Reads like a travel book but is also the journey of the writer himself, a cultural exploration and a celebration of the American people
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
The Invisible Sentence by Verna McFelin – A book for the faithful showing how one family’s bid to survive adversity was sustained through belief and a unique relationship with God
The Trouble with Belonging by Magdalena Stanhoff – A modern tale of love that engages, to some extent, in discussion of the multicultural nature of our world today and its resulting tensions
Humankind by Michael Whitehead – The inadvertent uncovering of a dark past linked with slavery influences the present in this easy read
Dot Bekker’s brave and epic adventure travelling across Africa on her own in a blue Ford Transit van is full of dramas, triumphs and people
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!
Orpheus Rising by Lance Lee – An incredibly imaginative tale of a boy and father, which can be read as a reimagining of Orpheus or as an allegory for conquering dark days
The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman -Twists and turns, characters with secrets, great dialogue, dry humour – a really good read!
Cornerstone: The King by Michael Paul – Michael Paul’s book is full of characters, has family secrets and has a clearly driven plot but for me, lacked a certain something