What I'm Reading

What I'm Reading Now:
The Family Fang by Kevin Wilson

Favorite Books (for book clubs or solo)
1.  City of Thieves by David Benioff
     historical fiction
2.  The Rules of Civility by Amor Towles
     historical fiction
3.  The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
     contemporary women's fiction
4.  What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty (my new summer 2012 fave)
     contemporary women's fiction
5.  This is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper (and then read his entire list)
     really funny stuff (not sure that's a category for literature, technically...)
6.  Zeitoun by Dave Eggers
7.  A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
     Pulitzer-prize winner 2011
8.  The Red Thread by Ann Hood
     contemporary women's fiction
9.  The Last Time I Saw You by Elizabeth Berg
     contemporary women's fiction/literature (not sure what the difference is between fiction and  
10.  Making Toast by Roger Rosenblatt
      Memoir (warning: so sad!)
11. Room by Emma Donaghue
      literature, runner up for Man Booker Prize 2011
12.  The Family Fang by Kevin Wilson
      humor, contemporary fiction
13.  Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
     fiction/literature, psychological mystery

Favorite books for Teens (and their parents) -- Young Adult
1.  Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver
2.  A Girl Named Digit by Annabel Monaghan
3.  The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
4.  Looking for Alaska also by John Green
5.  Speak by Laurie Halse Andreson
6.  The Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins
7.  more to come

Favorite books for Middle Grades (and their parents/book clubs)
1.  Savvy by Ingrid Law
2.  Wonder by RJ Palacio
3.  The Lemonade War by Jaqueline Davies
4.  The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick
5.  The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo
6.  more to come

On my To-Read List:

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs (YA)
Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel

If you want to take a look at my Goodreads page, you can check out what I've loved in the past.  (You need to have an account, but it's free.)  I keep track of all my books here and like to see what others are reading, too.  It's fun.  In a geeky sort of way.

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