel Shriver.

380. Berlin Alexanderplatz by Alfred Döblin

381. Money In The Morgue by Ngaio Marsh and Stella Duffy

382. Not That I Could Tell by Jessica Strawser.

383. Understanding Business Accounting For Dummies by Colin Barrow and John A Tracy

384. The Queens Of Innis Lear by Tessa Gratton.

385. Think Again: How To Reason And Argue by Walter Sinnott-Armstrong.

386. Digital @ Scale by Anand Swaminathan and Jürgen Meffert.

387. Reinventing Capitalism In The Age Of Data by Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Thomas Ramge

388. Orphan Monster Spy by Matt Killeen.

389. The Silenced by Stephen Lloyd Jones.

390. The Smiling Man by Joseph Knox

391. Tin by Pádraig Kenny.

392. Lovel Like Blood by Mark Billingham 

393. Everything Is Lies by Helen Callaghan.

394. This Mortal Coil by Emily Suvada.

395. Children Of Blood And Bone by Tomi Adeyemi.

396. From Cold War To Hot Peace: The Inside Story Of Russia And America by Michael McFaul

397. The Wolf by Leo Carew

398. Bitter Sun by Beth Lewis.

399. Reporter: A Memoir by Seymour Hersh

400. The Value Of Everything by Mariana Mazzucato.

401. Too Close To Breathe by Olivia Kiernan.

402. The Seventh Cross by Anna Seghers.

403. The Death Knock by Elodie Harper.

404. State of Emergency: Travels In A Troubled World by Navid Kermani

405. Grace & Fury by Tracy Banghart

406. Brazil: A Biography by Lilia M. Schwarcz and Heloisa M. Starling.

407. If We Were Villains by M. L. Rio.

408. This Is Going To Hurt by Adam Kay.

409. Skin Deep by Liz Nugent.

410. The Summer Of Us by Cecilia Vinesse.

411. The Liar’s Room by Simon Lelic.

412. Liar Liar by Lisa Jackson.

413. A Brush With Death by Quintin Jardine

414. The Shape Of The Ruins by Juan Gabriel Vásquez

415. The Adults by Caroline Hulse.

416. City Of Devils by Paul French

417. The Truth Of Different Skies by Kate Ling

418. The Old Religion by Martyn Waites

419. Build It: The Rebel Playbook For World-Clas Employee Engagement by Glenn Elliott and Debra Corey.

420. Wyntertide by Andrew Caldecott

421. A Gathering Of Ghosts by Karen Maitland

422. The Inner Level by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett.

423. Outpost H311 by Sara Jayne Townsend.

424. The Sisters Mederos by Patrice Sarath.

425. Deadpool: The Complete Collection Volume 1 by Daniel Way, Andy Diggle, Steve Dillon, Pacp Medina, Carlo Barberi and Bong Dazo

426. The Unexpected Inheritance Of Inspector Chopra by Vaseem Khan.

427. On The Edge by Ilona Andrews.

428. Private Equity In Action: Case Studies From Developed And Emerging Markets by Claudia Zeisberger, Michael Prahl and Bowen White.

429. Inhuman Resources by Pierre Lemaitre.

430. Promise At Dawn by Romain Gary.

431. Lou Out Of Luck by Nat Luurtsema.

432. Release by Patrick Ness.

433. The Huntress: Storm by Sarah Driver.

434. The Returned: They Left To Wage Jihad, Now They’re Back by David Thomson.

435. Rotherweird by Andrew Caldecott.

436. The Huntress: Sky by Sarah Driver.

437. Th1rt3en by Steve Cavanagh.

438. Godsgrave by Jay Kristoff.

439. Riddle Of The Runes by Janina Ramirez.

440. The Ultimate Finance Book by Roger Mason.

441. The Hunter by Andrew Reid.

442. Primo Levi: The Last Interview  – Conversations with Giovanni Tesio by Giovanni Tesio

443. Capitalism: A Conversation In Critical Theory by Nancy Fraser and Rahel Jaeggi

444. Mastering Private Equity: Transformation Via Venture Capital, Minority Investments And Buyouts by Claudia Zeisberger, Michael Prahl and Bowen White.

