My Five Favourite December 2021 Reads

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I read 15 books in December. Links from each title will take you to my review. You can find a list of all the books I read in 2021 here.  If we’re not already friends on Goodreads, send me a friend request or follow my reviews.

The Visitors by Caroline Scott (Simon & Schuster) – An eloquent, tender and emotional story set in the years after the First World War

Where God Does Not Walk by Luke McCallin (No Exit Press) – A prequel combining a complex mystery and the experiences of the young Gregor Reinhardt during the First World War

Small Things Like These by Claire Keegan (Faber) – A quietly powerful novel, an exquisite little gem of a book

Little by Edward Carey (Gallic Books) – A brilliantly quirky fictionalised account of the life of the woman who would become Madame Tussaud

Love After Love by Ingrid Persaud (Faber) – A both heart-warming and heart-breaking story set in Trinidad

What books were your favourites in December? Have you read any of my picks?

My Five Favourite November 2021 Reads

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I read a whopping 20 books in November, a number I attribute to blog tour deadlines and the NetGalley November reading challenge which you can read more about here. Links from each title will take you to my review. You can find a list of all the books I’ve read so far in 2021 here.  If we’re not already friends on Goodreads, send me a friend request or follow my reviews.

A Memory for Murder by Anne Holt (Corvus) – A gripping, clever and suspenseful crime novel

Down A Dark River by Karen Odden (Crooked Lane) – A historical mystery with a skilfully crafted plot that has plenty of twists and turns

White Dog by Rupert Whewell (Whitefox) – Published posthumously, a satirical, witty and provocative novel set in the contemporary art world

Eureka by Anthony Quinn (Vintage) – A witty, spirited and clever novel which vividly conjures up the atmosphere of 1960s London

No Way To Die by Tony Kent (Elliott & Thompson) – An action-packed contemporary thriller with an explosive (literally) twist-a-minute plot

What books were your favourites in November? Have you read any of my picks?