TBR: May 2021

Previously: D, ‘After the Race’| Coming Soon: Consent Book Review

Last month I skipped out on writing an official TBR, but I am back to tell you what I hope to read in the month of May. If you’ve seen my Women’s Prize Shortlist post, then you’ll know that I still have four of those books on my TBR, but as three of them are coming from the library you won’t see them here.

My post for the Women’s Prize Longlist encapsulated the books in a single sentence, and I thought that it might be fun to try that here.

*Last Chance Books by Kelsey Rodkey [ARC provided by publisher]

Madeline is adamant that she will save her family’s bookshop from closure, but the one thing she could never count on was the manger of their rival bookshop, who just so happens to be unfairly cute.

Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell

My third Gaskell novel comes though a bookclub run by @KDBooks, and follows seventeen-year old Molly thought family upheaval and town gossip when her father remarries and she gains a step-mother and step-sister.

*Ace of Spades by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé [ARC provided by publisher]

This YA thriller takes place at exclusive academy where student darkest secrets are being exposed by an anonymous texter.

Swimming in the Dark by Tomasz Jedrowski

We follow Ludwik who meets another Janusz at an agricultural summer camp, and they bond over James Baldwin’s Giovanni’s Room, as they discover first love and growing apart.

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