Our Year in Books (2022)
Are you late with your Christmas shopping schedule? Are you struggling to find the perfect gift for your special someone? Missing the perfect stocking filler?
We got you!
The team at Serpent’s Tail has compiled the Ultimate Christmas Shopping List to satisfy all your festive and bookish needs. From books to expand your mind to books that warm your heart, passing through powerful stories about identity and resilience, we have made sure that there is something for everyone to enjoy and share under the Christmas tree. Our carefully curated list of historical fiction will sweep you into a new world like the Ghost of Christmas Past, and our chilling thrillers will keep you company as you curl up with a steaming cup of tea.
And for those who enjoy listening to stories, our books are available as audiobooks as well.
Which one of these books will you be unwrapping this winter? Let us know by tweeting us @SerpentsTail and @ViperBooks.
An Exciting and Vivid Inner Life
Paul Dalla Rosa
A story collection that perfectly captures life in the internet age
Is This Love?
C. E. Riley
A searing literary debut with the compulsive qualities of a thriller
Teen Couple Have Fun Outdoors
A scandalous video.A humiliated family.And a brother stuck in the middle.
Karen Joy Fowler
A major new novel from million-copy bestselling author of We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves
One of the coolest literary debuts of the year – sexy, funny and thrillingly provocative
Seven Cats I Have Loved
I wished that in my next lifetime I would be born a cat – on the condition that I would live in a home like mine
The new modern gothic masterpiece from the bestselling and award-winning author of The Last House on Needless Street.
Nasty Little Cuts
This outstanding psychological thriller explores how love can be poisoned by secrets and silence, and a seemingly perfect marriage becomes rotten to t…
All of You Every Single One
An exhilarating queer love story set in early twentieth-century Vienna
The Twyford Code
The dazzling new bestseller from the author of The Appeal
A visually stunning and beautifully written debut graphic novel of love, life and art
A defence and celebration of the Essex Girl by the best-selling author of The Essex Serpent
From the critically acclaimed and Whiting Award-winning author of We Love You, Charlie Freeman comes a book about what freedom actually means – and wh…
Out of The Sun
Two-time Booker Shortlistee and internationally bestselling author Esi Edugyan delivers a searing analysis of the relationship between race and art
A uniquely trans take on love, motherhood, and those exes who you just can't quit