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A Woman is no Man – Etaf Rum

Spoiler Alert Trigger warning for; domestic abuse, child marriage, rape, misogyny. Blurb:This debut novel by an Arab-American voice takes us inside the lives of conservative Arab women living in America.In Brooklyn, eighteen-year-old Deya is starting to meet with suitors. Though she doesn’t want to get married, her grandparents give her no choice. History is repeating… Continue reading A Woman is no Man – Etaf Rum

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The One Plus One – Jojo Moyes

Blurb:One single mumWith two jobs and two children, Jess Thomas does her best day after day. But it's hard on your own. And sometimes you take risks you shouldn't. Because you have to . . .One chaotic familyJess's gifted, quirky daughter Tanzie is brilliant with numbers, but without a helping hand she'll never get the… Continue reading The One Plus One – Jojo Moyes

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A Song of Wraiths and Ruin – Roseanne A. Brown

Blurb:For Malik, the Solstasia festival is a chance to escape his war-stricken home and start a new life with his sisters in the prosperous desert city of Ziran. But when a vengeful spirit abducts his younger sister, Nadia, as payment to enter the city, Malik strikes a fatal deal—kill Karina, Crown Princess of Ziran, for… Continue reading A Song of Wraiths and Ruin – Roseanne A. Brown

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The Child’s Secret – Amanda Brooke

Blurb: A little girl is missing. Her parents are hiding something. Who will pay the price? When eight-year-old Jasmine Peterson goes missing, the police want to know everything. What is local park ranger, Sam McIntyre, running away from and why did he go out of his way to befriend a young girl? Why can t… Continue reading The Child’s Secret – Amanda Brooke

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Mexican Gothic – Silvia Morena-Garcia

Trigger Warning for attempted rape, violence and violence againt children. Blurb:He is trying to poison me. You must come for me, Noemí. You have to save me.When glamorous socialite Noemí Taboada receives a frantic letter from her newlywed cousin begging to be rescued from a mysterious doom, it's clear something is desperately amiss. Catalina has… Continue reading Mexican Gothic – Silvia Morena-Garcia