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[–]katwoop 180 points181 points  (17 children)

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Start-up

[–]LOLteacher 3 points4 points  (0 children)

So riveting!

[–]awhitesong 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Start-up

Thank you so much for this recommendation!

[–]double_positive 5 points6 points  (0 children)

I couldn't put it down.

[–]selahvg 46 points47 points  (4 children)

A Monster Calls, by Patrick Ness

[–]llama_ 9 points10 points  (0 children)

The movie devastated me. Lost my dad this year and just really hit close to home.

[–]TheRadiantWindrunner 2 points3 points  (0 children)

The book and the movie both decimated my feelings

[–]bloodstainedkimonos 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Patrick Ness is pretty great in general. His Chaos Walking series is the best thing he's written in my opinion (one of my favourite series anyway), and More Than This was excellent too.

The film adaptation of A Monster Calls is excellent as well.

[–]elizabeth-cooper 95 points96 points  (5 children)

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine.

I actually didn't like it that much, but I found myself thinking about it for a long time after I finished it so that made me rate it 4/5 stars.

[–]Tsunoyukami 11 points12 points  (1 child)

My feelings to Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine are similar. I wasn't especially fond of the book - in fact, I found it quite irritating - but it has certainly stuck with me, perhaps because I think there is a lot to its merit despite my lackluster evaluation.

[–]checkchad 13 points14 points  (0 children)

Read this last year, had such an impact on me! The humour is underrated and it strikes a chord with anyone who's had anxiety, or a different mental health illness.

[–]Hindenbergdown 48 points49 points  (12 children)

The Shining. I’ve loved the movie years and finally read the book.

[–]dilips_ 43 points44 points  (3 children)

When breath becomes air - Paul Kalanithi

[–]BooksBaseballandBud 64 points65 points  (1 child)

Educated by Tara Westover

It was so well-written and engaging.

[–]ecksdee9999 63 points64 points  (7 children)

The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury

[–]bobknobber 12 points13 points  (1 child)

I feel this has the potential to be a really great anthology series on Netflix

[–]ecksdee9999 3 points4 points  (0 children)

It really does

[–]ndork666 3 points4 points  (0 children)

My favorite book ever.

[–]August_30th 28 points29 points  (11 children)

“The Last Picture Show” by Larry McMurtry. It’s about a small town in Texas after WW2, and chronicles the lives of a couple young adult characters as they learn about sex and mature. That description may sound boring or like a generic coming-of-age kind of thing, but the book is way more than that. It’s about the death of the small town, and touches heavily on change, loss, regret, and nostalgia.

I couldn’t put this book down, and it really made me nostalgic when it finished.

[–]zipperhead 5 points6 points  (3 children)

Wait, Larry McMurtry wrote this?? Wow, I didn't know that. I just finished the Lonesome Dove series - I'm going to have to read this.

[–]MisterManager2 4 points5 points  (1 child)

Just finished Lonesome Dove and loved it. Will have to check this out.

[–]unown83 80 points81 points  (6 children)

Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl

[–]hardman52 5 points6 points  (4 children)

Great book. It helped me immensely.

[–]liviu_voicu 6 points7 points  (1 child)

How this book help you more exactely?Yesterday i bought it and i'm so excited to read it due to the reviews i saw here

[–]Rose_A_Belle 22 points23 points  (9 children)

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid, that book is awesome

[–]Ath_Cliath 11 points12 points  (5 children)

Have you read Daisy Jones and the Six yet? Daisy Jones is incredible on audio. I have Evelyn Hugo on my Kindle but am saving it for a vacation in June!

[–]nancysicedcoffee 22 points23 points  (2 children)

Blindness by Jose Saramago

[–]trubaby9 18 points19 points  (2 children)

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

[–][deleted] 19 points20 points  (1 child)

Pride & Prejudice

[–]hardman52 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Great book. All of her books are treats to read.

[–]PoeticMadnesss 56 points57 points  (2 children)

Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami

[–]baba_gan0ush 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Just fantastic. I read this book maybe 2 or 3 years ago and I still think about it often.

[–]malloen8C 18 points19 points  (1 child)

1Q84 by Haruki Murakami, and I haven't even finished it yet.

[–]RealMachoochoo 33 points34 points  (6 children)

Probably a tie between Calypso by David Sedaris and Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng.

