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Top 40 Book Club : Top 40 Book Club Reads 2017
31 Lily and the Octopus Steven Rowley It’s a Thursday night when Ted discovers that his beloved twelve-year old dachshund Lily has a tumour – or rather, an Octopus. Initially in denial, Ted relives his time with Lily while he battles ‘the octopus’ and ultimately his own demons in a bid to save her. While the conversations between Ted, Lily and the Octopus take some getting used to, it is an effective way for Rowley to develop the characters and Ted’s world while the narrative escalates. This stunning debut novel is a quirky and heart-felt tale that explores how it feels to love and lose what is most precious to you. It will resonate with all animal lovers. What should I read next? A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness Borrow the e-audiobook through Overdrive now! Borrow the e-book through Overdrive now! Top40BookClubReadsFICTION
Top 40 Book Club Reads 2016