Book Recommendations

Here's a listing of books that I would recommend to people who enjoy reading. This list contains books that I would rank no lower than 4 out of 5 stars in their genre! Of course, this page is always under construction, as I am always reading and finding new books to recommend. So choose a genre, choose to read all of them, the choice is yours! You can also find a full listing of my reviewed books here.

Young Adult Fiction

Fantasy
A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness (Review)
Across the Universe by Beth Revis (Review)
Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children series by Ransom Riggs (Review)
The Percy Jackson series by Rick Riordian
The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling

Historical Fiction
Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein (Review)

Contemporary Realistic Fiction (Published After 2005)
The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson (Review)
Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
Hate List by Jennifer Brown
If I Stay and Where She Went by Gayle Foreman
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
Looking for Alaska by John Green
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon (Review)
We Were Liars by E. Lockhart
I'll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson (Review)
Panic by Lauren Oliver (Review)
Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins (Review)
It's Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini
The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon

Classic Realistic Fiction (Published Before 2005)
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
Go Ask Alice by Anonymous
Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephan Chbosky
The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta (Review)

Utopian/Dystopian
The Giver by Lois Lowry
The Divergent series by Veronica Roth
The Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins

Contemporary Adult Fiction

Historical
The King's Fool by Margaret Campbell Barnes
The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman (Review)
Outlander by Diana Gabaldon (Review)
The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory
The Winter Sea and The Firebird by Susanna Kearsley (Review)
Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers
The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield (Review)

Deeper Realistic Reading
A Man Named Ove by Fredrik Backman (Review)
Little Bee by Chris Cleave (Review)
Room by Emma Donoghue (Review)
The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson (Review)
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce (Review)
The True and Outstanding Adventures of the Hunt Sisters by Elisabeth Robinson
Where'd You Go Bernadette? by Maria Semple

Lighter Realistic Reading
The All Souls' Triology by Deborah Harkness (Review)
A Fall of Marigolds by Susan Meissner (Review)
Forever, Interrupted by Taylor Jenkins Reid (Review)
Me Before You by Jojo Moyes (Review)
In Her Shoes by Jennifer Weiner
The Pact by Jodi Picoult
The Sugar Queen by Sarah Addison Allen
Something Like Normal by Trish Doller (Review)
Something Borrowed by Emily Giffin
The Tenth Circle by Jodi Picoult
Eligible by Curtis Sittenfield (Review)
The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion (Review)

Mystery
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Philosophical
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho (Review)

Short Stories
Machine of Death
Smoke and Mirrors by Neil Gaiman (Review)

Classic Adult Fiction

The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway 
The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

Nonfiction

Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari (Review)
MWF Seeking BFF: My Yearlong Search for a New Best Friend by Rachel Bertsche
Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? by Mindy Kaling
The Last Time I Wore a Dress by Daphne Scholinski
Wild by Cheryl Strayed (Review)

1 comment:

  1. I am totally just going to start referring people to this page when they ask for recs ;) You rock, sista!

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