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Read mor… on the edge

Take a bold step with these gripping reads chosen by other site users. To suggest a book that took you to the edge of your seat – or your boundaries – click here.

Running With Scissors by Augusten Burroughs

Running With Scissors

By Augusten Burroughs

A shocking but funny memoir of abuse and survival in the vein of A Child Called It. Probably not one to give to your Granny.

Let Me Go by Helga Schneider

Let Me Go

By Helga Schneider

A truly frightening exploration of how ‘ordinary’ people can become complicit in the most shocking and inhuman crimes as one woman tries to come to terms with her mother’s role as a guard at Birkenau concentration camp. Disturbing and challenging - not one for the faint-hearted.

If You Could See Me Now by Cecelia Ahern

If You Could See Me Now

By Cecelia Ahern

Completely different! Confusing at first but you get pulled along by the story. Laugh-out-loud in places. A light, refreshing, morale boosting read.

Beyond the comfort zone

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