LUCY’S BOOK CLUB
When she’s not busy playing Sass on ShortlandStreet, bookworm Lucy Lovegrove loves a good read. Here she shares her top four reads ...
The Natural Way of Things by Charlotte Wood
Set in Australia, a group of women wake up drugged on a rural property. Why? And what connects them? It’s a really uncomfortable read, but I’m sure that’s the point.
Just Kids by Patti Smith
Understated. Elegant. Heartbreaking. Magic. American singersongwriter Patti Smith recounts her youth, moving to New York to be an artist, and being a young woman in the ’60s and ’70s.
The Sisters Brothers
by Patrick DeWitt
I just loved this quirky and amusing book! Narrated by the younger brother Eli, the Sisters brothers are en route to the Californian gold fields to learn a special formula and kill its creator.
High-Rise by J.G. Ballard
Wow. I’ve wanted to read this author for a while and he didn’t disappoint with this dystopian story about an apartment building, with the wealthy on the higher floors and the poor lower down.