Sheri Reynolds has written a magical realism book about a woman trying to find her way in the world of the living but only finding comfort in the companionship of the Dead.
A tense well-plotted thriller about a mystery gang of terrorist assassins who seem to be randomly killing civilians and no-one knows why.
Ann Patchett’s novel deals with an enduring sister and brother relationship, consolidated when they are ejected from their childhood home, The Dutch House.
These tales are a mixture of the absurd with the flighty, all told with a vibrant voice, some with humour and a lot with a tinge of darkness
Slow to start, Alice Hoffman’s book which links all of her female characters grows into a good read with a ghostly feel throughout.
A coming-of-age gangster novel with a bit of glamour and lot of history, Weisleder’s book is well worth reading.
Bryan Charles’ book is about Vim Sweeney and his attempts to deal with the issues that currently affect his life: band, job, love, parents.
William Faulkner’s darkly comic book was a little disappointing for this reader: big on dark, short on comic and heavy on stream of consciousness.
Flannery O’Connor’s book is of its time in its vernacular, its characters and its description of place. Darkly humorous, they are well-written short stories.
With my interest more than piqued by the Netflix production, I was keen to read Walter Tevis’ portrayal of Beth Harmon, his chess playing prodigy.