Read More! Reading Challenge for March
The Read More! Reading Challenge suggestions for the month of March are here! Read a book with a name in the title or a book with a person on the cover!
The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware
Gothic fiction; Psychological suspense
Harriet Westaway–better known as Hal–makes ends meet as a tarot reader, but she doesn’t believe in the power of her trade. On a day that begins like any other, she receives a mysterious and unexpected letter bequeathing her a substantial inheritance. She realizes quickly that the letter was sent to the wrong person–but she also knows that she can use her cold-reading skills to potentially claim the money. Hal attends the funeral of the deceased and meets the family… but it dawns on her that there is something very, very wrong about this strange situation and the inheritance at the center of it.
Evie Drake Starts Over by Linda Holmes
Young widow Evvie Drake and major league pitcher Dean Tenney, who has lost his game and needs a chance to reset his life, form an unlikely relationship when Dean moves into an apartment at the back of Evvie’s house.
The Bookish Life of Nina Hill by Abbi Waxman
A confirmed introvert finds her simple life upended when the father she never knew passes away, revealing an enormous extended family that overwhelms her budding relationship with a fellow trivia buff.
Searching for Silvie Lee by Jean Kwok
Literary fiction; Multiple perspectives
A poignant and suspenseful drama that untangles the complicated ties binding three women–two sisters and their mother–in one Chinese immigrant family and explores what happens when the eldest daughter disappears, and a series of family secrets emerge.
A 30-something, Oxford-educated, British Nigerian woman with a high-paying job and good friends, Yinka, whose aunties frequently pray for her delivery from singledom, must find a date for her cousin’s wedding with the help of a spreadsheet and her best friend.
Canadian fiction; Relationship fiction
Serena Singh is tired of everyone telling her what she should want–and she is ready to prove to her mother, her sister, and the aunties in her community that a woman does not need domestic bliss to have a happy life.
Adaptations; Mythological fiction
A reimagining of the story of Elektra, one of Greek mythology’s most infamous heroines, from the author of the beloved international best-seller, Ariadne.
Ghost stories; Thrillers and suspense
The son of a struggling single mother, Jamie Conklin just wants an ordinary childhood. But Jamie is no ordinary child. Born with an unnatural ability his mom urges him to keep secret, Jamie can see what no one else can see and learn what no one else can learn. But the cost of using this ability is higher than Jamie can imagine – as he discovers when an NYPD detective draws him into the pursuit of a killer who has threatened to strike from beyond the grave.