If you are looking for an absolutely beautiful literary adventure then please pick up Han Kang's The Vegetarian. As equally beautiful as it is heart breaking it's one of the most unique books I've ever read. It follows the journey of a young woman who lives the definition of a mediocre life but after committing a shocking act the guilt she feels starts to manifest it's self in extraordinary ways.
Some of my all time favourite books. The Collector and Girl at War are definitely in my top five
Thank you @literpairy for the #bythebook tag! . What books are on your bedside table? - The Power by Naomi Alderman
What was the last really good book you read? - The first one that came to mind was John Fellows - The Collector
If you could meet any author who who would it be? - That's a tough one either Ian McEwan or Margaret Atwood!
Which book/books would be surprising to find on your bookshelf?
Historical fiction really isn't my thing.
How to your organise your personal library? -Colour coordinated!
Which book should you have read already? - Lion: A Long Way Home but it's on the list!
A book that disappointed you? - Geek Love by Katherine Dunn I read it for Between Two Books Book Club but it just didn't capture me at all.
What kind of story grabs your attention? - It varies massively, it swings it for me if I see Margaret Atwood has given it a good review.
The best Saturday night combination, wine and a classic book
Another book to add to the never ending to-read list. As soon I saw Victoria Beckham was reading this I had to have it because…well…Victoria Beckham.
Another beautiful recommendation from @emmaroberts. This one charts the ups and downs of a difficult mother/daughter relationship. While also tackling with grace major issues such as bereavement. A stunning read!
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This ones been on my to-read shelf for a couple of weeks now so I'm very excited to get round to it. What better way to spend a bank holiday Saturday than with coffee and a book!
This bank holiday weekend is going to be spent in bed reading The Wonder. I absolutely loved Room so I have high hopes. The Wonder is centred around a young girl in Ireland who is said not to have ate in months but is prospering an independent nurse who was taught under Florence Nightingale is sent out to investigate if this is a hoax but what begins to unravel is a much more sinister story.
Coming across The God of Small Things in my collection and remembering how moved I was by it! I picked this up after I'd tried without success to read Midnights Children. It's so beautiful, parts of the imagery alone moved me to tears.
My haul today from the @carnegielibrary
I should really learn to just take the book that came in for me and leave but here we are.
"Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur, Vol 2: Cosmic Cooties." They didn't have Vol 1 but I didn't want to wait to crack into Moon Girl.
The first two volumes of "PrinceLess."
"Texts From Jane Eyre" by Mallory Ortberg because how could I not?
"Women Who Run With the Wolves" by Clarissa Pinkola Estés for the @oursharedshelf bookclub.
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