445. Radicalized Loyalties: Becoming Muslim In The West by Fabien Truong.

446. Seduction: Men, Masculinity And Mediated Intimacy by Rachel O’Neill.

447. Digital Human: The Fourth Revolution Of Humanity Includes Everyone by Chris Skinner

448. The Bitcoin Standard: The Decentralized Alternative To Central Banking by Saifedeen Ammous.

449. From The Corner Of The Oval Office by Beck Dorey-Stein.

450. The Coddling Of The American Mind by Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt.

451. Inbound PR: The PR Agency’s Manual To Transforming Your Business With Inbound by Iliyana Stareva.

452. Inbound Selling: How To Change The Way You Sell To Match How People Buy by Brian Signorelli.

453. No Small Change: Why Financial Services Needs A New Kind Of Marketing by Lucian Camp and Anthony Thomson.

454. The Impossible: On The Run by Mark Illis.

455. The Chalk Man by C J Tudor.

456. Force Of Nature by Jane Harper.

457. Meddling Kids by Edgar Cantero.

458. The Future Of Capitalism by Paul Collier.

459. The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story Of Cold War Espionage And Betrayal by David E. Hoffman.

460. City Of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab.

461. Under My Skin by Lisa Unger.

462. Small Spaces by Sarah Epstein.

463. The Price Guide To The Occult by Leslye Walton.

464. Do Robots Make Love? From AI To Immortality by Laurent Alexandre and Jean-Michel Besnier.

465. The Stranger Diaries by Elly Griffiths.

466. National Populism: The Revolt Against Liberal Democracy by Roger Eatwell and Matthew Goodwin.

467. A Well Behaved Woman: A Novel Of The Vanderbilts by Therese Anne Fowler.

468. Attention Pays: How To Drive Profitability, Productivity And Accountability by Neen James

469. This Book Is Not Rubbish by Isabel Thomas.

470. Bone Talk by Candy Gourlay.

471. Trust Me, I’m Lying: Confessions Of A Media Manipulator by Ryan Holiday.

472. Snap by Belinda Bauer.

473. Floored: When Seven Lives Collide by Sara Barnard, Holly Bourne, Tanya Byrne, Non Pratt, Melinda Salisbury, Lisa Williamson and Eleanor Wood.

474. That’s Not What Happened by Kody Keplinger.

475. Struck by Jennifer Bosworth.

476. Shadow Of The Fox by Julie Kagawa.

477. Brothers In Blood by Amer Anwar.

478. A Darkness Of Dragons by S. A. Patrick.

479. The Boneless Mercies by April Genevieve Tucholke.

480. The Bus On Thursday by Shirley Barrett.

481. The Right Amount Of Panic: How Women Trade Freedom For Safety by Fiona Vera-Gray.

482. The Lost Man by Jane Harper.

483. The Rumour by Lesley Kara.

484. A Fistful Of Shells: West Africa From The Rise Of The Slave Trade To The Age Of Revolution by Toby Green.

485. Tombland by C. J. Sansom.

486. 84K by Claire North.

487. Touch by Claire North.

488. Bright Ruin by Vic James.

489. The End Of The Day by Claire North.

490. Skycircus by Peter Bunzl.

491. Battle Sight Zero by Gerald Seymour.

492. The Suspect by Fiona Barton.

493. Artifictional Intelligence: Against Humanity’s Surrender To Computers by Harry Collins

494. Why Social Media Is Ruining Your Life by Katherine Ormerod.

495. Cold Case by Quintin Jardine.

496. AngloArabia by David Wearing.

497. Cold Bones by David Mark.

498. The Haven by Simon Lelic.

499. Forgotten Women: The Writers by Zing Tsjeng.

500. Light Years by Kass Morgan.

501. Lies Sleeping by Ben Aaronovitch.

502. Fated by Teri Terry.

503. Across The Void by S. K. Vaughn.

504. Flowers Over The Inferno by Ilaria Tuti.

505. How To Hold A Grudge: From Resentment To Contentment – The Power Of Grudges To Transform Your Life by Sophie Hannah.

506. Muse of Nightmares by Laini Taylor.

507. The Wolf And The Watchman by Niklas Natt Och Day

508. Deliver Me by Karen Cole.

509. Diary Of A Brilliant Kid: Top Secret Guide To Awesomness. By Andy Cope, Gavin Oattes and Will Hussey.

510. To Kill The Truth by Sam Bourne.

511. Dirty Little Secrets by Jo Spain.

512. Devoted by Jennifer Mathieu.

513. The Familiars by Stacey Halls.

514. How To Present To Absolutely Anyone by Mark Rhodes.

515. The Night Tiger by Yangsze Choo.

516. English Universities In Crisis: Markets Without Competition by Jefferson Frank, ormal Gowar and Michael Naef.

517. Our Child Of The Stars by Stephen Cox.

518. The Expertise Economy by Kelly Palmer and David Blake.

519. Leadership At Scale by Claudio Feser, Michael Rennie and Nicolai Chen Nielsen.

520. Farsighted: How We Make The Decisions That Matter The Most by Steven Johnson.

521. The Odysseum: Strange Journeys That Obliterated Convention by David Bramwell and Jo Tinsley.

522. Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay And A Mother’s Will To Survive by Stephanie Land.

