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‘Places I Stopped On the Way Home’ …

From the blurb: In Places I Stopped On the Way Home Meg Fee plots her life in New York City – from falling in love at the Lincoln Centre to escaping the roommate (and bedbugs) from hell on Thompson Street, chasing…

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‘Starfish’ by Akemi Dawn Bowman

From the blurb: Kiko Himura has always had a hard time saying exactly what she’s thinking.  With a mother who makes her feel unremarkable and a half-Japanese heritage she doesn’t quite understand, Kiko prefers to keep her head down, certain…

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‘The Tidal Zone’ by Sarah Moss

From the blurb: Adam is a stay-at-home day who is writing a history of the bombing and rebuilding of Coventry Cathedral.  He is a good man and he is happy.  But one day, he receives a call from his daughter’s…

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‘Yellow Crocus’ by Laila Ibrahim

From the blurb: Moments after Lisbeth is born, she’s taken from her mother and handed over to an enslaved wet nurse, Mattie, a young mother separated from her own infant son in order to care for her tiny charge.  Thus…

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‘The Child Finder’ by Rene Denfeld

From the blurb: Naomi Cottle finds missing children.  When the police have given up their search and an investigation stalls, families call her. Young Madison Culver has been missing for three years.  She vanished on a family trip to the…