Mailbox Monday and What I’m Reading: 13/6/22

I honestly can’t recall much of the last week, except for making time to read the new David Sedaris (it’s excellent). This week I have some more time at leisure, which I plan to spend reading and catching up on some TV (Bridgerton and Peaky Blinders).

The Guncle by Steven Rowley arrived thanks to Simon & Schuster. I’ve been looking forward to this book being published in Australia about Gay Uncle Patrick (aka GUP) who unexpectedly takes over care of his niece and nephew. It’s a different kind of responsibility to be the carer of young children and Patrick has a few lessons to learn.

The Registrar by Neela Janakiramanan (from Allen & Unwin, available 5th July) is about Emma, a surgical registrar (doctor in training) at a big hospital. The job is everything in trying circumstances (not to mention the feeling to live up to her father’s reputation) at the expense of her life as a friend, sister and wife. Can Emma make it through?

The Arc by Tory Henwood Hoen finds Ursula trying the Arc, a mysterious (and expensive) matchmaking service offering one perfect match. When she is paired with Rafael, it seems to be true – until their relationship begins to change. Is the Arc for real?

The Spanish Love Deception by Elena Armas has Caterina scrambling to find a date for her sister’s wedding after her lie about an American boyfriend gets out of control. She just needs someone to fly from New York to Spain, but the only person willing is Aaron, the worst man in the world. But then again, she is desperate…

To see other books received/bought this week across the world, 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.

What I read last week:

The Coast by Eleanor Limprecht

Happy-Go-Lucky by David Sedaris

What I’m reading at the moment:

The Making of Her by Bernadette Jiwa

What I’ll be reading next:

Nightcrawling by Leila Mottley

7 thoughts on “Mailbox Monday and What I’m Reading: 13/6/22

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  1. Your new books sound interesting. All are new to me. Come see my week >a href=””>here. Happy reading!

  2. I’m glad you liked the Sedaris book. I’ve seen the Guncle but the other books are new to me. I hope you enjoy them all. Happy Reading!

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