5 books you should read this year

In my childhood home, it was not uncommon to find all five of my family members sitting around with our noses in a book. I’m a big reader, just like my parents and siblings. I don’t talk about books a lot here, but today I thought I’d share the five best books for 2019!

i. The Child Finder – Rene Denfeld
I have talked about this book ad nauseam to colleagues, friends and family members. It’s beautifully written and the story is a page turner. I was hooked from the first sentence. The sequel is coming out in October and I absolutely cannot wait!

ii. Nine Perfect Strangers– Liane Moriarty
Looking for the perfect poolside read? Liane Moriarty’s got you covered with her newest book. Like all of her books, Nine Perfect Strangers is fast paced and highly entertaining.

iii. Challenge Accepted! – Celeste Barber
Australian comedian and Instagram star Celeste Barber released her first book this year and it is as hilarious as her Instagram feed! A definite must if you like to read!

iv. Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar – Cheryl Strayed
I’d never heard of Dear Sugar before reading this book but her advice is truthful, sometimes brutal, sometimes funny, and always heartfelt. The writing is gorgeous and the advice useful to most of us.

v. Sadie – Courtney Summers
Sadie is haunting. The kind of story that stays with you. Incredibly sad, but also beautiful. This book will hook you from the start.

What’s on your reading list this year? I’m always on the hunt a new book to read so please share your favourites in the comments!


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9 thoughts on “5 books you should read this year

  1. Ooo great selection! I’ve not read any of these…yet! The Tiny Beautiful Things one sounds quite intriguing, I’ll make a note to investigate that. I’ve been meaning to check out a Moriarty book for a while as I’ve heard lots of good things about her work. Is this one a stand-alone novel? If so I might head straight for this one 🙂
    Caz xx

    1. All of Liane Moriarty’s books are stand-alone novels:) I highly recommend all of her books!

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