My Reading List

Here is my wonderful TBR pile (“To Be Read” as well as “To Be Reviewed”)! Most of these books are either childhood favorites or recommendations from former students. The books that I’ve read and reviewed have been hyperlinked to the accompanying blog post. I welcome more recommendations in the comments!

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko

The Alchemyst by Michael Scott (Secrets of Immortal Nicholas Flamel, Book 1)

Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer (Artemis Fowl, Book 1)

Assassin’s Apprentice by Robin Hobb (The Farseer Trilogy, Book 1)

The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket (A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 1)

Because of Mr. Terupt by Rob Buyea

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne

Chomp by Carl Hiassen

The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau (Book of Ember, Book 1)

Counting by 7’s by Holly Sloan

The Crossover by Kwame Alexander

Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Book 1)

The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank

Dork Diaries by Rachel Russell (Dork Diaries, Book 1)

Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine

Eragon by Christopher Paolini (The Inheritance Cycle, Book 1)

The False Prince by Jennifer Nielsen (Ascendance Trilogy, Book 1)

Fever 1793 by Laurie Anderson

The Giver by Lois Lowry (The Giver Quartet, Book 1)

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by JK Rowling (Harry Potter, Book 1)

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by JK Rowling (Harry Potter, Book 2)

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by JK Rowling

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by JK Rowling, John Tiffany, and Jack Thorne (Harry Potter “Book 8”)

Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

The Hobbit by JRR Tolkien

Holes by Louis Sachar

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (Hunger Games, Book 1)

I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb

Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhaa Lai

Into the Wild (Warriors, Book 1) by Erin Hunter

The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick  

Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell

Legend by Marie Lu (Legend, Book 1)

The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan (The Olympians, Book 1)

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by CS Lewis (The Chronicles of Narnia, Book 1)

The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan (The Heroes of Olympus, Book 1)

Love That Dog by Sharon Creech

Magnus Chase by Rick Riordan (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 1)

The Maze Runner by James Dasher (Maze Runner, Book 1)

Middle School: Worst Years of My Life by James Patterson  (Middle School, Book 1)

The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Stewart (The Mysterious Benedict Society, Book 1)

Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate

Out Of My Mind by Sharon Draper

Out of the Dust by  Karen Hesse

The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster

The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan (The Kane Chronicles, Book 1)

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D Taylor (Logans, Book 4)

Savvy by Ingrid Law

Serafina and the Black Cloak by Robert Beatty

Smile by Raina Telegmeier

So B. It by Sarah Weeks

Star Girl by Jerry Spinelli

Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz (Alex Rider, Book 1)

The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Bradley

Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls

Wonder by RJ Palacio