Last week was really rainy so there wasn’t a lot of opportunity to be outside. It’s also likely to be the reason I finished two books! (Apart from that they were really, really good). I received three books in the mail and bought another two, which I couldn’t resist!
Second Sight by Aoife Clifford arrived from Simon & Schuster. The main character is Eliza, who is a lawyer defending a corporation against a bushfire class action – in her home town. But that’s not all that is happening in Kinsale – an old friend commits a lethal act and bones are found on a nearby property. As Eliza become more involved in this investigation, she begins to realise that her home town is a lot more secretive than she remembers.
Inappropriation by Lexi Freiman (released 1st August, RRP $29.99 from Allen & Unwin) is the story of 15 year old Ziggy Klein. At boarding school, she’s ostracised and lands in the arms of a radical feminist. She develops an alternative identity as she moves on a journey of self-discovery – or not. It’s crazy and confused, with a revenge plot that just might work.
Hey Brother by Jarrah Dundler (released 1st August, RRP $29.99 from Allen & Unwin) is about brothers Shaun and Trysten. Shaun’s off to war in Afghanistan and tells Trysten to keep out of trouble, which is difficult in his family. But when Shaun returns home, it’s Trysten who needs to keep Shaun out of trouble instead.
I read some random pages of You Me Everything by Catherine Isaac and it sounded like my kind of book. It involves a family torn apart by secrets but one summer, that has to change for one woman. She needs to protect the family she has.
The Accusation by Bandi is a collection of short stories that have come from North Korea. (Bandi is a pseudonym, meaning Firefly in Korean). It’s about the horrors of life in a police state and the hope and courage of free thinking.
If you want to look at other books received this week across the globe, drop by the Mailbox Monday blog for links to everyone’s mailbox goodies.
It’s Monday! What are you reading? is hosted by Book Date. Click on the pictures to read more about the books.
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What I’m Reading at the Moment:
Not too sure…