Please Write Another One Top Ten

One of my major pet peeves when it comes to reading is ‘one hit wonder’ authors. I get so frustrated when I finish a brilliant read and there’s nothing else I can devour by the author. I guess authors don’t want to disappoint with another helping sometimes or maybe they only have one or two books in them. Alas.

Here in no particular order are my favourite one hit wonder reads:

Before I Go to Sleep – S.J Watson

The Golem and the Djinni – Helene Wecker

The Help – Kathryn Stockett

The Language of Flowers – Vanessa Diffenbaugh

Let’s Pretend This Never Happened – Jenny Lawson

The Light Between Oceans – M. L Stedman

Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden

The Night Circus – Erin Morgenstern

The Tigers Wife – Tea Obreht

When God Was a Rabbit – Sarah Winham

 

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Have you got a favourite?

 

 

 

 

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My Top Ten Favourite Reads From the Deep South

In a few days time I’ll be off on my jolly holidays to New Orleans! Even though I’ve been many times before, I’m still crazy excited to be going and I’ve been emersing myself in fiction from the Deep South ever since the flights were booked. So to get in a holiday mood, I thought I’d share some of my favourite Southern reads with you:

A Walk to Remember – Nicholas Sparks

Beautiful Creatures – Kami Garcia

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood – Rebecca Wells

Gone with the Wind – Margaret Mitchell

The Colour Purple – Alice Walker

The Help – Kathryn Stockett

The Invention of Wings – Sue Monk Kidd

Out of the Easy – Ruta Sepetys

The Secret Life of Bees – Sue Monk Kidd

To Kill a Mocking Bird – Harper Lee

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