February 29, 2024

There were some brilliant books released in 2014 and it already seems as though 2015 is going to be as good if not better.

If you are looking forward to settling down with a few cracking good reads in the coming years then here are a few titles to bear in mind.

Pocket Apocalypse – Seanan McGuire

This 2015 paperback release follows the adventures of cryptozoologist Alexander Price. Leaving behind his tangled family and personal life he heads to Australia. The adventures and the danger really pick up once he gets Down Under. You can expect a cracking pace, some interesting twists, and lots of werewolves in this book. It definitely sounds like it could brighten up a few of our days this year.

I am Princess X – Cherie Priest

The intriguing premise for this book is that a couple of friends create a comic strip-style heroine called Princess X together. One of them dies and the Princess comic idea ends with her death. However, years later the surviving friend sees Princess X images everywhere. Is her supposedly dead friend still alive? The book promises to be illustrated with comic book images and sounds like it could be a fascinating read for fans of the comic strip genre.

Cold Iron – Stina Leicht

It´s a June 2015 release date for this new book. Cold Iron follows a couple of royal twins who get swept up in an epic fantasy adventure. It promises to be filled with battles, magic, and even some pirates. This book sounds as though it could be a really good new read and a fine way to get caught up in a fantasy world for a few days of reading.

Binary Star – Sarah Gerard

One of the most eagerly awaited books of 2015, this is the tale of a mixed-up couple who go on a road trip and discover vegan anarchism along the way. The critics who have had a sneak preview of the book have pretty much all been impressed and there is a feeling that it could be one of the most exciting and successful books of the coming year.

Find Me – Laura Van Den Berg

The author of this book is better known for her short stories but Find Me could be a big hit in 2015. The basic idea is that a young woman with some problems in her life appears to be the only person who is immune to a terrible epidemic sweeping the land.  Expect a lot of dark humor and some exciting action as our heroine travels across the turmoil of the epidemic-ridden US to try and find her mother.

The Girl on the Train – Paula Hawkins

This new thriller has a January release date and already has a film option attached to it, so a lot of people are really looking forward to reading it. The Girl on the Train is about a girl who gets unwittingly drawn into a murder mystery on her usual daily commute to work. It has been described as a gripping thriller that will have you turning the pages all night long.

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