good reads




























































Harry Potter books 1-7 by J.K. Rowling (I can re-read them and still get caught up in them)

One Thousand White Women by Jim Fergus (A terrific find on International Women’s Day.)

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick   (My son picked this up at school, and it took our breath away.)

The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger (I preferred the movie ending better because the idea of waiting is too depressing.)

The Kitchen Boy by Robert Alexander (very good historical fiction, gripping)

The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Autobiography of a Recovering Skinhead by Frank Meeink

My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult

The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold (listen to the audiobook and it is like she is telling you the story from heaven)

The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

The Pearl Diver by Jeff Talarigo

The Red Tent by Anita Diamant

Peace Like A River by Leif Enger

The Stolen Child by Keith Donohue

The Giver by Lois Lowry, Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry, The Messenger by Lois Lowry

The Good Earth by Pearl Buck

The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom

Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte


5 Comments on “good reads”

  1. Katie says:

    Just realized this tab on your blog. AWESOME!! Totally going to add some of these titles to my bookshelf!!

  2. Katie says:

    P.S. I totally just scored Peace Like A River from the clearance section at 1/2 price books this past weekend!

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