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The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

Yasutaka Tsutsuitranslated from Japanese by David Karashima(Alma Books) Fifteen-year-old Kazuko is busy cleaning up the school science lab when something¬†odd happens: she appears to¬†have disturbed an intruder fiddling with chemicals, suddenly smells a strong scent of lavender and then faints. After this freak accident, she finds herself with a strange gift: what she first mistakes …

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Bernard Beckett(Quercus) Anax aspires to join The Academy, the elite institution which runs the utopian society she has brought up in and with the help of tutor Pericles, she has been working hard to prepare for the gruelling admittance interview which lasts for five hours and focuses on one subject only. Anax has chosen to …