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Diwan Book Reviews – Cairo West

July Issue

New Releases

Go Set a Watchman – Harper Leeharperlee

From Harper Lee comes a landmark new novel set two decades after her beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, To Kill a Mockingbird.
Written in the mid-1950s, Go Set a Watchman imparts a fuller, richer understanding and appreciation of Harper Lee. Here is an unforgettable novel of wisdom, humanity, passion, humor, and effortless precision—a profoundly affecting work of art that is both wonderfully evocative of another era and relevant to our own times. It not only confirms the enduring brilliance of To Kill a Mockingbird, but also serves as its essential companion, adding depth, context, and new meaning to an American classic.

 

Hidden Oracle – Rick RiordanThe_Hidden_Oracle

How do you punish an immortal? By making him human.
After angering his father Zeus, the god Apollo is cast down from Olympus. Weak and disorientated, he lands in New York City as a regular teenage boy. Now, without his godly powers, the four-thousand-year-old deity must learn to survive in the modern world until he can somehow find a way to regain Zeus's favour.

 

DORK DIARIES 9: TALES FROM A NOT-SO-DORKY DRAMA QUEEN – Rachel Renee Russelldork diaries

Nikki Maxwell’s worst nightmare comes true in book nine of the #1 New York Times bestselling Dork Diaries series!

 

A certain member of the CCP girls Dork fans know all about has gotten her hands on Nikki’s diary and has decided to share some thoughts of her own…Find out what happens when Nikki’s worst nightmare becomes a reality. Welcome to Mackenzie’s world!!

 

 

 

 

 

Return to the Little Coffee Shop of Kabul – Deborah Rodriguez

The brand new novel from the author of the Top Ten Sunday Times bestseller The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul.

 

The honest, entertaining and life-affirming sequel to The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul, featuring the same loveable cast of characters, from internationally bestselling author Deborah Rodriguez.

 

In a little coffee shop in war-torn Kabul, five very different women unite for one important cause: to protect the women in Afghanistan.

 

 

The Last Star (The 5th Wave #3)

The Last Star is the heart-stopping finale to the bestselling 5th Wave series by award-winning author, Rick Yancey. Perfect for fans of The Hunger Games, Divergent and The Maze Runner.

The 5th WAVE is now a major film by Sony Picture.

 

Bestselling at Diwan

The God of Small Things – Arundhati Roygodofsmallthings

Compared favorably to the works of Faulkner and Dickens, Arundhati Roy’s debut novel is a modern classic that has been read and loved worldwide. Equal parts powerful family saga, forbidden love story, and piercing political drama, it is the story of an affluent Indian family forever changed by one fateful day in 1969.

 

Inferno – Dan Browninferno-image

Harvard professor of symbology Robert Langdon awakens in an Italian hospital, disoriented and with no recollection of the past thirty-six hours, including the origin of the macabre object hidden in his belongings. With a relentless female assassin trailing them through Florence, he and his resourceful doctor, Sienna Brooks, are forced to flee. Embarking on a harrowing journey, they must unravel a series of codes, which are the work of a brilliant scientist whose obsession with the end of the world is matched only by his passion for one of the most influential masterpieces ever written, Dante Alighieri's The Inferno.

 

Dan Brown has raised the bar yet again, combining classical Italian art, history, and literature with cutting-edge science in this sumptuously entertaining thriller.

 

Enchanted Egypt – Pharaonic Adult Colouring BookENCHANTED-EGYPT

Take some time out and travel back in time to the age of the pharaohs, each one of these intricate designs are inspired by the beauty of Ancient Egypt.

Enchanted Egypt is an exclusive Diwan Bookstore publication.

 

Le Prince – Niccolo Machiavelli

The Prince is a 16th-century political treatise by the Italian diplomat and political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli. From correspondence a version appears to have been distributed in 1513, using a Latin title, De Principatibus.

 

Where She Went – Gayle Formanwhereshewent

Adam, now a rising rock star, and Mia, a successful cellist, reunite in New York and reconnect after the horrific events that tore them apart when Mia almost died in a car accident three years earlier.

 

Sequel to If I Stay.

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