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Prep by Curtis Sittenfeld

For more grown-up takes on boarding school fiction, try these…

St. Clare’s by Enid Blyton for a book series that will make you want to run away and join the O’ Sullivan twins at boarding school

Skippy Dies by Paul Murray for a hilarious, rambunctious story about the death of a young student at a Catholic boarding school in Dublin

Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro for a beautifully rendered book that will make you think about life, mortality, and what it means to be human

The Secret History by Donna Tartt for a classic, devastatingly powerful campus novel that will stay with you for a very long time

This post was guest edited by author Louise O'Neill. Her debut novel Only Ever Yours is out now in the UK & Ireland (US April 2015). Follow her on Twitter.

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Boxing Day Special: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

Need something to get you through Boxing Day with the family? Try these…

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt for an engrossing, literary story (that will make you appreciate your family)

Paper: An Elegy by Ian Sansom for a witty and readable perspective on discarded wrapping paper

This is How: Surviving What You Think You Can’t by Augusten Burroughs for darkly funny motivation for your New Year’s Resolutions

Reasons My Kid is Crying by Greg Pembroke for something to laugh over with your family (based on the popular Tumblr)

Go Book Yourself: Top 5 Novels 2013 

Every book is a winner, but some are more winners than others…

The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton for a breathtaking, beautiful prize winner

Life After Life by Kate Atkinson for intricate plotting and a heroine to fall for

Frances and Bernard by Carlene Bauer for a literary romance in letters

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt for a perfectly formed epic

A Girl Is A Half-formed Thing by Eimear McBride for a truly unique voice

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Go Book Ourselves: December 1, 2013

Here’s what we’re reading this week…

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt, a beautiful, thrilling tale of New York - Anna

The Bat by Jo Nesbo, the first thriller featuring detective Harry Hole - Rob

Inferno by Dante, part one of the epic poem The Divine Comedy - Dan

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Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell

If Cloud Atlas gave you a taste for unconventional narratives, try these…

The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton for a novel of outstanding scope

The Secret History by Donna Tartt for a story that is never what you expect

The Blue Book by A. L. Kennedy for a challenging but rewarding read

The Unconsoled by Kazuo Ishiguro for something totally unique

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