Top 10 books 
of the year

Driving Mr Morecambe

Driving Mr Morecambe

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Morecambe Library this week takes a look back at some of its favourite books of the year.

1 Autobiography – 
Morrissey

This long-awaited biography, printed as a Penguin Classic, has become one of the must have books of the year.

2 Ripleys Believe it or Not 2014

Filled full of fantastic facts this book will have kids of all ages enthralled for hours.

3 Demon Dentist – David Walliams

Why are children waking up to find slugs and other nastiness under their pillows from the tooth fairy? Evil is at work but who is behind it all?

4 Driving Mr Morecambe – Mike Fountain and Paul Jenkinson

This is the story of Mike Fountain’s life and career as the chauffeur of Eric Morecambe. Filled with personal anecdotes of his time with the comedian, this is an entertaining and moving memoir from the man who rushed to Eric’s aid on the night he collapsed and later died in hospital.

5 Inferno – Dan Brown

Robert Langdon is back in the latest blockbuster from Dan Brown. A thrilling read.

6 The Spooks Revenge – 
Joseph Delaney

The final volume in 
this popular series 
draws the tale of Tom 
Ward and Alice to an end.

7 The Cuckoo’s Calling – 
Robert Galbraith

The surprise hit of the year when the author was revealed to be none other than JK Rowling.

8 Never Go Back – Lee Child

This book sees Jack Reacher return to Washington to meet the new commanding officer of his old unit but as usual nothing goes to plan.

9 Accidental Apprentice – Vikas Swarup

When Sapna Sinha is offered the chance to run a business if she passes seven life lessons she is drawn into a world of unexpected challenges. A fantastic story from the writer of Q and A (Slumdog Millionaire).

10 Gone Girl – Gillian Flynn

Nick and Amy Dunne have been together for five years but when Amy goes missing

Nick is the one who comes under the spotlight. A 
tense psychological 
thriller.