So Much For That – By Lionel Shriver

Posted by Abi: Tweet Back #neverendinglibrary Shep Knacker’s life is the anti American Dream. His handyman business has become so successful he’s sold it for a million dollars, but he has the money earmarked for an escape from his life in the US to an early retirement on a tiny island in Africa – with […]

The Great Gatsby – By F. Scott Fitzgerald

Tweet Back #neverendinglibrary “The loneliest moment in someone’s life is when they are watching their whole world fall apart, and all they can do is stare blankly.” Think of beautiful long hazy days, lounging on freshly cut green grass, think of serene women in long floating gowns and well-respected men in starched white linen suits, […]

Little Brother – By Cory Doctorow

Posted by Lawrence: Tweet Back #neverendinglibrary Little Brother is the story of a group of teenagers living in San Francisco who, after being caught in the middle of a devastating terrorist attack on their city, are arrested and brutally interrogated by their own government. Though they are eventually released, they soon realise that the basic […]

The God of Small Things – By Arundhati Roy

Posted by Abi: Tweet Back #neverendinglibrary “They all crossed into forbidden territory. They all tampered with the laws that lay down who should be loved, and how. And how much.” Twins Rahel and Estha return to live with their grandmother and great aunt following the breakdown of their parents’ marriage. A series of inconsequential-seeming decisions, […]

Larry’s Party – By Carol Shields

Posted by Charlotte: Tweet Back #neverendinglibrary This is a deceptively simple book. Just one guy’s life. When you meet Larry he is luxuriating in a rather new ‘find’, a Harris Tweed jacket to end all Harris Tweed jackets. Larry does own one, but not this one. That means someone else will no doubt notice upon […]