We Spread by Iain Reid

We Spread is the third novel from the author, whose name may be familiar from I'm Thinking Of Ending Things, which was adapted by Netflix, and Foe, which is also being made into a film. His books explore things like existential dread and ideas about the human condition which get under our skin and keep …

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The Other Mrs Walker by Mary Paulson-Ellis

"A detective story with no detective" says the tagline on this book, and it's a pretty good description. Set in Edinburgh in 2011, Margaret is a middle aged woman whose life has imploded in London, so she flees to her mothers in Scotland. It's one of the coldest Winters on record, and there are a …

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Love In The Time Of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

In this classic novel from the Columbian author of A Hundred Years Of Solitude, the story of a love triangle that lasted over fifty years is told. Set in the political unrest of South America, sharp tempered Fermina Daza is married to Dr Juvenal Urbino, a well respected man, who is nearing the end of his …

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