The Dead of False Creek by Sarah M. Stephen

The Dead of False Creek by Sarah M. Stephen – Late twentieth century detective meets the present day in this quirky and enjoyable murder mystery

The Ice-Cream Makers by Ernest van der Kwast

The Ice- Cream Makers by Ernest van der Kwast – The story of two brothers in a family of Italian ice-cream makers is full of family tradition, the binds of familial expectation, and poetry

Piranesi by Susanna Clarke

Piranesi by Susanna Clarke – Surprisingly good read from Susanna Clarke, which is an imaginative tour de force of otherworldliness, magic & the ruthlessness of ambition

The Last Beekeeper: Vespling Book One by Jared Gulian

The Last Beekeeper by Jared Gulian is scary and tense and terrifying – one of the best horror books that I have read in a long time.

Echoes of Light by Jani Viswanath

Echoes of Light by Jani Viswanath – A collection of poems and stories that feel like little pieces of calm and wisdom, reading like parables to guide and strengthen