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 Employees by Olga Ravn

The Employees by Olga Ravn – A little weird, this novel develops through multiple narratives, like viewing the story through a series of veils, slowly being lifted

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

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