Our selection of ebook releases
American author of techno-thrillers Vince Flynn died on Wednesday after a long battle against cancer. If you want to (re)discover his works, the whole Mitch Rapp series is available on our platform for US customers.
If there is one novel we recommend this week, it is British author Maggie O’Farrell’s latest book Instructions for a Heatwave. According to The Guardian, “this is an accomplished and addictive story told with real humanity, warmth and infectious love for the characters. Highly recommended.”
When summer approaches, one can read a nice romance or chick lit novel… Or a chilling novel, to keep the mercury low. If you’re more on the chilling side with a thing for horror, here is the perfect book for you: Reviver by Seth Patrick. The rights for a film were already acquired before the novel was even published, so be the first to put the book in your beach bag!
On the other side, if you are craving for a romance novel, you can choose from the twelve summer romance reads actually on sale for €4.99 and published by Random House UK, including titles by such famous authors as Danielle Steel, Sophie Kinsella or Katie Fforde.
If you like mystery novels and are keen to discover new voices from all around the world, then you are spoiled. Writers from Spain, Norway, Sweden, Great Britain and the US released new titles this week, as you can see below. For further incursion into this genre, browse our Mystery category.
In the world of literary awards, two were awarded this week: the Trillium Book Award, initiated to “encourage the development of Ontario writers and the distribution of their works”, and given this year to Dear Life by Alice Munro; and the Bram Stoker Award, “a recognition presented by the Horror Writers Association for “superior achievement” in horror writing”, given this year to The Drowning Girl by Caitlin R. Kiernan.