It’s time for another helping of new book releases. Although, it’s hard to be peppy about books when the world is in such a state. May we read about better, or at least fixable, worlds within their pages. Places where the villains get their comeuppance at the very least.

I am most looking forward to jumping into Daughter of the Merciful Deep and Echo of Worlds, and I’m intrigued to see if Private Rites is as good as Our Wives Under the Sea. Let me know if I’ve missed anything! I always seem to discover something new the moment I hit publish.

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 (or blog review if marked with ✨) and * indicates I’ve received a review copy.


Tidal Creatures by Seanan McGuire (Tor)


Daughter of the Merciful Deep by Leslye Penelope (Orbit)*

Private Rites by Julia Armfield (Fourth Estate)

Ghostroots by ‘Pemi Aguda (Virago)

Service Model by Adrian Tchaikovsky (Tor)

Green Frog by Gina Chung (Picador)

Briefly Very Beautiful by Roz Dineen (Bloomsbury)

The Grief Doctor by Jack Anderson (Raven Books)

Eruption by James Patterson + Michael Crichton (Century)

The Dog Park Detectives by Blake Mara (Simon & Schuster)

The King’s Witches by Kate Foster (Mantle)

The Love Interest by Helen Comerford (Bloomsbury)

The Chamber by Will Dean (Hodder & Stoughton)

Twelfth Knight by Alexene Farol Follmuth (First Ink)


The Stars Too Fondly by Emily Hamilton (Gollancz)*

Not in Love by Ali Hazelwood (Sphere)

The Afterlife of Mal Caldera by Nadi Reed Perez (Titan Books)

Cuckoo by Gretchen Felker-Martin (Titan Books)

The Rom-Commers by Katherine Center (Orion)

Horror Movie by Paul Tremblay (Titan Books)


✨ Running Close to the Wind by Alexandra Rowland (Tor)*

One of Our Kind by Nicola Yoon (Trapeze)

When the Moon Hatched by Sarah A. Parker (HarperVoyager)


Daughter of Calamity by Rosalie M. Lin (Tor)

Little Rot by Akwaeke Emezi (Faber)


The Cautious Traveller’s Guide to The Wastelands by Sarah Brooks (W&N)*

The Last Song of Penelope by Claire North (Orbit)

Freakslaw by Jane Flett (Doubleday)

This is Why We Lied by Karin Slaughter (HarperCollins)*

Lula Dean’s Little Library of Banned Books y Kirsten Miller (HQ)

I Love You, I Love You, I Love You by Laura Dockrill (HQ)

The Love of My Afterlife by Kirsty Greenwood (Penguin)

Maybe, Perhaps, Possibly by Joanna Glen (The Borough Press)


Ghost of the Neon God by T.R. Napper (Titan Books)


Saints of Storm and Sorrow by Gabriella Buba (Titan Books)

Finding Mr Write by Kelley Armstrong (Piatkus)

Foul Days by Genoveva Dimova (Wildfire)


All the Colours of the Dark by Chris Whitaker (Orion)

Echo of Worlds by M.R. Carey (Orbit)

We Speak Through the Mountain by Premee Mohamed (ECW Press)

Curandera by Irenosen Okojie (Dialogue Books)