Jan-Feb 2020 | Recommended Reading

Books

 

A Cosmology Of Monsters | Shaun Hamill

Supernatural elements twist through this heartbreaking story of obsession, sacrifice, and a family suffering in silence.

 

Circe | Madeline Miller

A refreshing and potent retelling of classic mythology that is remarkably relevant, viscerally expressing the enduring trauma of a dysfunctional family but offering redemption in a heroine that genuinely embodies the complexities and paradoxes of womanhood.

 

Follow Me To Ground | Sue Rainsford

Chilling and dream-like; a dark fable about the power of creating and changing life.

 

The Mercies | Kiran Millwood Hargrave

Based on historical witch trials, an immersive journey into the alliances, cruelties, fears, and longings of 17th century women.

 

The Tiger’s Wife | Téa Obreht

An exploration of superstition, tradition, secrets, and love in the war-torn Balkans.

 

Universal Harvester | John Darnielle

At times dark and unsettling, a poignant story of loss, grief, and empathy.

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