Join me in a coffee, whilst I rave about some books I’m looking forward to next month.
This week, I’m drinking Muhara AB, a Kenyan filter coffee from Rounton Coffee Roasters. Kenyans are probably my favourite coffees to drink and this one is particularly exceptional with notes of raspberry and lemon. The perfect coffee to drink in the sunshine.
A Thousand Perfect Notes by C.G. Drews – This one is top of my list of books I’m excited for this month. I have read and loved the proof and I cannot wait to see what the final copy looks like. I’ll be posting my full review of this soon. It is the story of Beck, forced to play the piano by his abusive mother, and August, the girl he meets and starts to fall for. It will absolutely break your heart.
The Mermaid by Christina Henry– Confession time. I haven’t yet read any of Christina’s books, but I have heard they are exactly my kind of book. The Mermaid tells the story of a mermaid who leaves the sea for love and finds herself as the attraction in a museum. I can’t wait to get my claws on this one.
Noah Could Never by Simon James Green – if you’ve followed my blog for a while, you may have seen my review of Simon’s first book Noah Can’t Even, which had me awake until the early hours laughing and trying not to wake my family. The sequel promises more Noah and Harry cuteness, Noah being watched by the police, a PE teacher getting cash from Russia and a drag queen hiding in his house. I cannot wait for more hilarious adventures with Noah.
The Summer of Us by Cecelia Vinesse – I hear Cecelia talking about this at YA Shot in a panel on home and belonging and it went straight onto my list. Five friends on a whirlwind trip around Europe, but an old secret comes to life and threatens to make the trip a disaster. I am really loving stories about friendship right now, so am looking forward to this one.
How Do You Like Me Now? by Holly Bourne – I first fell in love with Holly’s work with It Only Happens in the Movies, and vowed to read every book she’s ever written. This is her first adult book, about Tori, a self-help writer who is turning thirty and doesn’t have a clue where the hell her life is going. Hello. Yes. This is me. Well, not the self-help writer part, but the rest. I can’t wait for this one.
The Weight of a Thousand Feathers by Brian Conaghan – I loved seeing Brian at an event with Sarah Crossan where they talked about their collaborative book We Come Apart. Brian mentioned that he was writing this book about a teenage boy caring for his severely disabled mother who is asked to help end her life. Brian knows how to hit the feelings buttons and I am ready to have my heart broken by this one.
What books are you looking forward to in June? Are you eagerly awaiting any from my list?