Welcome to my mid-year review of interesting books and fancy editions that are on my radar for the latter half of 2021. The video covers many of the books on this page (with pictures of the internals if I can get them pre-publication), but I always add a bunch of extra books onto the webpage list for you dear readers of the article!

Hope there is something here you like, and please do share which upcoming books you are most looking forward to in the comments ツ

Children's Books

Megamonster by David Walliams, illustrated by Tony Ross

Larker discovers something strange going on at The Cruel School. Walliams’ hardbacks typically feature a hidden cover under the dust jacket. HarperCollins. June 24, 2021.

► Find it at Amazon | Book Depository | Waterstones


Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There by Lewis Carroll, illustrated by Chris Riddell

Companion to Riddell’s illustrated edition of Alice in Wonderland. Pan Macmillan. Jun 24, 2021.

► Find it at Amazon | Amazon AU | Book Depository

★ Signed edition at Waterstones and Blackwells


Once Upon a Crime by Robin Stevens

A new short story collection in the Murder Most Unladylike series. First printings will all have blue sprayed page edges. Penguin. August 5, 2021.

► Find it at Amazon | Book Depository 

★ Signed edition at Waterstones and Blackwells


Poison for Breakfast by Lemony Snicket

The author invites readers to solve the mystery of his own demise. US Liveright, Aug 31, 2021. UK Oneworld Sep 2, 2021.

► Find US edition at Amazon | Book Depository

► Find UK edition at Amazon Book Depository

★ Signed edition at Waterstones and Blackwells


Russian Tales by Dinara Mirtalipova

Beautifully illustrated traditional stories of quests and enchantments. Chronicle Books. Sep 7, 2021.

► Find it at Amazon | Book Depository | Amazon AU | Indie Bookshops


❦ Collector’s guide to the rest of the Chronicle’s Illustrated Tales series coming soon…


A Natural History of Magick (Folklore Field Guides #2) by Poppy David, illustrated by Jessica Roux

Enchantingly illustrated, with a gold foil–embossed cloth cover, a ribbon marker and sprayed gold edges. Frances Lincoln. Sep 7, 2021.

► Find it at Amazon | Book Depository | Amazon AU | Indie Bookshops


The Great Troll War (Last Dragonslayer #3) by Jasper Fforde

Final instalment of the Last Dragonslayer Chronicles. Hodder & Stoughton. Sep 9, 2021.

► Find it at Amazon | Book Depository


The Macmillan Fairy Tales Collection by various authors and artists

A collection of timeless fairy tales from around the world with classic golden age illustrations. Foiled die-cut cover, gold foiled edges and a ribbon marker. Macmillan/Henry Holt. Sep 14, 2021.

► Find it at Amazon | Book Depository | Indie Bookshops


Dragon City (Dragon Realms #3) by Katie & Kevin Tsang

3rd adventures in the Dragon Realms series. Pan Macmillan. Sep 16, 2021.

► Find it at Amazon | Book Depository

Dragon scale sprayed edges exclusively at Waterstones


The Book Smugglers (Pages & Co #4) by Anna James

Fourth adventure in a series that celebrates books, friendship and cake. UK: HarperCollins, Sep 16, 2021; US: Philomel, Oct 19, 2021.

► Find US edition at Amazon | Book Depository

► Find UK edition at Amazon | Amazon AU | Book Depository

Signed edition at Waterstones


The Art of Alice and Martin Provensen by Alice and Martin Provensen

Large-format monograph with never-before-seen sketches, travel drawings and personal paintings. Chronicle Books. Oct 5, 2021.

► Find it at Amazon | Book Depository | Indie Bookshops


The Provensen Book of Fairy Tales [reissue] by Alice and Martin Provensen

Reprint of a hard-to-find gorgeously illustrated mid-century modern classic. NYR Children’s. Nov 16, 2021.

► Find it at Amazon | Book Depository | Indie Bookshops


The Sister Who Ate Her Brothers and other gruesome tales by Jen Campbell, illustrated by Adam de Souza

Classic and lesser known fairy tales retold with a modern edge. Thames and Hudson. Oct 7, 2021.

