Something For The Bookworms

On those relaxed or chilly evenings, there is nothing better than curling up on the couch with a hot cup of coffee, and reading a good book. Sounds like absolute heaven if you ask us. So, if you have everything you need except something good to read, then check out our list of top reads before you go pick up a few books.

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The Widow – Fiona Barton

For a thriller that will make it impossible for you to put down, make sure you read The Widow by Fiona Barton. If you really enjoyed Gone Girl, then this is your next must-read! This book will take you on a journey into the dark side of a husband and wife. Prepare yourself for some suspense and creepiness to send chills down your spine with this page turner.

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Find Her – Lisa Gardner

Twists and turns make a novel exciting and exhilarating, which is why you need to add Find Her to your good reads list. Flora Dane is a survivor – for 472 days, she was held captive but miraculously survived her terrifying ordeal. Five years later, she is getting back to living a normal life, but when a man is found murdered, Flora gets tangled into the investigation owing to ties with three other suspects since she returned to society. But when Flora disappears, detectives start to question, is she a victim or a vigilante?

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Lady Midnight – Cassandra Clare

Looking for some urban fantasy or follow The Shadowhunter Chronicles by Cassandra Clare? Then you’ll definitely want to get your hands on a copy of the first book in the newest series, The Dark Artifices. Lady Midnight continues the story of Emma Carstairs, Julian Blackthorn and her brother, Mark, five years after the events of City Of Heavenly Fire which brought the shadowhunters to the brink of hell. This new series offers readers glitz, glamours and shadowhunters abound!

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A Weekend Of Misbehaving – Carmen Falcone

A little romance never hurt anyone, so if you are looking to read a fun romance that will literally draw you right into the story, then get yourself a copy of A Weekend Of Misbehaving by Carmen Falcone. From a fun and endearing heroine who loves her family, to the boss she has been secretly into for the last year, and a hot trip where things happen and unravel, this book has everything you need for a night in.

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The Lie – Karina Halle

Get in touch with your emotional side with The Lie by Karina Halle. The lead characters, Brigs McGregor and Natasha Trudeau, are both torn owing to their sad past experiences, but come to find that some loves are too dangerous to ever indulge, while others are far too powerful to ignore. By the end of book, you will be hoping that they will get their happy ending. This romance has a lot of heartbreaking and gut-wrenching moments, so be sure to have a tissue handy just in case!

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When Breath Becomes Air – Paul Kalanithi

When faced with death, one does tend to question and reflect on the meaning of life and death. With Paul Kalanithi, this is exactly what he did, and turned it all into a moving, beautiful and breathtaking work of literature filled with plenty of insight and things to teach any reader. Even though this memoir has a serious undertone, it is rather emotional and inspiring. Definitely a must-read!

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OWN Your Space – Nadia Bilchik & Lori Milner

If there’s one thing we know, it’s that it can be tough to be a working woman. That’s why CNN Editorial Producer, Nadia Bilchik and thought leader and mentor, Lori Milner, have come together to create the ultimate toolkit for you. OWN Your Space is a practical, how-to guide on owning your headspace, your time, your network and so much more. It also includes insight from a number of inspiring female leaders in SA, and you can even refer back to it when a situation calls for a little guidance. Trust us, this book is a must for your ‘It’s Time To Take Over The World’ library, ladies.

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