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Didn't Nobody Give a Shit What Happened to Carlotta by James Hannaham: Utterly alive
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Didn't Nobody Give a Shit What Happened to Carlotta by James Hannaham: Utterly alive

1000 Coils of Fear by Olivia Wenzel: Is a novel the best format for this story?
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1000 Coils of Fear by Olivia Wenzel: Is a novel the best format for this story?

Identitti review: A highly original take on the perils of idolising your heroes
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Identitti review: A highly original take on the perils of idolising your heroes

Seven Empty Houses review: Dread sneaks like a cursed gift through its pages
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Seven Empty Houses review: Dread sneaks like a cursed gift through its pages

The Book Of The Most Precious Substance review: Glorious supernatural weirdness abounds
The Book Of The Most Precious Substance features rare book dealer Lily Albrecht
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The Book Of The Most Precious Substance review: Glorious supernatural weirdness abounds

The Marriage Portrait by Maggie O’Farrell review: 'Deliciously good'
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The Marriage Portrait by Maggie O’Farrell review: 'Deliciously good'

Bliss Montage by Ling Ma review: 'Dreamlike and unsettling'
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Bliss Montage by Ling Ma review: 'Dreamlike and unsettling'

A Prayer For the Crown-Shy review: 'Hopepunk' novel imagines a positive future for humanity
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A Prayer For the Crown-Shy review: 'Hopepunk' novel imagines a positive future for humanity

Acting Class by Nick Drnaso review: Misfit drama students and one increasingly erratic teacher
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Acting Class by Nick Drnaso review: Misfit drama students and one increasingly erratic teacher

Top 5 books if you're into Gothic tales, chosen by Lauren Owen
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Top 5 books if you're into Gothic tales, chosen by Lauren Owen

An Exciting and Vivid Inner Life review: Exploring loneliness when we're more connected than ever
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An Exciting and Vivid Inner Life review: Exploring loneliness when we're more connected than ever

Venomous Lumpsucker review: The most original – and horrifying – novel of the year
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Venomous Lumpsucker review: The most original – and horrifying – novel of the year

Top 5 sci-fi romances, chosen by Omara Williams
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Top 5 sci-fi romances, chosen by Omara Williams

Tasting Sunlight by Ewald Arenz review: Two damaged souls healed by a beautiful bond
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Tasting Sunlight by Ewald Arenz review: Two damaged souls healed by a beautiful bond

Otessa Moshfegh's Lapvona review: Comic, compelling and pulsing with perversity
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Otessa Moshfegh's Lapvona review: Comic, compelling and pulsing with perversity

Sayaka Murata's Life Ceremony: A fairly mixed bag of strange and grotesque tales
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Sayaka Murata's Life Ceremony: A fairly mixed bag of strange and grotesque tales

The Memory Librarian by Janelle Monáe: A clarion call for disenfranchised people
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The Memory Librarian by Janelle Monáe: A clarion call for disenfranchised people

Top 5 books about wizards and witchcraft, chosen by Malcolm Gaskill
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Top 5 books about wizards and witchcraft, chosen by Malcolm Gaskill

You Made a Fool of Death With Your Beauty review: An easy read which fails to strike home
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You Made a Fool of Death With Your Beauty review: An easy read which fails to strike home

Book reviews: Three Assassins and Devil House
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Book reviews: Three Assassins and Devil House