7 book recommendations from Finder women

Whether you enjoy biographies, fantasy or something a little more spooky, there's something for everyone here.

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Looking for a killer book to read at the moment? Then fear not, we've got you covered. We asked some of the Finder women to tell us about their favourite books that they're reading right now.

So if you're looking for your next read, check out our top seven book recommendations below. We've got something for every type of book worm. Happy reading!


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1. Me by Elton John

"What better way to escape the reality of self-isolation than by living vicariously through the fabulous life of Sir Elton John? It has everything you could want from a rock autobiography: audacious outfits, debaucherous parties and the stories behind some of his biggest hits.

Beyond sex, drugs and rock n roll, it also gives us a revealing and often self-deprecating look at the icon. Even if you've seen the 2019 biopic Rocketman, it's worth giving Me a read. The book definitely contains some juicy anecdotes that were left on the film's cutting room floor."

Sally McMullen

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2. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

"This book is about two women from different generations, Marium and Laila, set against the backdrop of Afghanistan. I don't want to give too much away, but if you enjoy learning about new cultures and are okay with shedding many tears while reading, then I would give this book a go.

It brings to light the country's history of rich arts and culture and how it all changed as the political circumstances evolved, all the while depicting how someone's life can turn upside down in an instance. It's a must-read for sure!"

– Monisha Bhogal

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3. Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

"If you're looking for something dark and a little twisted, you need to read Sharp Objects. The mature themes and complicated characters are perfect if you're looking for an escape.

The plot isn't for the faint of heart – I was on the edge of my seat as I read every single page. But I could not put this book down and read it within two days. The author, Gillian Flynn, is famously known for Gone Girl, which is also another favourite of mine."

Marina Tatas

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4. Crescent City by Sarah J. Maas

"If you want to escape the real world and enjoy a fantasy novel, then this is the book for you. I honestly could not put this book down and read it in three days. The storyline is so well thought out, and it can be pretty hard to give a book a good twist, but this novel did just that.

I laughed, I cried and as soon as I finished it, I wanted to start it again. Read it. Read it now."

– Alexandra Hourigan

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5. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

"Completely enchanting, this book held my attention all the way through. The blurb gives almost nothing away and that is the way it was intended – to be intriguing, to be different and to be magical.

I fell in love with this book and offer this advice to those considering reading it: don't look for plot descriptions or spoilers, just pick it up and start reading."

– Lauren Chaplin

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6. The Silent Sister by Diane Chamberlain

"This was was definitely a page turner and one I could not put down. It's full of twists and turns and I got lost in the story every time I picked it up. I would highly recommend anything written by Chamberlain, she is the best thriller writer out there."

– Clare Cribbin

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7. This Is Going To Hurt by Adam Kay

"This book is about a doctor who works for the NHS who tells stories from his journal during his time working as a doctor. Some are really embarrassing , but they make you feel better about life. It's an easy read for lots of lols."

– Aston Darley

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