Julia’s Picks

It’s time for two more Julia’s Picks!

Me Before You

One of these is pretty predictable, especially if you read this post. I’ve been talking about Me Before You by JoJo Moyes to anyone who’ll listen for months. I am praying we eventually choose this as a book club book… just because I know how much the girls would adore it. I’ve loaned it to two people and they’re just as taken with the story as I was. I won’t recap why I’ve chosen it as the latest Julia’s Pick… but encourage you to read my review of it here.

One Day

Some of you might remember my post about my favourite books in 2012. I chose five books that really stood out for me that year. At the top of that list was One Day by David Nicholls. It’s yet another British novel (I seem to have a soft spot for them) and an unconventional love story, like Me Before You. I also wrote about why I loved it here, and have made many friends pick it up too. It’s intricate, heartbreaking and hopeful all at the same time.

Both of these books are must-reads, in my opinion. And they’re of the same genre, so maybe they’d be good to read back-to-back.

That’s it for now folks! Two more unputdownable Julia’s Picks for you – and they’re perfect summer reads.

What have you loved reading lately?


About Julia Kent

Julia is an outgoing and energetic writer and food blogger from Halifax. Five years ago, Julia started The Unputdownable Book Club and her food blog, The Domestic Blonde. A graduate of Carleton University’s journalism program, Julia currently works in Ottawa in public relations. As a former broadcast journalist and with a background in musical theatre, she is a natural presenter. In her free time, she recipe-tests, reads, runs, hosts a podcast called Young PR Pros, watches bad television and plays competitive soccer. She’s addicted to Canadian Living and Chapters Indigo. Her favourite books include A Thousand Splendid Suns, Pride & Prejudice and The Book of Negroes. Twitter: @kentjulia
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  1. Pingback: Book of the month – Me Before You by JoJo Moyes | The "Unputdownable" Book Club

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