Today I’m really excited to be part of Linda Green’s blog tour for the release of her latest book, The Marriage Mender. (Released 28th August. Get your copy in paperback or Kindle). I was given the chance to ask Linda to compile a list of her Top Five ‘Something…’ and I decided I would like to find out what Linda’s top five favourite books of all time were. As both a massive reader myself and a massive fan of Linda’s, I thought it would be interesting to find out the types of books that she likes reading. I have to admit, it’s a top-notch list! Enjoy…
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
A wonderful novel beautifully narrated by young Scout. Lee says something big but manages to keep it warm and human.
The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
A story and characters which you remember long after you have finished reading. And one of the finest opening paragraphs ever.
The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
Fantastically original, Niffenegger encourages us to suspend out disbelief by drawing such realistic characters. One of the best love stories ever.
Room by Emma Donohue
Such a powerful book and I loved that it was told from the child’s point of view. One of those stories that stays with you.
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne
John Boyne understands that telling a story simply can be the most powerful thing. I defy anyone not to be moved by what has to be the most ending stomach-churning ending ever.
A huge thank you to Linda for sharing her top five books and to Lauren at Quercus. ♥