Monday, December 31, 2012

take a look. read a book!

dear blog,

in the past i haven't been a big reader (except of blogs) but this year i was bitten by the library bug and i just can't get enough. i though i'd make a list of all the books i've read this year (that i can remember):

the giver- lois lowry
gathering blue- lois lowry
the messenger- lois lowry
the son- lois lowry
the hunger games- suzanne collins
catching fire- suzanne collins
mockingjay- suzanne collins
cry, the beloved country- alan paton
wings- aprilynne pike
spells- aprilynne pike
illusions- aprilynne pike
destined- aprilynne pike
matched- ally condie
crossed- ally condie
night- elie wiesel
the goose girl- shannon hale
enna burning- shannon hale
river secrets- shannon hale
forest born- shannon hale
austenland- shannon hale
midnight in austenland- shannon hale
the secret life of bees- sue monk kidd
the actor and the housewife- shannon hale
brave new world- aldous huxley
borrowed light- carla kelly
enduring light- carly kelly
princess academy- shannon hale
palace of stone- shannon hale
escape- carolyn jessop
bossypants- tina fey
water for elephants- sara gruen
unorthodox- deborah feldman
rumors of war- dean hughes
far from home- dean hughes

the only book i wouldn't recommend is water for elephants. other than that i mostly loved all of these books! i love how reading opens your mind to new possibilities and to other points of view. yay for reading!


p.s. i'm open to suggestions if you've read anything good lately!

1 comment:

  1. I picked The Goose Girl off your list and read it in two days. I'm excited to read the rest of the books in that series. I forgot how much fun it is to read novels, and I really like Shannon Hale's writing style. I'm also going to try to read the Matched books soon. How did you like those?