Books for Independent Thinkers


It may be the relative youngster on the literary scene, but the novel is the king of reads. Here’s our selection of fictive treats from the UK and across the world.

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  1. Rarity From the Hollow

    ‘Lacy Dawn’s father relives the Gulf War, her mother has lost her teeth, and her best friend is killed by her own father. Life in The Hollow in West Virginia isn’t great. But Lacy Dawn has one advantage—she’s been befrended by a semi-organic semi-robot (DotCom, alias Buddy) who works with her to ‘cure’ her parents. Buddy wants something in exchange, though. It’s up to Lacy Dawn to save the universe.’ Books for a Buck

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  2. Mechagnosis
    Scott Malthrop is a murderer with a difference: his entire house is filled with an enormous device gradually assembled by him and his father over four decades. Learn More »
  3. Schadenfreude

    "People make the comparison to Burroughs, Bukowski, Dick and Trocci with Chris's work and they're fair. But there are so many other influences here, in deft interplay. Some writers wear their influences on their sleeves — and some, such as Chris Kelso, juggle with those influences, and weave them into a tapestry with a larger purpose than mere homage." Edward Morris, 2011 Pushcart Prize nominee.

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  4. The Apprentice Journals
    Spaul and Pearl do their best to deal with fickle Elementals, as well as their growing — and dangerous — love for one another. Learn More »
  5. Between Falling and Walking
    ‘Consistently original and intriguing. Strongly atmospheric, a talent for dialogue, evocative imagery...' BBC Learn More »
  6. Significance

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    Novel from the author of Circle Games (ISBN: 9781902638584) and Diving Girls (ISBN: 9781902638232). Learn More »
  7. Double the Stars
    Writing with the precision and clarity of an award-winning poet, Kelley Swain’s debut novel is charming, fresh and engaging. Learn More »
  8. From Whitechapel
    The second novel from the author of Blood Sisters. (ISBN: 9781909136151) Learn More »
  9. Kanyakumari

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    Written during three separate trips to India and set in that country, this is an unusual and powerful tale of friendship, danger and loss as three women find themselves alone and facing some of her deepest fears and challenges.

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  10. The Book of the Needle
    Deeply funny, but with serious themes, this is an accomplished, entertaining and outstanding novel. Learn More »

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