recommendations and reviews for the aspiring reader

recommendations and reviews for the aspiring reader

Category: Recommendations

Recommendation: Girl Online

Recommendation: Girl Online

Girl Online by Zoe Sugg ” And maybe one day, when we realize that we all feel the same, we can all stop pretending we’re something we’re not. “ ** This particular blog post is being hosted by my 14-year old daughter. Any and all […]

Recommendation: A Game of Thrones

Recommendation: A Game of Thrones

A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin The fandom surrounding A Game of Thrones is the stuff that legends are made of. Millions of people around the world have turned their heads towards Westeros and its game of betrayal, deviant and taboo behavior, […]

Recommendation: Wildcatters

Recommendation: Wildcatters

Wildcatters: The True Story of How Conspiracy, Greed, and the IRS Almost Destroyed a Legendary Texas Oil Family by Charles Moncrief ” This is a true story. It’s an examination of how life can irreversibly change. One day, you’re living in peace, and then you’re […]

Recommendation: The Baby-sitters Club

Recommendation: The Baby-sitters Club

The Baby-Sitters Club graphic novel by Raina Telgemeier original series by Ann M. Martin The fact that I am recommending this series makes me smile — right from the inside out. As a child, books defined my days. They were an escape from a reality […]

Recommendation: The Princess, The Scoundrel, And The Farm Boy

Recommendation: The Princess, The Scoundrel, And The Farm Boy

The Princess, the Scoundrel, and the Farm Boy by Alexandra Bracken If your son is anything like mine, it is almost impossible to get him to read outside of his allotted “required reading” for school. The summer has always been a struggle for me as […]

Recommendation: The Help

Recommendation: The Help

The Help by Kathryn Stockett “You is kind. You is smart. You is important.” Some books are worth reading even if you see the movie — and Kathryn Stockett’s raw and real telling of The Help is one of them. In it’s essence, The Help […]

Recommendation: Say No To Joe?

Recommendation: Say No To Joe?

Say No To Joe? by Lori Foster ” ‘Yes, Joe.” Then she smiled. “Saying yes to Joe Winston — it has to be one of the smartest things I’ve ever done.’ “ About ten years ago I was living in a small town that was […]

Recommendation: The Count Of Monte Cristo

Recommendation: The Count Of Monte Cristo

The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas “ All human wisdom is contained in these two words – Wait and Hope ” For a lot of aspiring readers, picking up one of the numerous tomes deemed “classic” can be a daunting task. From school […]

Recommendation: The Nanny Diaries

Recommendation: The Nanny Diaries

The Nanny Diaries by Nicola Kraus & Emma McLaughlin “ ‘And he doesn’t care what you’re wearing or what you’ve brought him. He just wants you there. Wanting him. And time is running out. He won’t love you unconditionally that much longer. And soon he […]

Recommendation: The Carrie Diaries

Recommendation: The Carrie Diaries

The Carrie Diaries by Candace Bushnell “ In life, there are only four kinds of girls: The girl who played with fire. The girl who opened Pandora’s Box. The girl who gave Adam the apple. And the girl whose best friend stole her boyfriend. ” […]