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By Night the Mountain Burns
Juan-Tomás Ávila Laurel
Review by Jo Harding
The main character in this novel is the Atlantic Island of Annobón, in parts African, Portuguese and Spanish: an island where if you don't fish you don't eat.
The Suicide Club
Andrew Williams
Review by Sally Hughes
Novels of resistance are typically set in the Second World War.
The American Lover
Rose Tremain
Review by Katie Clapham

To suggest that any of the short stories in Rose Tremain’s new book are novel-worthy would be a disservice to the form she is so adept at and clearly enjoys writing.

This Should Be Written in the Present Tense
Helle Helle
Review by Rebecca Foster
This Should Be Written in the Present Tense, the first English translation of Danish bestseller Helle Helle’s works, is the melancholy story of a young woman drifting through life.
Liz de Jager
Review by Lisa Redmond

Vowed is the second novel from Liz de Jager, continuing the story of monster fighting teen Kit Blackhart. I loved the first instalment and I think this one is even better.

Shane Harris
Review by David Stuart

The internet is an integral part of any highly developed economy; seemingly everything is connected to the network, from banks and businesses to power stations and military drones.

The Brockenspectre
Linda Newbery
Review by George Hanratty
Tomas adores his Pappi and wishes to be just like him: strong, brave and fearless.

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