Gillian Flynn's "Gone Girl" Edge of the seat stuff. Truly Gripping. Just amazing. (Autumn 12)

WD's Summer 2012 Reading List

gone girl gillian flynn. Favorite book I've read all year . ok not a book club book but read it after Dark Places

Life of Pi

Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Life of Pi -Yann Martel. A boy stranded in the middle of the sea on a boat with a man-eating tiger.

Read it at a very appropriate time...

Read Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia by Elizabeth Gilbert on Loved.

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini is one of the best books I have read in years. This is a page turner with complex characters and situations that will make you think hard about friendship, good and evil, betrayal, and redemption. It is intense and contains some graphic scenes; however, it is not gratuitous. A great book by many measures.

The Kite Runner (2007)

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini. I think this was one of the first novels I'd read about Afghanistan. I've never thought of kites in quite the same way since.

One of Mum's favourites, that became one of mine.

Enid Blyton - The Folk of the Faraway Tree. Could spend the afternoon reading this and dreaming away. Favourite childhood book ever.

We Need to Talk About Kevin is a fictional novel by Lionel Shriver (born Margaret Ann Shriver). It was published in 2003. Kevin walked into his...

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Loved this book growing up

Enchanted wood, The magic Faraway Tree, folk of the faraway tree- books Enid Blyton


Birdsong is a 1993 novel by English author Sebastian Faulks. Faulks’ fourth novel, it tells of a man called Stephen Wraysford at different stages of his life both before and during World War I.

The Secret History - Donna Tartt.

9 - The Secret History: spectacular! Tartt makes bizarre events (like Dionysian rites) seem utterly plausible. It's a modern Greek tragedy with a murder in reverse!

A Thousand Splendid Suns

A Thousand Splendid Suns

Fantastic book.

Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel - winner of the 2009 Man Booker Prize. A brilliant fictional account of the early life and rise of Thomas Cromwell, a major character of Tudor England.