► Find it at Amazon | Amazon AU | Book Depository | Indie Bookshops


The Christmas Pig by J. K. Rowling, illustrated by Jim Field

Jack sets out on a journey to save his childhood toy. Scholastic/Little, Brown. Oct 12, 2021.

► Find it at Amazon | Book Depository | Amazon AU | Indie Bookshops | Waterstones


Harry Potter – A Magical Year by JK Rowling, illustrated by Jim Kay

A journey through the seasons at Hogwarts with preparatory sketches along with iconic illustrations from the illustrated books. US: Scholastic (1338809970); UK: Bloomsbury (1526640872). October 5, 2021.

► Find US edition at Amazon | Book Depository | Indie Bookshops

► Find UK edition at Amazon | Book Depository | Blackwells


Arthur: The Always King by Kevin Crossley-Holland, illustrated by Chris Riddell

A lavishly illustrated retelling of the legends of King Arthur. Nov 4, 2021.

► Find at Amazon | Book Depository


Classic Series

New Chiltern Classics by various authors, 8 new titles releasing in July 2021 (and more anticipated for later in the year)

  • The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë
  • The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Wolfe
  • A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
  • The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy
  • A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce
  • Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell
  • The Sonnets by William Shakespeare

→ Buy Wildfell Hall from Book Depository | Indie Bookshops | Amazon 

→ Buy The Secret Garden from Book Depository | Indie Bookshops | Amazon

→ Buy Mrs Dalloway from Book Depository | Indie Bookshops | Amazon

→ Buy A Tale of Two Cities from Book Depository | Indie Bookshops | Amazon

→ Buy The Mayor of Casterbridge from Book Depository | Indie Bookshops | Amazon

→ Buy A Portrait of the Artist from Book Depository | Indie Bookshops | Amazon

→ Buy 1984 from Book Depository | Indie Bookshops | Amazon

→ Buy The Sonnets from Book Depository | Indie Bookshops | Amazon


❦ See also the Guide to collecting the Chiltern Classics for more in this series…


Seasons Editions – Fall by various authors, due Aug 31, 2021

  • Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery
  • Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
  • Shakespeare in Autumn by William Shakespeare
  • Dracula by Bram Stoker

→ Buy Anne of Green Gables from Amazon | Book Depository | BookShop.org | AbeBooks

→ Buy Sense and Sensibility from Amazon | Book Depository | BookShop.org | AbeBooks

→ Buy Shakespeare in Autumn from Amazon | Book Depository | BookShop.org | AbeBooks

→ Buy Dracula from Amazon | Book Depository | BookShop.org | AbeBooks


❦ See also my Collector’s Guide to the Seasons Editions


Beehive Books – Illuminated editions by various authors

  • Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky, illustrated by Dave McKean – Aug 24
  • The Blazing World by Margaret Cavendish, illustrated Rebekka Dunlap – Sep 28

→ Buy Crime and Punishment from Amazon Book Depository | Blackwells | Beehive Books

→ Buy The Blazing World from Amazon | Book Depository Blackwells | Beehive Books


❦ See also my Collector’s Guide to Beehive’s Illuminated Editions


Wordsworth’s Collector’s Editions by various authors

The Sherlock Holmes canon by Arthur Conan Doyle, and Dubliners by James Joyce releasing Sep 2, 2021.

→ Find Adventures of Sherlock Holmes at Book Depository | Amazon

→ Find Return of Sherlock Holmes at Book Depository | Amazon

→ Find Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes at Book Depository | Amazon

→ Find Casebook of Sherlock Holmes at Book Depository | Amazon

→ Find A Study in Scarlet at Book Depository | Amazon

→ Find Hound of the Baskervilles at Book Depository | Amazon

→ Find Dubliners at Book Depository | Amazon


❦ See also the Collector’s Guide to the Wordsworth Classics for more in this series…


The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum, illustrated by MinaLima.