523. A Long Night In Paris by Dov Alfon.

524. The Club by Joshua Robinson and Jonathan Clegg.

525. After She’s Gone by Camilla Grebe.

526. The Class Ceiling: Why It Pays To Be Privileged by Sam Friedman and Daniel Laurison.

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527. Village Of The Lost Girls by Agustín Martínez.

528. A Shadow Intelligence by Oliver Harris.

529. The Atlas Of Disease by Sandra Hempel.

530. Kingdom Of The Blind by Louise Penny.

531. Scrublands by Chris Hammer.

532. Two Can Keep A Secret by Karen M. McManus.

533. Dead Man’s Gift And Other Stories by Simon Kernick.

534. The Art Of Statistics: Learning From Data by David Spiegelhalter.

535. Places And Names: Dispatches Of War by Elliot Ackerman.

536. The Hunted by Kerry Barnes.

537. The Peculiar Peggs Of Riddling Woods by Samuel J. Halpin.

538. What Dementia Teaches Us About Love by Nicci Gerrard.

539. Greece: Biography Of A Modern Nation by Roderick Beaton.

540. Whiteshift: Populism, Immigration And The Future Of White Majorities by Eric Kaufmann.

541. The Feminism Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

542. King Of Scars by Leigh Bardugo

543. Hidden Bodies by Caroline Kepnes.

544. Death Notice by Zhou Haohui.

545. The Blood Road by Stuart MacBride.

546. This Lie Will Kill You by Chelsea Pitcher.

547. Whiteout by Gabriel Dylan.

548. Past Life by Dominic Nolan.

549. Principled Spying: The Ethics Of Secret Intelligence by David Omand and Mark Phythian.

550. Doing Philosophy: From Common Curiosity To Logical Reasoning by Timothy Williamson.

551. The River by Peter Heller.

552. Metropolis by Philip Kerr.

553. The Little Book Of Results: A Quick Guide To Achieving Big Goals by Jamie Smart.

554. Pie Fidelity: In Defence Of British Food by Pete Brown.

555. Master Of Sorrows: The Silent Gods by Justin Call.

556. Offline: Free Your Mind From Smartphone And Social Media Stress by Imran Rashid and Soren Kenner.

557. The Killer In Me by Olivia Kiernan.

558. The Secret Runners Of New York by Matthew Reilly.

559. Last Ones Left Alive by Sarah Davis-Goff

560. A Brightness Long Ago by Guy Gavriel Kay.

561. The Language Of Birds by Jill Dawson.

562. Stone Mothers by Erin Kelly

563. You Came Back by Christopher Coake.

564. Nocturna by Maya Motayne.

565. Genesis: On The Deep Origin Of Societies by Edward O Wilson.

566. Viper by Bex Hogan.

567. Deadland by William Shaw.

568. Agatha Oddly – Murder At The Museum by Lena Jones.

569. How To Rob A Bank by Tom Mitchell.

570. The Polymath: Unlocking The Power Of Human Versatility by Waqas Ahmed.

571. Black Enough: Stories Of Being Young And Black In America edited by Ibi Zoboi

572. Bloomberg By Bloomberg by Michael R. Bloomberg.

573. The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story Of The Future by David Wallace-Wells.

574. Rory Branagan: The Deadly Dinner Lady by Andrew Clover and Ralph Lazar.

575. Stay The Course: The Story Of Vanguard And The Index Revolution by John C. Bogle.

576. Resistance: 52 Young Women Making Herstory Right Now by Lauren Sharkey and Manjit Thapp.

577. Scavengers by Darren Simpson.

578. Kill The Black One First by Michael Fuller.

579. Licence To Be Bad by Jonathan Aldred.

580. The Hidden Wife by Amanda Reynolds.

581. Nobody Walks by Mick Herron.

582. One Of Us by Craig Dilouie.

583. Thunderhead by Neal Shusterman.

584. Righteous by Joe Ide.

585. American Spy by Lauren Wilkinson.

586. Fallen Angel by Chris Brookmyre.

587. The Sharp Edge Of A Snowflake by Sif Sigmarsdóttir.

588. The Paper & Hearts Society by Lucy Powrie.

589. The Flatshare by Beth O’Leary.

590. A Stranger City by Linda Grant.

