THE GOOD BOOK CLUB
Don’t miss out on the best of 2018, as we bring you seven of the top-selling fiction titles from the past year, perfect for Devouring while on vacation.
the best fiction reads of 2018.
transcription Kate Atkinson
This spellbinding novel tells the tale of Juliet armstrong, an 18-year-old woman who is enmeshed in the world of espionage when she is recruited to the secret service during Wwii. in the decades that follow, Juliet’s life will once again be turned upside down when she encounters some of the shady FIGURES FROM HER PAST.
fragile things Neil Gaiman
a collection of short stories and poetry, Fragile Things was originally published in 2006, but has seen a return to the bestseller list thanks to the inclusion of How to Talk to girls at Parties, which was TRANSFORMED INTO A film LAST YEAR. Perfect for when you want a hit OF FICTION WITHOUT COMMITTING TO a full-length novel.
nine perfect strangers Liane Moriarty
Known for her sharp wit and ability to craft rich characters layered with modern-day foibles, Liane Moriaty of Big Little Lies fame does it again with this thriller, set in an australian wellness retreat that promises ‘Mind and Body Total Transformation’. easily digestible and eminently entertaining.
eleanor oliphant is Completely fine Gail Honeyman
This sunday Times bestseller tells the story of eleanor Oliphant, a woman who wades through life following a rigid routine that leaves little room for fun or surprises. But when a random act of kindness turns her ordered existence into disarray, Eleanor must learn to embrace change.
Killing Commendatore Haruki Murakami
Few authors can take readers on a journey as scintillating and surprising as Haruki Murakami. Once again, the Japanese scribe behind 1Q84 and The Wind-up Bird Chronicles brings his fantastical imaginings to life in Killing Commendatore, a metaphysical mystery that dips in and out of the underworld, travels across space and time, and poses as many questions as it answers.
China Rich Girlfriend Kevin Kwan
Picking up where Crazy Rich asians left off, China Rich girlfriend delivers the same brand of eye-popping opulence, this time centering on Rachel Chu and her unknown Chinese father in the lead-up to her wedding to one of singapore’s wealthiest bachelors. Think of it as your guilty reading pleasure.
sea prayer Khaled Hosseini
At just 48 pages, this novella may be fleetingly brief, but it’s message will linger. From the acclaimed author of The Kite Runner, this evocative story is told from a grandfather to his grandson, recounting memories of growing up in Syria, before its current state of unrest. Beautifully illustrated by dan Williams, this is one for all ages.