Book

Cover Love

We’ve rounded up another batch of book covers that we love, and we hope you will too. We’ve also gathered all of your cover votes from this month, and your most loved cover is. . . Aurora Rising by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff.

Click on each cover to read the full book description, request (or wish for) the title, and cast your vote for the cover. If you’ve read these books, don’t forget to share feedback with the publisher and with your friends & followers.

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Librarian's Choice

Librarians' Choice: top 10

April 2019

Librarians’ Choice has announced the Top 10 titles for April 2019 that librarians across Australia love. You can request or wish for the featured titles below on NetGalley right now, and view more information on the Librarians’ Choice site.

If you are a librarian in Australia, you can nominate titles for the Librarians’ Choice list via NetGalley!

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Top Ten Books from UK – May 2019

It’s a month in which the big hitters in literary fiction are out in force, with new novels from Linda Grant, Mark Haddon and Jeanette Winterson. There’s also a welcome return for crime supremo, Denise Mina. Request now, and don’t forget to leave feedback! Please also make sure to leave your reviews on Amazon.co.uk and other retail sites!

Conviction
Denise Mina
Harvill Secker
UK Edition

Denise Mina’s last novel, The Long Drop, was a huge NetGalley favourite in 2017, and this contemporary-set novel is even more compelling.

Anna McDonald’s life has been torn apart. Her husband has run off with her best friend and taken their two children with him. Alone, she seeks solace in a crime podcast. But as she listens, she realises she knows one of the victims – and that she might be able to solve the case…

A Stranger City
Linda Grant
Virago
UK Edition

A case could be made for Linda Grant as one of the UK’s most versatile, and underappreciated, writers. A Stranger City is her finest book yet, a mystery, social commentary and an inquest into the nature of home.

Frankissstein
Jeanette Winterson
Jonathan Cape
UK Edition

For over thirty years, Jeanette Winterson has been pushing at the boundaries of fiction, and never has her work seemed more timely. This modern reimagining of Frankenstein shows exactly why.

The Porpoise
Mark Haddon
Chatto & Windus
UK Edition

The author of The Curious Incident… returns with another innovative and brilliantly idiosyncratic novel. The Porpoise mixes the ancient and the modern to create something wholly, and excitingly new.

The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna
Juliet Grames
Hodder & Stoughton
UK Edition

An immersive, ninety-year epic of one woman’s life, from the mountainsides of Italy to the American Dream, this astonishing book will have you utterly gripped. Stella Fortuna is a character you won’t forget.

All We Could Have Been
T.E. Carter
Simon & Schuster Children's
UK Edition

From the author of I Stop Somewhere comes an intense, tender and suspenseful novel of reinvention. Lexi hides her identity so no one will link her to her brother. At last she is happy, but for how long?

The Dangerous Kind
Deborah O'Connor
Zaffre
UK Edition

A different kind of mystery, The Dangerous Mind is a thriller that holds from the first page. Jessamine Gooch hosts a radio show about crime in London. But now she’s about to experience it first hand…

The Ice House
Tim Clare
Canongate
UK Edition

By turns unsettling, gripping, frightening and thrilling, The Ice House is another mind-bending read from Tim Clare. Delphine is an old woman, but she remembers the past. A past that is out to destroy her present…

The Butterfly Room
Lucinda Riley
Macmillan
UK Edition

Posy Montague has lived at Admiral House for seventy years and the time has come to sell. But Admiral House has secrets Posy is only now about to discover. A sumptuous and captivating page-turner.

The Anarchists' Club
Alex Reeve
Raven Books
UK Edition

A startlingly original slice of historical crime, this is the second outing for Leo Stanhope. All Leo wants is to keep his head down and protect the secret of his birth gender. But then the police arrive at his lodgings…

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Library Reads

LibraryReads List

April 2019

LibraryReads has announced their April 2019 list that librarians across the country loved. You can request or wish for the featured titles below on NetGalley right now, and view more information on the LibraryReads site.

If you are a librarian, you can nominate titles for the LibraryReads list via NetGalley – learn more here!

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Librarian's Choice

Librarians' Choice: top 10

March 2019

Librarians’ Choice has announced the Top 10 titles for March 2019 that librarians across Australia love. You can request or wish for the featured titles below on NetGalley right now, and view more information on the Librarians’ Choice site.

If you are a librarian in Australia, you can nominate titles for the Librarians’ Choice list via NetGalley!

