Summer is finally here and we get to hop on to the beach and enjoy the weather outside to get a little sun. Accompany your tanning session with a good read to relax to from Diwan’s picks for the month.
By Jennifer Weiner
In her most sprawling and intensely personal novel to date Jennifer Weiner tells a simply un-put-downable story of two sisters who, with their different dreams and different paths, offer answers to the question: How should a woman be in the world?
A Theatre for Dreamers
By Polly Samson
The world is dancing on the edge of revolution, and nowhere more so than on the Greek island of Hydra, where a circle of poets, painters and musicians live tangled lives.
Burning with the heat and light of Greece, A Theatre for Dreamers is a spellbinding novel about utopian dreams and innocence lost – and the wars waged between men and women on the battlegrounds of genius.
The Dutch House
By Ann Patchett
This is a story of two siblings, their childhood home and the past they can’t let go. Lose yourself in the story of a lifetime, where Patchett leads us to a truth that feels like life rather than literature.
Ask Again, Yes
By Mary Beth Keane
A story of love and redemption, faith and forgiveness, Ask Again, Yes reveals the way childhood memories change when viewed from the distance of adulthood – villains lose their menace, and those who appeared innocent seem less so. This is a story of how, if we’re lucky, the violence lurking beneath can be vanquished by the power of love.
The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse
By Charlie Mackesy
Enter the world of Charlie’s four unlikely friends, discover their story and their most important life lessons. The conversations between the boy, the mole, the fox and the horse have been shared thousands of times online, recreated in school art classes, hung on hospital walls and turned into tattoos. In Charlie’s first book, you will find his most-loved illustrations and some new ones too.