Summer 2020 must reads
7th May, 2020
A Little Life - Hanya Yanagihara
A Little Life was published in 2015 and has been on everyone's lips, ever since. Why? It's like a rollercoaster that just keeps on going. A Little Life follows the life of four men; Jude, Willem, JB and Malcom - over three decades of friendship. You experience all their ups and downs, challenges throughout their friendship and the height of all their careers. Underlying you are also exposed to Judes past and all the walls that he has put up to keep his family and friends in the dark.
Little Fires Everywhere - Celeste Ng
Celeste Ng, New York Times best seller has done it again with Little Fires Everywhere. This novel has now been picked up by Reece Witherspoon's production company Hello Sunshine and now available to watch on Hulu. Little Fires Everywhere is based in a progressie suburb Shaker Heights and follows the Richadson's; an all-American family & the complete opposite Mia Warren and her daughter Pearl. This book explores race, belonging and motherhood and wraps it all up into one with several plot twists. Trust us, you will not want to put down this one either.
I am Pilgrim - Terry Hayes
When an adopted son of a wealthy American family decides to write a definitive book on forensic criminal investigation - he doesn't know it will come back to haunt him. Watch as NYPD detective Ben Bradley track him down and finally figures out who Pilgrims actually is…
Becoming - Michelle Obama
Becoming by Michelle Obama is everything you wanted in a biography and more. She invites you into her world including her childhood on the Southside of Chicago right through to her time at one of the most famous addresses. Nothing is left out and that's why this book is honest, witty and establishes Michelle as one of the most powerful advocates for women and girls around the world.
Hunting Party - Lucy Foley
Who doesnt love a murder mystery between friends - Hunting Party puts a group of friends in a remote hunting lodge in Scotland. After a drunken night, there is one dead...Everyone is a suspect so who did it? This book unearths everyone's dirty secrets so get ready.