In time-honoured tradition, I’m not going to keep this list up to date, and by the end of the year it will look like I read just 3 books.
- The Illustrated Child by Polly Crosby. Eerie coming of age story.
- His Redemption by Quirky Quinn. Werewolf love story, in which abused werewolf orphan girl escapes and builds a life for herself (career and friends), before being tracked down by her abuser, falling in love with him, being kidnapped by another abuser, and being grateful for being rescued by the first abuser. Astonishing.
- Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer. Just starting, heartachingly beautiful.
- Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart. Just starting, gritty.