On the Reading List | October 2017


Like I mentioned in my last On the Reading List post, I've been really lucky getting a hold of quite a few books that were on my wishlist. Whether it was 3 for £10 paperbacks on Amazon or trawling through the charity shops I got myself a pretty good haul! So lets get on with what's on my list! 


Who knows you well? Your best friend? Your boyfriend or girlfriend? A stranger you meet on a crazy night? No one, really? Mark and Kate have sat next to each other for an entire year, but have never spoken. For whatever reason, their paths outside of class have never crossed. That is until Kate spots Mark miles away from home, out in the city for a wild, unexpected night. Kate is lost, having just run away from a chance to finally meet the girl she has been in love with from afar. Mark, meanwhile, is in love with his best friend Ryan, who may or may not feel the same way. When Kate and Mark meet up, little do they know how important they will become to each other -- and how, in a very short time, they will know each other better than any of the people who are supposed to know them more.


A few little lies never hurt anyone. Right? Wrong. Paul has a plan. He has a vision of a better future, and he's going to make it happen.  If it means hiding or exaggerating a few things here and there, no harm done.  But when he charms his way on to a family holiday...And finds himself trapped among tensions and emotions he doesn't understand...By the time he starts to realise that however painful the truth is, it's the lies that cause the real damage...Well, by then, it might just be too late.


Bryony Gordon has OCD. It's the snake in her brain that has told her ever since she was a teenager that her world is about to come crashing down: that her family might die if she doesn't repeat a phrase 5 times, or that she might have murdered someone and forgotten about it. It's caused alopecia, bulimia, and drug dependency. And Bryony is sick of it. Keeping silent about her illness has given it a cachet it simply does not deserve, so here she shares her story with trademark wit and dazzling honesty.


Noah is a little boy who knows things he shouldn't and remembers things he should have forgotten. Because as well as being a four-year-old called Noah, he remembers being a nine-year-old called Tommy. He remembers his house. His family. His mother. And now he wants to go home. Two boys. Two mothers. One unforgettable story...

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  1. These books sound so good! I have been looking for a book to take with me while I am travelling and I will definitely check these out :D The Forgetting Time sounds a littleeee creepy - but in a good way haha! Have a great week! xx

    Jacqueline | Sail Away to Neverland ♡

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  2. I was so obsessed with reading when I was younger but recently I've found myself too busy to pick up a book. I took loads with me on Honeymoon and really rediscovered my love, I raced my way through so many books - Simon couldn't believe how fast I read!

    Now I want more! I'm determined I'm going to make more effort to find time! Do you set aside time each night to have a read before bed? With full time job, blogging, catching up on TV I struggle to find any time to do anything else.

    I've started a little book list and am adding some of these onto it to go and check them out!

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  3. Oooh these sound like awesome reads! I might have to add a few on Goodreads, as I haven’t heard of the titles before. Look forward to hearing your thoughts on them! :-) xx

    Helen | Helen’s Fashion, Beauty & Lifestyle Blog

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