This is the list of books that I am reading throughout 2015.
This list will be updated as and when I have completed a book and is sorted only by the order in which I read them.
The Library of Unrequited Love by Sophie Divry
An indulgent monologue from a jaded librarian on readers, libraries, Dewey and love.
Searching for Zion by Emily Raboteau
The personal exploration of an half white, half African-American woman’s search for the concept of Zion, belonging and home.
My Dear, I wanted to tell you by Louisa Young
A beautiful novel set during World War I about the pity of war, becoming, remaking and love, despite being broken imperfect beings.
Shadow of the Wolf by Tim Hall
A dark mythical retelling of the story of Robin Hood and Maid Marion.
Get the Job you really want by James Caan
An excellent self-help to CV’s, interview skills and making that extra effort to get the job you really want.
Remarkable Creatures by Tracy Chevalier
A historical fiction following the friendship of fossil hunter and collectors Mary Anning and Elizabeth Philpot.
Belonging by Umi Sinha
A historical fiction across three generations of a British family and their relationship to India.
The Seventh Miss Hatfield by Anna Caltabiano
A tale of immortality and doomed love.
Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert Heinlein
A strange exploration of the fictional life of Valentine Smith, the first human child born on Mars, raised by an alien race, brought back to live on Earth as an adult, attempting to navigate Western culture and politics. exploring themes of politics, ownership, alien culture, religion and what makes us human.