My Booklist

  • I love to read!

    I keep a list of books I have read and loved.  Ask me about them! If you have ones you think I would enjoy, please share those with me!

    Some YA authors I've really enjoyed
    Sara Dessen
    Philip Pullman -- His Dark Materials trilogy
    J.K. Rowling
    Ellen Wittlinger especially Hard Love
    Suzanne Collins -- The Hunger Games, and sequel Catching Fire
    Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
    Lois Lowry -- Especially The Giver

    Alexie Sherman -- The Absolutely True Story of a Part Time Indian

    Some of my all time favorites, but for readers who like a challenge:
    Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
    Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
    Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
    Falling Leaves: The Memoir of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter by Adeline Yen Mah
    A Yellow Raft in Blue Water by Michael Dorris
    The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver
    Marley: A Dog Like No Other by John Grogan
    Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt

    Following Atticus (nonfiction)

    The Maisie Dobbs series (mystery) by Jacqueline Winspear

    Some books about the Holocaust:
    Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay
    The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak
    The White Rose by Inge Scholl
    Night by Elie Wiesel
    In my Hands: Memoirs of a Holocaust Rescuer by Irene Gut Opdyke
    The Endless Steppe by Esther Hautzig