The Ice- Cream Makers by Ernest van der Kwast – The story of two brothers in a family of Italian ice-cream makers is full of family tradition, the binds of familial expectation, and poetry
Piranesi by Susanna Clarke – Surprisingly good read from Susanna Clarke, which is an imaginative tour de force of otherworldliness, magic & the ruthlessness of ambition
The Employees by Olga Ravn – A little weird, this novel develops through multiple narratives, like viewing the story through a series of veils, slowly being lifted
Brad and Tilly break up but was there more to the reason they split than meets the eye?
The First Phone Call From Heaven by Mitch Albom – A book which centres around select members of a small Michigan town who receive phone calls from the people they miss the most, from Heaven
The Salt Path by Raynor Winn is a tale of endurance and resilience, emotional and physical, and ultimately, hope which takes place on the coastal path of south-west England
Rebecca is hoping for a quiet night at home but it is interrupted by the arrival of someone in a red sports’ car
Sophie and Maisie shelter from the rain but Sophie feels like she has been there before. Has she?
A very well-written, dark and suspenseful thriller that keeps you guessing until the very end
Dana Knox Wright’s history is inspirational reading with moving stories and a whole load of hard earned wisdom – a wonderful book.