Our Top Ten Fiction Books Of 2020
12 January 2021
We are looking back at our ten favourite fiction titles of last year.
If you disagree with our choice give us your suggestions at the bottom of the page!
In no order of any kind, we loved all of these….
The Invisible Life Of Addie LaRue
A new book by V.E.Schwab is cause for excitement in any year.
When Addie LaRue makes a deal with devil, she trades her soul for immortality. But the devil takes away her place in the world, cursing her to be forgotten by everyone.
The Devil And The Dark Water
Stuart Turton brings us a story of an impossible murder, a remarkable detective duo and a demon who may or may not exist.
The Story Of Silence
There was once, long ago, a foolish king who decreed that women should not, and would not, inherit. Thus when a girl-child was born to Lord Cador, Merlin-enchanted fighter of dragons and Earl of Cornwall, he secreted her away: to be raised a boy so that the family land and honour would remain intact.
What follows is a tale of knights and dragons, of bards, legends and dashing strangers with hidden secrets.
Time for some horror now as Paul Tremblay brings us a tale of a vicious virus, quarantine and curfew. Could never happpen in real life....
Star Trek: Picarde: The Last Best Hope
"Fifteen years ago, today, you led us out of the darkness. You commanded the greatest rescue armada in history. Then...the unimaginable. What did that cost you? Your faith. Your faith in us. Your faith in yourself. Tell us, why did you leave Starfleet, Admiral?"
This electrifying novel details the events that take place leading into the Star Trek Amazon TV series, 'Picard'.
To Sleep In A Sea Of Stars
During a routine survey mission on an uncolonised planet, Kira finds an alien relic. At first she’s delighted, but elation turns to terror when the ancient dust around her begins to move.
As war erupts among the stars, Kira is launched into a galaxy-spanning odyssey of discovery and transformation. First contact isn’t at all what she imagined, and events push her to the very limits of what it means to be human.
The Doors Of Eden
You don't read Adrian Tchaikovsky? We reckon you should!
Four years ago, two girls went looking for monsters on Bodmin Moor. Only one came back. Lee thought she’d lost Mal, but now she’s miraculously returned. But what happened that day on the moors? And where has she been all this time?
Julian Sabreur is investigating an attack on top physicist Kay Amal Khan. Dr Khan’s research was theoretical; then she found cracks between our world and parallel Earths. Now these cracks are widening, revealing extraordinary creatures. And as the doors crash open, anything could come through.
Of Ants And Dinosaurs
A satirical fable, a political allegory and an ecological warning from the author of 'The Three-Body Problem'.
Ready Player Two
Well, of course we are going to love a wild romp through all aspects of geek culture!
Sequel to 'Ready Player One' - but you probably guessed that...
From the author of 'The Binding' comes this tale of Montverre, an exclusive academy tucked away in the mountains, where the best and brightest are trained for excellence in the grand jeu: an arcane and mysterious contest.
If everything in your life was based on a lie, would you risk it all to tell the truth?