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Here’s 5 Books that we’re looking forward to devouring this weekend

As the winter chill sets in, it’s time to pull up next to fire, fix ourselves a brandy and devour some quality books. We picked 5 from a fresh crop of new releases.

Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl  by Andrea Lawlor (Rescue Press)

A queer, shapeshifting adventure and period piece that takes Paul Polydoris from the sleepy midwest to the bright lights of San Francisco.

The Doll Factory  by Elizabeth Macneal (Pan Macmillan)

A story of obsession and finding yourself in the world of art in the heart Victorian London. A stunning debut from Macneal.

Maddox  by Chris Abrahams (Puncher and Wattman)

A black comedy that deals with identity and addressing the past for a man who enjoyed a stretch running a music venue.

A Boy and His Dog at the End of the World  by C. A. Fletcher (Orbit)

An ultimately heartwarming, yet apocalyptic story that underscores the fragility of our civilisation.

Alpha Girls: The Women Upstarts Who Took on Silicon Valley’s Male Culture and Made the Deals of a Lifetime  by Julian Guthrie (Penguin Random House)

It’s all in the title really. An inspirational of four women who conquered all in Silicon Valley.