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.
- 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
- 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
- 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