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Loop

Loop
  • Author(s): Brenda Lozano, Annie McDermott (Translator)
  • Location(s): Mexico City
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Horror, In Translation
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Winner PEN Translates Award (UK) Recovering from an unspecified accident, the narrator of Loop finds herself in waiting rooms of different kinds: airport departure lounges, doctors’ surgeries, and above all at home, awaiting the return of her boyfriend, who has travelled...

Lost in Oaxaca

Lost in Oaxaca
  • Author(s): Jessica Winters Mireles
  • Location(s): Oaxaca, Los Angeles
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Once a promising young concert pianist, Camille Childs retreated to her mother’s Santa Barbara estate after an injury to her hand destroyed her hopes for a musical career. She now leads a solitary life teaching piano, and she has...

Love On High Steel Bridge

Love On High Steel Bridge
  • Author(s): Rebecca Rohman
  • Location(s): Seattle, Juneau, La Paz
  • Genre(s): Romance, Suspense
  • Era(s): Present Day

Captain Dorian Rae is a wounded soul who gets his greatest pleasures from being in the great outdoors and soaring the skies. When he has a life-changing encounter with a beauty on Washington State’s High Steel Bridge, he never...

Nine Birds Singing

Nine Birds Singing
  • Author(s): Edythe Anstey Hanen
  • Location(s): British Columbia, Mexico, Vancouver
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1960s to present day

Nine Birds Singing is a poignant coming-of-age story. Readers travel back to the swinging 60s in Vancouver with Maddie, a young woman breaking free of her religious upbringing. Follow Maddie’s journey from Vancouver, to Mexico, to the Gulf Islands...

On Starlit Seas

On Starlit Seas
  • Author(s): Sara Sheridan
  • Location(s): Mexico, England, South America, The Atlantic Ocean
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 18th/19th Cenutry

Celebrated writer and historian Maria Graham must make the treacherous voyage from Brazil to London to deliver her latest book to her publisher. Having come to terms with the loss of her beloved husband, Maria now has renewed hope...

On Swift Horses

On Swift Horses
  • Author(s): Shannon Pufahl
  • Location(s): San Diego, Las Vegas, Tijuana
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Mid 20th century

A breathtakingly beautiful debut novel of revolution, chance and the gambles we take with the human heart. Muriel, newly married and newly orphaned, works as a waitress in a San Diego diner. As she pours coffee and empties ashtrays,...

Only to Sleep

Only to Sleep
  • Author(s): Lawrence Osborne
  • Location(s): Mexico, California
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1980s

The year is 1988. The place, Baja California. Private Investigator Philip Marlowe – now in his seventy-second year – has been living out his retirement in the terrace bar of the La Fonda hotel. Sipping margaritas, playing cards, his...

Our Own Private Universe

Our Own Private Universe
  • Author(s): Robin Talley
  • Location(s): Mexico
  • Genre(s): Young Adult
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Fifteen-year-old Aki Simon has a theory. And it’s mostly about sex. No, it isn’t that kind of theory. Aki already knows she’s bisexual–even if, until now, it’s mostly been in the hypothetical sense. Aki’s theory is that she’s only...

Paradais

Paradais
  • Author(s): Fernanda Melchor, Sophie Hughes (Translator)
  • Location(s): Mexico
  • Genre(s): Fiction, In Translation
  • Era(s): Modern

nside a luxury housing complex, two misfit teenagers sneak around and get drunk. Franco Andrade, lonely, overweight, and addicted to porn, obsessively fantasizes about seducing his neighbor – an attractive married woman and mother – while Polo dreams about...

Remember Me

Remember Me
  • Author(s): Mario Escobar
  • Location(s): Spain, Mexico
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 1930s

Amid the shadows of war, one family faces an impossible choice that will change their lives forever. Madrid, 1934. Though the Spanish Civil War has not yet begun, the streets of Madrid have become dangerous for thirteen-year-old Marco Alcalde...

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