The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton

A masterful mystery, unique and incredibly well-written – you must read it for yourself to be baffled and wowed.

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V. E. Schwab

Making a deal with a devil can mean an exciting life, full of promise but what if you have no-one to share that with?

Orpheus Rising/By Sam And His Father, John/With Some Help From A Very Wise Elephant/Who Likes To Dance by Lance Lee

Orpheus Rising by Lance Lee – An incredibly imaginative tale of a boy and father, which can be read as a reimagining of Orpheus or as an allegory for conquering dark days

Cornerstone: The King by Michael Paul

Cornerstone: The King by Michael Paul – Michael Paul’s book is full of characters, has family secrets and has a clearly driven plot but for me, lacked a certain something