The Best Books From The Last 12 Months

Pick up a book and delve into a new world with our favourite releases of the year.

Following the death of her beloved mother and the breakdown of her marriage, Cheryl Strayed feels lost. With no family to turn to and a horrible heroin addiction nagging at her conscience, Cheryl takes to the wilds of the Pacific Crest Trail, eager to find herself again on a 1,100 mile walk that takes 3 months! Braving rattlesnakes and bears, this novice hiker faces more than she bargained for.

Nicky Hornby has adapted the book for the big screen, with Reese Witherspoon playing Cheryl. The actress devoured the tale in a weekend, calling the author immediately to snap up the film rights. Watch the trailer below and be sure to add ‘Wild’ to your reading list before it hits cinemas in January 2015.

Buy ‘Wild’ by Cheryl Strayed