A day in the life of Calem Honeycutt, Missouri farmer, a man struggling to survive in a world where he feels he no longer belongs – intense and real
An unusual book with the themes of war and family following the lives of two main young characters: a blind French girl and a German soldier
Blue Moon: Jack Reacher by Lee Child – Once in a blue moon, Ukrainian and Albanian baddies get their comeuppance, this time courtesy of Jack Reacher and a girl called Abby
Upper East Bride by David Kirby – Bitingly witty dialogue made this novel of romance and scandal on the East Side of Manhattan highly enjoyable for me!
Powerballs by Jimmy Clifton – A great story full of humour and action which rolls along at a good rate – entertaining and an enjoyable read!
A truly lovely book, gentle and humorous, about a couple having to deal with the hard stuff life can throw at you and finding a way through
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
Will Shingleton’s book about the suggestion of subversive dealings in a college football team reads like a gripping Netflix documentary
Whistling in the Dark by Lesley Kagen: A book about growing up; about sisters; about the characters in a neighbourhood, all framed around some mysterious murders.
A coming-of-age novel told by Jayne, a science lover whose life is transformed and how she uses her differing parents’ views to navigate it