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What book should I read next?

I need something a bit more lighthearted than what I've been reading lately (I just finished Crime and Punishment).

Something fun, but not escapist or dumb.

Any ideas?

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  • 9 years ago
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    Something lighthearted and fun - I hope you will find something in here to read. Like you, I always look forward to reading something light and fun after reading something heavy, long and emotional. I have enjoyed all of these books, I hope you do too.

    Must Love Dogs - Claire Cook

    With or Without You - Carol Matthews

    Crazy for You - Jennifer Cruise

    Rococo - Adrianna Trigiani

    The Sugar Queen - Sarah Addison Allan

    Miss Smithers - Susan Juby

    Skipping Christmas - John Grisham

    Weekend in Paris - Robyn Sisman

    Julie and Julia - Julie Powell

    The Italian Wedding - Nicky Pellegrino

    A Year in Provence - Peter Mayle

    Chocolate - Joanne Harris

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    Humor: In a Sunburned Country, Bill Bryson; nonfiction about his vacation in Australia.

    Carry On, Jeeves, P. G. Wodehouse; light romantic comedy about solving a mystery crime.

    The Cat Who Could Read Backwards, Lilian Braun; light mystery.

    Mystical:

    Hidden Camera, Zoran Zivkovic; mild mystery.

    The Great Divorce, C. S. Lewis; great, insightful novella.

    The Path of the Higher Self, Mark Prophet.

    Practical: For Couples Only, Shaunti Feldhahn.

    Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell.

    Superfreakonomics, Steven Levitt.

    Good writing:

    Paper Towns, John Green.

    West with the Night, Beryl Markham.

    Expecting Adam, Martha Beck.

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    the leviathan series

    iron fey series

    the mortal instruments series

    the infernal devices

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