591. No Way by S. J. Morden.

592. Don’t Touch My Hair by Emma Dabiri.

593. The Wisdom Of Bones by Kitty Aldridge.

594. Whisper Network by Chandler Baker.

595. The Case Against Reality by Donald D. Hoffman.

596. Sanctuary by Luca D’Andrea

597. The Anxious Triumph: A Global History Of Capitalism, 1860 – 1914 by Donald Sassoon.

598. The Russia Anxiety And How History Can Resolve It by Mark B. Smith.

599. Contender: The Chosen by Taran Matharu.

600. The Cosmic Atlas Of Alfie Fleet by Martin Howard and Chris Mould.

601. Witchcraft: The Invention Of Philosophy In English by Jonathan Rée.

602. City Of Thieves by David Benioff.

603. Skulduggery Pleasant: Bedlam by Derek Landy.

604. Where The River Runs Gold by Sita Brahmachari

605. Brightfall by Jaime Lee Moyer.

606. Bulletproof Problem Solving: The One Skill That Changes Everything by Charles Conn and Robert McLean.

607. The Boy Who Fell by Jo Spain.

608. The End Of Aspiration by Duncan Exley.

609. Clear Bright Future by Paul Mason

610. Generation Left by Keir Milburn

611. Gods of Jade And Shadow by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

612. Can Everyone Please Calm Down? by Mae Martin.

613. The Sex Factor: How Women Made The West Rich by Victoria Bateman.

614. Pride: The Story Of The LGBTQ Equality Movement by Matthew Todd.

615. Missing Person by Sarah Lotz.

616. Possessed: Why We Want More Than We Need by Bruce Hood.

617. Novacene: The Coming Age Of Hyperintelligence by James Lovelock.

618. Murder By The Minster by Helen Cox.

619. The Responsible Globalist: What Citizens Of The World Can Learn From Nationalism by Hassan Damluji.

620. This Is Gomorrah by Tom Chatfield.

621. The Other Half Of Augusta Hope by Joanna Glen.

622. Nothing To Hide by James Oswald.

623. Girl At Midnight by Katarzyna Bonda.

624. The Bone Fire by S. D. Sykes.

625. The Perfect Wife by J. P. Delaney.

626. Call Him Mine by Tim MacGabhann.

627. We Need New Stories by Nesrine Malik.

628. The Unsettling Of Europe by Peter Gatrell

629. Learning From The Germans by Susan Neiman.

630. Starfell by Dominique Valente

631. The Liars by Jennifer Mathieu.

632. The Secret Summer by Ali Standish.

633. Fake Like Me by Barbara Bourland.

634. Why Cities Look The Way They Do by Richard J Williams. (STARTED IN 2019)

635. Black Flowers by Steve Mosby.

636. No Time To Cry by James Oswald.

637. Skulduggery Pleasant Midnight by Derek Landy.

638. Money Land by Oliver Bulloch.

639. Life Scale – How To Live A More Creative, Productive And Happy Life by Brian Solis.

640. Don’t Look Back In Anger by Daniel Rachel.

641. Skulduggery Pleasant – Resurrection by Derek Landy.

642. Top 10 Vienna:2020 (DK Eyewitness Travel Guide).

643. The Light That Failed: A Reckoning by Ivan Krastev and Stephen Holmes.

644. The Rules Of Security: Staying Safe In A Risky World by Paul Martin

645. India In The Persianate Age 1000 – 1765 by Richard M. Eaton.

646. Dopeworld: Adventures In Drug Lands by Niko Vorbyov.

647. The Maker Of Monsters by Lorraine Gregory.

648. The Undying: A Meditation On Modern Illness by Anne Boyer.

649. The Great Successor: The Secret Rise And Rule Of Kim Jong Un by Anna Fifield.

650. Bad Day At The Vulture Club by Vaseem Khan

651. Empire Of Democracy: The Remaking Of The West Since The Cold War 1971 – 2017 by Simon Reid-Henry

652. Way Of The Waves by Janina Ramirez.

653. The Last Spell Breather by Julie Pike.

654. The Meritocracy Trap: The Tyranny Of Just Deserts by Daniel Markovits.

655. The July Girls by Phoebe Locke.

656. Embassy Of The Dead: Hangman’s Crossing by Will Mabbitt.

657. What You Pay For by Claire Askew