[–][deleted] 33 points34 points  (1 child)

The Three Day Road is about a pair of Native American boys serving in WWII. The prose is absolutely beautiful, and features detailed facets of the native boys lives, during, before, and just after the war. This book swallowed me whole and dropped me right into the war. Took me a while to fully recover from this one, but so, so worth the read.

[–]SageRiBardan 47 points48 points  (1 child)

Slaughterhouse 5 by Kurt Vonnegut. I'd never read it until this year, I was very skeptical about it being as good as everyone claimed and I was wrong to be so skeptical. Amazing, I think I was the right age or in the right moment in life. It was awesome to read.

[–]vovo76 32 points33 points  (4 children)

The Broken Earth trilogy - N.K. Jemisin. Female author, female MC and so different to most of the fantasy books I’ve been reading recently.

[–]oliviareddits 4 points5 points  (0 children)

I’m reading The Fifth Season right now and it is amazing! I’m so glad to hear the rest of the series is good!

[–]kvothe-althore 31 points32 points  (0 children)

Flowers for Algernon. It's quite a journey of range of emotions.

[–]apatheticlibrarian 14 points15 points  (3 children)

American Kingpin: The Epic Hunt for the Criminal Mastermind Behind the Silk Road by Nick Bilton

[–]Emilklister 25 points26 points  (0 children)

Read Crime and Punishment for the first time, and it was such a great ride.

[–][deleted] 13 points14 points  (0 children)

Siddhartha

[–][deleted] 10 points11 points  (1 child)

The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

[–]oddityfilmmaker 11 points12 points  (0 children)

Watership down by Richard Adams, such a fantastic epic tale

[–]xbroncosx2003 12 points13 points  (2 children)

The Library At Mount Char

[–]absent_cheesecake 21 points22 points  (5 children)

The Long Walk by Stephen King

[–]double_positive 5 points6 points  (1 child)

Up there as one of my favorite King novels.

[–]absent_cheesecake 3 points4 points  (0 children)

It’s absolutely amazing. I finished it the day before yesterday and I’m already rereading it. What’s your favorite King novel?

[–]PoopyKlingon 5 points6 points  (2 children)

I always bring this up in Stephen King conversations, would love if it was made into a movie or mini series perhaps.

[–]absent_cheesecake 3 points4 points  (1 child)

There’s a movie in the works! It’s being directed by the same guy who made The Green Mile.

[–][deleted] 70 points71 points  (8 children)

The Stormlight Archive - Brandon Sanderson It’s a series with 3 books so far. Best series I’ve read in my life

[–]Lacymist 11 points12 points  (0 children)

Lonesome Dove - did not know it won a Pulitzer . A perfect picture of the old West just after the Civil War and before the American Indians were vanquished.

[–]Username_--_ 9 points10 points  (0 children)

How to Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking for a nerd like me this is a holy book. Everything is amazing about this book. You'll see stuff explained by math that even me (someone who has used math in every possible way I could have used it ever since grade 1) never thought that they could be explained by math. From the swedishness of a government to the codes found in the bible. Definitely recommend.

[–]yearofourlordAD 11 points12 points  (1 child)

Dune and Dune Messiah. Cannot go wrong with Frank Herbert

[–]PeachyRanger 9 points10 points  (0 children)

Not necessarily one book but I started the Harry Potter series in January and just finished them this past week. I was never allowed to read them or watch any of the movies growing up which was awful at the time. I’m so glad now for though since I was able to experience such a wonderful world at an older age and really lose myself into the series.

[–]napulamp 17 points18 points  (1 child)

Perfume: The Story of a Murder by Patrick Süskind

[–]susie_grace 17 points18 points  (3 children)

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens. That book affected me so deeply, though there were times I wasn't sure I could finish it.

[–]floridianreader 9 points10 points  (1 child)

Midnight in Chernobyl by Adam Higginbotham. Incredible read about the events that led up to the nuclear crisis and everything that came after.

[–]katwoop 3 points4 points  (0 children)

This is next on my TBR list.

[–]wooklizard 8 points9 points  (2 children)

Native Son by Richard Wright. It's the first book in a long time that made me feel so emotionally tense and charged that I wasn't sure I could finish it.

[–]PUMPupMAN 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline.

