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December recommended reads from West Sussex Library Service

Recommended Reads for December

December’s theme is to read a book published this century


General Fiction

Kazuo Ishiguro – Never Let Me Go

Elena Ferrante – My Brilliant Friend

Paul Beatty – The Sellout

Ian McEwan – Atonement

Hilary Mantel – Wolf Hall

Zadie Smith – NW

Donna Tartt – The Goldfinch

Khaled Hosseini – The Kite Runner

Carlos Ruiz Zafon – The Shadow of the Wind

Markus Zusak – The Book Thief

Yann Martel – Life of Pi

Andrea Levy – Small Island

Juliet West – Before the Fall

Seni Glaister – Mr Doubler Begins Again


Crime & Thrillers

Gillian Flynn – Gone Girl

Dan Brown – Da Vinci Code

Stieg Larsson – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Paula Hawkins – The Girl on the Train

William Shaw – The Birdwatcher

Elly Griffiths – The Stranger Diaries

Julia Crouch – Her Husband’s Lover

Isabel Ashdown – Beautiful Liars



Teen & Young Adult Novels

Suzanne Collins – The Hunger Games

John Green – The Fault in Our Stars




Graham Bartlett – Death Comes Knocking: Policing Roy Grace’s Brighton


Reserve your books to collect from your local library by visiting our library catalogue, or use our free Staff Select service if you’d like us to pick out some books for you!


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