Need more book title ideas? This is what members in my book club read and recommended (or didn’t recommend) at our October 13th meeting.
The Wind in My Hair: My Fight for Freedom in Modern Iran by Masid Alinejad (J.D. rave and recommend)
An affecting memoir by an Iranian Journalist.
The Woman in Black by Susan Hill (my recommendation)
A classic ghost story.
The Dutch House by Ann Patchett
After their father dies, his second wife exiles his children, Danny and Maeve, from the Dutch House – the sprawling estate where they lived in as children. Their memories and journeys eventually bring them back.
When Justice Sleeps by Stacey Abrams
A law clerk faces a mystery involving a preeminent Judge in this court-based mystery.
Cobble Hill by Cecily Von Ziegesar (MR recommendation)
Touted as a “very light” read by reviewers, the plot revolves around several people in the Brooklyn neighbourhood.
Never Saw Me Coming by Kurian Vera (LS recommends)
A thriller involving a group of people in a special program for psychopaths. One by one, they are murdered. Who is the killer?
How Lucky by WIll Leitch (my recommendation)
An uplifting mystery involving a narrator and hero who has spinal muscular atrophy and is wheelchair bound. When he witnesses an abduction, no one takes him seriously – even when the culprit begins to stalk him.
Constance by Matthew Fritzsimons (LR recommends)
A clone sets out to discover what happened to her ‘original’.
Getaway by Zoe Stage (L.R. said there were some ‘meh’ parts)
Three young women go camping and encounter a stalker.
Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus by Nabeel Qureshi and Lee Strobel
A Muslim man discovers Jesus.
The Four WInds by Kristin Hannah
A saga about a woman struggling to make a life for herself in the dust bowl in the 1930s.
Night Music by JoJo Moyes (DB recommends)
Suddenly widowed, a woman and her children move into a house in the rural countryside that was willed to her by a relative. She hires a handyman to help her renovate the house, not realising that he and his wife cared for the relative and had expected to inherit the house.
Unholy Ghost by Christine Abrahams
A spiritual thriller that pits a young couple against a mysterious force unleashed by the Roman Catholic Church.
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