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Knock my socks off

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christie2 Fri 14-Jan-11 12:12:32

Everything I read lately, is good, but does not knock my socks off. I really want to read a book that I just hate to put down. Help me out of my winter funk. I read almost everything as long as it is a good read, from classics to chick lit.

kayah Fri 14-Jan-11 14:08:34

half of yellow sun
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

I couldn't put it down

TheFoosa Fri 14-Jan-11 14:36:23

Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill (I think)

I'm reading atm, is brill

Fayrazzled Fri 14-Jan-11 19:00:55

Books I have loved recently:

Bel Canto: Ann Patchett (beautifuly written but not gripping in plot driven way)

Love in Idleness: Amanda Craig (seems a bit chicky at first but is very well written and clever).

A week in December: Sebastian Faulks

The Jackson Brodie books by Kate Atkinson (can't remember the name of the first one but it's on her website)

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