From the ground, we stand. From our ship, we live. By the stars, we hope: The incredible new novel by Becky Chambers, author of the beloved The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet: 'a quietly profound, humane tour de force.' (Guardian).
Becky Chambers’ affecting story of space refugees, Record of a Spaceborn Few, is brimful of its author’s trademark invention, charm and humanity
The Pull of the Stars
"The Pull of the Stars is an immersive, unforgettable fever-dream of a novel..."
— The Times
3.44 out of 5
Scenes of a Graphic Nature
"an absorbing and compelling mystery..."
— Books Ireland
A Saint From Texas
"At once in thrall to the shimmering artifice of glamour yet also incisive about the tragedy of human existence, A Saint from Texas is a worldly-wise delight...."
— The Observer
"It is an exceptional collection..."
— The Sunday Times
4.25 out of 5
The Intoxicating Mr Lavelle
"Blackmore’s third novel is a lively narrative..."
Clara Dupont-Monod, Ruth Diver
"her portrait of Eleanor is a compelling one..."
The Liar's Dictionary
"an offbeat exploration of both the delights of language and its limitations..."
4.2 out of 5
"a haunting tale of two teenage sisters..."
— The Sunday Telegraph
3.77 out of 5
Kit de Waal
"de Waal’s strength is that she cares about her characters..."
4 out of 5
"This story of a turbulent Scottish holiday is suffused with fascination..."
A Lover's Discourse
"In a series of lyrical short chapters Guo reflects on isolation, misunderstandings and the search for home..."
— The Spectator
"This heart-rending novel set in 1980s Glasgow is deservedly on the Booker longlist and may even give Mantel a run for her money..."
4.27 out of 5
"Summer is an astonishing finale to a prescient series..."
— Irish Times
4.13 out of 5
A Room Made of Leaves
"the absorbing story of a woman discovering herself in the vast expanse of a new world..."
Must I Go
"like stumbling across a cache of personal papers..."
The Silver Collar
"Hodgson once again shows what a skilful writer of historical thrillers she is...."
The Less Dead
"This is crime writing of the highest order...."
D. A. Mishani, Jessica Cohen
"an utterly convincing and utterly compelling exercise in Highsmithian horror..."
A Little London Scandal
"Miranda Emmerson is a genius at portraying summer nights in the city ..."
"Alex Pavesi is a lively writer..."
"Ash Mountain bursts with black humour..."
"With the rigour of the laboratory, Taylor wields scalpel-like prose, putting human behaviours — along with Wallace’s Petri-dish worms — under the microscope...."
— Financial Times
Act of Grace
"a hugely impressive first novel..."
— The Guardian
Meanwhile in Dopamine City
"this brain-frazzling dystopia about a newly unemployed widower ..."
— Daily Mail
10 Minutes and 38 Seconds in This Strange World
"Shafak’s novel chronicles the spirit..."
4.04 out of 5
"The novel’s dazzling virtuosity and cascade of cultural references culminate in a final moving moment of hope. ..."
3.58 out of 5
A Traveller at the Gates of Wisdom
"quirky, ambitious and ultimately disappointing ..."
The Last Migration
"aching, poignant and pressing debut..."
The Memory Police
Yoko Ogawa, Stephen Snyder
"Ogawa’s elegant, haunting novel ..."
The All True Adventures (and Rare Educat...
"A picaresque novel set in the 19th century sees an intrepid pair cut a swathe through Europe with their amorous and death-defying antics..."