Bridget Jones’ Diary by Helen Fielding

In the course of the year recorded in Bridget Jones’s Diary, Bridget confides her hopes,her dreams, and her fluctuating weight, not to mention her consumption of 5277 cigarettes. In 365 days, she gains 74 pounds. On the other hand, she loses 72! There is also the unspoken New Year’s resolution–the quest for the right man. … More Bridget Jones’ Diary by Helen Fielding

Lives of the Saints by Nino Ricci

Vittorio Innocente’s childhood is shattered when his mother, Christina, has an affair with a blue-eyed stranger. His tiny Italian village harbours century-old superstitions, and fears. The villagers’ self-righteousness harms Vittorio and his mother. But as he pieces together the story of his mother’s ‘crime’, Vittorio discovers the truth about the villagers and gains a new … More Lives of the Saints by Nino Ricci