24 (Modern) Books Everyone Should Read at Least Once

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Books. They make the world go round. And there’s so much I love about a great read. Nothing beats curling up on a rainy weekend with a cup of tea and a good book.

I’ve seen endless lists of ‘books you need to read in this lifetime’ and while they always included the standard classics such as Austen and Dickens, I wanted to take a more modern approach.

This list is a collection from my own shelves. Of some of my favourite reads. And some of the most important. How many have you read?