#amreading

Currently Reading - Nest, Inga Simpson

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Another from my quest to read all nominees this year :)

From the Blurb:

Once an artist and teacher, Jen now spends her time watching the birds around her house and tending her lush sub-tropical garden near the small town where she grew up. The only person she sees regularly is Henry, who comes after school for drawing lessons.

Currently Reading - Wrath, Anne Davis

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A young adult book, written from the viewpoint of Luca, a young man found guilty of murdering his mother and stepfather when he was 13 years old.

From the Blurb:

Based on a real-life story where a 24-year-old Tennessee man was executed for murdering his mother and stepfather when he was 13.

He had been on drugs and had access to a gun.

Currently Reading - Mister Rainbow in the Case of the Cock Robin Killer, C.S. Boag

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Look I don't know why these books appeal but they make me laugh!

From the Blurb:

Rainbow's got the blues. His girlfriend's dumped him; his assassin mate Rory's found God; his Aunt Rube's as sick as a bad joke; and his ex-wife's thrown up a barricade - all right, a cordon bleu - around his daughter Imogene.

So when a snake's let loose in a laboratory, his ballet teacher's under siege and a nasty little joker by the name of Cock Robin cops it, Rainbow climbs into the ring because it's his job - but also because he needs the distraction.

Currently Reading - The Herb Gardener, Maris Morton

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Another book from both the Davitt's and Ned Kelly listings.

From the Blurb:

Still hurting after a painful divorce, Joanna leaves the city, moving with her six-year-old daughter Mia to a country town. She’s looking for a better, happier life, and when she meets farmer Chris Youngman, she discovers the possibility of a future as a farmer’s wife.

Currently Reading - The Drowned Boy, Karin Fossum

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The last from my currently reading pile - the latest from Karin Fossum.

From the Blurb:

The new Inspector Sejer novel

‘He'd just learnt to walk,’ she said. ‘He was sitting playing on his blanket, then all of a sudden he was gone.’

A 16-month-old boy is found drowned in a pond right by his home. Chief Inspector Sejer is called to the scene as there is something troubling about the mother’s story. As even her own family turns against her, Sejer is determined to get to the truth.

Currently Reading - Storm Clouds, Bronwyn Parry

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Another picked up because of this year's Ned Kelly Awards submissions list, I've got to get to the Davitt's list next! 

http://www.sistersincrime.org.au/content/davitt-readers-choice-voting-2015

From the Blurb:

National Parks ranger Erin Taylor loves her job, is falling for her colleague, Simon, and is finally leaving her past behind . . .