Think Piece


Currently reading: Murder on the Links — Agatha Christie

I love reading. It is one of my favorite things to do. It lets me give my imagination a work out and prompts me to think about all of those really important things that make up life. So, without further ado, I would like to compile a list of some of my favorite books and books that have given me pause for thought. Pick one that you would like to read, too! (Note: Titles are separated by a semicolon unless they are a book in a series, in which case they are separated by a comma.)

  • Unwind; Everlost, Everwild, Everfound; The Schwa Was Here, Antsy Does Time — Neal Shusterman
  • The Hunger Games — Suzanne Collins
  • The View from Saturday; The Outcasts of 19 Schuyler Place; Silent to the Bone; The Mysterious Edge of the Heroic World; The Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler — E. L. Konigsburg
  • Anne of Green Gables series — L. M. Montgomery
  • The School Story; Frindle; The Report Card; Room One; No Talking; Things Not Seen, Things Hoped For, Things That Are — Andrew Clements
  • The Last Child in the Woods — Richard Louv
  • A Series of Unfortunate Events; The Beatrice Letters — Lemony Snicket
  • The Harry Potter Series — J. K. Rowling
  • The Help — Kathryn Stockett
  • Down the Up Staircase — Bel Kaufman
  • Little Women — Louisa May Alcott
  • The Secret Garden — Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • Alice in Wonderland; Through the Looking-Glass — Lewis Carroll
  • The Dark is Rising Sequence — Susan Cooper
  • The Chronicles of Narnia — C. S. Lewis
  • The Mandie Books — Lois Gladys Leppard
  • Brave New World  — Aldous Huxley
  • Bad Kitty; Kitty Kitty — Michele Jaffe
  • A Room on Lorelei Street; The Adoration of Jenna Fox — Mary E. Pearson
  • The Cat Who… series — Lillian Jackson Braun
  • Thirteen Little Blue Envelopes, The Last Little Blue Envelope; Suite Scarlett, Scarlett Fever; The Name of the Star — Maureen Johnson
  • The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks — E. Lockhart
  • An Abundance of Katherines; Paper Towns; Looking for Alaska; The Fault in Our Stars — John Green
  • The Doll People, The Meanest Doll in the World — Ann M. Martin and Laura Godwin
  • Impossible — Nancy Werlin
  • The Wish; Fairest; Ella Enchanted — Gail Carson Levine
  • The Lovely Bones — Alice Sebold
  • The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes — Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Al Capone Does My Shirts, Al Capone Shines My Shoes — Gennifer Choldenko
  • A Light in the Attic; Where the Sidewalk Ends; Falling Up; The Giving Tree; Runny Babbit: A Billy Sook  — Shel Silverstein
  • Flying Solo — Ralph Fletcher
  • Notes from the Midnight Driver; Drums, Girls & Dangerous Pie; After Ever After — Jordan  Sonnenblick

And here are the books I want to read as soon as I can so I can move them to that list up there.

  • The Fox Inheritance — Mary E. Pearson
  • The Hunger Games Trilogy — Suzanne Collins (1 down, 2 to go!)
  • Fly Solo: The 50 Best Places on Earth for a Girl to Travel Alone — Theresa Rodriguez Williamson
  • Pride and Predjudice; Sense and Sensibility — Jane Austen
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