It’s Not All About Fiction: My Top 10 Favourite Non-Fiction Reads

I feel like I’ve spent most of this blog talking about fiction books (which I love), but I also like non-fiction reads. I’m really into bio’s and memoirs, travelogues and  general ranty reads too. So here, in no particular order (of favouritism) are my ten favourite non -fic reads (so far).

AN EDUCATION – Lynn Barber

ANGELA’S ASHES – Frank McCourt

APRONS & SILVERSPOONS – Mollie Moran

COLUMBINE – Dave Cullen

FALLING LEAVES – Adeline Yen Mah

GIRL, INTERRUPTED – Susanne Kaysen

HOW TO BE A WOMAN – Caitlin Moran

LET’S PRETEND THIS NEVER HAPPENED – Jenny Lawson

NOTES ON A SMALL ISLAND – Bill Bryson

THE STILL SINGLE PAPERS – Alison Taylor

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Top Ten Reads 2013

2013 was a busy book year for me; I managed over 66 reads and gave out over 25 five star ratings. Picking just 10 of my favourites was always going be a hard task. But I reckon, after hours and hours of deliberation, I’ve come up with the Crème Del A Crème of last years book crop:

The Light Between Oceans – M. L Stedman

Aprons and Silver Spoons – Mollie Moran

The Fault in Our Stars – John Green

Fangirl – Rainbow Rowell

The Sea Sisters – Lucy Clarke

Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy  – Helen Fielding

The Storyteller – Jodi Picoult

The Last Letter From Your Lover – Jojo Moyes

Here’s to You – Mhairi McFarlane

Ketchup Clouds – Annabel Pitcher

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