Riders by Jilly Cooper is one of the BEST ways to escape your own boring life and transport yourself to England. The exciting, scandalous world of show jumping is beautifully described. Twists, turns, sex, horses...what more do you want? LOVE.
Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster .......... If you want to sit on the edge of your seat, feel frozen from head to toe, and pull for the underdogs . . . then this is a book worth reading. Krakauer is a beautiful writer . . . and a great storyteller.