Books for December 2018

A monthly feature where I do a round up of the books I’m most excited to read (or have already read and think you should be excited for). Fiction, non-fiction, and children’s books are all included.

Fiction

Apple and Knife
Apple and Knife
  • North of Dawn (9780735214231) by Naruddin Farah
    The premise is interesting and very apt, I really want to see this how this plays out.

  • Apple and Knife (9781787301160) by Intan Paramaditha
    A collection of feminist horror stories, sounds like a really good mix.

  • The Malaise (9781785359026) by David Turton
    Always like horror/sci fi that looks at what can go wrong with technology.

  • Hazards of Time Travel (9780008295448) by Joyce Carol Oates
    Another dystopia that sounds all too much like now.

  • Old Baggage (9781784161217) by Lissa Evans
    I really enjoy Lissa Evans’ children’s books, and so looking forward to this

Non-Fiction

  • The Barefoot Woman (9781939810045) by Scholastique Mukasonga
    A strong prose story of a woman protecting her family during the Rwandan genocide.

  • Rome, 1630: The Horizon of Early Baroque and Other Essays (9780857425966) by Yves Bonnefoy and Hoyt Rogers (trans)
    A collections of essays placing Rome in the heart of Baroque Europe.

  • Browse: Love Letters to Bookshops Around the World (9781782272960)
    Various Authors, Henry Hitchings (ed)
    Essays on bookshops by great writers

  • Radiant: The Cookbook (9781611805093) by Mafalda Pinto Leite
    I love cookbooks and this sounds like one I want to cook from

Children’s

  • Evermore (9781408349526) by Sara Holland
    Everless was wonderful, this is the awaited sequel. An excellent fantasy romance.

  • Incredible Bugs: Little Insects with Incredible Powers (978988780151) by Viction-Viction
    An engrossing encyclopaedia of of super bugs

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