Angel Tungraraza runs a cake business from her apartment in the multicultural Rwandan city of Kigali. She drives a hard bargain for her beautiful cakes, but the advice she gives her clientele over tea is on the house.
The Circle: In The Circle by Dave Eggers, tech worker Mae Holland is hired by the Circle, a big-time Internet firm that connects users' emails, social media, banking, and shopping information within one operating system. She's excited by the company's cool California campus and modern approach, but things quickly take a turn when questions of memory, privacy, and democracy come into play.
"When Dan and his parents can no longer pay their mortgage, they end up homeless and living in a local tent city. It's a bad situation, and it only gets worse when the leader of the tent city is brutally beaten. Who is trying to shut down the tent city, and why?" No Place by Todd Strasser