Thorndike Press

Here Comes the Sun

  • Nicole Dennis-Benn
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  • ISBN-10: 1410493687
  • ISBN-13: 9781410493682
  • DDC: Fic
  • Shipping Weight: 1.30 lbs ( .59 kgs)
  • 514 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released December 2016

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A New York Times Cool Reads for Hot Days Pick
One of BBC’s Ten New Beach Reads to Devour
A Publishers Weekly Writer to Watch
A Cosmo Reads selection for July
Marie Claire What We’re Reading List
One of Elle’s 19 Summer Books That Everyone Will Be Talking About
One of Bustle’s 73 New Summer Books to Enjoy on Your Warm Weather Adventures

At an opulent resort in Montego Bay, Margot hustles to send her younger sister, Thandi, to school. Taught as a girl to trade her sexuality for survival, Margot is ruthlessly determined to shield Thandi from the same fate. When plans for a new hotel threaten their village, Margot sees not only an opportunity for her own financial independence but also perhaps a chance to admit a shocking secret: her forbidden love for another woman. As they face the impending destruction of their community, each woman fighting — to balance the burdens she shoulders with the freedom she craves — must confront long-hidden scars.

Reviews

Customer Reviews

“Haunting and superbly crafted, this is a magical book from a writer of immense talent and intelligence.”

— Kirkus Reviews (starred)

“[A] striking portrayal of a vibrant community where everyone is related and every action reverberates, and [an] unstinting description of how shame whips desire into submission.”

— Publishers Weekly