Another 17 books down and some real gems among them.
Loud Black Girls is interesting and thought-provoking, and offers hope for the future.
The First Woman is a fascinating Ugandan coming-of-age tale that contains multitudes.
In Black and White is a clearly-written exposé of our criminal justice system by a very human barrister.
The Philosopher Queens is an accessible introduction to the work and lives of several interesting women who should be better-known.
Anger is an Acid is an exciting and action-packed end to a nuanced series.
Dear Reader made my heart sing with recognition and inspiration.
The Ghost Tree is a gripping novel with some satisfyingly creepy elements - just try not to think about it too hard.
Road to Mercy is a fast-paced, addictive crime thriller that takes the reader across the US with down-to-earth, self-aware detective Shannon Ames.
Broadwater is a kaleidoscopic collection of short stories that portrays a variety of characters and situations with sympathy, sparkle and warmth.