Category Archives: Carolyn’s Books of the Month

Carolyn’s Books of the Month – May

  The digital edition! Here are some of Carolyn’s top picks for May. eBooks on BorrowBox The Lost Jewels by Kirsty Manning In the summer of 1912, a workman’s pickaxe strikes through the basement floor of an old tenement house … Continue reading

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Carolyn’s Books of the Month – March

Best Read: How We Disappeared by Jing Jing Lee When her husband dies in the year 2000, Wang Di is forced into the solitary life of a widow in modern Singapore. But this new silence brings with it a surge … Continue reading

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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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