The Slow Road to Deadhorse by James Anthony

Reads like a travel book but is also the journey of the writer himself, a cultural exploration and a celebration of the American people

Still the Night Call by Joshua Senter

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

All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

An unusual book with the themes of war and family following the lives of two main young characters: a blind French girl and a German soldier

Ridley’s War by Jim Napier

Jim Napier has created a competent detective in Colin McDermott and this latest story is a solid, entertaining read – nothing taxing and easy to digest. A good read.

The Invisible Sentence by Verna McFelin

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

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

Blue Moon: Jack Reacher by Lee Child

Blue Moon: Jack Reacher by Lee Child – Once in a blue moon, Ukrainian and Albanian baddies get their comeuppance, this time courtesy of Jack Reacher and a girl called Abby

Going Home to Africa by Dot Bekker

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