As another year ends, here are just some of the books we can look forward to getting our hands on next year:
Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman: if you love Game of Thrones of anything related Tolkien, all of which has basis in the the great Norse myths. Now comes Neil Gaiman’s new book in which the author goes back through the original myths, which have also inspired by Gaiman’s own work, in a new rendition of all the traditional Norse myths. Released 7th February.
4 3 2 1 by Paul Auster: this latest novel from the author looks at the life of one individual as he goes on four very different fictional paths. Intricately constructed, this novel is one of the most inventive novels that Paul Auster has created. Released 31st January 2017.
Origin by Dan Brown: this latest adventure featuring Robert Langdon is one that will eagerly anticipated by fans and is expected late 2017. So far no details about the plot have been unveiled, but it can be expected that there will be plenty of codes, science, religion, history, art and architecture all thrown into the mix. Released 26th September 2017.
The Thirst by Jo Nesbo: Harry Hole is back in Jo Nesbo’s latest novel as a he goes on the hunt for a new killer who has just murdered a woman following an internet date. But Hole is reluctant to return to the place where he nearly lost everything – until he realises there is a connection between this case and his one failed case… Released 20th April 2017.
Into the Water by Paula Hawkins: following on from her hugely successful Girl on the Train, Paula Hawkins has written a new and gripping story set in another small town about one family who are drowning in secrets. Released 2nd May 2017.
City of Friends by Joanna Trollope: this is the 20th novel by the author. City of Friends is a story of four friends and long hidden betrayal which was supposed to remain a secret is uncovered, pushing their friendship to the limit. Released 23rd February 2017.
House of Names by Colm Toibin: from the author of the hit novel Brooklyn comes this new story which whisks readers back to Ancient Greece to a time of violence,sacrifice and betrayal. Released 18th May 2017.
Just Getting Started by Tony Bennett: he might be 90 years old but singer Tony Bennett shows no signs of slowing down. This second book reflects on the people who have helped him get to where he is today, following on from 2012’s Life is a Gift.