On World Book Night we asked for readers to recommend a book, which many did, over the coming weeks I will be posting the recommendations here on the blog, to start things off we have…
Author: John Green
Genre: Young Adult/Adult
Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel’s story is about to be completely rewritten.
Comments: Funny, sad, eye-opening on dealing with terminal illness in young adults.
Author: Anita Notaro
Most of us can remember a defining moment in our lives. A split second when time stood still and our lives changed forever. For Lily Ormond, that moment came late one night when she answered a knock on the door and discovered that while she’d been smashing garlic and rosemary and watching the soaps, her sister Alison had drowned.
Comments: Page turner. Excellent.
If you like this you might like: Before I Go To Sleep by SU Watson.