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Seventeen by Hideo Yokoyama

1985. Kazumasa Yuuki, a seasoned reporter at the North Kanto Times, runs a daily gauntlet against the power struggles and office politics that plague its newsroom. But when an air disaster of unprecedented scale occurs on the paper's doorstep, its staff are united by an unimaginable horror, and a once-in-a-lifetime scoop. 2003. Seventeen years later,… Continue reading Seventeen by Hideo Yokoyama

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Everlasting Nora by Marie Miranda Cruz

After a family tragedy results in the loss of both father and home, 12-year-old Nora lives with her mother in Manila's North Cemetery, which is the largest shanty town of its kind in the Philippines today. When her mother disappears mysteriously one day, Nora is left alone. With help from her best friend Jojo and… Continue reading Everlasting Nora by Marie Miranda Cruz

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The Chrysalis by Brendan Deneen

Welcome to the dark side of suburbia. Barely employed millennials Tom and Jenny Decker have to grow up fast when they lose their cheap Manhattan apartment. Leaving "the city" is hard, but the blow is softened when they stumble upon a surprisingly affordable house in the suburbs. For Tom, the bills, the mortgage, and Jenny's… Continue reading The Chrysalis by Brendan Deneen

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We’ll Always Have Paris by Sue Watson

Does first love deserve a second chance? During her first week at art college, Rosie Jackson, almost seventeen, locks eyes with the charismatic Peter from across the room of their nude figure drawing class, and the course of her life is changed forever. Now, on the cusp of sixty-five and recently widowed, Rosie is slowly… Continue reading We’ll Always Have Paris by Sue Watson

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Perfect Girls (Detective Rachel Prince #3) by Alison James

Phoebe. Tiffany. Melissa. They all made one little mistake... When twenty-five-year-old Phoebe Stiles opens the door to her perfect apartment she doesn’t realise it’s the mistake that will kill her… The body of the beautiful English girl is discovered months later - dumped behind the back of a department store. But who was the stranger… Continue reading Perfect Girls (Detective Rachel Prince #3) by Alison James