Day 5 of Parajukee’s New Year’s Challenge and the question is Best Book(s) of 2015.
I don’t do “best of” lists at the best of times, and with this year being relatively light in terms of reading, I’m going to struggle in picking a “best of” book.
Perhaps close is “Rhode Island Red” by Charlotte Carter. Not a new publication, but a new-to-me author who came up with a female lead of….well just go read the review eh?!
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The book is still on my desk, and it’s already turned into one of those books that I’m loathed to give away (a bit like Persephone Books). Not only is the story rather sweet, but the whole package – like the design of the cover to the way it’s printed – is rather attractive