Machines Like Me – Ian McEwan

Published by: Anchor BooksPages: 333Date released: 03/03/2020Date read: 06/06/2021 Set in 1980’s London, the story revolves around Charlie: young and reckless, and in love with his upstairs neighbour, the enchanting Miranda whose hidden, murky past hangs between them. He has spent his inheritance on the acquisition of one of twenty-four highly developed robotic humans –Continue reading “Machines Like Me – Ian McEwan”

Sudden Onset – Tom Dardick and Chris Dardick

Published by: Immortal WorksPages: 454Date released: 08/06/2021Date read: 19/05/2021 (ARC) UC Berkeley Professor of Microbiology, Dr. Mira Wallace, searches for ancient life in the most extreme environments on Earth. While sampling an ancient subterranean lake, the US Army summons Mira to investigate a mysterious biological threat in a Southern Utah desert. SONA (Sudden Onset NecrosisContinue reading “Sudden Onset – Tom Dardick and Chris Dardick”

The End of Men – Christina Sweeney-Baird

Published by: Borough PressPages: 416Date released: 29/04/2021Date read: 15/05/2021 Only men are affected by the virus; only women have the power to save us all. The year is 2025, and a mysterious virus has broken out in Scotland – a lethal illness that seems to affect only men. When Dr. Amanda MacLean reports this phenomenon,Continue reading “The End of Men – Christina Sweeney-Baird”

Klara and the Sun – Kazuo Ishiguro

Published by: Faber and FaberPages: 320Date released: 02/03/2021Date read: 22/04/2021 “The Sun always has ways to reach us.” From her place in the store, Klara, and Artificial Friend with outstanding observational qualities, carefully watches the behaviour of those who come in to browse, and of those who pass in the street outside. She remains hopefulContinue reading “Klara and the Sun – Kazuo Ishiguro”

Before The Coffee Gets Cold #2 – Toshikazu Kawaguchi

Published by: PicadorPages: 192Date released: 17/09/2020Date read: 07/12/2020 In a small back alley in Tokyo, there is a café which has been serving carefully brewed coffee for more than one hundred years. But this coffee shop offers its customers a unique experience: the chance to travel back in time. From the author of Before theContinue reading “Before The Coffee Gets Cold #2 – Toshikazu Kawaguchi”

Before The Coffee Gets Cold #1 – Toshikazu Kawaguchi

Published by: PicadorPages: 213Date released: 19/09/2019Date read: 11/05/2020 In a small back alley in Tokyo, there is a café which has been serving carefully brewed coffee for more than one hundred years. But this coffee shop offers its customers a unique experience: the chance to travel back in time. In Before the Coffee Gets Cold,Continue reading “Before The Coffee Gets Cold #1 – Toshikazu Kawaguchi”

The Library of the Dead (Edinburgh Nights #1) – T.L. Huchu

Published by: Tor BooksPages: 336Date released: 04/02/2021Date read: 14/03/2021 When ghosts talk, she will listen… Ropa dropped out of school to become a ghost talker – and she now speaks to Edinburgh’s dead, carrying messages to the living. A girl’s gotta earn a living, and it seems harmless enough. Until, that is, the dead whisperContinue reading “The Library of the Dead (Edinburgh Nights #1) – T.L. Huchu”

The Midnight Library – Matt Haig

Published by: Canongate BooksPages: 288Date released: 13/08/2020Date read: 15/08/2020 Somewhere out beyond the edge of the universe there is a library that contains an infinite number of books, each one the story of another reality. One tells the story of your life as it is, along with another book for the other life you couldContinue reading “The Midnight Library – Matt Haig”

Q – Christina Dalcher

Published by: HQ Pages: 384Date released: 30/04/2020Date read: 06/02/2021 Elena Fairchild is a teacher at one of the state’s new elite schools. Her daughters are exactly like her: beautiful, ambitious, and perfect. A good thing, since the recent mandate that’s swept the country is all about perfection. Now everyone most undergo routing tests for theirContinue reading “Q – Christina Dalcher”

Suicide Club – Rachel Heng

Published by: Henry Holt and Co.Pages: 339Date released: 10/07/2018Date read: 01/02/2021 *CONTAINS SENSITIVE CONTENT* Lea Kirino is a ‘Lifer’, which means that a roll of the genetic dice has given her the potential to live forever – if she does everything right. And Lea is an overachiever. She’s a successful trader on the New YorkContinue reading “Suicide Club – Rachel Heng”