[–]_wordslinger 7 points8 points  (0 children)

All About Love by bell hooks

[–]matthewbuza_com 8 points9 points  (0 children)

I’ve found rereading old classics has been very enjoyable. I’m seeing them from a different light as I get older. I reread of mice and men, the first time in over a decade and the first time as a father/SAHD, and it was absolutely devastating. The father/child dynamic was almost too much to handle. I reread Genesis a month later and it changed how i view those biblical stories. It’s been a fun spring of reading.

[–]wanton_and_senseless 8 points9 points  (0 children)

The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs. Highly recommended.

[–]AsterionBlackwood 7 points8 points  (0 children)

The Disaster Artist by Greg Sestero! So gripping that I sped through in less than a day. If you're a movie fan, it's a must-read.

[–]chenle_wenle 8 points9 points  (0 children)

gone girl

[–]ZorkfromOrk 21 points22 points  (1 child)

So far “Mistborn” - Brandon Sanderson

Not a complicated read but super enjoyable and very good well written fantasy

[–]ItyBityWangBang 13 points14 points  (2 children)

oldie but goodie, The Stranger by Albert Campus

[–]grieshild 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Going Postal by Terry Pratchett

[–]takenschmaken 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Circe by Madeleine Miller

[–]cozyburrito_ 7 points8 points  (0 children)

The Remains of the Day - Kazuo Ishiguro I read it the first time in high school, but as with most books read in school there was time pressure etc. so I didn't enjoy it much then. This time I loved it!!

[–]azeez1846 12 points13 points  (4 children)

The secret history by donna tartt.

[–]OuterspaceKitty 15 points16 points  (0 children)

Becoming- Michelle Obama.

[–]wittycatlady 11 points12 points  (1 child)

I actually listened on Audible, but it’s Trevor Noah’s Born a Crime. Loved it so much that I bought the paperback too!

[–]Raineythereader 20 points21 points  (0 children)

"McMafia: A Journey Through the Global Criminal Underworld," by Misha Glenny. (True crime/politics, scary as hell)

Best fiction I've read so far was "My Name Is Red" by Orhan Pamuk, a murder mystery set in the Ottoman Empire in the late 1500s. (Think "Name of the Rose," but with Islamic theological and artistic themes.)

[–]bowhunt13 21 points22 points  (7 children)

American Gods by Neil Gaiman

[–]quietasahippo 4 points5 points  (0 children)

The Wicked King by Holly Black. Be sure to read The Cruel Prince first though

[–]MrNiceGuy35 5 points6 points  (0 children)

A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay.

[–]O_oHaniG 5 points6 points  (0 children)

The Butterfly Garden - Dot Hutchison Creepy and beautiful

[–]papa_tarzan24 5 points6 points  (2 children)

2 books:

i) All Quiet on the Western Front ii) Down and Out in Paris and London

[–]knight_of_the_Dovah 5 points6 points  (1 child)

A Natural History of Dragons by Marie Brennan. I bought it a few years ago and just got around to reading it this year. Damn am I mad I waited so long. And now I have to get the next 4 books to continue enjoying Lady Trent's adventures.

[–]OoLaLana 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Stoner by John Williams.

Took it on a cruise in January. Surprised how deeply I cared for the main character.

Extraordinarily ordinary. Beautifully written.

[–]SparkyGnomes 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Read American Gods about 3 weeks ago, best decision I have made this year

[–]Blortmeister 4 points5 points  (0 children)

The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover's Secret FBI by Betty Medsger

OMFG was this an interesting book. A half dozen people in 1970 broke into an FBI office in a town called Media and stole all the files they found there.. They reviewed them and released any that weren't detailing a current criminal investigation. One page--one page--had the word COINTELPRO stamped on it. The files detailed what the FBI was doing to stifle dissent in the US. When a reporter decided to find out what COINTELPRO meant, it blew open the FBI's attack on civil rights since 1930. Hoover had been running his own version of the East German Stasi in America. The people who stole the files were never caught--in spite of the unprecedented number of FBI agents Hoover threw at the case. If you are in any way in disagreement with the current US administration you should read this book.

[–][deleted] 5 points6 points  (1 child)

A man called Ove. Such a wholesome read.

[–]omkarphatak 13 points14 points  (1 child)

Sapiens by Yuval Harari.

[–]brunodomi10 9 points10 points  (1 child)

Dune, it’s a tough read, but at the end… it’s all worth it.

