The best of the best: must reads from January’s fiction selections

The following titles have been chosen from our monthly new fiction selections. They are all highly recommended for great reading.

Syndetics book coverI’m travelling alone / Samuel Bjork ; translated from the Norwegian by Charlotte Barslund.
“True to form this latest Norwegian mystery is a gripping page turner.”

Syndetics book coverThe long way to a small, angry planet / Becky Chambers.
“ A great science fiction epic, where the adventures and journeys of nine very different characters are set in distant worlds with very strange and different cultures.”

Syndetics book coverAnything for you / Kristan Higgins.
“A rather steamy, touching modern romance, guaranteed to have romance reader’s hearts fluttering.”

Syndetics book coverGrief is the thing with feathers / Max Porter.
“A wonderful debut novel, shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Awards and the Goldsmiths Prize. One of the best reads for 2015.”

Syndetics book coverBreaking connections : a novel / by Albert Wendt.
“This new novel from New Zealand’s wonderful veteran writer, portrays the startling reality of young Polynesian life in Auckland.”

Syndetics book coverEverything is teeth / Evie Wyld, Joe Sumner.
“From an award winning author, this autobiographical work, is a stunning story of a young Australian girl obsessed with sharks.”