• January 2019

    JLG Books  

     

    A Very Large Expanse Of Sea by Tahereh Mafi

     

    It’s 2002, a year after 9/11 and Shirin has just started a new school.  It’s a turbulent time for the world and also for a sixteen-year-old Muslim. Shirin is never surprised by how horrible people can be. She decided long ago not to trust anyone any more or let anyone get close enough to hurt her….but then she meets Ocean James who really wants to know Shirin.  Will Shirin be able to let her guard down after so long?

     

    Crown Of  Thunder by Tochi Onyebuchi

     

    The stunning sequel to Beasts Made of Night.  Aliya immerses herself in her work but her health begins to mysteriously deteriorate.  Soon she uncovers her true destiny- a future she’s not sure she wants.

     

    In Another Time by Caroline Leech

     

    It’s 1942 and Maisie McCall is in the Scottish Highlands doing her part for the war effort as a Women’s timber Corps lumberjill.  A terrible logging accident involving Maisie’s friend John begins to complicate their friendship as he begins to open up about the pain he’s been hiding and his shattered history.  Can their love heal what’s broken?

     

    Blacklisted by Larry Dane Brimner

     

    The true story of the Hollywood nineteen men from the film industry accused of being Communist spies during the Cold War.