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The Other Half by Charlotte Vassell

The Other Half by Charlotte Vassell

The Other Half is a fantastically strong crime debut from Charlotte Vassell. Laser-focused on a rich and elite set of friends who live in London (formerly of Oxford), we begin this dark satire at a black-tie birthday party at McDonalds. Only one person doesn't turn up...

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Mindwalker by Kate Dylan

Mindwalker by Kate Dylan

This YA science fiction thriller is a blast.In a dystopian future, Sil Sarrah is an 18-yr-old agent for the Syntex Corporation. Her brain has been engineered so she can piggyback on other agents' minds and lead them to safety without ever leaving the building she is...

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The Seawomen

The Seawomen

The Seawomen is a wonderful dystopian literary novel, reminiscent of Handmaid's Tale at times, and easily my favourite book of 2022 so far.Esta lives on Eden's Isle, a harsh and unforgiving place to live at the best of times but even more so when it's ruled by a...

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The Book of Koli

The Book of Koli

As a long-time fan of M.R. Carey (since ye olde Lucifer graphic novel days), I was looking forward to this new release, and wondering where it would take us, as his books can be so very different. This is a dystopian/post-apocalyptic almost YA-ish yet epic...

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