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Book Recommendations - World Book Day!

Here is the list of recommended books - Enjoy!

Catch-22

Catch-22 has 493,353 ratings and 11,716 reviews. Chris said: I have attempted to read this book on two separate occasions and I couldn't get beyond 100 p...

Sea of Poppies (Ibis Trilogy #1)

Sea of Poppies has 14,948 ratings and 1,741 reviews. Warwick said: This rollicking adventure story about colonial India was beaten to the 2008 Booker Pri...

The Uncomfortable Dead

The Uncomfortable Dead has 3 ratings and 3 reviews. TE said: This is a fun book. We have as protagonists Belascoaran, Taibo II's inimitable Mexico city d...

The Thing About December

The Thing About December has 736 ratings and 133 reviews. Anne-Marie said: As someone who grew up in rural Ireland, Donal Ryan's writing resonates hugely...

The Hare With Amber Eyes

The Hare With Amber Eyes has 20,323 ratings and 2,303 reviews. Mark said: After the first few pages I was wondering whether this wa going to be one I wou...

The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared

The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared has 100,220 ratings and 12,902 reviews. Richard said: Pearl Ruled (p100)--coincide...

The Box Of Delights

The Box Of Delights has 1,915 ratings and 128 reviews. Keith said: John Masefield, poet laureate of the U.K. from 1930 till his death in 1967, is perhaps...

As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning

As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning has 2,293 ratings and 149 reviews. russell said: This is one of two books I inherited from my mum's parents, the ot...

Once in a House on Fire

Once in a House on Fire has 1,102 ratings and 89 reviews. Allison said: This may sound counterintuitive, but because I want to encourage readership, I’m ...

The Black Jacobins

The Black Jacobins has 2,103 ratings and 115 reviews. Paul said: This is the classic account of the Haitian revolution; one of the most significant slave...

The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden

The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden has 19,024 ratings and 2,353 reviews. Myriam said: This book was so bad it was a real chore trying to finish readin...

Brave New World

Brave New World has 908,743 ratings and 15,875 reviews. Kemper said: Warning! The following review contains humor. If you read it and actually think that...

The Corrections

The Corrections has 113,220 ratings and 7,308 reviews. Jacob said: July 2012Facts concerning Jonathan Franzen's novel The Corrections•Print runs of Jo...

The Zookeeper's Wife

The Zookeeper's Wife has 26,558 ratings and 4,447 reviews. Lexi said: I STRUGGLED to get through this book. I ended up skimming the last thirty pages bec...

The Magus

The Magus has 32,048 ratings and 1,708 reviews. MacK said: My students like to use the made up word, unputdownable. I always laugh at this. I can alway...

Levels of Life

Levels of Life has 5,184 ratings and 824 reviews. Steve said: The title announces the premise: there are definite highs and lows in life and a great auth...

Quicksilver (The Baroque Cycle, #1)

Quicksilver has 27,365 ratings and 1,610 reviews. Bryan said: This book is just too vast to give justice to it in the few lines of this review that I mig...

A Dry White Season

A Dry White Season has 2,034 ratings and 122 reviews. Fionnuala said: It is ironic that while reading this account of defying prejudice, I found myself p...

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Popkiss

Popkiss

Popkiss has 23 ratings and 4 reviews. Richard said: Even if you'd never heard of Sarah Records this would still be a great read. It's fair to say that th...

The Philosopher and the Wolf

The Philosopher and the Wolf has 1,274 ratings and 165 reviews. Paul said: This is not a conventionally nice book -- the author can be a crank carrying a...

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Perfume

Perfume

Perfume has 183,738 ratings and 8,176 reviews. Khanh (the Grinch) said: I was predisposed to love this book no matter what. I love perfumes. The fact tha...

A Thousand Splendid Suns

A Thousand Splendid Suns has 723,200 ratings and 38,436 reviews. Lucy said: For the last two months I have been putting off reading this book. For starte...

Killing Kennedy

Killing Kennedy has 33,324 ratings and 3,376 reviews. Gary said: I see that many people have rated this book as high (or higher than the Lincoln book) bu...

MÉTIER D'ÉLÈVE ET SENS DU TRAVAIL SCOLAIRE

MÉTIER D'ÉLÈVE ET SENS DU TRAVAIL SCOLAIRE has 0 ratings and 0 reviews: Published by E.S.F. (ÉDITIONS), Paperback

Playing the Enemy

Playing the Enemy has 2,871 ratings and 421 reviews. The Pirate Ghost said: I'm not going to belabor the point here, as I ususally do.We often act, des...