Peach Blossom Spring by Melissa Fu

1938 China, Meilin flees the encroaching Japanese with her son and a beautiful scroll embellished with stories, which was a gift from her beloved husband. On the road, sometimes with her brother in law and his wife and daughters, she reads the stories to her son to help him keep his courage. Over the course …

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Last Girl Ghosted by Lisa Unger

When Wren is pushed by her best friend to go on a few dates, she's reluctant and doesn't expect to meet anyone. But she does meet Adam, someone who she feels a strong connection to, and starts seeing seriously. When he suddenly, with barely a word, ghosts her, and then all his profiles disappear and …

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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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