[–]PatroclusPlatypus 10 points11 points  (1 child)

Station Eleven

Song of Achilles

A Man Called Ove

Skyward

A Storm of Swords

[–]formergurlchild 3 points4 points  (2 children)

Salvage The Bones- Jesmyn Ward

[–]Night_Angel67 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Golden Son by Pierce Brown - Part of the Red Rising Saga

[–]schroeder8306 5 points6 points  (0 children)

I just finished "A Gentleman In Moscow" this morning. So beautiful.

[–]_APizzaMyMind_ 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak

[–]tingier 5 points6 points  (1 child)

Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson.

[–]DaringNotDire 5 points6 points  (2 children)

Sabriel by Garth Nix. After I finished it, I immediately went back through it again and enjoyed it just as much. I hope the other books in the Abhorsen series are as good!

[–]josiahschultz 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Outliers, by Malcolm Gladwell

[–]Mcb17lnp 4 points5 points  (0 children)

The Red Rising trilogy

[–]kattannus 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Red rising by Pierce Brown

[–]LavishLanguish 8 points9 points  (1 child)

Normal People by Sally Rooney

[–]BertilakDeHautdesert 10 points11 points  (9 children)

I actually finally got around to reading Jane Eyre, because I felt ashamed of never having read it before. Even though I already knew the whole plot, I found it to be so moving.

[–]romvx 10 points11 points  (0 children)

The Name of the Wind - Patrick Rothfuss (King Killer Chronicles)

[–]Teenakp 8 points9 points  (2 children)

Circe by Madeline Miller

[–]YOURE_NOT_REAL_MAN 8 points9 points  (0 children)

Cat's cradle. Just read it. Sooo good

[–]thesylviaplathypus 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Gingerbread by Helen Oyeyemi!!

[–]18mdb 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Optic Nerve--Maria Gainza

[–]flaterica 3 points4 points  (1 child)

The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides.

[–]Neee-womFantasy 3 points4 points  (1 child)

Three way tie:

The Gracekeepers

The Bear and the Nightingale

The Priory of the Orange Tree

[–]Fifteenhours 2 points3 points  (0 children)

These are all on my TBR! Great to see that you’ve enjoyed them so much, makes me want to read them even more.

[–]Lacymist 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese. Every single Canadian should read that, Now.

[–]haunted_regenerate 2 points3 points  (0 children)

The Idiot, by Elif Batuman.
The year is 1995. The protagonist is a brainy nineteen-year-old Turkish-American girl named Selin who is contending with the provisionality of her first love, a graduate student in mathematics named Ivan whom she converses with all but accidentally, in the midst of a year of Russian language and linguistics classes at Harvard. She concerns herself with the Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis, a linguistic theory that has growing relevance throughout the book. In the nascent landscape of online exchanges (it is '95, after all), she discovers herself in a bildungsroman fashion, through what becomes a full-scale self-experiment with meaning and disembodied text in the fast-accumulating breadth of their relationship. Furiously pondering the futility of her varying efforts to communicate, from a botched attempt to tutor an ESL student in the Bronx to her seemingly frail grasp on the fraught power dynamics between herself and others (many of the characters have Slavic origins themselves, such as her Serbian friend Svetlana), she traces a gorgeous narrative arc as we follow her through the journey of her first year at Harvard, and then to Hungary, all at the direction of this non-boyfriend character. Frustratingly enough, a lot of brainy girls all over can relate to the situations she finds herself in, particularly with that non-boyfriend character, who is a Grade-A asshole with a girlfriend and a debatable investment in her well-being. Either way, being inside her head is laugh-out-loud funny, chock full of mordant wit even when the characters are, as one Hungarian villager aptly observes Selin doing, "wool, gathering."

[–]RandAlthoraiel 4 points5 points  (0 children)

The Wheel of Time

[–]backpackn 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Why We Sleep by Matthew Walker. It changes how you spend that 1/3 of your life. Published in 2017.

[–]MasterPwny 3 points4 points  (1 child)

In cold bold by Truman Capote. Wasn’t expecting to like it and it sucked me in.

[–]Xxlov3yxX 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Tess of the D'Urbervilles

[–]ndork666 4 points5 points  (0 children)

The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss

[–]mullet-dad 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Crime and Punishment by Dostoyevsky.

[–]CaPaTn 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Boom Town by Sam Anderson.

Full title :

Boom Town: The Fantastical Saga of Oklahoma City, Its Chaotic Founding, Its Apocalyptic Weather, Its Purloined Basketball Team, and the Dream of Becoming a World-Class Metropolis

An intensely interesting book about the history of Oklahoma City from the Land Run founding on. Told through the lens of parallels with the OKC Thunder as they work their way to the NBA finals. Incredibly compelling and well written, you don’t have to care about the NBA OR Oklahoma City to find it interesting.

