Category Archives: Carolyn’s Books of the Month

Carolyn’s Books of the Month – February

Best Read: The Girl in the Letter by Emily Gunnis A heartbreaking letter. A girl locked away. A mystery to be solved. 1956. When Ivy Jenkins falls pregnant she is sent in disgrace to St Margaret’s, a dark, brooding house … Continue reading

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Carolyn’s Books of the Month – January

Best Read:¬† The Last Widow by Karin Slaughter¬† A mysterious kidnapping. On a hot summer night, a scientist from the Centers for Disease Control is grabbed by unknown assailants in a shopping center parking lot. Vanished into thin air, the … Continue reading

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Carolyn’s Books of the Month – November

Best Read: The Forgotten Letters of Esther Durrant by Kayte Nunn 1951. Esther Durrant, a young mother, is committed to an isolated mental asylum by her husband. Run by a pioneering psychiatrist, the hospital is at first Esther’s prison but … Continue reading

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Carolyn’s Books of the Month – October

Best Read: The French Photographer by Natasha Lester Inspired by the incredible true story of Lee Miller, Vogue model turned one of the first female war photojournalists. Manhattan, Paris, 1942: When Jessica May’s successful modelling career is abruptly cut short, … Continue reading

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Carolyn’s Books of the Month – September

Best Read: The huntress by Kate Quinn On the icy edge of Soviet Russia, bold and reckless Nina Markova joins the infamous Night Witches – an all-female bomber regiment – wreaking havoc on Hitler’s eastern front. But when she is … Continue reading

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Carolyn’s Books of the Month – August

  Best Read: The Lost Girls of Paris by Pam Jenoff 1946, Manhattan. One morning while passing through Grand Central Terminal on her way to work, Grace Healey finds an abandoned suitcase tucked beneath a bench. Unable to resist her … Continue reading

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Carolyn’s Books of the Month – July

Best Read: The Spite Game by Anna Snoekstra Mercilessly bullied in high school, Ava can’t move on until she’s exacted, precise, catastrophic revenge on the people who hurt her the most. First she watches Saanvi, who has it all together … Continue reading

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