The Stranger Times by C K McDonnell
UK Publication: Jan 2021
Reviewed by: Book Worm
This ARC was provided by Random House UK (via NetGalley) in exchange for an honest review.
Rollicking good fun – whacky, weird and wonderful.
5 Star Reads 1 – 11 4 Star reads 12 – 22
- The White Woman on the Green Bicycle by Monique Roffey
- Elena Knows by Claudia Piñeir
- Blood to Poison by Mary Watson
- The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams
- A Single Swallow by Zhang Ling
- Maps of Our Spectacular Bodies by Maddie Mortimer
- The Colony by Audrey Magee
- The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles
- Lost in Time A G Riddle
- As Long as the Lemon Trees Grow by Zoulfa Katouh
- The Queen of Dirt Island by Donal Ryan
- The Trees by Percival Everett
- Empire of the Vampire by Jay Kristoff
- Violeta by Isabel Allende
- Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
- The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead
- How Beautiful We Were by Imbolo Mbue
- Ginger and Me by Elissa Soave
- The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida by Shehan Karunatilaka
- The Drunkard By Emile Zola
- Tomb of Sand by Geetanjali Shree
- To Paradise by Hanya Yanagihara
And an honourable mention to the book I have just finished The Stranger Times by C.K McDonnell review coming soon…
Whittling down the 4 star reads was hard work so many good books read in 2022 here’s hoping 2023 is just as good if not better!
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If forced to choice my Book of the Year would have to be Elena Knows such a powerful story.