In The Memory Librarian music, fashion, film and futurist icon Janelle Monae returns to the Afrofuturistic world of her critically acclaimed album, Dirty Computer, to explore how different threads of liberation - queerness, race, gender plurality, love - become tangled in a totalitarian landscape... and to discover costs of unravelling them.
'Frankly superb. This pummelling eco-thriller camouflages the true 'understory' of societal collapse, and glows in the dark with original thinking' David Mitchell, author of Utopia Avenue A speculative thriller about the end of all things, set in the Pacific Northwest. A harrowing descent into a secret world. 'Jane Smith' receives an unexplained envelope containing the key to a storage unit. And inside that storage unit is a taxidermy hummingbird and directions to a taxidermy salamander. Somehow, this bizarre treasure hunt, that Jane never expected or asked for, sets in motion a series of events that quickly put her and her family in danger. As she desperately seeks answers, she discovers time is running out - for her and possibly for the world. 'This is climate fiction at its most urgent and gripping' The New York Times 'Visionary, dark, beautiful, and strange, that rare novel that coaxes you into imagining the unimaginable' Kristen Roupenian, author of You Know You Want This: Cat Person and Other Stories 'Harrowing, gripping, and profound. It's both a thriller and a requiem for a disappearing world' Emily St. John Mandel, author of The Glass Hotel
The Great Gatsby meets Practical Magic in this lush, decadent gothic novel where a young woman gets swept into a glittering world filled with illicit magic, romance, blood debts and murder
The Kaiju Preservation Society is a thrilling standalone adventure from bestselling author John Scalzi. Jamie Gray embarks on the trip of a lifetime - to protect enormous kaiju on an alternate Earth. But not all is safe in this human-free world . . .
"A wonderland of fantastical and frightening, magical and real." Marlon James
"A fantastical, fierce reckoning... Sorrowland is gorgeous." Roxanne Gay
"Dark, magical and incredibly satisfying." Independent
"An exhilarating journey to the outer limits of science fiction." Guardian.
Vern, a hunted woman alone in the woods, gives birth to twins and raises them
away from the influence of the outside world. But something is wrong - not with
them, but with her own body. It's changing, it's itching, it's stronger, it's... not
To understand her body's metamorphosis, Vern must investigate not just the
secluded religious compound she fled but the violent history of dehumanization,
medical experimentation, and genocide that produced it. In the course of
reclaiming her own darkness, Vern learns that monsters aren't just individuals,
but entire histories, systems, and nations.
Sorrowland is a memorable work of Gothic fiction that wrestles with the tangled
history of racism in America and the marginalisation of society's undesirables. It
is a searing, seminal book that marks the arrival of a bold, unignorable voice in
All of the short fiction set in James S. A. Corey's multi-million-bestselling Expanse series is available in this collection for the first time - including a brand-new novella
The unmissable sequel to The Bone Shard Daughter, one of the biggest fantasy debuts of 2020
Preorder the thrilling new instalment in a secret history of our world like no other . . .
The First Rule is the most important: 'Always run, never fight'.
For 3000 years Mia's family has shaped Earth's history to push humanity to the stars, making brutal, wrenching choices along the way.
And now, in the year of 1968, Mia finds herself about to help launch the first people into space. She can't take them to the stars, not quite yet. But with her adversary almost upon her, and with the future of the planet at stake, it's becoming clearer that obeying the First Rule is no longer an option.
For the first time since her line's first generation, Mia will have to choose to stand her ground, knowing that the overwhelming odds mean that she risks not only her bloodline, but also the future of the human race.
Sylvain Neuvel's sci-fi thriller Until the Last of Me is a fast, darkly satirical alternate history of the 1960s space race in which the struggle isn't to be the first to the stars - but the last one standing.
Praise for Sylvain Neuvel
'It's fascinating to see how Neuvel weaves together fact and fiction . . . a blast. Seriously clever' - SFX
'An alt-history with a difference. Traces the true story of the development of rocket science but adds an alien-conspiracy-theory edge . . . Good fun' - Guardian
'Wry narration, wired action . . . Fans of alternate history and intelligent sci-fi will love this' - Publishers Weekly
This story is beautiful, vicious magic.' Tasha Suri, author of Empire of Sand
'A truly original and clever retelling of a classic that had me racing to the end - you'll never look at Sleeping Beauty the same again.' S.A.
The award-winning author of The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August and 84K returns with her most powerful and imaginative novel yet. This captivating tale puts an utterly original new spin on dystopian fiction.
The much-anticipated stand-alone prequel to the bestselling Queen of the Tearling trilogy . . .
A decadent kingdom . . . a descent into darkness . . . alliances forged under fire . . . a prophecy that will change the course of history .
'This propulsive, visceral, tech-rich tale is both all head and all heart' Caroline Kepnes, author Netflix smash hit You The blockbuster thriller from New York Times bestseller David Yoon.