Don’t have enough to read already? Can’t help but loading up your TBR to insurmountable heights? Well fear not, here’s another round of forthcoming books on my radar. Anyone else want to cook Stardew recipes for real?

As always, dates mostly refer to UK print editions, and so books may already be out in different formats or territories. Links go to Goodreads and * indicates I’ve received a review copy. (e) means I’ve noticed that only the ebook is out this month.


The Garden Against Time: In Search of a Common Paradise by Olivia Laing (Picador)

Enlightenment by Sarah Perry (Jonathan Cape)


The Z Word by Lindsay King-Miller (Quirk Books)

Perfect Little Monsters by Cindy R.X. He (Soucebooks Fire)

The Brides of High Hill by Nghi Vo (e) (Tor)

Archangels of Funk by Andrea Hairston (e) (Tor)

The Dark Side of the Sky by Francesco Dimitri (Titan Books)

The Ballad of Darcy and Russell by Morgan Matson (Simon & Schuster)


The Fellowship of Puzzlemakers by Samuel Burr (Orion)

Shadowstitch by Cari Thomas (HarperVoyager)

Literature for the People by Sarah Harkness (Macmillan)

Lavash at First Sight by Taleen Voskuni (Pan)

Can’t Spell Treason Without Tea by Rebecca Thorne (Tor)

Infinite Life by Jules Howard (Elliott & Thompson)

Snowblooded by Emma Sterner-Radley (Solaris)

The Light Eaters by ZoΓ« Schlanger (Fourth Estate)


When Among Crows by Veronica Roth (Titan Books)

The Ministry of Time by Kaliane Bradley (Sceptre)

The Paradise Problem by Christina Lauren (Piatkus)

The Dangerous Ones by Lauren Blackwood (Wednesday Books)

The Official Stardew Valley Cookbook by ConcernedApe (Random House)


The Wives of Halcyon by Eirinie Lapidaki (Legend Press)


House of Shades by Lianne Dillsworth (Hutchinson Heinemann)

The Honey Witch by Sydney J. Shields (Orbit)*


Lost Ark Dreaming by Suyi Davies Okungbowa (e) (Tor)

Escape Velocity by Victor Manibo (Erewhon Books)

Looking for Love in All the Haunted Places by Claire Kann (Berkley)

Here for the Wrong Reasons by Annabel Paulsen + Lydia Wang (Headline Eternal)


The Temptation of Magic by Megan Scott (Magpie)

Elusive by Genevieve Cogman (Tor)*

How to Become the Dark Lord (and Die Trying) by Django Wexler (Orbit)

Hey, Zoey by Sarah Crossan (Bloomsbury)

Paws and Portals by Ellie Warren (Curiosity Killed the Bookworm)


My Favorite Thing is Monsters Book Two by Emil Ferris (Fantagraphics)

The Afghans by Γ…sne Seierstad (Virago)

Evocation by S.T. Gibson (Angry Robot)


A Cage Went in Search of a Bird by Various (Abacus)

In Universes by Emet North (Hutchinson Heinemann)