If you’re still on the hunt for great reading suggestions, below are some additional titles that may please the folks left on your holiday list!
(If you haven’t read the first blog in this fiction gift suggestion series, click here to read it as well as additional purchase suggestions!)
Summerlong by Peter S. Beagle – A beautifully bittersweet tale of passion, enchantment, and the nature of fate.
The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemison – Sequel to the Hugo award-winning Obelisk Gate.
Never Night by Jay Kristoff – A fledgling killer joins a school of assassins as she seeks vengeance against the powers who destroyed her family
The Game of Thrones Illustrated edition by George R.R. Martin – Fans will love this beautiful collector’s edition.
Dark Matter by Blake Crouch – A mind-bending, relentlessly surprising thriller.
Children of Time by Adrian Tchaikovsky – A classic science fiction novel, rich with a sense of wonder and unfettered imagination.
Dark Intelligence by Neal Ascher – Horror and mystery blended in a SF tale of revenge and redemption
Rise, the complete Newsflesh Collection by Mira Grant – In a near future world, only the brave, the determined, or the very stupid, venture out into the wild.
A Long Way to a Small Angry Planet by Becky Chambers – A light-hearted debut space opera from a rising sci-fi star.
Modern Lovers by Emma Straub – Follows a group of friends from college whose own kids are now heading off to school.
The Dollhouse by Fiona Davis – New York City’s glamorous Barbizon Hotel for Women, where a generation of aspiring models, secretaries, and editors sought their fairy tale dream of success.
My Name Is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout – A simple hospital visit becomes a portal to the tender relationship between mother and daughter.
This Must Be the Place by Maggie O’Farrell – An irresistible love story and an unforgettable family.
Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman – Booklist calls it “the most charming book of the year”.
The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney – A warm, funny and acutely perceptive debut novel about four adult siblings and the fate of their shared inheritance.
The Flood Girls – by Richard Fifield – A snappy, sassy redemption story set in small-town Montana.
Small Great Things – by Jodi Picoult – A stunning page-turner with richly layered characters and a gripping moral dilemma.
Faithful by Alice Hoffman – An extraordinary accident changes the life of an ordinary girl.