There is never a shortage of amazing new releases best enjoyed with a cheeky summer cocktail in hand. Summer looks great with a promising selection of great reads perfect for packing in your beach bag.
Set in beautiful Hilo, Hawaii, “Hula” is a vivacious coming-of-age story about Hi’i, a young woman born into a revered family on the Big Island. But a mysterious disappearance and years of fallout have stretched this family’s bond to breaking point.
Abbas is a gifted carpenter and woodcarver commissioned to build a massive wooden tiger automaton by Sultan Tipu to commemorate his sons’ return from British captivity. This commission changes this young man’s life and even takes him to Europe.
“All-Night Pharmacy” is Los Angeles depravity: sex, drugs, and desperate actor types. But at the core, this is the story of two sisters as they hurtle towards adulthood, contend with their decisions, and call into question their sisterhood.