Should I Stay Or Should I Go? It’s back baby! 28th September 2019 #Goodreadsclearout

Posted September 28, 2019 by Zoé in Reviews and Stuff, Should I Stay or Should I Go / 21 Comments

Well, we are back!!!!!!!!

Finally had a chance to sort out where I was at with my Goodreads shelf! I had a slight tad OCD and wanted to make sure I had every single book I wanted to be tagged on there – do not ask! I loved this feature when I did it earlier in the year and the debates it all caused and plus it did help get rid of a lot of dud books! I have even included a fancy poll for you to be able to vote for 3 books you think I should keep and I will update you next week with the results and the new books to stay or go! Can not wait to hear what you all think!! (The poll is at the bottom of this post!)

Well, what books do we have here this week!

Should I Stay Or Should I Go? It’s back baby! 28th September 2019 #GoodreadsclearoutDear John by Nicholas Sparks

An angry rebel, John dropped out of school and enlisted in the Army, not knowing what else to do with his life--until he meets the girl of his dreams, Savannah. Their mutual attraction quickly grows into the kind of love that leaves Savannah waiting for John to finish his tour of duty, and John wanting to settle down with the woman who has captured his heart.

But 9/11 changes everything. John feels it is his duty to re-enlist. And sadly, the long separation finds Savannah falling in love with someone else.

Dear John, the letter read... and with those two words, a heart was broken and two lives were changed forever. Returning home, John must come to grips with the fact that Savannah, now married, is still his true love—and face the hardest decision of his life.

Should I Stay Or Should I Go? It’s back baby! 28th September 2019 #GoodreadsclearoutThe Help by Kathryn Stockett

The #1 New York Times bestselling novel and basis for the Academy Award-winning film--a timeless and universal story about the lines we abide by, and the ones we don't.

Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, who's always taken orders quietly, but lately she's unable to hold her bitterness back. Her friend Minny has never held her tongue but now must somehow keep secrets about her employer that leave her speechless. White socialite Skeeter just graduated college. She's full of ambition, but without a husband, she's considered a failure.

Together, these seemingly different women join together to write a tell-all book about work as a black maid in the South, that could forever alter their destinies and the life of a small town...

Should I Stay Or Should I Go? It’s back baby! 28th September 2019 #GoodreadsclearoutThe Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

standing on the fringes of life...
offers a unique perspective. But there comes a time to see
what it looks like from the dance floor.

This haunting novel about the dilemma of passivity vs. passion marks the stunning debut of a provocative new voice in contemporary fiction: The Perks of Being A WALLFLOWER

This is the story of what it's like to grow up in high school. More intimate than a diary, Charlie's letters are singular and unique, hilarious and devastating. We may not know where he lives. We may not know to whom he is writing. All we know is the world he shares. Caught between trying to live his life and trying to run from it puts him on a strange course through uncharted territory. The world of first dates and mixed tapes, family dramas and new friends. The world of sex, drugs, and The Rocky Horror Picture Show, when all one requires is that the perfect song on that perfect drive to feel infinite.

Through Charlie, Stephen Chbosky has created a deeply affecting coming-of-age story, a powerful novel that will spirit you back to those wild and poignant roller coaster days known as growing up.

Should I Stay Or Should I Go? It’s back baby! 28th September 2019 #GoodreadsclearoutWhat Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty

Alice Love is twenty-nine, crazy about her husband, and pregnant with her first child. So imagine Alice’s surprise when she comes to on the floor of a gym (a gym! She HATES the gym) and is whisked off to the hospital where she discovers the honeymoon is truly over — she’s getting divorced, she has three kids, and she’s actually 39 years old. Alice must reconstruct the events of a lost decade, and find out whether it’s possible to reconstruct her life at the same time. She has to figure out why her sister hardly talks to her, and how is it that she’s become one of those super skinny moms with really expensive clothes. Ultimately, Alice must discover whether forgetting is a blessing or a curse, and whether it’s possible to start over…

*Kirkus Reviews

Should I Stay Or Should I Go? It’s back baby! 28th September 2019 #GoodreadsclearoutPrince of Shadows by Rachel Caine

In the Houses of Montague and Capulet, there is only one goal: power. The boys are born to fight and die for honor and—if they survive—marry for influence and money, not love. The girls are assets, to be spent wisely. Their wishes are of no import. Their fates are written on the day they are born.

Benvolio Montague, cousin to Romeo, knows all this. He expects to die for his cousin, for his house, but a spark of rebellion still lives inside him. At night, he is the Prince of Shadows, the greatest thief in Verona—and he risks all as he steals from House Capulet. In doing so, he sets eyes on convent-bound Rosaline, and a terrible curse begins that will claim the lives of many in Verona…

… And will rewrite all their fates, forever.

Should I Stay Or Should I Go? It’s back baby! 28th September 2019 #GoodreadsclearoutUnder the Dome by Stephen King
Also by this author: UR, In the Tall Grass

On an entirely normal, beautiful fall day in Chester’s Mill, Maine, the town is inexplicably and suddenly sealed off from the rest of the world by an invisible force field. Planes crash into it and fall from the sky in flaming wreckage, a gardener’s hand is severed as “the dome” comes down on it, people running errands in the neighboring town are divided from their families, and cars explode on impact. No one can fathom what this barrier is, where it came from, and when—or if—it will go away.

Dale Barbara, Iraq vet and now a short-order cook, finds himself teamed with a few intrepid citizens—town newspaper owner Julia Shumway, a physician’s assistant at the hospital, a selectwoman, and three brave kids. Against them stands Big Jim Rennie, a politician who will stop at nothing—even murder—to hold the reins of power, and his son, who is keeping a horrible secret in a dark pantry. But their main adversary is the Dome itself. Because time isn’t just short. It’s running out.source:

Over to you with this fancy poll! Be sure to have a “debate” in the comments would love to hear what you think!

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Until next time xxx

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21 responses to “Should I Stay Or Should I Go? It’s back baby! 28th September 2019 #Goodreadsclearout

  1. Yay it’s back!! Keep Under The Dome and perhaps The Help (loved the film, haven’t read the book) and chuck all the others! God I’ve missed telling you that ? If I click on a book in the poll, am I voting for it to stay or go?

    • Zoé

      You are voting to keep the books 🙂 I don’t know what you have voted for but it is interesting to see the results so far! lol. I have missed you telling me it! Eva has been a bit quiet lol xx

  2. I thought The Perks of Being a Wallflower was a great YA book and I liked What Alice Forgot. I watched The Help and liked it. The Dome is such a huge book and I thought the tv series was ok. I’m a person who likes books better than their adaptions so I’d just skip The Dome, he’s written better.

    • Zoé

      Thanks Sandy! Ooh I like it when new books are thrown in to the mix – did you try the voting? Not to worry if you didn’t I will add your votes in 🙂 x