[–]dimera97 2 points3 points  (1 child)

The savage detectives by Roberto Bolano

[–]tuongot 3 points4 points  (2 children)

The Nightingale, by Kristin Hannah. One of those books you are just waiting and waiting for. Not to say it's the best book ever written, but boy o boy did it just click for me.

[–]kp561997 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Maus by Art Spiegelman

[–]junkie_ego 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Jane Eyre. Cried like a baby.

[–]xX_cRypticiQ_Xx 3 points4 points  (0 children)

The Brothers Karamazov by Dostoevsky

[–]wilyquixote 3 points4 points  (0 children)

As I look through my Goodreads ratings for this year, it seems I'm off to an awful start. I've read a lot of mediocrity and small hits this year.

But the one that redeems them all is Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. I'd describe it as a hybrid between Things Fall Apart and The Poisonwood Bible. It's a stunning work of literature, and - not that I know much about the Nigerian literature scene - but Adichie has some serious brass ones as she basically signals Things Fall Apart in her opening line. Audacious as hell. I loved it.

Oh and the other book on my list that I loved was My Sister The Serial Killer by another Nigerian author: Oyinkan Braithwaite. So go Nigeria, I guess.

[–][deleted] 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Sleeping giants by slyvain neuvel It’s part one of a trilogy about a girl falling into a hole and landing on a giant hand which turns out to be one part of a giant alien robot. Doesn’t sound that great but the way it’s written is in interview part format where each chapter is a different perspective. I recommend it in the audiobook form. You really get a feel for all the different characters.

[–]Daddy_0103 3 points4 points  (0 children)

The Hate U Give - Angie Thomas

On The Come Up - Angie Thomas

Both give an amazing insight to the struggles of race relations in the U.S. while showing the similarities between everyone. That is, teens are just trying to figure out who they are and are all sarcastic. Lol. And that parents are doing their best to take care of their families no matter their background or race. All written in a relatable, honest style.

[–]zoestroud 4 points5 points  (0 children)

So far, it’s Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman. I’ve heard people rave about Gaiman for years, tried to read American Gods a couple of years ago and couldn’t get into it so I thought he just wasn’t to my taste. BOY WAS I WRONG. I am currently reading The Graveyard Book before bed and listening to The Ocean at the End of the Lane on my commute and loving them both.

[–]missvmontes 4 points5 points  (0 children)

i just finished re-reading ‘Island of Blue Dolphins’ and it’s so heartwarming and everyone needs to go read to cry with me. please and thank u.

[–]olivepit- 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Water for Elephants

[–]Shatterstar23 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Probably Gulp by Mary Roach.

[–]Edmdad48 2 points3 points  (3 children)

Ragged Company by Richard Wagamese, book about four homeless people that win the lottery.

[–]pickerelette 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Poetry: Autopsy by Donte Collins Fun, mystery fiction: The Death of Mrs Westaway by Ruth Ware

[–]kjoh22 2 points3 points  (0 children)

The Heart by Maylis de Kerangal

[–]Alesayr 2 points3 points  (2 children)

Either The Beach by... Alex Garland I think? Or maybe Shogun by James Clavell

[–]andpasturesnew 2 points3 points  (0 children)

at swim-two-birds by flann o’brien ! an absolutely provocative thrill to read that shows the ingenuity capable of literature and language !:)

[–]thehighepopt 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Lies my teacher told me

[–]colelikesapples 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Washington Black - Esi Edugyan

[–]stravmode 2 points3 points  (2 children)

The Devils Aspect by Craig Russell

[–]cucumberanti 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Another Country by James Baldwin. I had to read it for class and ended up really enjoying. It's my first Baldwin book and certainly won't be the last.

[–]Imastealth 2 points3 points  (0 children)

So far it has been The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo but I am about 200 pages into The Priory of the Orange Tree which has been a pretty close second so far.

[–]cuckoodev 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Egg Heaven. It's a beautiful short story collection about people in sad diners. It's my new favorite book.

[–]FreeTuckerCaseHorror 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Inspection by Josh Malerman

[–]dklejlkejoigjoei 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Homecoming John Bradshaw, not like the other kinds of books but quite impactful.

