As the nights get darker and cosier I slowly start to drink more hot choclate and read more books.
Here are my four books to read this month.
1. Jack Kerouac- On the Road
My dad bought me this book before uni and told me that I had to read it, after watching ‘Kill your Darlings’ (I would defiantly giving it a watch). I’m fascinated by the Beat Generation and can’t wait to start this tonight.
‘On the Road features Sal Paradise, a young writer fascinated by the questionable “hero” that is Dean Moriarty. The novel involves, as you might expect, several road trips, sometimes with cars, and sometimes without.’ (http://www.shmoop.com/on-the-road/summary.html)
2. Anthony Horowitz- Magpie Murders
Horowitz is one of my favourite authors especially after ‘Moriarty’ and I can’t wait to sink my teeth into this one as well.
‘When editor Susan Ryeland is given the tattered manuscript of Alan Conway’s latest novel, she has little idea it will change her life. She’s worked with the revered crime writer for years and his detective, Atticus Pund, is renowned for solving crimes in the sleepy English villages of the 1950s. As Susan knows only too well, vintage crime sells handsomely. It’s just a shame that it means dealing with an author like Alan Conway… But Conway’s latest tale of murder at Pye Hall is not quite what it seems. Yes, there are dead bodies and a host of intriguing suspects, but hidden in the pages of the manuscript there lies another story: a tale written between the very words on the page, telling of real-life jealousy, greed, ruthless ambition and murder.’
3. Paul Beatty- The Sellout
I don’t know much about this one other than it was shortlisted at the Man Booker 2016. However from the synopsis it sound s interesting and very intriguing.
‘The novel concerns a narrator, referred to only by his last name, “Me”, who attempts to reintroduce slavery and segregation in his Los Angeles neighborhood. This attempt leads to a Supreme Court case.’
4. Sophia Amoruso- Nasty Galaxy
From the author of #GirlBoss I’m excited to flick through this life bible. With illustrations, photos and short essays this is a book filled with philosophy, style and advice from the baddest bitchs across the globe.