Sunday, March 10, 2024

Ten top books to read on St. Patrick’s Day

At The Zoomer Book Club Athena McKenzie tagged ten "notable books illuminate the history, culture and food of the Emerald Isle," including:
56 DAYS by Catherine Ryan Howard

A thoroughly modern psychological suspense story, 56 Days takes place over lockdown in Dublin. Ciara and Oliver meet in a supermarket the same week that COVID-19 is discovered in Ireland. The new couple decides to move in together, but when restrictions are lifted, one of them is dead. Catherine Ryan Howard is a celebrated thriller writer in Ireland, and this title won the 2021 An Post Irish Book Award for Crime Fiction and made both The Washington Post and The New York Times lists of best thrillers of 2021.
Read about another entry on the list.

Marshal Zeringue