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Rumaysa – Radiya Hafiza

Blurb:This funny and empowering story weaves together three classic fairytales into one new adventure with an unusual structural twist: Rumaysa is a Muslim girl who lets her hijab down from a tall tower in order to escape. Set in a magical version of South Asia, Rumaysa explores enchanted forests and dragon lairs, teaming up with… Continue reading Rumaysa – Radiya Hafiza

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The Curious Habits of Doctor Adams – Jane Robins

Blurb:In July 1957, the press descended in droves on the south-coast town of Eastbourne. An inquest had just been opened into the suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of Mrs Bobbie Hullett. She died after months of apparent barbiturate abuse - the drugs prescribed to calm her nerves by her close friend and doctor, Dr John… Continue reading The Curious Habits of Doctor Adams – Jane Robins

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The Life I left Behind – Collette McBeth

Blurb:Six years ago, Melody Pieterson was attacked and left for dead. Only a chance encounter with a dog walker saved her life. Melody's neighbor and close friend David Alden was found guilty of the crime and imprisoned, and the attack and David's betrayal of her friendship left Melody a different person. She no longer trusts… Continue reading The Life I left Behind – Collette McBeth

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Where They Found Her – Kimberley McCreight

Blurb:At the end of a long winter, in bucolic Ridgedale, New Jersey, the body of an infant is discovered in the woods near the town’s prestigious university campus. No one knows who the baby is, or how her body ended up out there. But there is no shortage of opinions.When freelance journalist, and recent Ridgedale… Continue reading Where They Found Her – Kimberley McCreight

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Black Sun – Rebecca Roanhorse

Blurb:A god will returnWhen the earth and sky convergeUnder the black sunIn the holy city of Tova, the winter solstice is usually a time for celebration and renewal, but this year it coincides with a solar eclipse, a rare celestial event proscribed by the Sun Priest as an unbalancing of the world.Meanwhile, a ship launches… Continue reading Black Sun – Rebecca Roanhorse

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Persepolis – Marjane Satrapi

Blurb:Persepolis is the story of Satrapi's unforgettable childhood and coming of age within a large and loving family in Tehran during the Islamic Revolution; of the contradictions between private life and public life in a country plagued by political upheaval; of her high school years in Vienna facing the trials of adolescence far from her… Continue reading Persepolis – Marjane Satrapi

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Jade City – Fonda Lee

Blurb:TWO CRIME FAMILIES, ONE SOURCE OF POWER: JADE.Jade is the lifeblood of the city of Janloon - a stone that enhances a warrior's natural strength and speed. Jade is mined, traded, stolen and killed for, controlled by the ruthless No Peak and Mountain families.When a modern drug emerges that allows anyone - even foreigners -… Continue reading Jade City – Fonda Lee

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The Empress of Salt and Fortune – Nghi Vo

Blurb:A young royal from the far north is sent south for a political marriage in an empire reminiscent of imperial China. Her brothers are dead, her armies and their war mammoths long defeated and caged behind their borders. Alone and sometimes reviled, she must choose her allies carefully.Rabbit, a handmaiden, sold by her parents to… Continue reading The Empress of Salt and Fortune – Nghi Vo

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I Let You Go – Clare Mackintosh

Trigger warning: rape, physical abuse, emotional abuse, miscarriage, death of a child, murder Blurb:A tragic accident. It all happened so quickly. She couldn't have prevented it. Could she?In a split second, Jenna Gray's world descends into a nightmare. Her only hope of moving on is to walk away from everything she knows to start afresh.… Continue reading I Let You Go – Clare Mackintosh

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The Quality of Silence – Rosamund Lupton

Blurb:On 24 November Yasmin and her ten-year-old daughter Ruby set off on a journey across Northern Alaska. They're searching for Ruby's father, missing in the arctic wilderness.More isolated with each frozen mile they cover, they travel deeper into an endless night. And Ruby, deaf since birth, must brave the darkness where sight cannot guide her.She… Continue reading The Quality of Silence – Rosamund Lupton