Another 54 new books of interest heading out into the world in April! I don’t have too many pre-orders (marked with a P here) but there are plenty of these I’d read if I had all the time in the world. What books are you looking forward to next month?

Dates mostly refer to UK print editions, and so books may already be out in different formats or territories. Links go to Goodreads.


Blood Debts by Terry J. Benton-Walker (Hodder & Stoughton)

The Blind Spots by Thomas Mullen (Abacus)

The Art of Prophecy by Wesley Chu (Daphne Press)

The Scourge Between Stars by Ness Brown (e) (Tor Nightfire)

The Winter Knight by Jes Battis (ECW Press)


Paradise-1 by David Wellington (Orbit)

Shy by Max Porter (Faber)

Scorched Grace by Margot Douaihy (Pushkin Vertigo)

Beastly: A New History of Animals and Us by Keggie Carew (Canongate)

Not Alone by Sarah K Jackson (Picador)

The Red Bird Sings by Aoife Fitzpatric (Virago)

One For My Enemy by Olivie Blake (Tor)


The Crane Husband by Kelly Barnhill (Tor)

Verona in Autumn by Tom Lloyd (SRL Publishing)

Throwback by Maurene Goo (Hodder)

The Sharp Edge of Silence by Cameron Kelly Rosenblum (Hot Key Books)

Wings Once Cursed & Bound by Piper Drake (Sourcebooks Casablanca)


Divine Rivals by Rebecca Ross (Magpie)

Promises Stronger Than Darkness by Charlie Jane Anders (Titan)

Let’s Play Murder by Kesia Lupo (Bloomsbury)

The First Move by Jenny Ireland (Penguin)

Eyes Guts Throat Bones by MoΓ―ra Fowley (W&N)

Going Zero by Anthony McCarten (Macmillan)

Royal Blood by AimΓ©e Carter (Usborne)

Atalanta by Jennifer Saint (Wildfire)

My Love Life and the Apocalypse by Melissa Welliver (Chicken House)

Pathogenesis: How Germs Made History by Jonathan Kennedy (Torva)

The Grief Nurse by Angie Spoto (Sandstone Press)

The Wakes by Dianne Yarwood (Pheonix)

Undercurrent by Natasha Carthew (Coronet)

Love & Other Scams by PJ Ellis (HarperNorth)

Once Upon a Prime: The Wondrous Connections Between Mathematics and Literature by Sarah Hart (Mudlark)


Mr. & Mrs. Witch by Gwenda Bond (St Martin’s Griffin)


The Memory of Animals by Claire Fuller (Fig Tree)P

Alone by Carlota Gurt (Europa Editions)

Looking Glass Sound by Catriona Ward (Viper)

Sisters of the Lost Nation by Nick Medina (Berkley US)

Tree Stories by Stefano Mancuso (Profile Books)


This Delicious Death by Kayla Cottingham (Sourcebooks Fire) P

Feed Them Silence by Lee Mandelo (Tor)


Cursed Crowns by Katherine Webber + Catherine Doyle (Electric Monkey)P

For the First Time, Again by Sylvain Neuvel (Michael Joseph)P

Happy Place by Emily Henry (Viking)

Death of a Bookseller by Alice Slater (Hodder & Stoughton)P

Black Ops and Beaver Bombing by Fiona Mathews + Tim Kendall (Oneworld)

Found in a Bookshop by Stephanie Butland (Headline)

Fray by Chris Carse Wilson (HarperNorth)

The Future of Geography by Tim Marshall (Elliott & Thompson)

Wonder Boy: Tony Hsieh, Zappos and the Myth of Happiness in Silicon Valley by Angel Au-Yeung + David Jeans (Torva)

The Hike by Lucy Clarke (HarperCollins)

Ascension by Nicholas Binge (HarperVoyager)

Greek Lessons by Han Kang (Hamish Hamilton)

Preloved by Lauren Bravo (Simon & Schuster)

George: A Magpie Memoir by Frieda Hughes (Profile Books)