658. Truth And Lies by Caroline Mitchell.

659. Say Nothing by Brad Parks.

660. What’s That In Dog Years? By Ben Davis.

661. Queen Of Ruin by Tracy Banghart.

662. Just One Damed Thing After Another by Jodi Taylor.

663. Bitterseeds by Ian Tregillis.

664. You Won’t Believe It by Adam Baron.

665. By The Pricking Of Her Thumb by Adam Roberts.

666. The Holiday by T. M. Logan.

667. The Last by Hanna Jameson.

668. Top Marks For Murder by Robin Stevens.

669. Why We Get The Wrong Politicians by Isabel Hardman.

670. Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty.

671. The Poppy War by R. F. Kuang.

672. Why Your Parents Are Driving You Up The Wall And What To Do About It by Dean Burnett.

673. Forgotten Bastards Of The Eastern Front by Serhii Plokhy.

674. How To Fight Anti-Semitism by Bari Weiss.

675. Duet In Beirut by Mishka Ben-David.

676. Winterland by Alan Glynn.

677. Inland by Téa Obreht.

678. A Pocketful Of Stars by Aisha Bushby.

679. The Haven Revolution by Simon Lelic

680. The Black Flamingo by Dean Atta.

681. Supercharg3d: How 3D Printing Will Drive Your Supply Chain by Len Pannett.

682. The Girl With Space In Her Heart by Lara Williamson.

683. The Girl Who Speaks Bear by Sophie Anderson.

684. The Village by Nikita Lalwani.

685. Don’t Be Evil: The Case Against Big Tech by Rana Foroohar.

686. In A Dark Wood by Ruth Ware.

687. Final Girls by Riley Sager.

688. Death Is A Welcome Guest by Louise Welsh.

689. The Deathless Girls by Kiran Millwood Hargrave.

690. Fallen by Benedict Jacka

691. The Ten Thousand Doors Of January by Alix E. Harrow.

692. Russia by Dmitri Trenin.

693. The Case For People’s Quantitative Easing by Frances Coppola

694. Cold Granite by Stuart Macbride.

695. Night Passage by Robert D Parker

696. Tall Oaks by Chris Whitaker

697. That Will Never Work by Marc Randolph

698. Me Me Me? by Jon Lawrence

699. Rules For Vanishing by Kate Alice Marshall.

700. The 24 Hour Café by Libby Page.

701. Boy In The Well by Douglas Lindsay.

702. The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley.

703. The Toll by Neal Shusterman.

704. Twisted by Steve Cavanagh.

705. The Boy Who Lived With The Dead by Kate Ellis.

706. Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained by Michael B Neville

707. Enduring Love by Ian McEwan.

708. Food Or War by Julian Cribb.

709. Black Wave: Saudi Arabia, Iran And The Rivalry That Unravelled The Middle East by Kim Ghattas.

710. Unnatural Causes by Dr Richard Shepherd.

711. In Your Defence by Sarah Langford.

712. Say Nothing by Patrick Radden Keefe.

713. Bad Blood by John Carreyrou.

714. The Far Right Today by Cas Mudde.

715. Last Christmas edited by Greg Wise and Emma Thompson.

716. Chernobyl Prayer by Svetlana Alexievich.

717. Orphans Of The Tide by Struan Murray.

718. We Germans by Alexander Starritt.

719. Riding For Deliveroo: Resistance In The New Economy by Callum Cant.

720. Climate Change And The Nation State by Anatol Lieven.

721. The Return Of The Russian Leviathan by Sergei Medvedev.

722. Lightspeed: The Ghostly Aether And The Race To Measure The Speed Of Light by John C. H. Spence.

723. Buzz by Kenneth Carter.

724. The Daughter Of Time by Josephine Tey.

725. The Binding by Bridget Collins.

726. Midnight In Chernobyl by Adam Higginbotham.

727. Stonemouth by Ian Banks.

728. The Widows Of Malabar Hill by Sujata Massey. (STARTED 2019)

729. Son Of The Night by Mark Adler.

730. Seven Lives From Mass Observation by James Hinton.

731. The Reflection by Hugo Wilcken.

732. Soul Cage by Tetsuya Honda.

733. Without The Moon by Cathy Unsworth.

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