Reviews 2021 – Alphabetically by Author Surname

A – E

Elizabeth Acevedo Clap When You Land

The Poet

Hope Adams Dangerous Women

R G Adams Allegation

Catherine Alliott Behind Closed Doors

M J Arlidge Truth or Dare

Afia Atakora Conjure Women

Margaret Attwood The Penelopiad

Guvna B Unspoken

Anna Bailey Tall Bones

Ilona Bannister When I Ran Away

Pat Barker The Women of Troy

Natasha Bell This Nowhere Place

Poorna Bell Stronger

Ali Benjamin The Smash Up

Chloe Caldwell Women

Ceril Campbell Secrets in the Dark

Eva Carter How to Save a Life

Charlie Carroll The Lip

Jodie Chapman Another Life

Michaela Coel The Misfits

Elizabeth Day How to Fail


Abigail Dean Girl A

Will Dean The Last Thing to Burn

L R Dorn The Anatomy of Desire

Samantha Downing For Your Own Good

Daphne Du Maurier My Cousin Rachel

Danielle Evans The Office of Historical Corrections

Bernadine Evaristo Mr Loverman

F – J

Virginia Feito Mrs March

Jonathan Franzen Crossroads

Emily Freud My Best Friend’s Secret

Gabriela Garcia Of Women and Salt

Annie Garthwaite Cecily

Abbie Greaves The Ends of the Earth

VB Grey Sisterhood

Yaa Gyasi Transcendent Kingdom

Jane Harper The Survivors

Emma Haughton The Dark

Paula Hawkins A Slow Fire Burning

Natalie Haynes A Thousand Ships

Thora Hjorleifsdottir Magma

Ragnar Jonasson The Girl Who Died

Andy Jones The Last Act of Adam Campbell

Cherie Jones How The One Armed Sister Sweeps Her House

Robert Jones JR The Prophets

K – M

Georgia Kaufmann The Dressmaker of Paris

Laura Kay The Split

Erin Kelly Watch Her Fall

Joseph Knox True Crime Story

Daniel Krien Love in Five Acts

Vera Kurian Never Saw Me Coming

Kiare Ladner Nightshift

Robinne Lee The Idea of You

Christy Lefteri Songbirds

Ellery Lloyd People Like Her

Imran Mahmood I Know What I Saw

Danielle Marin Top Girl

Patricia Marques The Colours of Death

L V Matthews The Prank

Gillian McAllister That Night

Anna McPartlin Waiting for the Miracle

Alex Michaelides The Maidens

Susan Mihalic Dark Horses

Madeline Miller The Song of Achilles


Delphine Minoui The Book Collectors of Daraya

Nadia Mohamed The Fortune Men

Liane Moriarty Apples Never Fall

Nicola Moriarty You Need to Know

Andrew Hunter Murray The Last Day

N – R

Liz Nugent Our Little Cruelties

Lying in Wait

Peter Papathanasiou The Stoning

Jodie Picoult Wish You Were Here

Jackie Polzin Brood

Clare Pooley The Authenticity Project

Jonathon Porritt Hope in Hell

Barbara Pym Excellent Women

Frances Quinn The Smallest Man

Taylor Jenkins Reid Malibu Rising

Monique Roffey The Mermaid of Black Conch

Diana Rosie Pippo and Clara

S – Z

Jennifer Saint Ariadne

Maggie Shipstead Great Circle

Will Shindler The Killing Choice

Nikesh Shukla Brown Baby

Janet Skeslien The Paris Library

Jane Smiley The Strays of Paris

Jo Spain The Perfect Lie

Susan Spindler Surrogate

Emma Stonex The Lamplighters

Elizabeth Strout Oh! William

Douglas Stuart Shuggie Bain

Lisa Taddeo Animal

Madeline Thien Do Not Say We Have Nothing

Claire Thomas The Performance

Georgia Toffolo Meet me in Hawaii

Rose Tremain Lily

C J Tudor The Burning Girls

Sonia Velton The Image of Her

Ellen De Visser That One Patient

S J Watson Final Cut

Helen Whitaker I Give it a Year

Laura Jane Williams The Lucky Escape

Sam Wilson Zodiac

Sarah Winman Still Life

Trevor Wood One Way Street

Eva Woods The Man I can’t Forget

Laura Elizabeth Woollett The Newcomer