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
Grief has Teeth by Louise Baxter – A very powerful and moving collection of poetry and prose, charting and describing the author’s own experiences with grief’s many faces
Powerballs by Jimmy Clifton – A great story full of humour and action which rolls along at a good rate – entertaining and an enjoyable read!
The Dead of False Creek by Sarah M. Stephen – Late twentieth century detective meets the present day in this quirky and enjoyable murder mystery
Imagine staying on a replica ship near shallow warm bays and a gloriously beautiful National Park – welcome to the Gaspé Peninsula
you are my moon by Cherry Rao – A collection of verses full of love and loss and yearning, containing poems of simplicity and complexity, written with feeling
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 – 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 – A little weird, this novel develops through multiple narratives, like viewing the story through a series of veils, slowly being lifted