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Posted on 19 Feb 2013 20:00:19 GMT
The Help
Salem Moon and Fallen and the Pure
The Kite Runner
All good!

In reply to an earlier post on 9 Feb 2013 19:48:02 GMT
Last edited by the author on 9 Feb 2013 20:20:31 GMT
LEP says:
The Help - kathryn Stockett
Music and Silence - Rose Tremain
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen - Paul Torday
The Running Man - Richard Bachman
The Cleaner of Chatres - Sally Vickers

Posted on 9 Feb 2013 13:01:37 GMT
D. Banks says:
Thank you so much everyone for your suggestions I like to have a tbr list to hand as i tend to have a habit of slow reading the last few chapters
without one

Posted on 9 Feb 2013 10:35:31 GMT
I would follow up on Margaret Atwood (The Handmaid's Tale), who is undoubtedly the best novelist on your list. Try any of the next four books that she wrote because she was definitely in a purple patch.

Cat's Eye
The Robber Bride
Alias Grace
The Blind Assassin

In reply to an earlier post on 8 Feb 2013 19:46:33 GMT
Steven says:
If you enjoyed The Book Theif, then I think you'll enjoy Two Brothers by Ben Elton.

In reply to an earlier post on 8 Feb 2013 19:45:29 GMT
Steven says:
great post :) I'm currently reading Thursdays In The Park and really enjoying it.

In reply to an earlier post on 8 Feb 2013 18:44:45 GMT
Last edited by the author on 8 Feb 2013 18:56:36 GMT
LEP says:
Hitler's Canary - Sandi Toksvig (a novel based on the true life of her father during the 2nd WW in Denmark)
The Guernsey Literary and Potatoe Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer
The Kite Runner - Khalid Hosseini(sp?)
Pomegranate Soup - Marsha Mehran
Chocolat - Joanne Harris
Water for Elephants - Sara Gruen
The Secret Life of Bees - Sue Monk Kidd

In reply to an earlier post on 8 Feb 2013 18:36:03 GMT
Last edited by the author on 23 Feb 2013 22:45:30 GMT
LEP says:
Try:
Thursdays in the Park - Hilary Boyd
Silver Bay - Jojo Moyes (very good)
You had me at Hello - Mhairi McFarlane
The Coast Road - Barbara Delinsky (very good)

Also:
Nicholas Sparkes books. Some can be sad, so tissues to the ready.

Posted on 8 Feb 2013 16:28:32 GMT
I Readalot says:
As you enjoyed Hunger Games you could try the original survival game novel 'Battle Royale' - Koushun Takami, or The Maze Runner trilogy - James Dashner, Gone series Michael Grant.

In reply to an earlier post on 8 Feb 2013 15:36:40 GMT
Steven says:
well, you could try other books by the authors who wrote the books you liked. for example, JoJo Moyes (Me Before You) has a number of other books out, all of which have good reviews.

Initial post: 8 Feb 2013 15:26:23 GMT
D. Banks says:
here are a few titles i have loved

Room
Me before you
The handmaids tale
The book theif
Hunger games

Any suggestions to what i may like to try next would be greatly welcomed
I have been lucky in choosing titles for myself the past couple of years that have really drawn me in that now i'm not sure if i'm expecting too much
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