A deluxe gift edition of the classic story, with beautiful four-color artwork and nine interactive features. Harper Design. Sep 7, 2021.

Find it at Amazon | Book Depository | Amazon AUIndie Bookshops


❦ See also the Collector’s Guide to MinaLima’s Interactive Classics series…


Little Women ‘Letters Edition’ by Louisa May Alcott and Barbara Heller

The full text of Little Women, plus gorgeous, removable replicas of the characters’ letters and other writings. Chronicle Books. Sep 16, 2021.

Find it at Amazon | Book Depository | Amazon AU | Indie Bookshops


❦ See also my review of Heller’s letters edition of Pride and Prejudice


Barnes & Noble Collectible Classics series by various authors

  • Emma (flexibound), Aug 27, 2021
  • A Christmas Carol and other Christmas Tales, Nov 26, 2021.
  • Beauty and the Beast and other Fairy Tales, Nov 26, 2021
  • Legends and Tales of the American West by Richard Erdoes, Dec 29, 2021

→ Find Emma at B&N | Amazon | Book Depository

→ Find A Christmas Carol at B&N | Amazon | Book Depository | Blackwells

→ Find Beauty & the Beast at B&N 

→ Find American West at B&N


❦ See also the Collector’s Guide to the Barnes & Noble Collectible Classics for more in this series…


Marjolein Bastin Classics by various authors

  • Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austin, Oct 5, 2021.
  • Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë, Nov 11, 2021

→ Buy Sense & Sensibility at Amazon | Book Depository | Amazon AU | Indie Bookshops

→ Buy Wuthering Heights at Amazon | Book Depository | Amazon AU | Indie Bookshops


❦ See also my review of Marjolein Bastin’s edition of Pride and Prejudice


Fantasy & Science Fiction

The Wood Bee Queen by Edward Cox

Somewhere in England, in a small town called Strange Ground by the Skea, Ebbie Wren is the last librarian and he’s about to lose his job. On the other side of the sky and the sea, the Queen of House Wood Bee has been murdered. ISBN 1473226864. Jun 10, 2021.

► Find it at Amazon | Book Depository


Star Wars: The Rising Storm (The High Republic #2) by Cavan Scott

There’s a lot going on with the new High Republic Series. This one is next in line and there are several special bundles around. Del Rey. Jun 29, 2021.

► Find it at Amazon | Book Depository | Indie Bookshops

★ Also available: signed edition with alternate jacket and tote bag at Out of Print, double-sided poster with B&N exclusive edition, exclusive cover and poster at Target, limited edition with green sprayed edges at Goldsboro.



The Return of the Sorceress by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Yalxi, the deposed Supreme Mistress of the Guild of Sorcerers, sets out on a desperate mission to regain her magic and find a weapon capable of destroying the usurper on her throne. Limited to 1000 copies. ISBN 1645240304. June 30, 2021.

► Find it at Amazon | Book Depository | Indie Bookshops | Subterranean Press


Any Way the Wind Blows by Rainbow Rowell

Simon, Baz, Penelope and Agatha have to decide how to move forward. US: Wednesday Books; UK: Macmillan. Jul 6, 2021.

► Find US edition at Amazon | Book Depository | Indie Bookshops

► Find UK edition at Amazon | Book Depository

★ Decorative stencilled edges UK edition at Waterstones

★ Bonus pin from participating US independent bookstores


Carry On [Bookshelf Edition] by Rainbow Rowell

Reprint of the original book in a matching dust jacket, with special endpapers and hidden stamp on the case. Wednesday Books. Jul 6, 2021.

► Find at Amazon | Book Depository


Meet Me in Another Life by Catriona Silvey

Thora and Santi are thrown together multiple times across time and space, forcing them to confront the question of why they keep meeting in so many different lives. US: William Morrow; UK: HarperCollins. Jul 8, 2021.

