Books I Love!

I can’t say that I have a favorite book. I love to read, and have read many books that I would willingly recommend. The starred ones have actually brought me to tears. I have also read some that I loved, and hesitate to recommend for fear of offending someone. If you read a summary or someone’s review, I’m sure you’ll know which ones those are. I’ve linked the titles to the website where you can see what the book looks like, who it’s by, and maybe read reviews. Goodreads also links to several purchasing sites so you can choose which storefront you like if you want to buy a copy. Or, check them out at the library in person or online at

Picture books

Elephant and Piggie # 20 I’m a Frog! All around a great series!

Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons Another great series!

Guess Again! Hilarious!

Ish Inspiring!

The Whispering Town* Encouraging that there are good people in the world.


Love That Dog*


The Giver* Series (The Giver, Gathering Blue, Messenger, Son).

Great Expectations Classic!

Ender’s Game Science Fiction and intense!

The War that Saved My Life* Sad and inspirational.

The Grapes of Wrath Historic and tragic.

The Hobbit Epic fantasy.

The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963* Hilarious, sad, and historical.

The Gunslinger Epic.

Parable of the Sower Post apocalyptic and philosophical.

David Copperfield Classic!

Siddhartha Leave home to find yourself, and return home found.

Okay for Now*

Animal Farm Historic Satire. Fascinating and frustrating.

Graphic Novels

March: Book One

Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans


The Apprentice: My Life in the Kitchen One of the world’s best chefs.

Inside Delta Force: The Story of America’s Elite Counterterrorist Unit Just cool!

The Book Whisperer: Awakening the Inner Reader in Every Child

The Diary of a Young Girl* Historically necessary.

Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers Disturbing and fascinating.

The Boys Who Challenged Hitler: Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club

Mutant Message Down Under Philosophical and introspective.

A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story* Amazing challenges overcome.

Audio Books

Proust and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain I’m a nerd.

Factfulness: Ten Reasons We’re Wrong About the World – and Why Things Are Better Than You Think You think you’re paying attention to the world.

I would love to know what some of your favorite books are. Please comment!

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