Lisa Weeda's excellent debut novel tells the story of a divided Cossack family.
Marieke De Maré has written a dreamy, poetic story about how people who at first live apart eventually come together.
In the science fiction novel 'Concept M' author Aafke Romeijn takes the reader forward to the Netherlands of 2020, where the disease of colourlessness makes for heated, polarizing debate and protest.
Femke Vindevogel has written a blackly comic tale about a quest for one’s true self on the disadvantaged side of town.
In her gripping debut novel ‘Hier is alles veilig’, Anneleen Van Offel tells her story with subtle clues, precise and detailed descriptions, in beautiful language.
In her debut novel 'Kleihuid' (Clay Skin) Herien Wensink provokes with pressing questions, seen in the light of the First World War.
Herlinde Leyssens wrote a story of a strong, rebellious, adventure-seeking woman, determined not to be stopped.
In her debut novel 'Lam', singer-songwriter Hannelore Bedert paints the portrait of a strong woman, one who has suffered hard knocks but still struggles through life with her head held high.
What makes you a mother? Fen Verstappen looks for answers in her touching debut novel ‘Moeder af’.
In her debut novel 'Niemand keek omhoog’ Evelien Vos raises the question: to what extent can we control our lives?
Who's helping who? That is the question in Siel Verhanneman's poignant debut novel, 'Or else everyone dies'.
In her debut novel 'Ook bomen slapen', Annemarie Peeters intertwines the lives of former opera director Corneille and young opera singer Ofelia. With success.
In his debut novel ‘Uiterste dagen’, Ferdinand Lankamp undertakes a search for our motives, which can sometimes be very dark.
In her debut novel, Jante Wortel paints a stark portrait of a teenager whose family is held in the grip of her OCD.
Kevin van Vliet's debut novel 'Wolfsjong' is a classic tale with an edgy and dark side.
‘Augustus’ by Irma Maria Achten is a sensual debut novel about improbable love, in which passion, a longing for death and family secrets play an important role.
In her debut novel Caroline van Keeken subtly sketches a portrait of an unhappy, dysfunctional family.
Nadia de Vries has written an angsty debut about a young woman afraid of remaining in the shadows.
A young woman in search of meaning is inspired by the wanderings of a Japanese monk from the nineteenth century.
In her debut novel, Katrien Scheir portrays the often very difficult position of women in a #MeToo situation.
Actress Romana Vrede writes a letter to her autistic son, which makes for a tough, but loving book.
Mariken Heitman has written a penetrating debut about gender identity.
In his debut novel Frank Heinen lays bare the state of the care system in contemporary society as well as the role played by the media in how we perceive certain events.
Do you remember what you were doing on 14 February 1990? Not very likely. But author and screenwriter Stijn Vranken does remember, and it makes for an entertaining debut.
Corinne Heyrman wrote a gripping novel about mental fragility.
‘Het nabestaan van Anna Portier’ is a poignant debut about mourning, dying and the lives we lead or don't.
In her debut novel, Ananda Serné seizes upon a badly sleeping woman's search for footing to gently wake up the reader herself.
In Daniël Samkalden's ambitious debut novel 'Nova', the three main characters become more involved with one another than they would like.
How to live? It’s no mean feat, even less so as a single lesbian woman with a desire to have children, as Brecht De Backer’s philosophical debut novel reveals.
In her debut novel, Valerie Tack unpicks skilfully how a young woman, marked by life, slowly but surely turns into a cold-blooded murderer.
In 'Rozeke', we follow the ups and downs in the life of an Antwerp entrepreneur in the Belle Époque. In figurative language, Van der Stighelen describes how his namesake climbs the social ladder, but struggles on a personal level with himse...
Petra Thijs grants us a glimpse behind the scenes in the art world, with the remarkable life story of the life model for Edouard Manet’s Le déjeuner sur l'herbe.
In his first novel 'Vijd' Jonas Bruyneel paints a vibrant portrait of the Burgundian family who commissioned the world-famous 'Adoration of the Mystic Lamb' of the Van Eyck brothers.