All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

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

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

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!

The First Phone Call From Heaven by Mitch Albom

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

Seamless Transition by Will Shingleton

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

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.

Songs from the Other Side by Robyn Bernstein

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

London is the Best City in America by Laura Dave

London is the Best City in America by Laura Dave is a book about relationships: getting past the ones which are not meant to be and finding the ones that are. And ultimately, finding yourself.