If you are looking for a book to read….

I write mini reviews (my thoughts, really, not actual reviews) on GoodReads. I’ve gone over my reviews and compiled a list of the books that I’ve really enjoyed. Most are fiction. There are a few comedies and a couple of autobiographies. I’m sharing the list here. I have not included a synopsis of each book. Information and reviews are available online. If you want to read my thoughts, friend me on GoodReads. Also feel free to share your favourite books with me in the comments section.

Suggested reads include

– Edge of Eternity by Ken Follett
– The One-Hundred Foot Journey by Richard C. Morais
– The Bookman’s Tale by Charlie Lovett
– Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami (translated by Philip Gabriel)
– The Road by Cormac McCarthy
– The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer
– Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands by Chris Bohjalian
– One Plus One by Jojo Moyes
– The Amateur Marriage by Anne Tyler
– The Help by Kathryn Stockett
– Crossing to Safety by Wallace Stegner
– The French Lieutenant’s Woman by John Fowles
– ZAP: Confessions of a Channel Changer by Simon P.
– The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce
– Gone Girl, Sharp Objects, and Dark Places by Gillian Flynn
– 419 by Will Ferguson
– The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
– Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green & David Levithan
– Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
– Edible Woman and Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
– The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz by Mordecai Richler
– The Spy Who Came in from the Cold by John Le Carre
– Slaughterhouse-Five and Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
– The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt
– The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
– Still Life with Bread Crumbs by Anna Quindlen
– The Son by Philipp Meyer
– Space On My Hands by Fredric Brown
– Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands by Chris Bohjalian
– The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid
– Calico Joe by John Grisham

– The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
– The Lost Child of Philomena Lee: A Mother, Her Son and a 50 Year Search by Martin Sixsmith
– The Railway Man by Eric Lomax

Funny books
– Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K. Jerome
– The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (and related books) by Douglas Adams
– The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson & Rod Bradbury
– Insane City, Dave Barry
– Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
– Still Foolin’ ‘Em: Where I’ve Been, Where I’m Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys by Billy Crystal (and if you can see 700 Sundays, his HBO special based on his one-man show, do see it!)

On Writing
– On Writing Well, 30th Anniversary Edition: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction by William Zinsser

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