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"Some people say that life is the thing,
but I prefer reading"
Logan Pearsall Smith 1865-1946

Books read in 2019
Before I fall by Lauren Oliver
At dusk by Hwang Sok-yong (read for Bookclub)
They both die at the end by Adam Silvera
Impostor by Suzanne Winnacker
Before I let you go by Kelly Rimmer
The light on the water by Olga Lorenzo
Six stories by Matt Wesolowski
The arsonist by Chloe Hooper (read for Bookclub)
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
The department of sensitive crimes by Alexander McCall Smith
Dry by Neal Shusterman
Made in Scotland by Billy Connolly (read for Bookclub)
The rip by Mark Brandi
What lies beneath by Kirsty Ferguson
Terra Nullius by Claire G Coleman
Little Gods by Jenny Ackland (read for Bookclub)
Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine by Gail Honeyman
Little Faith by Nickolas Butler

Books read in 2018
The Hypnotist's love story by Liane Moriarty
Birds without wings by Louis de Bernieres (read for Bookclub)
The monogram murders by Sophie Hannah
Five rivers met on a wooded plain by Barney Norris (read for Bookclub)
White night by Ellie Marney
The boy made of snow by Chloe Mayer
The Power by Naomi Alderman (read for Bookclub)
Missing by Sue Whiting
The list by Patricia Forde
Closed casket by Sophie Hannah
Ready player one by Ernest Cline
Two steps forward by Graeme Simsion & Anne Buist
Persuasion by Jane Austen (re-read for Bookclub)
Animal Farm by George Orwell (re-read)
The eye of the sheep by Sophie Laguna
Wimmera by Mark Brandi
The Fray by Emily Dale
The love that I have by James Moloney (read for Bookclub)
Flesh wounds by Richard Glover
The shepherd's hut by Tim Winton
You think it, I'll say it by Curtis Sittenfeld
The woman in the window by A. J. Finn
Road to winter by Mark Smith
Hive by A. J. Betts
After the lights go out by Lili Wilkinson
Impostors by Scott Westerfeld
A man called Ove by Fredrik Backman (read for Bookclub)
Dear Fahrenheit 451 by Annie Spence
Her pretty face by Robyn Harding
The vanishing moment by Margaret Wild
Taronga by Victor Kelleher (reread)
The colours of all the cattle by Alexander McCall Smith
Greenlight by Benjamin Stevenson
Pachinko by Min Jin Lee (read for Bookclub)
Eve by Anna Carey
The tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris
The lie of the land by Amanda Craig (read for Bookclub)
Scythe by Neal Shusterman
Thunderhead by Neal Shusterman
Wilder country by Mark Smith
The lost man by Jane Harper
Nine perfect strangers by Liane Moriarty
Nevermoor: the trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend
Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell

Books read in 2017
The book that made me (ed) Judith Ridge
The natural way of things by Charlotte Wood
A God in ruins by Kate Atkinson (read for Bookclub)
Lion by Saroo Brierley
The storyteller by Jodi Picoult
The secret history by Donna Tartt (read for Bookclub)
Valentine by Jodi McAlister
The dry by Jane Harper
The fall by Tristan Bancks
About Grace by Anthony Doerr (read for Bookclub)
Lord of shadows by Cassandra Clare (The Dark Artifices book 2)
Shtum by Jem Lester (read for Bookclub)
The way I see it by Lucy Marrett (FIRST DRAFT!)
The special ones by Em Bailey
Into the water by Paula Hawkins
The Gulf by Anna Spargo-Ryan
The beast's garden by Kate Forsyth
The road between us by Nigel Farndale (read for Bookclub)
The golden child by Wendy James (read for Bookclub)
The forgotten garden by Kate Morton
The other side of the world by Stephanie Bishop
Force of nature by Jane Harper
Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz
Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
The hidden hours by Sara Foster
The keeper of lost things by Ruth Hogan (read for Bookclub)
The book of dust: La Belle Sauvage by Philip Pullman
Poison study by Maria V. Snyder
A monster calls by Patrick Ness (reread after seeing the movie)
Emma by Alexander McCall Smith
Tulip fever by Deborah Moggach
The good pilot Peter Woodhouse by Alexander McCall Smith
The subtle art of not giving a f*** by Mark Manson

Books read in 2016
Longbourn by Jo Baker (read for Bookclub)
The secret chord by Geraldine Brooks
Life in outer space by Melissa Keil
Hate is such a strong word by Sarah Ayoub
Dancing on knives by Kate Forsyth (read for Bookclub)
More than this by Patrick Ness
In the quiet by Eliza Henry Jones
Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate
Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare (The Dark Artifices book 1)
Summer on Blossom Street by Debbie Macomber (read for Bookclub)
Magonia by Maria Dahvana Headley
The truth about Peacock Blue by Rosanne Hawke
0.4 by Mike Lancaster
The rest of us just live here by Patrick Ness - LOVED THIS!
My brilliant friend by Elena Ferrante (read for Bookclub)
Harry Potter and the cursed child by J. K .Rowling
Between the lines by Jodi Picoult & Samantha Van Leer
Extremely loud and incredibly close by Jonathan Safran Foer
The paper house by Anna Spargo-Ryan
The last days of California by Mary Miller
On the blue train by Kristel Thornell
The good people by Hannah Kent (read for Bookclub)
Fantastic beasts and where to find them by J. K. Rowling
Words in deep blue by Cath Crowley
Truly madly guilty by Liane Moriarty

I capture the castle by Dodie Smith
Blueback by Tim Winton
Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie
So much to tell you by John Marsden
24hrs by Margaret Mahy
Memory by Margaret Mahy
Taronga by Victor Kelleher
Displaced person by Lee Harding
The shape of three by Lilith Norman
Strange objects by Gary Crew
Perfume by Patrick Suskind
Lambs of God by Marele Day
Black Foxes by Sonya Hartnett
The pact by Jodi Picoult
Plain truth by Jodi Picoult
Wrack by James Bradley
Miss Smila's feeling for snow by Peter Hoeg
Moonwind by Louise Lawrence
The Thief Lord by Cornelia Funke
The secret river by Kate Grenville
The Lieutenant by Kate Grenville
The girl with a Pearl earring by Tracey Chevalier
Stardust by Neil Gaiman
Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman
The rest of us just live here by Patrick Ness
Night circus by Erin Morgenstern

Favourite series:
Artemis Fowl series by Eoin Colfer
Inkheart series by Cornelia Funke
JumpMan series by James Valentine
Stravaganza series by Mary Hoffman
Thursday Next series by Jasper Fforde
No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series by Alexander McCall Smith
Tales of the Otori series by Lian Hearn
Old Kingdom series by Garth Nix
The Feng Shui Detective series by Nury Vittachi
Obernewtyn series by Isobelle Carmody
The Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare
Infernal devices series by Cassandra Clare
Daughter of smoke & bone series by Laini Taylor
Narnia series by C. S. Lewis
Harry Potter series by JK Rowling
Every series by Ellie Marney
His dark materials series by Philip Pullman

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