Lab Girl, by Hope Jahren, is one of the best books of 2016. It is a book about work and about love, and how the combination of the two can result in extraordinary things. Jahren takes her readers through the discoveries she made in her lab, her struggles whilst there, through her childhood when she played around in her father’s lab, sharing how lab work became a sanctuary for her heart and her hands. She then takes the readers through encounters with Bill who became her loyal colleague and her best friend, talking about their field trips, spanning across continents. An intimate, candid and very funny, this book is sure to keep you entertained! Check it out now on Amazon!
Before The Fall
Before The Fall by Noah Hawley has been called it one of the best suspense thrillers of 2016, whilst the Washington Post called it a terrible thriller and an irresistible mystery. The book’s about artist Scott Burroughs whose misfortune brings him together with a tragedy. The tragedy has him to be one of the two survivors of a plane crash of a rich family. The 2nd survivor is the younger son of David Bateman, head of this rich family and CEO of a TV news channel. Speculation starts to surround this unfortunate crash, making people wonder if Burroughs was responsible for it. A must read for every thriller loving reader! Check it out now on Amazon!
The Nest by Cynthia D’ Aprix Sweeney is a warm and funny read about four adult siblings who receive a shared inheritance that shall later shape their choices and lives. It talks about family, friendship, and the ways we depend on each other and the ways we let down each other. It talks about what money does to relationships and the delicate ties we share with those we love. If you enjoy reading books on family relationships, then this book is for you! Check it out now on Amazon!
When Breath Becomes Air
Paul Kalanithi’s When Breath Becomes Air is New York Times #1 bestseller, and The Sunday Times bestseller. This book takes us through Paul Kalanithi’s life from a medical student to a neurosurgeon to being a patient himself, and then meeting his creator. Kalanithi died whilst working on this moving book, penning down his thoughts about mortality and relationship between the doctor and the patient. Check it out now on Amazon!
This supernatural thriller from Joe Hill, The Fireman is a book about a world falling apart in a maelstrom of flame and fury. It is about a spore that infects people, drawing patterns on their skins and causing them to combust instantaneously. There’s speculation by the media about who created the virus, some speculating the extreme possible scenarios. This is the story about the survival of one woman, nurse Harper Grayson, when the world is close to being extinct. Check it out now on Amazon!