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Alan Warner: Morvern Callar Cycle series

Alan Warner: Morvern Callar Cycle series 01 Morvern Callar (scanned) 02 These Demented Lands Morvern Callar, a low-paid employee in the local supermarket in a desolate and beautiful port town in the west of Scotland, wakes one morning in late December to find her strange boyfriend has committed suicide and is dead on the kitchen […]

Christos Tsiolkas collection

Christos Tsiolkas collection The Slap: At a suburban barbecue, a man slaps a child who is not his own. This event has a shocking ricochet effect on a group of people, mostly friends, who are directly or indirectly influenced by the slap. In this remarkable novel, Christos Tsiolkas turns his unflinching and all-seeing eye onto […]

Ali Shaw: The Trees

Ali Shaw: The Trees There came an elastic aftershock of creaks and groans and then, softly softly, a chinking shower of rubbled cement. Leaves calmed and trunks stood serene. Where, not a minute before, there had been a suburb, there was now only woodland standing amid ruins… There is no warning. No chance to prepare. […]

Carolyn Jess-Cooke: The Boy Who Could See Demons

Carolyn Jess-Cooke: The Boy Who Could See Demons “I first met my demon the morning that Mum said Dad had gone.” Alex Connolly is ten years old, likes onions on toast, and can balance on the back legs of his chair for fourteen minutes. His best friend is a 9000-year-old demon called Ruen. When his […]

Barry Crump: Wild Pork And Watercress

Barry Crump: Wild Pork And Watercress When Ricky’s beloved Aunt Bella dies and Social Welfare threatens to put him into care, the overweight Maori boy and cantankerous Uncle Hec flee into the remote and rugged Ureweras. The impassable bush serves up perilous adventures, forcing the pair of misfits to use all their skills to survive […]

Martha Hall Kelly – Lilac Girls

Martha Hall Kelly – Lilac Girls Inspired by the life of a real World War II heroine, this debut novel reveals a story of love, redemption, and secrets that were hidden for decades.   New York socialite Caroline Ferriday has her hands full with her post at the French consulate and a new love on […]

Helen Oyeyemi: What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours

Helen Oyeyemi: What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours The key to a house, the key to a heart, the key to a secret—Oyeyemi’s keys not only unlock elements of her characters’ lives, they promise further labyrinths on the other side. In “Books and Roses” one special key opens a library, a garden, and clues […]

David Mitchell: Slade House

David Mitchell: Slade House Keep your eyes peeled for a small black iron door. Down the road from a working-class British pub, along the brick wall of a narrow alley, if the conditions are exactly right, you’ll find the entrance to Slade House. A stranger will greet you by name and invite you inside. At […]

Heather Cocks, Jessica Morgan: The Royal We

Heather Cocks, Jessica Morgan: The Royal We “I might be Cinderella today, but I dread who they’ll think I am tomorrow. I guess it depends on what I do next.” American Rebecca Porter was never one for fairy tales. Her twin sister, Lacey, has always been the romantic who fantasized about glamour and royalty, fame […]

Jodi Picoult: Ruth Jefferson series

Jodi Picoult: Ruth Jefferson series Shine Small Great Things Jodi Picoult tackles issues of race and privilege in this ebook original short story, a prequel to her upcoming novel Small Great Things. In “Shine,” the master storyteller and #1 New York Times bestselling author of Leaving Time and My Sister’s Keeper introduces readers to the […]

E.M. Forster: Maurice

E.M. Forster: Maurice Set in the elegant Edwardian world of Cambridge undergraduate life, this story by a master novelist introduces us to Maurice Hall when he is fourteen. We follow him through public school and Cambridge, and on into his father’s firm, Hill and Hall, Stock Brokers. In a highly structured society, Maurice is a […]

Jodi Picoult: The Color War

Jodi Picoult: The Color War THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR PRESENTS A MOVING STORY ABOUT THE SUMMER THAT CHANGED A BOY’S LIFE FOREVER. Jodi Picoult is one of the most beloved authors of our time. Her many novels, consistently topping both national and international bestseller lists (“Sing You Home,” “My Sister’s Keeper,” “Nineteen […]