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Junot Diaz. The real deal, folks.

Author Junot Diaz won a Pulitzer Prize this year for The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, the story of an overweight, lovesick "ghetto nerd.

Gone Girl - Gillian Flynn ★★★★★ // "'Marriage can be a real killer.' One of the most critically acclaimed suspense writers of our time, New York Times bestseller Gillian Flynn takes that statement to its darkest place in this unputdownable masterpiece about a marriage gone terribly, terribly wrong. Gone Girl’s toxic mix of sharp-edged wit and deliciously chilling prose creates a nerve-fraying thriller that confounds you at every turn."

Gone Girl

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn - READ THIS BOOK NOW. This is a psychological thriller that I could not put down with so many unexpected twists and turns. I fully intend to read her other novels.

The story of Binx Bolling is kind of like what might have happened if Dick Whitman never became Don Draper, and instead started wandering around New Orleans.

65 Books You Need To Read In Your 20s

The story of Binx Bolling is kind of like what might have happened if Dick Whitman never became Don Draper, and instead started wandering around first New Orleans, and then the country, on a neverending spiritual and existential quest.

‘It’s Even Worse Than It Looks: How the American Constitutional System Collided With The New Politics of Extremism’ by Thomas E. Mann and Norman J. Ornstein - The Washington Post

‘It’s Even Worse Than It Looks: How the American Constitutional System Collided With The New Politics of Extremism’ by Thomas E. Mann and Norman J. Ornstein

In “It’s Even Worse Than It Looks: How the American Constitutional System Collided With The New Politics of Extremism,” Thomas E. Mann and Norman J. Ornstein argue that the American system of government is imperiled by Republican politics.

The sequel to Hilary Mantel's 2009 Man Booker Prize winner and New York Times bestseller, Wolf Hall delves into the heart of Tudor history with the downfall of Anne Boleyn Though he battled for seven years to marry her, Henry is disenchanted with Anne Boleyn.

The sequel to Hilary Mantel's 2009 Man Booker Prize winner and New York Times bestseller, Wolf Hall delves into the heart of Tudor history with the downfall of Anne Boleyn.

After reading this book I wanted to go out and start assembling an apocalypse kit. Although it is a great story of survival and of a father and son. The book and then movie are so similar -which doesn't happen very often.

Sue Monk Kidd - The Invention of Wings. Set in Charleston, SC and based on the real life of Sarah Grimke. This was a good book!

Recommended by Melissa. The Invention of Wings is historical fiction at its best. Author Sue Monk Kidd (who also wrote the Secret Life of Bees) based this novel on the life of Southern abolitionism and women's rights advocate, Sarah Grimke.

Empire Falls by Richard Russo - I loved this tale of life in small town Maine. The characters were so human and real. The writing is beautiful and as stark as the town. If you grew up on the East Coast, you'll recognise these people.

Empire Falls by Richard Russo

Empire Falls by Richard Russo. In this droll, unsentimental, and occasionally hilarious novel, Richard Russotells the story of a big-hearted man who becomes the unlikely hero of a smalltown with a glorious past but a dubious future.

This Is Where I Leave You  Going to be a movie in September with an AMAZING cast!! Gotta read it before then!

"This Is Where I Leave You" by Jonathan Tropper before it comes out as a movie starring Jason Bateman and Tina Fey in September. What a fatasntic book. Funny in a dark way and tells a deep story of family and what that means.

I've read most of these. There are a few on here I'd like to check out and read.

The 30 Most Recommendable Books

Can't wait to read the rest. //////The 30 Most Recommendable Books - an awesome compilation put together by several book lovers! 1 and 24 are personal favorites.

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