The saying goes, that those who do not enjoy reading just haven’t found the right book.
Well, ok, I just made that up but I certainly know it to be true.
I am the type of person that physically forces books onto people, because I know that a great read is one of the best gifts you can give you a person.
POST CONTINUES BELOW: On last week’s episode of Mamamia Out Loud, I recommended the best Spring read.
When we asked Mamamia Out Loud listeners for their best book recommendations, we were overwhelmed by the response. We decided to compile them altogether, so we could refer back to it whenever we needed. Here they are:
What Happened by Hillary Clinton
A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara
The Girl You Left Behind by Jojo Moyes
Not Just Lucky by Jamila Rizvi
Three Sisters Three Queens by Phillipa Gregory
This House of Grief by Helen Garner
On Doubt by Leigh Sales
What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty
Or A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
Women, Race, & Class by Angela Y. Davis
How Not to Hate Your Husband after Kids by Jancee Dunn
The Mummy Bloggers by Holly Wainwright
Tully by Paullina Simons
Jasper Jones by Craig Silvey
Prime Cut by Alan Carter
The Dry by Jane Harper
The Hate Race by Maxine Beneba Clarke
The Eye of the Sheep by Sophie Laguna
Burial Rites by Hannah Kent
The Last Anniversary by Liane Moriarty
The Light Between Two Oceans by M. L. Stedman
POST CONTINUES BELOW: Mia Freedman speaks to Liane Moriarty on No Filter. You can also listen to Mia Freedman interview Holly Wainwright, Jodi Picoult and Susan Carland on No Filter.
The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
Into the Water by Paula Hawkins
Fat Girl by Tess Holliday
No Way! Okay, Fine by Brodie Lancaster
Beautiful Messy Love by Tess Woods
Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
Detours by Tim Rodgers
The Museum Of Modern Love by Heather Rose
The Break by Marian Keyes
Hot Flush by Rosy Fenwicke
Force of Nature by Jane Harper
Wellmania by Brigid Delaney
Misconceptions by Naomi Wolf
The Secrets She Keeps by Michael Robotham
Work Strife Balance by Mia Freedman
Fight Like a Girl by Clementine Ford
Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
The things We Promise by J. C. Burke
Rebecca by Daphne de Maurier
Depends on What You Mean by Extremist by John Safran
So You've Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson
Fighting Hislam by Susan Carland
The Murder of Allison Baden-Clay by David Murray
Wonder by RJ Palacio
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