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StripyTShirt Wed 25-Sep-19 21:11:44

Just that really!
I'll read pretty much anything.
Just finished reading The Handmaids Tale and The Testaments.
What's your favourite book and why?
Thanks in advance thanks

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Teagoanngoanngoann Wed 25-Sep-19 22:25:22

Love from both sides by Nick Spalding and the rest of the books in the series because they are side splittingly funny very relatable at times and anyone ive recommended them to has loved them. One of the few authors who had actually made me cry so hard with laughter ive been unable to read the next words xx

Leftielefterson Wed 25-Sep-19 22:29:01

The testament

10 minutes 38 seconds

Exit West

Leftielefterson Wed 25-Sep-19 22:30:27

* sorry an ad blocked out you’d read testaments*

If you like a dystopian I’d recommend some classics - Brave New World and 1984.

Skyejuly Thu 26-Sep-19 11:35:39

Injust read Scarlett Sisters.

hidingmystatus Thu 26-Sep-19 18:37:29

If you like dystopian, anything by Sheri S Tepper.

StripyTShirt Thu 26-Sep-19 20:29:06

Thanks everyone!
I do love a good dystopian grin

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hidingmystatus Fri 27-Sep-19 18:04:39

Do you like fantasy/sci-fi, crime/mystery, paranormal romance-ish - I can recommend bucketloads of all of those. Also partial to a classic or two...

Crockof Fri 27-Sep-19 18:08:12

Little pink pill, only a 99p book but I enjoyed it. Was recommended Rachel Adams, there are a few The back road being one but I wasn't convinced tho my friends liked them, they are psychological thrillers.

StripyTShirt Sat 28-Sep-19 18:38:45

Thanks everyone, I've started reading 1984, can't believe I've never read it before confused

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OnTheBorderline Sat 28-Sep-19 20:09:12

The Power by Naomi Alderman

Shosha1 Sat 28-Sep-19 20:33:43

I love a good saga. Well before they became TV shows my favourites were The Outlander series by Diana Gabledon and The Last Kingdom by Bernald Cornwall. Also loved Jean Auel's Earth Children saga.

If you want a modern police drama check out Stuart MacBride's Logan MacCrae series.

Graphista Sat 28-Sep-19 21:07:27

Helps if you say what you like.

Loads of classic are free. I'm a mix of Jane Austen, dystopian/socialist stuff, Marian Keyes, Sue grafton (and crime fiction generally - you can't go wrong with Agatha Christie and Holmes), Tess geritsen and many others.

What era do you like? I like most but not particularly a fan of modernism except for I do love James Joyce but then I've a soft spot for many Irish writers.

Oh I envy you all the discoveries!

willloman Thu 10-Oct-19 19:47:22

JG Ballard - The Drought. Quite close to home...

errorofjudgement Thu 10-Oct-19 19:51:10

I’ve just finished The Passengers by John Marrs. It’s set a few years from now when all cars are self driving. It’s a thriller with lots of unexpected plot twists, and leaves you asking lots of questions about morality and the relative value of lives

Panticles Thu 10-Oct-19 19:52:09

Yes please for fantasy sci/Fi recommendations.

PrettyShiningPeople Fri 11-Oct-19 21:53:20

Rebecca is on a kindle daily deal offer today! xx

PrettyShiningPeople Fri 11-Oct-19 21:54:37

I can’t believe I just put kisses on that grinblush forgot I was on mumsnet!!

RibenaMonsoon Fri 11-Oct-19 21:57:17

Lady of Hay by Barbara Erskine. To be honest all her books are awesome.

willloman Sat 12-Oct-19 14:03:50

Down among the muddy hearts and swamp roses by Hugh Aubyn,
'cause I love Southern mystery books and Long Island Iced Tea!gin

ChristmasFluff Sat 12-Oct-19 22:06:08

Well the obvious ones to follow The Handmaids Tale etc would be Atwood's other dystopian novels (BRILLIANT!) = the Oryx and Crake Trilogy

AnnastaciasMum Sun 27-Oct-19 09:41:41

I'm telling everyone I meet and know about this - I'm raving about it it was so good. It's called Standards and Duty, I got it on Kindle - it made me cry! It's SO good....

It's about a woman who was faced with an impossible choice, and then she has to become a mother figure and it's how she deals with the life she's been dealt and how that differs so much than the one she'd been working towards. Can't recommend it highly enough. I needed tissues! I've told all my friends, family, even some of the mums at school about it - I'm sure they think I'm raving mad, but I don't care. You know when you just read something so, so good, and you just have to have a share? It's not a bad price, either - I got the kindle version so it was about £3.. but I know it's free if you have that Kindle Unlimited thing... I think there's a paperback too? Well worth a read!

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