► Find US edition at Amazon | Book Depository | Indie Bookshops

► Find UK edition at Amazon | Book Depository

★ Signed UK edition with sprayed edges at Waterstones


Sabriel 25th Anniversary Edition by Garth nix

Sabriel must cross over into the Old Kingdom to find her missing father, the Mage Abhorsen. All editions have exclusive artwork and additional content. Aug 3, 2021.

► Find US edition at Amazon | Book Depository

► Find UK edition at Amazon | Book Depository

► Find Australian edition at Amazon AU | Book Depository


The Gauntlet and the Fist Beneath by Ian Green

General Flore goes on a quest to save her abducted daughter. ISBN 180024410X. Aug 5, 2021.

► Find it at Amazon | Book Depository


The Nature of Middle Earth by JRR Tolkien

A slipcased edition of Tolkien’s final writings on Middle-Earth. Stamped in gold foil, ribbon marker, heavy-weight paper. ISBN 0008440573. Sep 2, 2021.

► Find it at Amazon | Amazon AU | Book Depository


Empire of the Vampire by Jay Kristoff

Gabriel de León, last of the Silversaints, a holy order dedicated to defending realm and church from the vampiric “coldbloods” is imprisoned for the murder of the vampiric king. US edition: St Martin’s Press; UK edition; HarperCollins. Sep 7, 2021.

Buy US edition from Amazon | Book Depository | Indie Bookstores | Blackwells

Buy UK edition from Amazon | Amazon AU | Book Depository | Waterstones | Blackwells

❦ See also my special editions roundup for Empire of the Vampire


Leviathan Wakes, 10th anniversary edition by James S.A. Corey

Captain crew and detective unravel a solar system wide conspiracy. Orbit. Sep 7, 2021

► Find at Amazon | Book Depository


Under the Whispering Door by TJ Klune

Freshly deceased, Wallace has seven days to discover the meaning of a fun-filled existence. UK: Pan Macmillan; US: St Martin’s Press. Sep 21, 2021

► Find US edition at Amazon | Book Depository | Indie Bookshops

► Find UK edition at Amazon | Book Depository

★ Signed edition with blue sprayed edges and illustrated endpapers at Waterstones


The Book of Form & Emptiness by Ruth Ozeki

One year after the death of his beloved musician father, thirteen-year-old Benny Oh begins to hear voices. UK: Canongate; US: Viking. Sep 23, 2021.

► Find it at Amazon | Book Depository | Indie Bookshops

► Signed edition with decorative stencilled page edges at Waterstones


Discworld Collector’s Library series by Terry Pratchett

The last couple of volumes in the Tiffany Aching series and the Amazing Maurice are being released. Doubleday. Sep 23, 2021. Available from the Discworld Emporium and:

→ Buy The Wee Free Men from Amazon | Book Depository

→ Buy A Hat Full of Sky from Amazon | Book Depository

→ Buy Wintersmith from Amazon | Book Depository

→ Buy I Shall Wear Midnight from Amazon | Book Depository

→ Buy The Shepherd’s Crown from Amazon | Book Depository

→ Buy The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents from Amazon | Book Depository


The Last Graduate (Scholomance #2) by Naomi Novik

The specter of graduation looms large in this fantasy sequel. UK edition: Cornerstone; US: Random House. Sep 28, 2021.

► Find US edition at Amazon | Book Depository | Indie Bookshops

► Find UK edition at Amazon | Book Depository

Signed UK edition at Waterstones and Blackwells


Once Upon a Broken Heart by Stephanie Garber

For as long as she can remember, Evangeline Fox has believed in true love and happy endings…until she learns that the love of her life will marry another. US: Flatiron; UK: Hodder & Stoughton. Sep 28, 2021.

► Find US edition at Amazon | Book Depository | Indie Bookshops

► Find UK edition at Amazon | Book Depository

★ Special preorder offer for an alternate dust jacket for US readers

Signed UK edition at Waterstones, signed US edition with alternate cover design at B&N


Vespertine by Margaret Rogerson

A teen girl with mythic abilities must defend her world against restless spirits of the dead. US edition: Margaret K. McElderry; UK edition: Simon & Schuster. Sep 28, 2021.

