Words by Nicole Thomsen
October 3rd, 2017
Looking for a novel to captivate and spark your imagination this month? Or a new cookbook to tickle your tastebuds? Whatever it is you’re looking for, these five new releases are sure to leave you hanging on to every word.
Set in a dystopian capitalist world in the Twenty-Second Century, Jack is a pharmaceutical pirate who fights to bring cheap drugs to the poor. But her latest drug hack sparks an epidemic, leaving a lethal trail of overdoses as people become addicted to their work. Now Jack is in a race to put an end to it all before being caught by the corporation who patented the drug in the first place.
Pernille Teisbaek is the epitome of Scandinavian style we all wish to emulate, and now we can! In her debut book Dress Scandinavian, the Danish stylist shares her wardrobe tips and tricks as well as offering plenty of outfit inspiration through the beautiful imagery inside. The perfect coffee table book for any fashion lover.
Robert Langdon delves into humanity’s biggest questions in Dan Brown’s latest thriller Origin. When the globe-trotting symbology professor travels to Spain at the request of a former student who plans to “announce a discovery that will change the face of science”, Dr. Langdon finds himself once again involved in a hunt to discover the truth which could result in massive consequences for the world’s religions.
For those of us who live by the saying, ‘I don’t have time’, this is the book to buy this month. In her second cookbook, Roz Purcell proves how quick and easy it can be to make healthy, wholesome meals with over 100 recipes which take, you guessed it, thirty minutes or less. Best of all, the recipes make use of ingredients readily found at home so we can’t fall back on the common excuse ‘It’s too expensive to eat healthily’!
In the small town of Prescott, Oregon, there is a dark history of sexual assault, leading a group of teenage girls to come together to avenge the rape of a fellow classmate. They form an anonymous group known as the Nowhere Girls which starts with just three members but as their numbers grow so does their movement and their power and in the process, a change is triggered in the misogynist culture at their high school. A searing look at rape culture in today’s society.
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