A Year of Orenda – The Second Quarter Review

So here we are – the second quarter of our Year of Orenda in full glorious technicolour. A few stats before we go on, just to remind you what a phenomenal year Mandie and I have had. If you want to read on and look at the reviews for all fo the books, links are at the bottom of the post.

Total books featured – 107
(105 paperback and 2 ebooks)
Total Reviews – 127
Feature Posts – 19

Total Orenda Books Read
Jen – 111
Mandie – 65 (from just 4 at the start of the year!!!)


Worst Case Scenario by Helen Fitzgerald
I Am Dust by Louise Beech
Cursed by Thomas Enger
Killed by Thomas Enger

Inborn by Thomas Enger
Death Deserved by Thomas Enger and Jørn Lier Horst
Fault Lines by Doug Johnstone
Do No Harm by Lucy V Hay
Faithless by Kjell Ola Dahl
The Ice Swimmer by Kjell Ola Dahl
Sister by Kjell Ola Dahl


The Courier by Kjell Ola Dahl
The Mountain In My Show by Louise Beech
Dead of Night by MIchael Stanley
Maria In The Moon by Louise Beech
Ash Mountain by Helen Fitzgerald
The Lion Tamer Who Lost by Louise Beech
The Creak On The Stairs by Eva Bjørg Ægisdottir
Call Me Star Girl by Louise Beech
The RIse and Fall of the Miraculous Vespas by David F. Ross


Breakers by Doug Johnstone
The Closer I Get by Paul Burston
Containment by Vanda Symon
We Shall Inherit the Wind by Gunnar Staalesen
Snowblind by Ragnar Jónasson
Where Roses Never Die by Gunnar Staalesen
Wolves In The Dark by Gunnar Staalesen
Big Sister by Gunnar Staalesen
Wolves At The Door by Gunnar Staalesen
Fallen Angels Preview – Gunnar Staalesen
In Her Wake by Amanda Jennings
The Waiting Rooms by Eve Smith
House of Spines by Michael J Malone
Turbulent Wake by Paul E. Hardisty

Half way through the year and half of our posts shared. Well, more than half in truth, but still some brilliant books to come so do pop by tomorrow for our quarter three round up.

Jen and Mandie

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