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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.

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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.

Sunjeev Sahota – China Room

November 15, 2021

Sanjena Sathian – Gold Diggers

November 15, 2021

Richard Powers – Bewilderment

November 11, 2021

Anuk Arudpragasam – A Passage North

November 11, 2021

Patricia Engel – Infinite Country

November 11, 2021

Jade L.B. – Keisha the Sket

October 29, 2021

Ash Davidson – Damnation Spring

October 29, 2021

Armistead Maupin – More Tales of the City

October 27, 2021

Kit de Waal – The Trick to Time

October 11, 2021

Christy Lefteri – Songbirds

October 11, 2021

Kirstin Valdez Quade – The Five Wounds

October 8, 2021

Charlotte McConaghy – Once There Were Wolves

October 6, 2021

Taylor Jenkins Reid – Malibu Rising

September 30, 2021

Anthony Veasna So – Afterparties

September 27, 2021

Chris Offutt – The Killing Hills

September 23, 2021

John Boyne – The Echo Chamber

September 6, 2021

Claire Fuller – Unsettled Ground

September 3, 2021

Paul Mendez – Rainbow Milk

August 31, 2021

Zen Cho – Black Water Sister

August 18, 2021

Eimer Ryan – Holding Her Breath

August 4, 2021

Stacey Swan – Olympus Texas

July 28, 2021

Armistead Maupin – Tales of the City

July 26, 2021

Zakiya Dalila Harris – The Other Black Girl

July 23, 2021

Paula McLain – Where the Stars Go Dark

July 23, 2021

Naima Coster – What’s Mine and Yours

July 16, 2021

Fred Waitzkin – Strange Love

July 14, 2021

Maggie Shipstead – Great Circle

July 7, 2021

Jhumpa Lahiri – Whereabouts

July 7, 2021

Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney – Good Company

June 24, 2021

Kaitlyn Greenidge – Libertie

June 10, 2021

Russell Banks – Foregone

June 10, 2021

Isabelle Broom – The Getaway

June 3, 2021

Dawnie Walton – The Final Revival of Opal and Nev

June 3, 2021

Haruki Murakami – First Person Singular

May 28, 2021

Helen Oyeyemi – Peaces

May 14, 2021

David Nicholls – Sweet Sorrow

May 14, 2021

Kazuo Ishiguro – Klara and the Sun

April 29, 2021

Gabriela Garcia – Of Women and Salt

April 29, 2021

Chang Rae Lee – My Year Abroad

April 22, 2021

Viet Thanh Nguyen – The Committed

April 22, 2021

Gaurav Bajpai – Folktales of Faujpur

April 21, 2021

Rebecca Sacks – City of a Thousand Gates

April 8, 2021

Joyce Carol Oates – The Other You

April 7, 2021

Una Mannion – A Crooked Tree

March 15, 2021

Charles Yu – Interior Chinatown

March 5, 2021

Akwaeke Emezi – The Death of Vivek Oji

February 5, 2021

Mateo Askipour – Black Buck

February 5, 2021

Stephen Alter – Feral Dreams: Mowgli & His Mothers

January 30, 2021

David Mitchell – Utopia Avenue

David Mitchell – Utopia Avenue

January 30, 2021

Megha Majumdar – A Burning

January 22, 2021

Matt Haig – The Midnight Library

January 15, 2021

Jeanine Cummins – American Dirt

Jeanine Cummins – American Dirt

January 15, 2021

Ayad Akhtar – Homeland Elegies

January 7, 2021

Brit Bennett – The Vanishing Half

January 7, 2021

Balli Kaur Jaswal – The Unlikely Adventures of the Shergill Sisters

January 7, 2021

Shubha Sarma – The Awasthis of Aamnagri

December 18, 2020

C.L. Polk – The Midnight Bargain

December 10, 2020

Ruth Ware – One by One

November 20, 2020

Graham Norton – Home Stretch

November 20, 2020

Ali Smith – Summer

November 17, 2020

Rachel Dax – In Isolation

November 15, 2020

Douglas Stuart – Shuggie Bain

November 12, 2020

Aravind Adiga – Amnesty

October 21, 2020

Deepak Dalal – Ladakh Adventure

October 21, 2020

Louise Erdrich – The Night Watchman

October 15, 2020

Fredrik Backman – Anxious People

October 8, 2020

Catriona Lally – Eggshells

October 8, 2020

Glendy Vanderah – Where the Forest meets the Stars

September 15, 2020

Moshin Hamid – Moth Smoke

August 28, 2020

Isabelle Broom – Hello Again

August 20, 2020

Tess Little – The Octopus

August 10, 2020

Cecelia Ahern – Roar

August 6, 2020

Caitlin Moran – How to be Famous

July 30, 2020

Sarah Moss – Summerwater

July 26, 2020

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