1.) Is everyone hanging out without me?– Mindy Kalling
Mindy is seriously hilarious in this book and had me laughing out loud the whole time!
2.) Reconstructing Amelia– Kimberly McCreight
This novel follows Kate a single mother as she reconstructs her daughters life in an effort to figure out what really happened to her.
3.) Revenge Wears Prada– Lauren Weisberger
If you read the Devil Wear’s Prada you will certainly want to pick this one up.
4.) Lucky– Alice Sebold
This book is a memoir and follows the author as she describes a horrific rape as an eighteen-year-old college freshman, the arrest and trial of her attacker, and her struggle to reclaim her shattered life.
5.) Labor Day– Joyce Maynard
Henry and his mother Adele seem to be lonely lost souls until an encounter changes their life.
6.) The Night Circus– Erin Morgenstern
It is called Le Cirque des Rêves, and it is only open at night. But behind the scenes, a fierce competition is underway: a duel between two young magicians, Celia and Marco, who have been trained since childhood expressly for this purpose by their mercurial instructors. Unbeknownst to them both, this is a game in which only one can be left standing
7.) If I stay– Gayle Foreman
In a single moment, everything changes. Seventeen-year-old Mia has no memory of the accident; she can only recall riding along the snow-wet Oregon road with her family. Then, in a blink, she finds herself watching as her own damaged body is taken from the wreck.
8.) Where She Went (sequel to above book)- Gayle Foreman
It’s been three years since the devastating accident . . . three years since Mia walked out of Adam’s life forever
9.) White Oleander– Janet Fitch
When Astrid’s mother, a beautiful, headstrong poet, murders a former lover and is imprisoned for life, Astrid becomes one of the thousands of foster children in Los Angeles. As she navigates this new reality, Astrid finds strength in her unshakable certainty of her own worth and her unfettered sense of the absurd.
10.) Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children– Random Riggs
A horrific family tragedy sends Jacob 16 to a remote island off Wales, to the crumbling ruins of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, where he finds unusual old photographs. The children, one his grandfather, were more than peculiar, perhaps dangerous, quarantined for good reason – and maybe still alive.
Have you read any of the books I mentioned? What was your favorite?
What was your favorite book you read this year?