Summer’s here and nothing compares to lying in the sunshine reading a great book. Whether you’re going on holiday or just want some time to relax then here are some fantastic books you need to read.
This Is Going To Hurt: Secrets of a Junior Doctor – Adam Kay
Adam Kay is a comedian and writer that worked as a Junior Doctor for years. Kay takes you through his experiences as a doctor, and how he navigated his way through the NHS. He recounts the hilarious and sometimes heartbreaking experiences with an incredible descriptive tone. Reading This Is Going To Hurt you’ll laugh, cry and get an in-depth view of what goes on in the NHS.
Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine – Gail Honeyman
The award-winning book Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine tells the story of a seemingly happy woman, who is in fact missing out on the joys of life. The mundane daily rituals mask her loneliness and insecurities, but one moment changes her life. Now she must let her walls down and discover how to deal with the things she’s avoided. It’s an inspirational book and it will take you on a journey of discovery.
The Keeper Of Lost Things – Ruth Hogan
Ruth Hogan’s book The Keeper Of Lost Things caught the attention of the public when it was the 2017 winner of Richard and Judy’s Book Club. It’s a perfect holiday read and evokes a lot of emotion. The story focuses around a man trying to right a wrong by returning lost objects to their owners through his assistant.
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind – Yuval Noah Harari
If you’re wondering about how we came to be the deadliest species on earth and what makes us so brilliant, then you need to read the book Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind. Travel through the Stone Age and see how we’ve changed over the years and where we’ll go in the future. Enlightening and vividly written, you’ll enjoy this book.