4 Books to Read in 2020

Reading a book

Reading a book

If you enjoy a good book but you’re at a bit of a loss as to what you should read in 2020, we’re on hand with four of our top picks for you to try out. From great fiction novels and thrillers to a non-fiction pick and one of our favourite motivational books, we’ve got all bases covered here. 

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris
With three million copies sold worldwide, you may have come across this book once or twice before, if you’ve yet to read it, you definitely should. Labelled the “heart-breaking and unforgettable international bestseller,” this novel tells the story of Lale Sokolov. While working in a large public hospital in Melbourne back in 2003, author Heather Morris met the elderly gentleman and discovered he might just have a story worth telling the world. As the pair established a friendship, Lale entrusted her with the details of his life during the Holocaust, which marked her debut novel, The Tattooist of Auschwitz. 

Seven Worlds One Planet by Jonny Keeling and Scott Alexander
If you enjoyed the incredible BBC series narrated by the one and only David Attenborough, the book is well worth a read too. This informative and enchanting book tells the story of the evolution of our planet and its gigantic landmass which was once one. The book has been curated by Jonny Keeling, the executive producer of the BBC show along with Scott Alexander, the series producer. With many years of wildlife mini-series under their belt, the Seven Worlds One Planet book is no exception to the masterpieces these two have created. If you’re looking for a unique insight into the making of the world today, this book offers exactly that. 

My Lovely Wife by Samantha Downing
This Sunday Times bestseller was branded “the most gripping psychological thriller of 2019” by Stylist magazine. So, if you’re in search of a book that will keep you turning those pages, look no further. While we don’t want to give too much away about the plot, the novel tells the story of a married couple who are holding on to a very dark secret. The blurb reads: “you might think you’ve read stories like this before. You’d be wrong.” If you’re intrigued, you should give it a go, we’re big fans! 

The Fear Bubble: Harness Fear and Live Without Limits by Ant Middleton
As a follow up to his number one bestseller, which was in the charts for 33 weeks, First Man In, The Fear Bubble is the second book from former Special Forces sniper Ant Middleton. While you might not think that these types of books will apply to everyday life, you might be surprised. While his first novel told the story of his life in the SAS and the challenges he faced, The Fear Bubble focuses on challenging your fears and living your life without limits. Since leaving the military after 17 years of service, Ant has since become best known as the star of the hit show, SAS: Who Dares Wins, while the show saw him shoot to fame, you definitely shouldn’t overlook him as an author. If you’re in search of a book that will offer some serious motivation and help you to overcome any fears that may hold you back, this is the answer to your prayers. 

So, there you have it. Just four of our top suggestions if you’re struggling to choose the next book that you’ll pick up and read in 2020. From losing yourself in a good thriller to discovering the delights of our planet, we hope we’ve suggested something for everyone. Happy reading.