So in no particular order here they are:
Oh, and don't you need one more for the road? As I wrote briefly about these five, I kept thinking: "Are you really not going to mention The Smell of Other People's Houses by Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock." A couple of weeks ago it was my Friday pick for the weekend. I meet Bonnie-Sue as she was waiting for her first appearance at the ALAN workshop this year. It was lovely to talk with her as we both sat at the back of the room. As I read the book a couple of weeks ago, I just keep thinking: "Man, this is great writing." I loved the characters and the interwoven plot lines.