Published by Quercus Books Synopsis: Stitch by perfect stitch, Andrew Garvie makes exquisite dolls in the finest antique style. Like him, they are diminutive but graceful, unique, and with surprising depths. Perhaps that's why he answers the enigmatic personal ad in his collector's magazine. Letter by letter, Bramber Winters reveals more of her strange, sheltered … Continue reading The Dollmaker by Nina Allan
Published by Sceptre, Hachette Synopsis:In this debut set in near future NYC—where lives last 300 years and the pursuit of immortality is all-consuming—Lea must choose between her estranged father and her chance to live forever. Lea Kirino is a “Lifer,” which means that a roll of the genetic dice has given her the potential to … Continue reading Suicide Club by Rachel Heng
Published by Faber&Faber Synopsis: You have to wonder why there isn't a word in the English language for the fireworks that go off in your brain when you finally kiss someone you've wanted for years. Or for the intimacy and tenderness you feel as you hold the hand of a suffering friend. A generation after … Continue reading The Inheritance by Matthew Lopez
Published by Bantam Press Synopsis: Fixie Farr has always lived by her father’s motto: “Family first.” But since her dad passed away, leaving his charming housewares store in the hands of his wife and children, Fixie spends all her time picking up the slack from her siblings instead of striking out on her own. The … Continue reading I Owe You One by Sophie Kinsella
Published by Borough Press Synopsis: ‘What a word it is – home – a million meanings packed up in a giant handkerchief and hanging from a pole which we carry across our shoulder.’ Meet Augusta Hope, from Hedley Green, and Parfait, from Burundi: two extraordinary people who dream of escaping their very different lives. Through … Continue reading The Other Half of Augusta Hope by Joanna Glen
Published by Doubleday Books Synopsis:Satire meets slasher in this short, darkly funny hand grenade of a novel about a Nigerian woman whose younger sister has a very inconvenient habit of killing her boyfriends."Femi makes three, you know. Three and they label you a serial killer." Korede is bitter. How could she not be? Her sister, … Continue reading My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite
Synopsis: A contemporary story about family and friendship for fans of Eleanor Porter and L.M. Montgomery. Harper Southwood is a teenage girl who can sense when people will get sick—but so what? She can’t predict her best friend’s depression or her mother’s impending health crisis. Being helpful is all Harper ever wanted, but she feels … Continue reading Down in the Belly of the Whale by Kelley Kay Bowles – FREE ON KINDLE TODAY!