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Barcelona Shadows
Marc Pastor
Review by Jo Harding
This is the Barcelona of the early 20th Century, where the streets are filled with anarchists and ordinary people live in fear of a monster, who may be a vampire.
Lila
Marilynne Robinson
Review by Sinead Fitzgibbon
In her 2004 novel, the Pulitzer-Prize-winning Gilead, Marilynne Robinson introduced us to Reverend John Ames.
Black Ice
Becca Fitzpatrick
Review by Megan Brown
Black Ice is a story of adventure, tragedy and love and follows the vacation of best friends Britt and Korbie that turns into a living nightmare. 
 
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Lies We Tell Ourselves
Robin Talley
Review by Megan Brown
Set in 1959, this book follows the day-to-day experiences of those who courageously fought for civil rights, and those who so relentlessly resisted it.
Five Children on the Western Front
Kate Saunders
Review by Katie Clapham

Revisiting beloved classics is dangerous territory for any author, but Kate Saunders brings her trademark warmth and intuitive storytelling to this timely revival of Nesbit’s characters in one of t

An Amorous Discourse in the Suburbs of Hell
Deborah Levy
Review by Katie Clapham

Originally published in 1990, this narrative poem by Man Booker Prize shortlisted writer Deborah Levy gets a gorgeous repackage courtesy of innovative indie publishers & Other Stories.

Book
John Agard
Review by Sam Pope
In an age when the very presence of books is under threat, what a joy to find a children’s book dedicated to, well, books!

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