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Favorite Books

BookshelfMaking a list of favorite books is daunting. I love to read, and I read everything from romance to suspense, mainstream literary, and YA.

I want to read a good story and fall in love with the voice
and the characters. And I never want to turn to the last page.

Here are five of my recent reads that fit the above:

All the Light We Cannot See – Anthony Doerr
On Hitler’s Mountain – Irmgard A. Hunt
Beautiful Ruins – Jess Walter
Leaving Time – Jodi Picoult
Paris Wife – Paula McClain

Here are my five all-time favorites.

To Kill A Mockingbird – Harper Lee (because I love the voice of Scout.)
Romeo and Juliet – William Shakespeare (because I taught it for years.)
Night Shift – Stephen King (because it is a collection of short stories and not all of them are scary.)
Plain Truth – Jodi Picoult (because it was the first one I ever read by her.)
Motherless Daughters – Hope Edelman (because it changed my life.)