The Mercies by Kiran Millwood Hargrave

In 1617, a freak storm blew up out of nowhere off the coast of Vardo, a small Norwegian island. At the time, all the fishermen were out on the water, and it killed all 40 of them. It meant that there were almost no men on the island at all, and the women had to …

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Good Company by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney

Flora and Julian have a relationship that all their friends aspire to, and sometimes Flora even feels a little smug about how their relationship has fared over the years, where others have faltered and fallen apart. They often team up with another couple, Margot and her husband, and make up a close knit foursome. But …

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