Top 5 Tuesday: Standalone Books

Hey, guys!
It’s Tuesday, which means it’s time for a bookish favorites post. Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by Meeghan over on Meeghan Reads and is quite simple: check out the topic and write a post with your picks.
Today we’re talking about some standalone books I really enjoyed. I tried to maybe not go with the most obvious picks. 😉

#1 Horns – Joe Hill

I’m sure you’re all familiar with Stephen King. But what you might not know is that his son is also an amazing writer. I got one of Joe Hill’s books as a birthday present once and was hooked. Horns was actually the second one of this novels that I picked up! The story is fascinating, dark, weird, twisted. There’s even a pretty decent movie adaptation with Daniel Radcliff!

#2 The Second Coming – John Niven

I read a bunch of John Niven book so far and they all made me laugh so much. One of his most brilliant works is definitely The Second Coming. Just the concept in itself is amazing. I mean, look at the cover! 😀

#3 The Book Thief – Markus Zusak

Did I expect to cry as much as I did when I picked up this one from the library? Certainly not.
The Book Thief made me feel all the feels and I appreciate it whenever a writer manages to do that. Especially when it is as well-done as in this case!

#4 The Once and Future Witches – Alix E. Harrow

Did somebody say witches? By know y’all know how I adore a good book about witches and this one did not disappoint. It was all I wanted and more!

#5 Brighton Rock – Graham Greene

I hadn’t thought about Brighton Rock in years but I stumbled upon my copy recently when sorting through some books. It’s another dark and twisted tale that is quite gripping!

What’s your favorite standalone book? Let me know in the comments!

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