Well we weren’t here to announce this last year, but here are the books picked as summer reads for last year. Generally I think the summer book selections are a lot weaker than the regular book list.
SUMMER READS 2004
A Gathering Light
Set in 1906 and built around the real life murder of a young woman in a popular holiday resort this novel is touching, surprising, moving and compelling.
Want to Play?
P J Tracy
When the two separate investigations converge on an isolated Catholic boarding school, decades old secrets begin to fall away.
PS, I Love You
A wonderfully warm and heartfelt debut from a stunning new talent.
Liars and Saints
Set in California, the narrative follows four generations of the Santerre family from World War II to the present, as they navigate a succession of life-changing events.
The Mermaid and the Drunks
Exotic and sensuous, this is beguiling novel about identity, loyalty, friendship and unrequited love set against the backdrop of a country emerging from political turmoil.
A witty, sophisticated romantic comedy which explores the universal themes of love, loyalty and family.