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reading list

I’m a bit of a reader, and sometimes friends ask me for recommendations, so I thought I’d keep a list here for both my reference and yours. These would be the ones good enough that I’d pass them along. Organized by year in which I read them.

2013:
Gone Girl – Gillian Flynn
Casual Vacancy – J.K. Rowling

2012:
Dark Star Safari – Paul Theroux
Divergent – Veronica Roth

My guide to young adult distopian series

2010:
Seven Things: On my to read list

All Time Favorites:

The Giver – Lois Lowry
Ender’s Game – Orson Scott Card
Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff – Christopher Moore
The Princess Bride – William Goldman
Lolita – Vladamir Nobokov
Tao Te Ching – Lao Tzu
Harry Potter – J.K. Rowling
The Jabberwocky – Lewis Carroll (ok, so technically a poem)
The Omnivore’s Dilemma – Michael Pollan
The Time Traveler’s Wife – Audrey Niffenegger
The Namesake – Jhumpa Lahiri
Life of Pi – Yann Martel

Children’s Favorites:

The Talking Eggs – Katharine Pyle
Where the Wild Things Are – Maurice Sendak
The Monster at the End of this Book – Jon Stone, Michael Smollin
Green Eggs and Ham – Dr. Seuss