A good book is just as good as a holiday. And 2018 has been a great year for literature with numerous bestseller books to choose from. Whether you’re old school like me and like to have a physical book in your hands or you’re ‘techier’ and use your tablet, appreciating a good novel can make a world of difference to one’s vocabulary, imagination and perspective.
From fiction to non-fiction, you need to put these bestseller books on your reading list! FYI – they’re so good that most of them have movies or TV series in the works.
1. Stephen King, The Outsider (Scribner Book Company)
Stephen King is no stranger to writing bestseller books. In this edge of your seat read, an 11-year-old boy’s body is found in a park, leading a detective to investigate a seemingly upstanding member of the community. What starts off as a crime story quickly turns in only the way Stephen King can bring suspense and horror to life.
2. Mark Manson, The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck (HarperCollins Publishers Ink)
Forget positive thinking and all the other stuff self-help books have told you. This book keeps it as real as it’s going to get. Manson’s focus is prioritising what makes you happy and letting go of the things that you don’t really give a f*ck about. It’s simple, yet effective!
3. Heather Morris, The Tattooist of Auschwitz (Bonnier Echo)
The Tattooist of Auschwitz is based on the extraordinary true story of Lale Sokolov and his time spent in Auschwitz-Birkenau during WW2. Follow his journey of heartbreak, love and resilience as he survives the horrors of the Nazi concentration camps.
4. Kevin Kwan, Crazy Rich Asians (Anchor Books)
When Rachel Chu, a professor from NYU travels to Singapore to meet her boyfriend’s family, she discovers that they are insanely wealthy. Follow the excessive, funny and over the top antics that this novel has to offer.
5. Christian White, The Nowhere Child (Affirm Press)
Kim Leamy is a 30-year-old photography teacher living in Australia who is approached by a stranger that believes she is Sammy Went, a little girl that went missing 28 years ago from Kentucky, USA. As Kim starts probing into her history, questions that can’t be answered arise and a town’s secrets are revealed.
6. Bill Clinton & James Patterson, The President is Missing (Cornerstone)
When the president goes missing the world is in shock. However, the reason he is missing is far worse than anyone imagined. Written by former US President Bill Clinton and master of suspense James Patterson the novel is a political thriller.
7. Gail Honeyman, Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine (HarperCollins Publishers)
The story follows Eleanor Oliphant, a woman who has survived life but not lived until one act of kindness threatens her carefully scheduled existence. Now she is learning to navigate the world and face the dark corners she’s avoided her entire life.
8. David Baldacci, The Fallen (Pan MacMillan)
Special Agent Amos Decker returns in The Fallen, this time he and his FBI partner Alex Jamison are drawn to the town of Baronville, Pennsylvania where mysterious events are taking place. With the body count rising Decker and Jamison begin to uncover a sinister truth.
9. Rose McGowan, Brave (HarperCollins Publishers)
Rose McGowan made waves wither whistleblowing role in the takedown of Harvey Weinstein, now read her memoir that details how she fought her way out of a cult she was born into and her life in the cult that is Hollywood.
10. Chloe Benjamin, The Immortalists (Headline Publishing Group)
The Immortalists follows a family over five decades starting from when a psychic on the Lower East Side of NY tells four children the dates they will die. With this information, the four ignore, embrace, cheat and defy the “knowledge” given to them on that day.
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― George R.R. Martin, A Dance with Dragons
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