The Favourite Book Challenge Blogfest as hosted by Teralyn on her blog A Writer's Journey.
You are supposed to (in an ideal world) have five books... but I've only got four so... four it will have to be.
Trying to cut the whole plot of a book down in to one sentence is hard... especially if you haven't read said book for a while. But I'll do my best...
An orphan, forced to live with her wealthy but cruel relatives, becomes a governess in a house where strange goings on occur, and both love and tragedy lie in wait.
I like this book because it's dark, mysterious and gothic, yet romantic and touching all at the same time.
A young woman listens as her elderly neighbour tells her the story of her life; her determination to have a career, falling in love and risking everything to have it all.
This was the first of Trigiani's books that I had read; it was amongst my Grandma's books when she died and I wasn't sure if I would enjoy reading it... I loved it.
Over thirty years after a series of murders split a family up, the killer dies in prison; his son returns to the scene of the crime and discovers that he may have been innocent all along.
Coming up to the end of this book was the first time I had ever needed to know what happened so much that I stayed up until 2am reading - I just had to know!
One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey
A jailbird, hoping for an easy stay in a mental institute, clashes with the tyrannical head nurse who runs the ward with almost military precision.
I don't know why this is one of my favourite books; it just is.