Revival Season by Monica West

Revival Season is Monica West's debut novel, and it follows a Southern black Evangelical family, through the eyes of the main character, Miriam, the 15 year old daughter. Miriam's father is a Baptist preacher and faith healer, and each Summer they travel with him to tent revivals, where he heals the sick and injured through …

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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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The Wicked Boy: An Infamous Murder in Victorian London by Kate Summerscale

Penned by the author of the bestselling The Suspicions of Mr Whicher, this book is the story of another Victorian crime which was notorious in it's time, The Plaistow Tragedy of 1895. Two boys, 12 and 13 years old, told neighbors and friends that their mother had gone to Liverpool and proceeded to attend cricket …

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