First, Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier. I bought it a few weeks ago and read, or should I say consumed it, in about three days. It's beautifully written, with poetic language and yummy imagery and has a juciy twist ending that I honestly would never have been able to guess myself. I love a story that takes me by surprise. It's reminiscent of Jane Eyre with its gothic tone and mystery, which is fine by me pretty much always.
Second, Tell the Wolves I'm Home by Carol Rifka Brunt. This one I'm still working on. It's a completely different era and feel than Rebecca. My brain had to travel from the early 1900's with a twenty-something narrator to the 1980's with a narrator who's still in high school. It took me a while to adjust, but I really love it so far. Though, I have a feeling it's going to make me cry at some point, and I'm not sure I'm prepared.
I found both of these books in an online book club I joined called The Perks of Being a Book Addict on Goodreads.com. It's really nice because you get great book recommendations but aren't obligated to go to any meetings or talk or do anything at all! A book club for lazy people. Feel free to join!
R U Mine? By the Arctic Monkeys. Because, yes.