Top Ten Books I Want to Give Readers

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This weeks Top Ten Tuesday is the top ten books we would most give to readers of x genre.  I decided to break it up into two parts and share the love.  Or push my views on books.  However you want to look at it.

I don’t know about anyone else, but I find these cards so adorable.   I want to buy them and put on all the books in the bookstore/library that I want people to read.  🙂

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*A good mix of light reads and heavier reads, but great introduction to this genre*

  • The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls- The hardships faced by the children in this family is unimaginable for most, but the story is a wonderful read.
  • sTori Telling by Tori Spelling – I was surprised by her first autobiography and think it is a great light read.
  • Until Tuesday by Luis Carlos Montalavan – A fantastic book that highlights the struggle some of our service members are going through and the love of a dog.
  • Tip It by Maggie Griffin – I find it very interesting to read from the perspective of a family member of a very polarizing comedian.
  • A Little Bit Wicked by Kristin Chenoweth – I really connected with this autobiography and find I love recommending this book.

Women’s Fiction (aka Chick Lit)

*Books for those that want something different from this genre*

  • The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver – The story of a family growing up in the Belgian Congo.  I love the focus on the females of the story.
  • Walking In Circles Before Lying Down by Merrill Markoe – A weird and wonderful book about a women who can hear her dog talk to her, after her boyfriend leaves her.
  • Before I Met You by Lisa Jewell- A young women discovering herself in the 1990’s and the story of her grandmother in 1920’s.
  • Summer Sisters by Judy Blume- Two girls that are like sisters and their coming of age story.
  • Girl in Translation by Jean Kwok – A beautiful,heart-wrenching story about an immigrant and her daughter.


What are your favorite books to recommend?


4 thoughts on “Top Ten Books I Want to Give Readers

  1. I have recently gotten into reading a lot of memoirs. I don’t know what it is, but I just want to read true stories about other people’s lives and experiences. I haven’t read any of these yet, so I will have to add them to my list!
    Thanks for stoppin’ by! Have a great week!

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