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The spine of the month is Ehsenah Sadr's "A Door Between Us", a harrowing tale of love, family and the fight for what's right. Set against the backdrop of the 2009 Iranian election and ensuing Green Wave protests, this story demonstrates that there is more that brings us together than that which separates us, if only we would take the time to notice.
Our June book title of the month is Exit by Belinda Bauer. This dark thriller explores just how quickly a seemingly innocent act of service can go terribly wrong. When Felix lets himself in to Number 3 Black Lane, he’s there to perform an act of kindness and charity: to keep a dying man company as he takes his final breath. But just fifteen minutes later, Felix is on the run from the police – after making the biggest mistake of his life.
July's book title is Lola Shoneyin's "The Secret Lives of Baba Segi's Wives". Set in modern-day Nigeria, this tale explores marriage, family and power. For Baba Segi, his wives and gaggle of children are a symbol of prosperity, success, and a validation of his manhood. All is well in this patriarchal home, until Baba arrives with wife number four, a quiet, college-educated, young woman named Bolanle who will turn the lives of the first three wives upside down.
Growing up, Antonia "Toni" Bennett's guitar was her only companion, until she met Sebastian Quick. Seb was a little older, a lot wiser, and he became Toni's way out, promising they'd escape their small town together. Then Quick turned eighteen and split without looking back. Now, Toni is all grown up and making a name for herself in the indie rock scene. She again crosses paths with Quick. Quick may just hold the key to her future..and her heart.
A scientist searching for an Alzheimer’s cure throws a switch—and finds herself mysteriously transported into her husband’s body. What begins as a botched experiment will change her life—and the world—forever… Twenty years later, all across the planet, “flash” technology allows individuals the ability to transfer their consciousness. A sordid black market emerges where desperate “vessels” anonymously rent out their bodies, no questions asked...