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Wrapped in the Stars

Wrapped in the Stars

Author(s): Elena Mikalsen

Location(s): Berne

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 20th Century

Struggling with guilt over her sister’s death and the stress of her medical residency, Maya Radelis runs away to Scotland. A robin seems to lead her to an antique shop, where she finds a century-old engagement ring. But what...

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Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights

Author(s): Emily Brontë

Location(s): Yorkshire

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): 19th Century

Wuthering Heights is a wild, passionate story of the intense and almost demonic love between Catherine Earnshaw and Heathcliff, a foundling adopted by Catherine’s father. After Mr Earnshaw’s death, Heathcliff is bullied and humiliated by Catherine’s brother Hindley and...

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WWOOFing North and South

WWOOFing North and South

Author(s): Margaret Halliday

Location(s): New Zealand, Scotland

Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs, Travelogue

Era(s): 2002-2009

WWOOFing North and South describes the author’s time as a WWOOFer in New Zealand and Scotland. She travels widely encountering an eclectic mix of people and animals. She gets butted by a billy goat, chased by geese, mobbed by...

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Wyld Dreamers

Wyld Dreamers

Author(s): Pamela Holmes

Location(s): Somerset

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): End of 20th Century

In the summer of 1972, a group of friends is invited to Somerset to help photographer Seymour Stratton renovate a dilapidated cottage on Wyld Farm. Over the next year the group come to regard the farm as offering them...

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XX

XX

Author(s): Angela Chadwick

Location(s): Petersfield

Genre(s): Fiction, LGBT

Era(s): Contemporary

When Rosie and Jules discover a ground-breaking clinical trial that enables two women to have a female baby, they jump at the chance to make history. Fear-mongering politicians and right-wing movements are quick to latch on to the controversies...

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Yellow Room

Yellow Room

Author(s): Shelan Rodger

Location(s): Kenya

Genre(s): Fiction, Thriller

Era(s): Present

Haunted by a tragic childhood accident, Chala’s whole life has been moulded by guilt and secrets. After the death of the stepfather she adored, Chala is thrown into turmoil once again. Volunteering in Kenya seems to offer an escape,...

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Yobgorgle: Mystery Monster of Lake Ontario

Yobgorgle: Mystery Monster of Lake Ontario

Author(s): Daniel Pinkwater

Location(s): Rochester

Genre(s): Children

Era(s): 1970s

Eugene Winkleman is all set for a boring two-week vacation in Rochester, New York, when strange coincidences start to happen. First, he and his Uncle Mel see a movie about a monster called “Yobgorgle” that is supposed to live...

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You are in bear country!!

You are in bear country!!

Author(s): Bea W Meyer

Location(s): Canada

Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs

Era(s): Modern

In an account of the author’s involuntary and highly entertaining encounters with the wildlife in her backyard she lets the reader in on the funny characters of the wild. Comical situations dominate the stories Bea W Meyer tells about...

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You Are One of Them

You Are One of Them

Author(s): Elliott Holt

Location(s): Russia, Washington DC

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 1980s

Set against the backdrop of Cleveland Heights, a Washington, D.C. neighborhood during the 1980s, when the US feared of nuclear attack from Russia, You Are One of Them is a story of trust and betrayal, not among nations, but...

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YOU BENEATH YOUR SKIN

YOU BENEATH YOUR SKIN

Author(s): Damyanti Biswas

Location(s): Delhi

Genre(s): Suspense, Thriller

Era(s): Present

LIES. AMBITION. FAMILY. It’s a dark, smog-choked new Delhi winter. Indian American single mother Anjali Morgan juggles her job as a psychiatrist with caring for her autistic teenage son. She is in a long-standing affair with ambitious police commissioner...

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