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
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.
Emily Giffin has written an interesting book dealing with a woman who is adamant that she does not want children even if it means losing her soulmate
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.
Ann Patchett’s novel deals with an enduring sister and brother relationship, consolidated when they are ejected from their childhood home, The Dutch House.
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.
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.