Let’s Celebrate Book Lover’s Day!
Book Lover’s Day takes place on 9th August every year so that avid readers and fans of the written work can celebrate literature! It really is a great opportunity to put your phone down and enjoy some much needed me-time with a good book. Need some inspiration? We’ve picked a must-read from each of our favourite genres to give you an idea of what to read next. We hope you find them as hard to put down as we did!
Solve the MYSTERY of Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn’s incredible book is now a critically acclaimed and award-winning film, but to really enjoy every detail of this gripping story we recommend reading the book.
Enjoy the ROMANCE in Twilight
The book that led to one of the most popular film series ever made, and years of obsession with werewolves and vampires. Stephenie Meyer certainly knows what people want to read about!
Read Wuthering Heights if you can handle a TRAGEDY
We’ve all heard the Kate Bush song, now it’s time to read the tragic love story that inspired it. This 1847 novel by Emily Brontë is a must read for anyone wanting to tick off the classics.
Enter the SCI-FI world of Nineteen Eighty-Four
George Orwell’s dystopian social science fiction novel is sure to unnerve any reader.
Try In Cold Blood for a real THRILLER
This non-fiction book is written by Truman Capote, author of Breakfast at Tiffany’s and investigates the brutal murders that took place in a small town in Kansas in 1959.
For an AUTOBIOGRAPHY try Everything I know about love
Dolly Alderton’s bestselling book is so much more than an autobiography. The book also contains recipes, lists and anecdotes about wedding invitations, which give the reader a real close up into her life.
Enter the FANTASY world of A Game of Thrones
Before the epic TV series came the book by American author George R. R. Martin. If you love to watch it, then we think you’ll love to read it too.
Get some SELF-HELP from The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck
This book by New York Times bestselling author Mark Manson has been described as the self-help book for those who usually hate self-help books.
Choose The Woman in black if you can handle a HORROR
This Gothic horror novel by Susan Hill was published in 1983. Since then, not only has the story been made into two films, with the most recent starring Daniel Radcliffe(!), it has also been made into a hugely successful play.
Give Sapiens a go if you’re after NON-FICTION
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind does just as the title suggests. Yuval Noah Harari manages to talk about history and science in a way that is clear and accessible, making it a great read for anyone who wants to know more about our ancient history.
What’s your favourite book of all time? Let us know in the comments. And if you need something else to read, check out our other lifestyle blogs here.