Looking back over 2019, Aura Libraries have compiled together a list of 5 of the best reads of 2019! If you have read these titles, let us know what you think, or which titles you would have included as the best books of 2019!
City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert : this charming novel tells the story of Vivian Morris who, armed with a suitcase and sewing machine, takes on New York City in the summer of 1940.
The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides : Alicia Berenson, the silent patient of Theo Faber, kills her husband and never speaks another word. The discovery of the truth becomes both an investigation into a crime, and an analysis of hidden traumas.
The Testaments by Margaret Atwood : This is the long awaited sequel to the world famous The Handmaid’s Tale, and joint winner of the Booker Prize 2019. The testimonies of three women are brought together to expose their experiences with Gilead: a future nation which replaces the United States in this chilling dystopian novel.
Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo : Both richly historic and energetically contemporary, Girl, Woman, Other – joint winner of the Booker Prize – brings together 12 voices who recount their tales of struggle and strength over the last 100 years.
Quichotte by Salman Rushdie : Sam DuChamp, a spy writer, creates the TV obsessed salesman Quichotte who falls in love with a celebrity, setting off on an adventure with his imaginary son, Sancho, across America.
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