05/03/2015 11:42 GMT | Updated 20/05/2015 06:12 BST

10 Books To Read In 2015 

Was one of your New Year's resolutions to read more books? 2015 is set to be the year of reading with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerburg setting the trend by inviting readers to read a new book every two weeks. We've given you a headstart with 10 books to add to your list. Using sites such as GoodReads are a great way to keep track of what you read and see what your friends are reading too. So turn off the TV and switch off the phone. You've a book waiting for you...

Elizabeth Is Missing by Emma Healey (Viking)

1. Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healey

This debut novel about an elderly detective has been nick-named Gran Girl. It centres on Maud, who suffers from dementia and while she constantly forgets things, she is convinced her friend Elizabeth is missing and sets out on a journey to find her. It picked up the prize for the best new novel at the Costa Book Awards this January.

The Liar's Chair by Rebecca Whitney (Panmacmillan)

2. The Liar's Chair by Rebecca Whitney

Rachel Teller and her husband David seem to have the perfect life, but scratch beneath the surface and it's not all rosy. Their marriage is toxic and a drunken incident sets Rachel on a dark course of self-destruction. If you've struggled to finish a book lately, this gripping thriller will get your reading appetite back on track and keep you page-turning through the night.

Tulip Fever by Deborah Moggach (Vintage)

3.Tulip Fever by Deborah Moggach

First published 15 years ago, Tulip Fever, set in 1630s Amsterdam, stormed the book world with its passionate story of a seduction between a young wife and a talented painter. The buzz is building again with the imminent release of the movie starring top model Cara Delevingne as well as actress Cressida Bonas' first role on the big screen. Read the book first.

The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro (Faber)

4. The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro

Fans have been patient and have waited more than a decade for a novel by literary heavyweight Ishiguro. The author of the bestselling Never Let Me Go (the movie starred Kiera Knightley) and Booker Prize winning The Remains of the Day is back with The Buried Giant which is said to be about lost memories, love and war. (Out in March, Faber and Faber)


5. The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion

If you're feeling the winter blues, then put this quirky love story on your wish list right now! It follows 39-year old geneticist Don, who's never had a second date, so he devises the perfect scientific test to find his dream partner. It's a funny, warm book with a big heart.

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins (Transworld)

6. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

The story follows Rachel. She's divorced with a drink problem and a major grudge against her ex-husband and his new girlfriend. Every day she catches the same train to work and on her daily commute obsessively looks at her new neighbours, a young couple who appear to have the perfect relationship. One day she spots something from the train. Dark, destructive and utterly un-put-downable, it's set to be seen in the hands of commuters everywhere come spring.

(Out in March, Doubleday)

Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel (Fourth Estate)

7. Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel

If your copy of Wolf Hall is languishing on your bedside table, pick it up, dust it down and start reading it now! This epic piece of historical fiction brings to life the brutal world of the Tudors. The story follows the ambitions of Henry VIII, his chief adviser Cardinal Wolsey and the rise of his most powerful courtier- Thomas Cromwell. The BBC has adapted it for television with Damian Lewis starring as a young Henry VIII.

Second Life by SJ Watson (Doubleday)

8. Second Life by SJ Watson

Another psychological thriller from the talented author of the memory-loss smash Before I Go to Sleep. His second novel is a story of love and deception. It follows the path of a married woman who's in love with her husband and obsessed with a stranger. But will her double life end happily ever after?


Lady Chatterley's Lover by DH Lawrence