• Paperback: 400 pages
• Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks (May 5, 2015)
Gaialands, a bucolic vegan commune in the New Zealand wilderness, is the only home fifteen-year-old Poppy has ever known. It’s the epitome of 1970s counterculture—a place of free love, hard work, and high ideals . . . at least in theory. But Gaialands’s strict principles are shaken when new arrival Shakti claims the commune’s energy needs to be healed and harnesses her divination powers in a ceremony called the Predictions. Poppy is predicted to find her true love overseas, so when her boyfriend, Lukas, leaves Gaialands to fulfill his dream of starting a punk rock band in London, she follows him. In London, Poppy falls into a life that looks very like the one her prediction promised, but is it the one she truly wants?
The Predictions is a mesmerizing, magical novel of fate, love, mistakes, and finding your place in the world.
About Bianca Zander
Bianca Zander is British-born but has lived in New Zealand for the past two decades. Her first novel, The Girl Below, was a finalist for the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award, and she is the recipient of the Creative New Zealand Louis Johnson New Writers’ Bursary and the Grimshaw Sargeson Fellowship, recognizing her as one of New Zealand’s eminent writers. She is a lecturer in creative writing at the Auckland University of Technology.
Bianca’s Tour Stops
Tuesday, May 5th: No More Grumpy Bookseller
Wednesday, May 6th: Stephany Writes
Thursday, May 7th: From the TBR Pile
Thursday, May 14th: Hopelessly Devoted Bibliophile
Monday, May 18th: In Bed with Books
Monday, May 18th: Bibliotica
Tuesday, May 19th: Living in the Kitchen with Puppies
Wednesday, May 20th: Book Loving Hippo
Monday, May 25th: Every Free Chance Book Reviews