► Find US edition at Amazon | Book Depository | Indie Bookshops

► Find UK edition at Amazon | Book Depository

► Signed UK edition at Waterstones


Daughter of the Deep by Rick Riordan

Underwater adventure in this modern retelling of 20,000 leagues under the sea. US: Disney-Hyperion; UK: Penguin. Oct 5, 2021.

► Find it at Amazon | Book Depository | Indie Bookshops

Signed UK edition at Waterstones | Signed US edition at Book Depository | US exclusive at B&N


The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue (Collector’s Edition) by VE Schwab

Collector’s hardback edition with additional features (different features in different regions). UK Titan (all first printings signed); US Tor. October 6, 2021.

► Find US edition at Amazon | Book Depository | Indie Bookstores | Blackwells | Barnes & Noble (B&N red cover)

► Find UK edition at  Amazon | Amazon AU | Book Depository | Waterstones | Blackwells

★ See also my Addie LaRue special edition round-up for more version


Kingdom of the Cursed (Kingdom of the Wicked #2) by Kerri Maniscalco

Emilia is on a fierce mission to finally uncovered what happened to her sister. ISBN 1529350506. Oct 5, 2021.

► Find UK edition at Amazon | Amazon AU | Book Depository

★ Special signed edition with blue sprayed page edges at Waterstones


Lyra’s Oxford, Illustrated Edition (His Dark Materials) by Philip Pullman, illustrated by Chris Wormell

A novella set two years after the events of His Dark Materials. ISBN 9780241509968. Oct 14, 2021.

► Find UK edition at Amazon | Book Depository | Waterstones | Blackwells


❦ See also my review of the illustrated edition of Northern Lights / The Golden Compass


The Lord of the Rings, Illustrated edition by JRR Tolkien

Illustrated throughout in colour by the author (30 plates, 2 fold-out maps), with complete text printed in two colours and red sprayed page edges with white elvish runes. HarperCollins, Oct 14, 2021.

► Find at Amazon | Amazon AU | Book Depository


The Lord of the Rings, Deluxe edition by JRR Tolkien

Quarterbound in red leather, with raised ribs on the spine and stamped in two foils on black cloth. Illustrated throughout in colour by the author (30 plates, 2 fold-out maps), with complete text printed in two colours. Limited to 5000 copies. HarperCollins, Oct 14, 2021.

► Find at Amazon | Amazon AU | Book Depository


Medusa by Jessie Burton, illustrated by Olivia Lomenech Gill

Exiled to a far-flung island by the whims of the gods, Medusa is charmed when a beautiful boy called Perseus arrives on the island. UK: Bloomsbury (1408886936); US: Bloomsbury YA (1547607599). Oct 14, 2021.

► Find US edition at Amazon | Book Depository | Indie Bookshops

► Find UK edition at Amazon | Book Depository | Waterstones | Blackwells


Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by JK Rowling, illustrated by MinaLima

Includes 150 full-colour illustrations and eight interactive paper-engineered elements. UK edition: Bloomsbury 152663788X. US edition: Scholastic 1338716530. Oct 19, 2021.

► Find UK edition at Amazon | Book Depository | Blackwells

► Find US edition at Amazon | Book Depository | Indie Bookshops


❦ See also the collector’s guide to the MinaLima interactive classics series…


Ultimate Discworld Companion by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Briggs, illustrated by Paul Kidby

The absolute, comprehensive, from Tiffany Aching to Jack Zweiblumen guide to all things Discworld, fully illustrated by Paul Kidby. Nov 11, 2021.

► Find US edition at Amazon | Book Depository


Aurora’s End by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Series finale – the squad you love is out of time. US: Alfred A Knopf; UK: OneWorld. Nov 9, 2021.

