Will Shingleton’s book about the suggestion of subversive dealings in a college football team reads like a gripping Netflix documentary
Other Minds by Peter Godfrey-Smith – An interesting book which discusses the evolution of intelligence and focuses on how this manifests itself in the octopus
A beautifully and intelligently composed novel about loss, regret and guilt interspersed with philosophical leanings and literary suggestion
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 wartime tale of rescue, redemption and resistance set in the world of the travelling circus
Mattie Simpkin is a wonderful heroine with verve and drive and a willingness to ensure that young women of the early twentieth century know that they can achieve much – if they only know how to push.
Auriel Roe’s memoir is honest, warm and really, really funny with moments that will remain with me long after reading 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.
Helen G. Huntley’s book is ostensibly a ghost story with a touch of fairytale, a little romance, a soupçon of sauciness and a dash of tension
The Milan Contract by Stephen Franks is a great thriller, taut and tense, with a well-executed plot which starts as a regular police investigation but develops into so much more