My favourite books

Collection by Julia Silk


Some of the (adult, mostly contemporary) books I love best. A useful steer if you're thinking of querying me and you want to know what I like to read.

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil: A Savannah Story/John Berendt. I enjoyed the movie and the book, especially after spending some time in Savannah. Books And Tea, I Love Books, Great Books, Books To Read, My Books, Amazing Books, Music Books, Ga In, Book Covers

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt: 9780679751526 | Books

About Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil Shots rang out in Savannah’s grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and shaded squares. John Berendt’s sharply observed, suspenseful, and witty narrative reads like a thoroughly engrossing novel, and yet it is a work of nonfiction. Berendt skillfully interweaves…

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'Fun, sexy and unputdownable - a classic' Marian Keyes ‘Flawlessly entertaining’ Helen Fielding ‘Joyful and mischievous’ Jojo Moyes Set against the glorious Cotswold countryside, Riders offers an intoxicating blend of swooning romance, adventure and hilarious high jinks. Brooding hero Jake Lovell, under whose magic hands even the most difficult horse or woman is charmed, is driven by his loathing of the dashing darling of the show ring, Rupert Campbell-Black. Having pinched each other’s…

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The Hand That First Held Mine

Winner of the 2010 Costa Novel Award and a Sunday Times bestseller, THE HAND THAT FIRST HELD MINE by Maggie O'Farrell is a gorgeously written story of love a...

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Colm Toibin's Brooklyn is a devastating story of love, loss and one woman's terrible choice between duty and personal freedom. It is Ireland in the early 1950s and for Eilis Lacey, as for so many young Irish girls, opportunities are scarce. So when her sister arranges for her to emigrate to New York, Eilis knows she must go, leaving behind her family and her home for the first time. Arriving in a crowded lodging house in Brooklyn, Eilis can only be reminded of what she has sacrificed. She is…

Books about friendship.It's Mad Men meets Sex and the City in The Best of Everything by Rona Jaffe. First published in the book tells the story of five women who work in publishing, detailing their love and work lives. Penguin Modern Classics, Books To Read, My Books, Work In New York, Female Friendship, Summer Reading Lists, Page Turner, Inspirational Books, Looking For Love

The Best of Everything

Rona Jaffe's frank, scandalous and thrilling 1958 novel, The Best of Everything follows a group of young women as they negotiate office romances, workplace politics, broken engagements, tiny apartments, lecherous bosses, heartbreak and lasting friendship, published in Penguin Modern Classics. New York, 1952: Four young women have come to the city: to find love, to build their careers and to savour the indefinable optimism of the times. Caroline is the college graduate, determined to escape…

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One Day

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Alys, Always by Harriet Lane - From the author of Her, a suspenseful, assured literary debut that explores the dark side of desire and ambition through one. I Love Books, Good Books, Books To Read, My Books, This Book, Best Book Covers, Summer Reading Lists, Book Of Life, Book Cover Design

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As soon as Octavia caught a glimpse of Jeremy in the nightclub, she knew she just had to have him. It didn't matter that he'd just got engaged to an old school friend of hers, plump, good natured Gussie; he was looking at Octavia in the way that suggested bed rather than breakfast, and she was weak at the knees... But Octavia was used to men falling in love with her at a moment's notice - it happened all the time if you were as rich and as stunning as she was. An invitation to join Gussie…

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The chilling true crime 'non-fiction novel' that made Truman Capote's name, In Cold Blood is a seminal work of modern prose, a remarkable synthesis of journalistic skill and powerfully evocative narrative published in Penguin Modern Classics. Controversial and compelling, In Cold Blood reconstructs the murder in 1959 of a Kansas farmer, his wife and both their children. Truman Capote's comprehensive study of the killings and subsequent investigation explores the circumstances surrounding…

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FROM THE PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING AUTHOR OF THE GOLDFINCH Truly deserving of the accolade Modern Classic, Donna Tartt's bestseller The Secret History is a remarkable achievement - both compelling and elegant, dramatic and playful. ______________________________________ 'What we did was terrible, but still I don't think any of us were bad, exactly; chalk it up to weakness on my part, hubris on Henry's, too much Greek prose composition - whatever you like.' Under the influence of their…

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Some scars never heal . . . An addictive thriller from the author of the mega bestseller GONE GIRL. When two girls are abducted and killed in Missouri, jo...

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