Read any good books lately?

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Julie has given us the benefit of her own all-time favourite reads, so I thought I’d share them with you. What are yours?

Julie Lawford

book-520626_1280I’m a writer, but I’m a reader too…

Even though I try and keep up with what’s going on in the world of fiction, good books still pass me by. A friend will say, ‘Have you read such-and-such?’ and I’ll not have heard of it. It’s not surprising, given how many books there are, but I still find myself a bit miffed that I don’t appear to have a handle on ALL the books.

That said, I thought I’d take the opportunity of a weekend blog post to introduce you to a few novels which I’ve thoroughly enjoyed over the years. They’re all mainstream and they all got a Goodreads 5-star rating from me. But I’m pretty sure, however well-read you are, there will be one or two in this short list, which you haven’t come across before.

Here, in no particular order, are 10 of my 5-star recommended…

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2 responses »

  1. The Broken Empire series by Mark Lawrence. If you like dark/noir fantasy (I assume you do, since you liked Dan Polansky’s work) you will probably love that series.

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