As usual my reading wish list is miles long. I really need more hours in the day just to indulge my book habit. And perhaps a bigger bedside table. Although as I read more and more on the iPad it’s becoming easier to both store and hide the extent of my addiction, shhhhh. Lots of interesting choices for January, it just depends on what you’re in the mood for today!
Identify with the quirky misfit in Penelope by Rebecca Harrington, get inspired to write your own list of 40 things with The Picador Book of 40 edited by Charlotte Greig, learn the story behind one of the most beautiful songs ever written, Hallelujah, in The Holy Or The Broken by Alan Light, step into “five unforgettable lives” with A Possible Life by Sebastian Faulks, learn how to fake it until you become it with The As If Principle: The Radically New Approach to Changing Your Life by Richard Wiseman, observe the end of a civilization in The Hydrogen Sonata by Iain M. Banks, or take a little bit of everything approach with the “unsettling, insightful, and hilarious” stories of Tenth of December by George Saunders.