The Man who Walked to the Moon by Howard McCord

“This novella is a fascinating literary alien…” The quote on the jacket of our edition comes with the promise of something entirely different and that promise is upheld. How is it possible to describe The Man who Walked to the Moon in traditional literary terms? Even classifying it into one genre is nearly impossible since it…

Elantris by Brandon Sanderson

Elantris feels legendary and magical for more than one reason. First of all, this is the debut fantasy stand-alone novel that unleashed the beast that is Brandon Sanderson. The story behind the author is fantastical enough in itself; a struggling writer for many years with dozens of unpublished novels and hundreds of potential ideas until... Elantris. Besides bringing about the…

The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro

In medieval Great Britain, a strange mist has fallen over the people inhabiting the warrens and villages scattered throughout the land. A mist that makes people forget entire chunks of their lives; details from distant memories as well as moments from the previous day. Amongst these accursed folk live Axl and Beatrice, an elderly couple…

A House Divided by Joy E. Fetters

A peaceful realm, a beloved royal family and a joyful occasion for a ball… What could go wrong? When the Second Prince of Tarn, Camryn Agelard, attends a formal ceremony with a group of his close friends, he is far from expecting betrayal from his older brother. Yet in the deep of night, the First…

Typhoon by Joseph Conrad

It is no secret in the vast world of literature that Joseph Conrad is considered a master of both the written word and the untamable power of Nature. Most of his stories reflect on Man's struggle against overwhelming odds in small and large encounters with the natural world - most often the sea as he…

The Emperor’s Blades by Brian Staveley

An entire empire on the brink of ruin, a powerful bloodline hunted to the very ends of the world, an ancient force come again... The premise of The Emperor's Blades, although familiar in the wide circle of fantasy, is packaged with relatable characters, a deep web of political intrigue, arduous philosophical and military apprenticeships, constant action,…

The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

“Cora didn't know what optimistic meant. She asked the other girls that night if they were familiar with the word. None of them had heard it before. She decided that it meant trying.” - Colson Whitehead Colson Whitehead's latest novel - winner of the National Book Award - has made the headlines for the past few…