From Akwaeke Emezi’s gripping romance (*book* about summer hot girls), Lizzy Dent’s touching, humorous story about a woman’s impulsiveness and the wonderful coming-of-age novel The beauty of Asha Bromfield explores the profound intricacies of becoming a woman, don’t be surprised if your friends don’t see or hear from you for the next three months.
Consider you are fully booked! This is a sea trip with your muzzle in a novel all summer.
July – You’ve smothered your beauty by Akwaeke Emezi
Prepare your summer well and really burn with the unforgettable romance of Akwaeke Emezi You have made death stupid with your beauty. It has us in the title – a nod to the Florence + the Machine song, “Hunger”.
Feyi is about to be given the chance to escape the sweltering heat of the City for a dream island vacation: poolside cocktails, beach sunsets and elaborate meals. And when the sun goes down on her old life, our heroine might as well open up to someone new…
The only problem is, she’s in love with a man she absolutely can’t have.
August – Lizzy Dent’s setting
From the author of Summer job makes for a funny, sexy and fun summertime movie, perfect for relaxing afternoons by the pool with a cold Fanta Lemon or Aperol in hand.
Establish tells the story of Mara – a woman desperately clinging to fate, the stars and the idea of a true destiny in order to arrange her life into the perfect picture she grew up expecting. On a lone trip to Budapest, while searching for answers to the problems in her life (and of course checking her daily horoscope), she is forced to pose as a fortune-teller and real estate agent. unexpectedly met Joe, a gorgeous Austrian cellist. She finally has the chance to orchestrate her fate, giving him a day and time when he will meet his own true love – her – at the end of summer in her seaside town of Broadgate. that. But at home, life is more complicated, as the dilapidated house where Mara works is threatened. And then ‘Project Mara’ began – three months to transform herself into the confident, stylish woman she had always hoped to be, before meeting Joe at the end of August. But while Mara was ready for it. one of the, the universe intervenes. Her new flatmate Ash is funny, kind and sexy…
This is a book for anyone who has ever imagined life to be more romantic and fickle than it really is.
September – Asha Bromfield’s Summer Storm
In this sweeping launch, Riverdale and Locke and Key Star Asha Bromfield transports readers to the heart of Jamaica, and into the soul of a girl about to return to her family and herself, set against the backdrop of a storm.
Tilla has spent her life trying to make her father love her. But every six months, he leaves their family and returns to his real homeland: the island of Jamaica.
When Tilla’s mother tells her she’s going to spend the summer on the island, Tilla dreads the idea of seeing him again, but a desire to discover what life in Jamaica has always offered him. In an unexpected turn of events, Tilla is forced to face a storm that unravels her own life as she learns of dark secrets that lie beyond the veils of heaven – all in… in the midst of an impending storm.