1. Blackass (A.Igoni Barrett) March1, 2016 (Fiction)
Blackass is a violent comic satire that triggers everything from race to social media while at the same time penetrating the values society imposes on us by virtue of our physical appearance. Barrett vividly depicts life in modern-day Nigeria and details the hypocritical and code-switching that is unspoken in everyday business.
2. High Dive (Jonathan Lee) March 8, 2016 (Literary Fiction/ Women Fiction)
The story surrounds an assassination plot to take down the British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and her cabinet. The scene is set in 1984 at a high end Hotel in Brighton, England which offers misfortune, allegiance and a critical moment in the history.
3. The Nest (Cynthia’s D’Aprix Sweeney) March22, 2016 (Fiction/ Literature)
This is a story about the power of relations, the potentials of companionship, and the customs with which we depend upon one another and the ways we let one another down. In this affectionate, amusing, and skilfully written debut, Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney brings a noteworthy cast of characters to life to enlighten what money does to relations, ambitions and the burdened yet indestructible ties we share with those we love.
4. LA Rose (Louise Erdrich) May 10, 2016 (Fiction)
A Stunning new Novel opens with a North Dakota man who accidently shoots and kills his neighbour’s youngest son also his son’s best friend in 1999 summers. Brilliant and deeply heart-rending story, it is an amalgamation of a delicate bond surfaced between the two families followed by justice, loss of a loved one and reparation of a human heart.
5. Modern Lovers ( Emma Straub) May 31, 2016 (Fiction/ Literary Fiction)
An extremely entertaining Novel covering a group of tight knitted friends and Band mates from college are all grown up and are dealing with their middle age issues. This hilarious yet prudent novel surrounds around the passion in our youth still stays with us when we get older.
6. Harry Potter and the cursed Child Part I &II (J.K Rowling) 31st July,2016 (Science Fiction/Fantasy)
A husband and father of three school-age children, being Harry Potter isn’t easy and now that he works as an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic darkness harnesses from unexpected places. And while he fight back with a past, his youngest son struggles with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted.