We all have a pile of books that one day we’ll get around to reading. Well, I hope we all have and it’s not just me. This will be a regular update on books I think are worth reading.
I’m going to add a few here that I’ve got waiting patiently to be read, I’m hoping if you have read any of them that you will let me know whether they should move up or down the pile, I’ll be adding a few books that look interesting too and will be added to the pile in the future.
In pursuit of the proper sinner by Elizabeth George. I’ve had this one collecting dust for some time now, not sure why I haven’t picked it up yet but I have never read any of the Inspector Lynley series, to my shame. Maybe it should be next on the list.
P.S. I Forgive You by D G Kaye. Confronted with resurfacing feelings of guilt, D.G. Kaye is tormented by her decision to remain estranged from her dying emotionally abusive mother after resolving to banish her years ago, an event she has shared in her book Conflicted Hearts. In P.S. I Forgive You, Kaye takes us on a compelling heartfelt journey as she seeks to understand the roots of her mother’s narcissism, let go of past hurts, and find forgiveness for both her mother and herself.
After struggling for decades to break free, Kaye has severed the unhealthy ties that bound her to her dominating mother—but now Kaye battles new confliction, as the guilt she harbors over her decision only increases as the end of her mother’s life draws near. Kaye once again struggles with her conscience and her feelings of being obligated to return to a painful past she thought she left behind.
The Bone Keeper by Luca Veste. When I’m ready for a bit of horror and suspense, I have this waiting for me. Just reading this had me hooked – What if the figure that haunted your nightmares as child, the myth of the man in the woods, was real? I’ll let you know how this one goes.
Eccles Cake by Jonathan Fryer. At the age of 18 months, Jonathan Fryer was adopted into a prosperous business family in Greater Manchester, but he felt like a fish out of water there. When his adoptive father started interfering with him sexually, his only dream was to get away as far as possible. The seeds were thus sown for him to take on the life of a foreign correspondent, beginning with his leaving home at the age of 18 to cover the Vietnam War.
Eccles Cakes is beautifully written, poignantly touching, disarmingly frank. – Michael Bloch.