The Foreign Girls by Sergio Olguin

Following the events of the previous novel, Veronica Rosenthal, journalist, heads away to the holiday home of a family friend in Tucaman to rest and recover. She meets up with two tourist girls who are passing through, and they end up travelling together. But after a party, they don't leave together and the two girls …

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The Hare by Melanie Finn

The Hare is a character driven story about Rosie, a girl who was foisted on her grandmother after her parents death, an orphan who was well aware that she was unwanted. She manages to get a scholarship when she grows up and flees to Parsons to study art, but her low self esteem means that …

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How The One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House by Cherie Jones

Set in a resort town called Baxter's Beach in Barbados, this book centers largely on a girl called Lala, who is pregnant and in an abusive relationship. When her labour starts, she goes looking for help, and ends up knocking on the door of a wealthy home where her husband, co-incidentally, is robbing the owners. …

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The Girls Are So Nice Here by Laurie Elizabeth Flynn

When Amb hits college, still stinging from her high school boyfriends betrayal, she longs to fit in and be popular. She feels immediately drawn to another girl, Sully, who she feels has the confidence, power and popularity that she craves. She starts to go along with whatever Sully suggests, hoping to impress and win her …

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The Babysitter: My Summers With A Serial Killer by Liza Rodman and Jennifer Jordan

Liza, along with her younger sister, grew up spending Summers in Provincetown, where their mother would go to work and hope to catch the eye of a wealthy man. Liza's father was almost totally absent, and her mother was most likely a narcissist, but definitely abusive. Because of this, Liza was drawn to a woman …

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