You know the saying: no two people in the contacted world are more than six social connections apart (current lockdowns notwithstanding). Inspired by Kate at Books Are My Favourite And Best, I like to apply this notion to books – finding interesting ways to hop from one book to the next based on a shared author, theme, award win and so on. I like it even better when I can persuade authors to have a go. Today, I’m delighted to welcome debut author Joshua Phillip Johnson to take the Six Degrees challenge.

November was chock full of books I couldn’t wait to get my hands on. 2020 being an odd year in publishing – and me being an awfully subjective soul – there are far fewer in the final weeks of the year. That just makes them all the more special. If There’s Always Room For One More, let’s see what you should make space in your stocking for…