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Books I've Read Since 9/5/2010

1. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

2. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

3. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

4. The Child Called "It" by Dave Pelzer

5. East of Eden by John Steinbeck

6. Fablehaven Book 1 by Brandon Mull

7. Fablehaven: The Rise of the Evening Star by Brandon Mull

8. The Diaries of Adam and Eve and Other Stories by Mark Twain

9. Fablehaven: Grip of the Shadow Plague by Brandon Mull

10. Permission to Nap by Jill Murphy Long

11. Fablehaven: Secrets of the Dragon Sanctuary by Brandon Mull

12. This Is Not Chick Lit

13. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

14. The Autobiography of Santa Clause by Jeff Guinn

15. Fire of the Covenant by Gerald L. Lund

16. Uh-Oh by Robert Fulghum

17. The Lost Boy by Dave Pelzer

18. What Our Mother's Didn't Tell Us by Denielle Crittenden 

19. I Know This Much is True by Wally Lamb

20.Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

21. Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells

22. The Man Named Dave by Dave Pelzer

23. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

24. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

25. House and Philosophy: Everybody Lies edited by William Irwin and Henry Jacoby

26. The Help by Kathryn Stockett

27. The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein

28. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert Pirsig

29. What to Expect When You're Expecting


Books I've Read Since 9/5/2011

1. I Don't Know How She Does It by Allison Pearson

.2. House Rules by Jodi Picoult

3. Inside of a Dog by Alexandra Horowitz

4. Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher

5. Bossypants by Tina Fey

6. The Time Travelers Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

7. The Husband Project by Kathi Lipp

8. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

9. Sing You Home by Jodi Picoult 

10. Bringing Up Bebe by Pamela Druckerman 

11. Heaven is Here by Stephanie Nielson

12. Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maude Montgomery

13. Home to Woefield by Susan Juby

14. Heaven is for Real by Todd Burpo and Lynette Vincent

15. The Sister: A Novel of Emily Dickinson by Paola Kaufmann

16. Marley and Me by John Gorgan

17. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

18. Confessions of a Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella

19. The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin

20. Shopaholic Takes Manhattan by Sophie Kinsella

21. Nanny Returns by Emma McLaughlin

22. Love and Logic Magic for Early Childhood/Practical Parenting from Birth to 6 Years by Jim Fay & Charles Fay, Ph.D.

23. Shattered Silence by Melissa Moore and Margaret Daley

24. Spin by Catherine Mackenzie


Books I've Read Since 9/5/2012

1. The Survivors Club: The Secrets and Science That Could Save Your Life by Ben Sherwood

2. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

3. The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic and Madness at the Fair That Changed America by Erik Larson

4. Room by Emma Donoghue

5. We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver

6. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) by Mindy Kaling

7. Lost at Sea by Jon Ronson

8. Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson

9.Them: Adventures With Extremists by Jon Ronson

10. Feed by M.T. Anderson 

11. World War Z by Max Brooks

12. The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult

13. In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

14. Peter and Wendy by J.M. Barry
15. Black Beauty by Anna Seawell


Books I've read since 9/5/2013

1. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

2. Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight

3. The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith

4. The Child Whisperer by Carol Tuttle

5. Serena by Ron Rash

6. Dressing Your Truth, Discover Your Type of Beauty by Carol Tuttle

7. The Eternal Journey 

8. The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown

9. An Abundance of Katherines by John Green

10. Looking For Alaska by John Green

11. Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh

12. Divergent by Veronica Roth

13. Paper Towns by John Green

14. Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo

15. Insurgent by Veronica Roth

16. The Red Tent by Anita Diamant

17. A Bad Case of the Stripes by David Shannon
 

Books I've Read Since 9/5/2014

1. Wonder by RJ Palacio

2. Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell

3. I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

4. Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult

5. The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Steadman

6. My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craigshead George

7. Attachments by Rainbow Rowell


Books I Highly Recommend

The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ (Read it online for free!)

Peter and Wendy by Sir J.M. Barrie

All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum

It Was on Fire When I Lay Down on it by Robert Fulghum

East of Eden by John Steinbeck

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

Travels With Charlie by John Steinbeck

Any books by Jane Austen

The Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah

He's Just Not That Into You by Greg Behrendt and Liz Tuccillo

Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picoult

Angus, Thongs, and Full-frontal Snogging by Louise Rennison

The Lovely Bones by Alice Seabold

The Lost Art of Listening by Michael Nichols

The Absolute True Diary of a Part-time Indian by Sherman Alexie

She's Come Undone by Wally Lamb

The Gift of Fear by Gavin De Becker

Permission to Nap by Jill Murphy Long

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

White Oleander by Janet Fitch

The Help by Kathryn Stockett

Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach

Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maude Montgomery

A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

World War Z by Max Brooks

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell

Attachments by Rainbow Rowell

Paper Towns by John Green