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Here you’ll find our fiction reviews listed by genre, and then alphabetically by author. On this page are Contemporary book reviews.

Alternatively you can search for a book in our A – Z Authors we also have a Non Fiction section and a Children/Young Adult section.

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Book Reviews

Books are listed alphabetically by author. All the reviews on this page are Contemporary books, you can use the drop down menu below to filter through to find a more specific type of book you’re after.

Markus Zusak – Bridge of Clay

July 2, 2020

Sally Rooney – Normal People

June 26, 2020

Tayari Jones – Silver Sparrow

June 20, 2020

Thrity Umrigar – Everybody’s Son

June 20, 2020

Kiley Reid – Such a Fun Age

June 20, 2020

Lucy Foley – The Guest List

June 14, 2020

Marieke Lucas Rijneveld – The Discomfort of Evening

June 14, 2020

Elif Shafak – 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World

May 22, 2020

Philip Caputo – Hunter’s Moon

May 20, 2020

S.M. Hulse – Eden Mine

May 19, 2020

Camille Pagan – This Won’t End Well

April 27, 2020

Kevin Barry – Night Boat to Tangier

April 23, 2020

Gabrielle Zevin – The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry

April 11, 2020

Jane L. Rosen – The Dress: Nine Women, One Dress

April 3, 2020

Kevin Wilson – Nothing to See Here

March 13, 2020

Ruskin Bond – Rhododendrons in the Mist: My Favourite Tales of the Himalaya

March 6, 2020

Elizabeth Strout – Olive, Again

February 19, 2020

Ben Lerner – The Topeka School

February 15, 2020

Zadie Smith – Grand Union

February 12, 2020

Dawn O’Porter – So Lucky

February 6, 2020

Isabelle Broom – One Winter Morning

February 6, 2020

Chandler Baker – Whisper Network

January 29, 2020

Ruskin Bond – A Gallery of Rascals

January 24, 2020

Nicholas Sparks – Message in a Bottle

January 23, 2020

Deborah Levy – The Man Who Saw Everything

January 23, 2020

Emma Donoghue – Akin

January 9, 2020

David Edwards – Something To Tell You

October 23, 2019

John Irving – A Prayer for Owen Meany

October 23, 2019

Salman Rushdie – Quichotte

October 18, 2019

Richard Russo – Chances Are

October 18, 2019

Mary Beth Keane – Ask Again, Yes

October 18, 2019

Maria Semple – Where’d You Go, Bernadette?

October 15, 2019

Chia Chia Lin – The Unpassing

September 7, 2019

Preeti Gill – She Stoops to Kill: Stories of Crime and Passion

September 7, 2019

Garth Stein – The Art of Racing in the Rain

August 17, 2019

Etaf Rum – A Woman Is No Man

August 17, 2019

Regina Porter – The Travelers

August 14, 2019

Julia Phillips – Disappearing Earth

August 14, 2019

Sumana Roy – Animalia Indica

August 13, 2019

Amanda Prowse – The Things I Know

August 13, 2019

Sonia Bahl – Year of Wednesdays

July 16, 2019

Mohsin Hamid – Exit West

July 14, 2019

Monique Roffey – Sun Dog

July 14, 2019

Annabel Abbs – Frieda

May 6, 2019

Chinua Achebe – Things Fall Apart

September 17, 2018

Elliot Ackerman – Dark at the Crossing

November 19, 2017

Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah – Black Friday

April 3, 2019

Jaimie Admans – It’s a Wonderful Night

February 1, 2019

Cecelia Ahern – The Time of My Life

November 21, 2015

Cecelia Ahern – Where Rainbows End

November 20, 2015

Cecelia Ahern – P. S. I Love You

November 20, 2015

Cecelia Ahern – How to Fall in Love

November 6, 2016

Daniel Alacorn – The King is Always Above the People

November 29, 2017

Nick Alexander – The Photographer’s Wife

November 21, 2015

Monica Ali – Untold Story

November 20, 2015

Kim van Alkemade – Orphan #8

December 30, 2015

Isabel Allende – In the Midst of Winter

December 12, 2017

Nadeem Aslam – The Golden Legend

July 15, 2017

Margaret Atwood – Cat’s Eye

April 10, 2018

Paul Auster – The Music of Chance

June 28, 2016

Fredrik Backman – A Man Called Ove

October 3, 2015

Fredrik Backman – My grandmother sends her regards and apologises

September 4, 2017

Fredrik Backman – The Deal of A Lifetime

November 29, 2017

Sejal Badani – Trail of Broken Wings

November 21, 2015

Christina Baker Kline – Orphan Train

October 3, 2015

Sharon Bala – The Boat People

February 15, 2018

Julian Barnes – The Only Story

August 15, 2018

Ushasi Sen Basu – Kathputli

November 19, 2017

Carlene Bauer – Frances and Bernard

August 3, 2016

Chloe Benjamin – The Immortalists

March 1, 2018

Alan Bennett – The Uncommon Reader

May 29, 2016

Christine Bernard – Mute

May 31, 2018

Nina de Beurs – Broken

July 13, 2018

Paul Blaney – The Anchoress

October 3, 2015

Ruskin Bond – A Time for All Things

May 31, 2018

John Boyne – The Dare

August 10, 2017

John Boyne – The Hearts Invisible Furies

November 28, 2017

Ray Bradbury – Dandelion Wine

March 17, 2018

Ray Bradbury – We’ll Always Have Paris

September 20, 2018

Jamel Brinkley – A Lucky Man

December 25, 2018

Isabelle Broom – A Year and a Day

February 5, 2019

Tanya Bullock – Homecoming

March 28, 2016

William Burroughs – Naked Lunch

November 21, 2015

Nickolas Butler – Shotgun Lovesongs

October 3, 2015

Jane Cable – The Faerie Tree

November 20, 2015

Diane Chamberlain – The Midwife’s Confession

November 20, 2015

Bryn Chancellor – Sycamore

October 14, 2017

Emma Chapman – The Last Photograph

November 22, 2016

Chanel Cleeton – Next year in Havana

February 4, 2019

Jennifer Clement – Gun Love

July 27, 2018

Zinzi Clemmons – What We Lose

December 20, 2017

Debra Clopton – Betting on Hope

November 21, 2015

Paulo Coelho – Brida

October 3, 2015

Paulo Coelho – The Alchemist

April 5, 2016

Julie Cohen – Together

February 6, 2019

Julie Cohen – Louis and Louise

May 11, 2019

Leonard Cohen – Beautiful Loser

October 2, 2015

Isabelle Connors – The Introduction

October 3, 2015

Emma Cooper – The Songs of Us

June 21, 2018

Lori Copeland – A Case of Bad Taste

October 10, 2015