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Our Team is Reading...

To give you an idea of the readers behind Knight Errant when you submit your manuscript or pitch an idea for consideration, we wanted to share with you some of our favourites. This reflects our most recent reading experiences and long-standing favourites.


Novellas and short novels
  • Spectred Isle by KJ Charles

  • Depart Depart by Sim Kern

  • Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata

  • Wayward Children series by Seanan McGuire

  • We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson

  • Binti by Nnedi Okorafor

  • Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer

  • My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite

  • Riot Baby by Tochi Onyebuchi

  • The Murderbot Diaries by Martha Wells

  • A Psalm for the Wild Built by Becky Chambers

  • The Vegetarian by Han Kang

  • The Library of the Unwritten by AJ Hackwith

  • Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera

  • The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates

  • Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera

  • Gail Carriger's The Parasol Protectorate series

  • My Best Friend’s Exorcism and The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires by Grady Hendrix

  • A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik

  • Seven Devils by Laura Lam and Elizabeth May

  • Garth Nix’s Abhorsen series

  • Naomi Novik’s Temeraire series

  • The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin

  • The Panopticon by Jenni Fagan

  • Trumpet by Jackie Kay

  • The Power by Naomi Alderman

  • Hate u Give by Angie Thomas

  • Kaite Welsh's Sarah Gilchrist series

  • Tiny Moons: A Year of Eating in Shanghai by Nina Mingya Powles

  • The End: Surviving the World Through Imagined Disasters by Katie Goh

  • The Appendix: Transmasculine Joy in a Transphobic Culture by Liam Konemman

  • Thick: And other Essays by Tressie McMillan Cottom

  • Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire by Akala

  • My name is Why by Lemn Sissay

Graphic novels, poetry and short stories
  • Heartstopper by Alice Oseman

  • Garden by Zhou Fang

  • Skim by Mariko and Jillian Tamaki

  • Fun Home and Are you my mother? by Alison Bechdel

  • Gender Queer by Maia Kobabe

  • Becoming Unbecoming by Una

  • Treats by Lara Williams

  • Hings by Chris McQueer

  • I am nobody’s Nigger by Dean Atta

  • You Can’t Love Yourself by Michael Lee Richardson

  • Grief is the Thing with Feathers by Max Porter


  • The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

  • The Unbroken by CL Clark

  • Dante and Aristotle Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz

  • Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera

  • The Daevabad Trilogy by SA Chakraborty

  • Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett

  • Going Postal by Terry Pratchett

  • Our Wives Under the Sea by Julia Armfield

  • Black Leopard, Red Wolf by Marlon James

  • The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern

  • The Gentleman Bastards series by Scott Lynch

  • The Once and Future Witches by Alix E. Harrow

  • If on a Winter Night a Traveler by Italo Calvino

  • Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcìa Marquez

  • The Mermaid of Black Conch by Monique Roffrey

Graphic Novels
  • The Magic Fish Trung Le Nguyen

  • Roadqueen Mira Ong Chua

  • Stagtown by Punko

  • Magmell of the Azure Sea

  • The Prince and the Dressmaker

  • Bloom by Kevin Panetta

  • Dorohedoro, Dai Dark by Q Hayashida

Short Story Collections
  • Anonymous Sex Eds. Hillary Jordan, Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan

  • Sinopticon Ed. Xueting Christine Ni

  • Things We Say in the Dark by Kirsty Logan

  • Octavia’s Brood Eds. Walidah Imarisha, Adrienne Maree Brown

  • Italian Folktales by Italo Calvino

  • Binti by Nnedi Okorafor

  • The Order of the Pure Moon Reflected in Water by Zen Cho

  • Fireheart Tiger by Aliette de Bodard

  • The Deep by Rivers Solomon

Poetry & Plays
  • 100 Love Sonnets by Pablo Neruda

  • Orpheus Descending, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams

  • Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett

  • La Divina Commedia by Dante

  • They/Them/Their by Eris Young

  • How to Spot a Fascist by Umberto Eco

  • Narrative as Virtual Reality II by Marie-Laure Ryan

  • Afrofuturism 2.0


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