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 -Yann Martel. A boy stranded in the middle of the sea on a boat with a man-eating tiger.
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.
A Thousand Splendid Suns - Khaled Hosseini (The Kite Runner)