Here is my January 2015 Book Bucket List:
The Dissident by Nell Freudenberger
Nell Freudenberger is one of those writers I feel like I like, but I haven't actually read either of her novels. The Dissident is her first novel, and I expect she's an author whose work I'll appreciate most when reading it in the order in which it was published.
The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman
M.L. Stedman's debut historical novel was both longlisted for the Women's Prize and chosen by my book club, and yet somehow I haven't managed to read it yet. It strikes me as the perfect read for a long, lonely, cold winter night, and I expect January will have a few of those. I also somehow own it both in hardcover and on my Kindle.
Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood
I adored Margaret Atwood as a teenager, but I don't think I've read any of her books since then. I snapped this one up when it was on sale on Kindle in August of 2010, which is almost five years ago. Now that all three volumes in this trilogy have been published, it's time to get started.
The Position by Meg Wolitzer
I've read and enjoyed two of Wolitzer's novels (The Ten-Year Nap and The Uncoupling), and the premise of this one intrigues me greatly: parents in the 1970's write a Joy of Sex-like book that mortifies their children.
The Rehearsal by Eleanor Catton
I'm still too intimidated by the length of The Luminaries to tackle it, but I've had The Rehearsal on my Kindle for almost five years, since it was longlisted for the Orange Prize.
Now tell me: what's on your January 2015 Book Bucket List? Have you read any of these? What did you think?
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