Book review: Summertime by Vanessa Lafaye

The mark of a really good book is how long it stays with you after you’ve finished reading it. I first read Vanessa Lafaye’s Summertime in March 2014, and when I shut my eyes I can still recall with perfect clarity one of its final, most brutal, upsetting scenes. But more on that in a…

Five books to read in 2015

What to read? That’s always a question I’m grappling with, because there’s so much good stuff out there. If you don’t have time to browse bookshelves, here are five adult fiction books that should absolutely be on your radar for the first half of 2015 (links in titles go to publisher pages). 1. Summertime by Vanessa…