The hard part, of course, is stopping at ten! And do I dare rate them from favourite to most bestest favourite?
Let’s see what happens…
You haven’t read any Moriarty yet?
What are you waiting for?
Moriarty is the perfect holiday read – lightly told yet intelligent.
You won’t be disappointed!
Fabulous historical fiction set in a Medieval village.
Great new Australian author – UK and U.S. release due soon.
Vietnamese/Canadian writer – a fictionalised memoir of exquisite beauty.
Can’t wait to read her latest book, Man.
A children’s book that moved me to tears.
Beautifully illustrated too.
Gritty, tense and sexy verse novel from one of Australia’s well-known poets.
5. Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
A reread that has revealed so much more.
Scarlett is such a complex, fascinating protagonist.
Deeply flawed and not very likeable, but lots to admire.
Recent readalong discussions have centred around the overt racism expressed by Mitchell & whether this affects its ability to connect to future readers.
Or can modern readers filter Mitchell’s southern romanticism and see it for what it really was, but still admire the craft involved in creating this epic story?
I loved the journey and can’t wait for the reread that I feel this story demands.
More historical fiction, this time WWII.
Rich, epic and sensory.
Pulitzer Prize winner.
Riveting story telling, compelling drama, memorable characters.
A highlight in the Rougon-Macquart series.
One of the saddest books I’ve read for a while.
But so beautifully told – its authenticity and immediacy is what makes it so heart breaking.
I haven’t stopped thinking about since & im looking forward to seeing the movie soon.
That ended up being a lot easier than I thought.
What is your favourite read this year so far?
This post is part of Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by The Broke and Bookish.