Book Recommendations

Here are some books that I’ve read which I suggest you read, too, because they were awesome! Whether it was entertaining or enlightening, these are just some of the great reads I recommend to you.

I read paperbacks, ebooks, audiobooks, secondhand, hardback, everything! And you should, too. We live in a time where it’s easy to read in some form or another, so make it work for you. There’s a book for everyone.

Book Recs from people I admire (and great books I intend to get to!):

Lavendaire

Muchelle B

Brene Brown

Oprah

Mine (Recent to older)

*Untamed, by Glennon Doyle (be fierce, let you inner wild free!)

A Man Called Ove, by Fredrik Backman (emotions!)

*A Very Large Expanse of Sea, by Tahereh Mafi (very powerful teen story)

This Book is Gay, by Juno Dawson (educational but fun)

House in the Cerulean Sea, by TJ Klune

Dear Martin, by Nic Stone

They Both Die at the End, by Adam Silvera

*Educated, by Tara Westover (powerful memoir)

*The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak (brilliant storytelling)

Sapiens, Noah Yuval Hariri

*Tiny Beautiful Things, by Cheryl Strayed

Life of Pi, by Ang Lee

*Big Magic, by Elizabeth Gilbert (Love, Love, Love!!! All creative people, get this book)Sacred Powers

*Sacred Powers, by David Ji (yes, yes, read, yes!)

Heroes of Olympus series, by Rick Riordan

*What I Know For Sure, by Oprah (Pick up again and again for life advice from the Goddess that is Oprah Winfrey)

Mom & Me & Mom, by Maya Angelou

The Untethered Soul, Michael Singer

*The Gifts of Imperfection, by Brene Brown (Anything by Brene is gold!)

*Rising Strong, by Brene Brown Rising Strong by Brene Brown

Emotional Intelligence, by Daniel Goleman

Harry Potter series, by J.K. Rowling

Percy Jackson series, by Rick Riordan

Strange the Dreamer, by Laini Taylor

Chaos Walking series, Patrick Ness

More Than This, by Patrick Ness

*The Path Made Clear, by Oprah

Eat, Pray, Love, by Elizabeth Gilbert

*The Four Agreements, by Don Miguel Ruiz

*The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck, by Mark Manson

This Book is Anti-Racist, by Tiffany Jewell

Ghost Boys, by Jewell Rhodes Parker (such a powerful, emotional, short read)

Natives, by Akala

Northern Lights, by Philip Pullman

The Alchemist, by Paulo Coelho* The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Veronika Decides to Die, by Paulo Coelho

Why I No Longer Talk to White People About Race, by Reni Eddo-Lodge

The Power of Now, by Eckhart Tolle

I Can’t Make This Up, by Kevin Hart

Nearly any John Green book

The Hate U Give, by Angie Thomas The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

The Little Prince, by Antoine da Saint-Exupery*

Jungle Book, by Rudyard Kipling

The Obstacle is the Way, by Ryan Holiday

Alice in Wonderland, by Lewis Caroll Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, by Benjamin Alire Saenz