Set on the sea side of Ireland against a backdrop of a town nearly drowned in its own secrets, is Kala by Colin Walsh. Three friends meet for the first time in years, three friends who were once six friends until, the friend who held them all together disappeared. Kala was motherless, reckless and enigmatic until the day she disappeared. When remains are found in the woods, these remaining friends are forced o confront the part they played in Kala's disappearance and face the music as more girls go missing. This book is incredible, spooky, eerie and raw. It forces its readers to confront their ideas on belonging and leaves you grappling with the ideas of vengeance vs. forgiveness. And I ate it UP! This was an incredible read that had tears in my eyes and my hand clutching my imaginary pearls. I absolutely could not put it down. The voices of these characters are clear and tangible and I was left changed after reading. Recommended by Kahill

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ISBN: 9780385549639
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Published: Doubleday - July 25th, 2023

A MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF THE YEAR • A gripping literary page-turner from a rising Irish talent in which former friends, estranged for twenty years, reckon with the terrifying events of the summer that changed their lives.

"[A] gritty heartbreaker of a thriller…a spectacular read for Donna Tartt and Tana French fans."—Kirkus