Tarr, Judith – A Wind in Cairo – added because of the author’s Tor.com article “Aravis reminds me of why I wrote A Wind in Cairo, which is partly about correcting the issues I saw in The Horse and His Boy, and mostly about girls and horses. And the Crusades. From the other side.” – Read
Gailey, Sarah – River of teeth – rec’d by Renay : “Alternate history set in Louisiana? Check. Hippos? Check. Hippo wranglers? Check. I don’t even know, pals, this premise is BANANAS in the best way and I can’t wait to read it.” – Read.
Wein, Elizabeth – The Pearl Thief – added because it is the prequel to Code Name Verity!!!!!!!!!
Last Nella – Diaries – added because I saw Housewife 49 and wanted to know more. Read.
Corlett, Anne – The space between the stars – rec’d by Liz Bourke “ultimately, a kind novel. Strikingly written, with very human characters and a deep concern with human frailty, it is an excellent debut.”
Gyasi, Yaa – Homegoing – rec’d by Flamingo House “Beautifully written, honest, and painful”