The Year in Books #theyearinbooks
I’m a big fan of reading, I just don’t seem to read as much as I’d like. I decided to join with the year in books run by Laura at Circle of Pine Trees.
Year In Books
This is my bookcase with all the books I’ve bought or had bought for me as gifts. I haven’t gotten round to reading any of these yet.
It’s a lot of books, I know that and I also know that I’ll probably never get round to reading them all! That doesn’t seem to stop me from buying more books and adding them to my wishlist on Amazon!
|I’ve just noticed there are still 2 books from the fifty shades series on the bookcase. I’ll be taking them to the charity shop. I no longer want to read them after giving up on the first one when it bored me!|
I’m starting off with a book by Kimberly McCreight called Reconstructing Amelia.
Here’s the blurb from Amazon
Stressed single mother and law partner Kate is in the meeting of her career when she is interrupted by a telephone call to say that her teenaged daughter Amelia has been suspended from her exclusive Brooklyn prep school for cheating on an exam. Torn between her head and her heart, she eventually arrives at St Grace’s over an hour late, to be greeted by sirens wailing and ambulance lights blazing. Her daughter has jumped off the roof of the school, apparently in shame of being caught. A grieving Kate can’t accept that her daughter would kill herself: it was just the two of them and Amelia would never leave her alone like this. And so begins an investigation which takes her deep into Amelia’s private world, into her journals, her email account and into the mind of a troubled young girl. Then Kate receives an anonymous text saying simply: AMELIA DIDN’T JUMP. Is someone playing with her or has she been right all along?
I’ve read the first couple of chapters and it’s drawn me in. I’ve been going to bed earlier than usual just so I can read for a bit longer!