Blogs in January 2020

Hurricane Season 20th January 2020

The Witch is dead. And the discovery of her corpse – by a group of children playing near the irrigation canals – propels the whole village into an investigation of how and why this murder occurred. Rumours and suspicions...

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American Dirt 6th December 2019

Yesterday, Lydia had a bookshop. Yesterday, Lydia was married to a journalist. Yesterday, she was with everyone she loved most in the world. Today, her eight-year-old son Luca is all she has left. For him, she will carry a...

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Lost in Oaxaca 19th November 2019

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...

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On Swift Horses 13th November 2019

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,...

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Sea Monsters 4th November 2019

One autumn afternoon in Mexico City, 17-year-old Luisa does not return home from school. Instead, she boards a bus to the Pacific coast with Tomás, a boy she barely knows. He seems to represent everything her life is lacking...

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