June 2014: Awesome Female Authors

Adventures in the World of Words

As I discussed in my last post, I’m using My Independent Bookshop to curate lists of my favourite books ever, grouped by theme. The first theme was Awesome Women Authors, and here’s a list of the titles I chose, with mini-reviews to say why I chose them.

1. Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel

Hilary Mantel’s books on Thomas Cromwell and his rise to power in the court of Henry VIII are some of the most immersive books on the period I’ve ever read. The only woman to ever win the Booker Prize twice, Mantel’s books are fresh, an impressive feat considering most readers will already be familiar with the key plot points. A worthy investment of your time.

2. So Much For That by Lionel Shriver

This book will make you sad and angry, will both scare and reassure you. It follows a man who has spent his life…

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