The Booker Award

The lovely Whitney over at A Serendipitous Happenstance and the lovely Anneli at Words From Anneli have both nominated me for The Booker Award πŸ™‚


This is a new one I’ve only started seeing recently so I’ll give it a go πŸ˜‰

The rules for the booker are to list your 5 favourite books:

1. Emotional Geology by Linda Gillard

2. Into The Darkest Corner by Elizabeth Haynes

3. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

4. Slammerkin by Emma Donoghue

5. The Writers Book of Days by Judy Reeves

And then pass it on…..

Liz at Libro Full Time
Rebecca at Novel Girl
Ali at HeavelAli
Nicky Wells
Joanne Phillips

If I didn’t tag you, but you want to take part, please feel free πŸ™‚ Tell me in the comments, what are your favourite books?

27 thoughts on “The Booker Award

  1. My favorites:
    Far from the madding Crowd .- Thomas Hardy
    The moonstone – Wilkie Collins
    The House of Mirth Edith Wharton
    Γ€ game of Hide and seek – Elizabeth Taylor
    In thΓ© pursuit of love -Nancy Mitford.


  2. Thanks so much! I already got this award and posted my favorite books about a month ago, but I’ll tell you here, my all time favorite is “The Christmas Pig” by Kinky Friedman πŸ™‚


  3. Thanks once again, Vikki, for mentioning EMOTIONAL GEOLOGY. You’ve been faithful to that book since it was published in 2005! I’ve really appreciated your support over the years & the plugs you’ve given it. πŸ™‚


    • Awwww, thanks Linda, but, that is because it is an EXCELLENT book! πŸ™‚ The only book I’ve ever read in one day πŸ™‚

      I saw a copy of Star Gazing at the BookCrossing UnConvention last Saturday. Was tempted to pick it up, but decided that wasn’t fair, wanted someone else to enjoy it. I hope whoever picked it up does and you get another review πŸ™‚



  4. I have one book I hold close to my heart – The BFG by Roald Dahl. A classic that I have on my bookshelf and I hope my kids read it too. I certainly hint at it all the time lol. My recently discovered new fave author is Chris Carter – he has written a 4 book series; crime, whodunnit – and I am itching to get my hands on his 5th book which wont be out till next year. Too painful!! πŸ™‚


    • Awwwww, that’s sweet V πŸ™‚

      Yeah, you’ve become a bit of an addict for this Chris Carter. It’s not my kind of stuff but I will definitely look him up. Hubby does love a thriller πŸ˜‰

      Lol, patience my dear πŸ˜‰



  5. Wonderful award…not sure I can limit myself to five! Ferney by James Long, The Dome by Stephen King, The Map of Time by Feliz de Palma, The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton and….too many to finish. LOL


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