Most Anticipated Books of 2017

11th Jan 2017

Which books can't we wait for in the year ahead? Find out in our latest podcast episode...

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The For Books’ Sake podcast returns! Hosted by Jane Bradley and Paul Forster with correspondent Rebecca Smith, this fortnight you can hear Jane and Paul discuss their most anticipated books of 2017, including…

Defender by G. X. Todd (January, Headline); Not Just Jane by Shelley DeWees (January, HarperCollins); A Beginner’s Guide to Losing Your Mind by Emily Reynolds (February, Hodder Stoughton); Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls (March, Timbuktu Labs); Come Let Us Sing Anyway by Leone Ross (March, Peepal Tree Press); The Night Brother by Rosie Garland (June, Borough Press).

Highlights from 2016 (not all of which came out in 2016!): Boys in the Trees by Carly Simon and Trash by Dorothy Allison.

For our new segment A Room of One’s Own, Rebecca Smith interviews New York Times bestselling author Deanna Raybourn. (Want more? Read our 2011 interview with her here.)

Feeling inspired? We’re still accepting submissions to our next anthology.

Until next time: get in touch via Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or email to tell us which books you’re most excited about in 2017!

Editing by Rebecca Smith // Music by She Makes War