Never Saw Me Coming by Vera Kurian
Thriller lovers will enjoy getting stuck into Vera Kurian’s fresh take on the psychopath trope, whose main protagonist is Chloe, a ‘First-year student, ordinary, legging-wearing, girl next door…and highly intelligent diagnosed psychopath.’
Never Saw Me Coming is a sharp, electrifying and hugely entertaining thriller with an antiheroine who will work her manipulative magic on you.
Published by Harvill Secker on September the 9th.
Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty
Fans of the Australian author will revel in the twisty, thrilling joys in this highly anticipated release, which doesn’t disappoint.
Joy Delaney and husband Stan have done well. Four wonderful grown-up children; a family business to envy; the golden years of retirement ahead of them. So, when Joy Delaney vanishes – no note, no calls, her bike missing – it’s natural that tongues will wag… but for the Delaney children there is a much more terrifying question: did they ever know their parents at all?
Published by Michael Joseph on September the 14th.
The Magician by Colm Tóibín
From one of our greatest living writers comes a sweeping novel of unrequited love, exile, war and family.
The Magician tells the story of Thomas Mann, whose life was filled with great acclaim and contradiction. Found on the wrong side of history in the First World War, he would have six children and keep his homosexuality hidden; a man forever connected to his family and yet bore witness to the ravages of suicide, eventually winning the Nobel Prize.
Through one life, Colm Tóibín tells the breath-taking story of the twentieth century.
Published by Viking on September the 23rd.
The Hill We Climb and Other Poems by Amanda Gorman
Anyone who watched the inauguration of the 46th President of The United States, Joe Biden, will remember the stirring and highly emotive reading by Amanda Gorman of her poem The Hill We Climb. Now presenting her debut collection of poetry under the same name, Gorman further proves her extraordinary talent and potential as one of literature’s brightest rising stars.
Published by Chatto & Windus on September the 21st.
Beautiful Country – A Memoir of An Undocumented Childhood by Qian Julie Wang
Qian is just seven when she moves to America, the ‘Beautiful Country’, where she and her parents find that the roads of New York City are not paved with gold but crushing fear and scarcity.
This memoir is an unforgettable account of what it means to live under the perpetual threat of deportation and the small joys and sheer determination that kept her family afloat in a new land.
Published by Viking on September the 30th.