► Find US edition at Amazon | Amazon AU | Book Depository

► Find UK edition at Amazon | Book Depository

Signed UK edition at Waterstones


Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone by Diana Gabaldon

The past may seem the safest place to be . . . but it is the most dangerous time to be alive. US: Delacourt; UK: Cornerstone. Nov 23, 2021.

► Find US edition at Amazon | Amazon AU | Book Depository | Indie Bookshops

► Find UK edition at Amazon | Book Depository

Signed UK edition with golden bees stencilled on the page edges at Waterstones


Chivalry by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Colleen Doran

A new graphic novel from the team who wrote the lovely Snow, Glass, Apples, in which an elderly widow accidentally purchases the Holy Grail from a second-hand shop, setting her off on an epic adventure with an ancient knight. ISBN 9781506719115. December 14, 2021.

► Find it at Amazon | Book Depository | Indie Bookshops


Fiction, Non-Fiction and Other Works

The Anatomy of Melancholy by Robert burton

Celebrating the 400th anniversary of Burton’s masterpiece, this is fully edited, modern hardback addition to the Penguin Classics. Penguin. Jul 1, 2021.

► Find at Amazon | Book Depository | Blackwells


The Comfort Book by Matt Haig

Reflections on hope, survival and the messy miracle of being alive. US edition: Penguin; UK edition: Canongate. Jul 6, 2021.

► Find US edition at Amazon | Book Depository | Indie Bookshops

► Find UK edition at Amazon | Book Depository

★ Signed edition with exclusive hidden cover on the case at Waterstones, Independent Bookshop Edition with blue sprayed edges at Blackwells


Midsummer Mysteries by Agatha Christie

A collection of summer-themed short mystery stories. ISBN 0008470936. July 22, 2021.

► Find it at Amazon | Book Depository | Blackwells

Also, The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding is coming out in this series binding, Nov 11, 2021

► Find it at Amazon | Book Depository | Blackwells


She Who Became the Sun by Shelley Parker-Chan

Reimagines the life of a peasant rebel-turned-founding emperor of the Ming dynasty in fourteenth-century China. UK: Pan Macmillan. US: Tor. July 22, 2021.

► Find US edition at Amazon | Book Depository | Indie Bookstores

► Find UK edition at Amazon | Book Depository

★ Signed UK edition at Waterstones


A Narrow Door by Joanne Harris

Mystery (from the author of Chocolat). St Oswald’s Grammar School employs its first-ever female head teacher and she’s determined not to let anything stand in her way – not even a body. ISBN 9781398708150. August 4, 2021.

► Find it at Amazon | Book Depository

► Signed UK edition with stencilled page edges at Waterstones


The Ophelia Girls by Jean Healey

A mother’s secret past collides with her daughter’s present. US: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; UK: Pan Macmillan. Aug 10, 2021.

► Find US edition at Amazon | Book Depository | Indie Bookshops

► Find UK edition at Amazon | Book Depository

Signed UK edition at Blackwells


The Women of Troy (Silence of the Girls #2) by Pat Barker

Myth retelling. Old feuds and new ambitions are brought into play in the aftermath of the Trojan War, with Briseis forging alliances in the Greek encampment on her path to revenge. Doubleday. August 26, 2021.

► Find it at Amazon | Book Depository

★ Signed UK edition at Waterstones and Blackwells


Freckles by Cecelia Ahern

“You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” When a stranger utters these words to Allegra Bird, nicknamed Freckles, it turns her highly ordered life upside down. Sep 2, 2021

► Find UK edition at Amazon | Book Depository

► Sprayed edges editions at Waterstones


Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead

A tale of petty criminals and failed heists set in 1960s Harlem. US: Doubleday; UK: Little, Brown. Sep 14, 2021.

► Find US edition at Amazon | Book Depository | Indie Bookshops

► Find UK edition at Amazon | Book Depository

★ Signed UK edition at Waterstones and Blackwells


Daughters of Sparta by Claire Heywood

Mythological retelling. Stories of secrets, passion and revenge from Helen and Klytemnesta, mythology’s most vilified women. ISBN 9780241425428. September 16, 2021.

