Nineteen Letters by Jodi Perry
If you love Nicholas Sparks’ bestselling novel The Notebook, you will devour the compelling, emotional storytelling of Jodi Perry’s Nineteen Letters where a man tries to win back the love of his life after an accident has her in a coma in this emotional dramatic novel.
Little Fires Everywhereby Celeste Ng
In Shaker Heights, a placid, progressive suburb of Cleveland, everything is meticulously planned. Enter Mia Warren – an enigmatic artist and single mother- who arrives with her teenage daughter Pearl. Mia carries with her a mysterious past, and a disregard for the rules that threatens to upend this carefully ordered community.
Are You Sleeping by Kathleen Barber
Josie Buhrman has spent the last 10 years trying to escape her family’s reputation and with good reason: her father was murdered, her mother ran away to join a cult. Then a reporter sets off a media firestorm that reopens the case of her father’s murder and Josie’s carefully constructed world begins to unravel.
Taboo by Kim Scott
Taboo in set in rural Australia, and tells the story of a group of Noongar people who revisit the site of a massacre that followed the assassination of a white man who had stolen a black woman. Dan Horton, the elderly owner of the farm on which the massacres unfolded hopes that by hosting the group he will satisfy his wife’s dying wishes and cleanse some moral stain from the ground. But the sins of the past will not be so easily expunged.
The Pool House by Tasmina Perry
When you’re invited to spend summer in the Hamptons with a group of new friends, you agree – who wouldn’t? But then you realise you’re taking the place of another woman, a woman who died in mysterious circumstances, just the summer before.
The Upstairs Room by Kate Murray-Browne
Eleanor, Richard and their two young daughters recently bought their dream home in London. But the cracks are already starting to show. Eleanor is unnerved by the eerie atmosphere and is determined to unravel the mystery of the house’s previous owners – including Emily, whose name is written hundreds of times on the walls of the upstairs room.
The Four Tendencies by Gretchen Rubin
Bestselling author of The Happiness Project identifies the four personality types that motivate everything we do, examining each in depth while also discussing how it interacts with the world. The book provides a self-assessment that will empower them to change their actions, overcome stubborn hurdles, and improve relationships.
Taming Toxic People by David Gillespie
Taming Toxic People is a practical guide to restraining that difficult person in your life, be it your boss, your spouse or a parent. But it is also a serious and meticulously researched warning: if we value a free and well-functioning society, we need to rebuild the sense of community that has historically kept the everyday psychopath in check, and we must understand and act to manage the psychopathic behaviour in our midst.
The Zanibar Wife by Deborah Rodriguez
The story of three different women, each at a turning point in her life. Rachel, a troubled American war photographer, who is struggling to shed the trauma of her career for a simpler, gentler life. Ariana Khan, a bubbly British woman struggling to keep up with the glitz of Dubai and ready to give up on love. And Miza, a young woman living far from her beloved homeland of Zanzibar.
Another Woman’s Husband by Gill Paul
As the world mourns the loss of a beloved princess, one young woman uncovers a forgotten story of passion, betrayal and a scandal surrounding the English crown. Richly imagined and beautifully written, Another Woman’s Husband is a moving novel about two women thrust into the spotlight, haunted by love and loss.
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