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Cover Love

We’ve rounded up another batch of book covers that we love, and we hope you will too. We’ve also gathered all of your cover votes from this month, and your most loved cover is. . . The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren.

Click on each cover to read the full book description, request (or wish for) the title, and cast your vote for the cover. If you’ve read these books, don’t forget to share feedback with the publisher and with your friends & followers.

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Top Ten Books from UK – April 2019

One of the strongest months we’ve had in some time showcases all the best that’s coming in April. From Fiction to Memoir, from YA to Mystery & Thrillers, you’re sure to find something outstanding. And don’t forget to leave feedback when you’ve read your approved titles!

The Parisian
Isabella Hammad
Jonathan Cape
UK Edition

Acclaimed by Zadie Smith as ‘a sublime reading experience’, and named as a 2019 Observer hottest-tipped debut, The Parisian is historical fiction at its most affecting.

As the First World War rages, a young Palestinian, Midhat Kamal, travels from the politics of the Middle East to the dinner tables of a newly tumultuous Paris. It is a trip that will redefine his life in a myriad of dramatic ways.

Queenie
Candice Carty-Williams
Trapeze
UK Edition

Queenie was named to be queen of everything. So why is she finding it so hard to rule her own life? A ferociously funny, deeply wise and hugely relevant novel, Queenie beguiles from the very first page.

How To Fail
Elizabeth Day
Fourth Estate
UK Edition

Based on the podcast of the same name, How to Fail is a funny, warm and instantly relatable book about finding yourself through your own mistakes. It’s an off-beat guide to life you never knew you needed.

Things in Jars
Jess Kidd
Canongate
UK Edition

Jess Kidd’s unique blend of gothic, mystery and literary sensibilities has made her a huge favourite with NetGalley members, and this is her best book yet. A Victorian detective story like no other…

Home Girl
Alex Wheatle
Atom
UK Editions

Alex Wheatle is one of the UK’s most important and beloved writers for young adults, and Home Girl is another superlative novel. Naomi is in care but she will not be broken by the system. A classic.

The Dollmaker
Nina Allan
riverrun
UK Editions

A magical fusion of fantasy and reality, The Dollmaker is compelling, unusual and captivating. When dollmaker Andrew answers an ad in a collectors’ magazine, he can’t know just how it will change his life…

The Way Home
Mark Boyle
Oneworld Publications
UK Edition

Some talk of going back to nature, but few go to the same lengths as Mark Boyle. This entrancing memoir traces his retreat from modern life and how we can all embrace a life ungoverned by technology.

Chemical Detective
Fiona Erskine
Point Blank
UK Edition

Pitched somewhere between Killing Eve and Orphan Xcomes this chilling, explosive thriller. Framed for murder, bomb expert Dr. Jacqueline Silver escapes prison and sets off to find those who wish to silence her…

Wakenhyrst
Michelle Paver
Head of Zeus
UK Edition

Michelle Paver is one the most compelling voices around, and this new standalone is a masterclass in storytelling. Maud is a lonely child, dominated by her father, but soon the forces of witchcraft appear…

The Flatshare
Beth O'Leary
Quercus
UK Edition

A laugh-out-loud rom-com, The Flatshare is a delightful breath of fresh air. Tiffy and Leon share a flat, but have never met. Leon works nights, Tiffy the days. What will happen when they meet at last?

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LibraryReads List

March 2019

LibraryReads has announced their March 2019 list that librarians across the country loved. You can request or wish for the featured titles below on NetGalley right now, and view more information on the LibraryReads site.

If you are a librarian, you can nominate titles for the LibraryReads list via NetGalley – learn more here!

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Indie Next List

March edition

The American Booksellers Association has announced the selections for the March Indie Next list. You can request many of these titles on NetGalley right now, and view more information on the ABA site

If you are a bookseller, you can nominate titles for the Indie Next list via NetGalley, and receive special access to new galleys via the Digital White Box program. Sign up today!

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Cover Love

We’ve rounded up another batch of book covers that we love, and we hope you will too. We’ve also gathered all of your cover votes from this month, and your most loved cover is. . . Spin the Dawn by Elizabeth Lim.

Click on each cover to read the full book description, request (or wish for) the title, and cast your vote for the cover. If you’ve read these books, don’t forget to share feedback with the publisher and with your friends & followers.

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