► Find US edition at Amazon | Book Depository

► Find UK edition at Amazon | Book Depository


The Man Who Died Twice (Thursday Murder Club #2) by Richard Osman

Mystery. Our ageing heroes get enmeshed in an underworld escapade involving stolen diamonds and vicious gangsters. ISBN 9780241425428. September 16, 2021.

► Find US edition at Amazon | Book Depository | Indie Bookshops

► Find UK edition at Amazon | Book Depository

UK edition with fox stencilled page edges at Waterstones or signed edition at Blackwells


The Annotated Godfather, 50th anniversary by Jenny M Jones

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Godfather, this authorized, annotated and illustrated edition of the complete, unedited screenplay includes all the little-known facts, behind-the-scenes intrigue, and first-person reflections from cast and crew members on the making of this landmark film. ISBN 9780762473830. September 21, 2021.

► Find it at Amazon | Book Depository | Indie Bookshops


Jurassic World Pop-Up by Matthew Reinhart and Rich Davies

Pop-Up Book. Traces the evolution of the Jurassic Park and Jurassic World sagas across three decades of major motion pictures in explosive 3D format. ISBN 1683839161. September 26, 2021.

► Find it at Amazon | Book Depository | Indie Bookshops


Codex Seraphinianus, 40th Anniversary edition by Luigi Serafini

Unusual visual encyclopaedia of an unknown world, written in an unknown language. Deluxe limited edition in solander box with extra prints and other features. Sep 28, 2021.

► Find standard edition at Amazon | Book Depository | Indie Bookshops

► Find limited edition at Amazon | Book Depository | Indie Bookshops


Sharpe’s Assassin [Collector’s Edition] by Bernard Cornwell

“Outsider. Hero. Rogue. And the one man you want on your side.” First print run of the UK edition has gold foiled board and author signature. UK: HarperCollins. Sep 30, 2021.

► Find US edition at Amazon | Book Depository

Find UK collector’s edition at Amazon | Book Depository


The Haunting Season by various authors

A wintry collection of ghostly and gothic tales. US: Pegasus; UK: Little, Brown. Oct 5, 2021.

► Find US edition at Amazon | Book Depository | Indie Bookshops

► Find UK edition at Amazon | Book Depository

► Exclusive sprayed edges UK edition at Waterstones


The Every by Dave Eggers

When the world’s largest search engine / social media company merges with the planet’s dominant e-commerce site, it creates the richest and most dangerous-and, oddly enough, most beloved-monopoly ever known: The Every. Hardbacks are only available at independent bookstores. Oct 21, 2021.

► Find it at Blackwells


Midnight in Everwood by M. A. Kuzniar

A gothic retelling of The Nutcracker. UK: HarperCollins; US: HQ. Oct 28, 2021

► Find UK edition at Amazon | Book Depository

► Find US edition at Amazon | Book Depository | Indie Bookshops

★ Signed edition with exclusive sprayed edges at Waterstones


Dune: The Graphic Novel (DLE) by Frank Herbert, adapted by Brian Herbert & Kevin J Anderson, illustrated by Raul Allen

Graphic Novel adaptation of the story of Paul Atreides and his family as they fight for control of the desert planet Arrakis. Oct 28, 2021.

► Find it at Amazon | Book Depository | Indie Bookshops

► Find Signed Limited Edition at Amazon | Book Depository | Indie Bookshops


Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard, Collector’s Edition by Thomas Gray, illustrated by Agnes Miller Parker

Poetry. The famous poem accompanied by detailed full-page illustrations. Oct 29, 2021.

► Find it at Amazon | Book Depository | Indie Bookshops


Mermaid Singing and Peel Me a Lotus by Charmian Clift

Memoir. Collector’s edition re-issue of two memoirs written in the 1950s when Australian writer Clift moved to Kalymnos in Greece. Nov 18, 2021.

► Find Mermaid Singing at Amazon | Book Depository

► Find Peel Me a Lotus at Amazon | Book Depository


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