As discussed at the last Crime book club meeting in May, as July is Theakston’s Crime writing Festival in Harrogate and the crime novel of the year is decided in time for opening night, we thought we would read one of the listed novels in July.
We originally decided that we would read two from the long-list and one from the short list, but as the short-list isn’t announced until the 1st of July I’m conscious of how short a period of time we would then have to vote on the three nominated novels and then read one before the July meeting which is the third Wednesday of the month as usual and is Wednesday 16th July. So I have made the decision that we will nominate three books from the long-list and then vote in time for next weeks book club meeting so we have a choice to read in time for July’s meeting. (How fast is this year going?!)
And talking of the festival – do you think I will be able to get any impromptu YouTube video interviews for the blog while I’m there??
Anyway, I’d love you to nominate for this. The ones with the most votes will make it to the top three to be voted on in time for Wednesday. Make sure you are signed up to the Newsletter Here and you will get the info straight to your inbox and you can reply via email straight away.
- Rubbernecker by Belinda Bauer
- The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes
- The Dying Hours by Mark Billingham
- Like This, For Ever by Sharon Bolton
- A Wanted Man by Lee Child
- The Honey Guide by Richard Crompton
- The Cry by Helen Fitzgerald
- Dying Fall by Elly Griffiths
- Until You’re Mine by Samantha Hayes
- The Necessary Death of Lewis Winter by Malcolm Mackay
- The Chessmen by Peter May
- I Hear The Sirens In The Street by Adrian McKinty
- The Red Road by Denise Mina
- Ratlines by Stuart Neville
- Standing in Another Man’s Grave by Ian Rankin
- Children of the Revolution by Peter Robinson
- Eleven Days by Stav Sherez
- Weirdo by Cathi Unsworth
What do you want to nominate for this next months vote? There are some great books listed here.
If you are new to the blog and don’t know what the book club is, check out the first link in this post where you will see the meeting on Youtube and this link Here will explain the how-to.