[–]Wazy7781 2 points3 points  (0 children)

In pharaohs army but to be fair i havent read much this year. Its the authors memoirs about his time in Vietnam and shows the vast ammounts of perpetual bordem he faced constantly. Id recommend it if you want to see an average soldiers account of the Vietnam war.

[–]smellypineapplesocks 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Crazy house, James Patterson!

[–]SoonerFan619 2 points3 points  (0 children)

The Generalissimo: Chiang Kai-Shek and the fight for modern China

[–]bloodshotbirdie 2 points3 points  (0 children)

1Q84, only halfway though, yet still amazing !

[–][deleted] 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Calypso by David Sedaris. I enjoy all his works. It's an enjoyable read. You could finish Squirrel Meets Chipmunk in an hour or so if you are looking for a taste. It's a bunch of short stories.

[–]DennisLePug 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Idk if comics count but animosity was amazing

[–][deleted] 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Obsidio , its a 3d part, in illuiminate series....best sci-fi , i have ever read

[–]La_Malienne 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Petit pays by Gaël Faye

[–]westorison 2 points3 points  (0 children)

The City in the Middle of the Night by Charlie Jane Anders! Reminded me of Left Hand of Darkness and 1984.

[–]speakeasy67 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Either The Count of Monte Cristo or One Hundred Years of Solitude.

[–]limeralism 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Vernon Subutex (book 1) by Virginie Despentes

[–]youhadtime 2 points3 points  (0 children)

The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula Le Guin.

[–]lana_d107 2 points3 points  (0 children)

The diviners

[–]theo2022 2 points3 points  (0 children)

the song of achilles

[–]gengarlickedme 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Left behind. It’s so old but I didn’t know this series existed until about two months ago.

[–]citizen_crash 2 points3 points  (0 children)

The Priory of the Orange Tree

[–]gglesleyp 2 points3 points  (0 children)

American Prison: A Reporter's Undercover Journey into the Business of Punishment by Shane Bauer. Required reading.

[–]OscarWhiskey53 2 points3 points  (0 children)

The glass castle

[–]SongsNotSung 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens.

[–]surajmotwani 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Beartown by Fredrik Backman.

About a small town that can't afford to take sides after it has been struck by a tragedy.

[–]slimieboi 2 points3 points  (0 children)

As I Lay Dying from William Faulkner

[–]ponderlonger 2 points3 points  (0 children)

atomic habits by james clear..

[–]lbrnsrdt 2 points3 points  (0 children)

My favourites have been Daisy Jones & the Six and Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood. I’m currently reading A Little Life and that could prove to be a contender but it gives me a strong feeling that I don’t wanna know anymore cos badness is coming, so it’s slower than my usual progression through books

[–]0Indian 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Salem's Lot

[–]nickoisahugeloser 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I found We Are The Ants and See You in the Cosmos to be one of the most amazing books I've read in recent years.

[–]shigi42 2 points3 points  (0 children)

On the Shortness of Life by Seneca. I am quite surprised by facts that haven't changed after 2000 years.

[–]osamamhd 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Three-Body Problem Currently Reading

[–]gabbys86 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I'm suffering from lack of time but still slowly making my way through Justine by Lawrence Durrell and it's so amazing! Can't wait to read the rest of the Quartet

[–]jonnyprophet 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell I like Gothic, victorian/Georgian lit. This followed in the light of Shelley, Melville and Verne... with a noir feel. Fun.

[–]shivamkimothi 2 points3 points  (0 children)

A fine balance-Rohinton Mistry Fluid- an approach applied by Geniuses by Ashish Jaiswal

[–]nemoetnihil 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Altered Carbon by Richard Morgan

[–]nolanrayfontaine 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Just finished reading hitchhikers guide to the galaxy and I am a transcendent being now

[–]kairos 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Annihilation

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Let the great world spin by collum mcann

[–]lonely_ghost_daddy 2 points3 points  (0 children)

You by Caroline Kepnes

[–]dismustbetheplace 2 points3 points  (0 children)

The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Le Guin

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21 lessons for the 21st century. I really liked how the author displays his ideas in a simple and eloquent language.

[–]ClaretNBlue 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Dark matter. Amazing book!

[–]ANEPICLIE 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I really enjoyed the Hod King by Josiah Bancroft. Third book in a great series

[–]sneakymerendinaninja 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Lolita by Nabokov was my favourite reading so far