1 Year of Recommendations

So, Monthly Recommendations is a group on goodreads that gives you a topic every month to recommend books to other readers. I’m super late with this since it was the topic for August but better late then never I guess. I strongly encourage you to check out the group. It’s a great way to not only find new books to read but also think about some of the books that you may have enjoyed. So without further ado, here is my 1 year of recommendations.

1. An Underrated Book

  • Bruiser by Neal Shusterman
  • Claire de Lune by Christine Johnson
  • Boyfriends with Girlfriends by Alex Sanchez

2. A Book Set in School

  • To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han
  • Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
  • Forget-Her-Nots by Amy Brecount White
  • Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

3. A Creepy Book

  • Coraline by P. Craig Russell
  • Bad Girls Don’t Die by Katie Alender
  • Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
  • The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
  • Testimony by Anita Shreve

4. A Trilogy

  • The Infernal Devices by Cassandra Clare
    • Clockwork Angel
    • Clockwork Prince
    • Clockwork Princess
  • The Wolves of Mercy Falls by Maggie Steifvater
    • Shiver
    • Linger
    • Forever
  • Splintered Series by A. G. Howard
    • Splintered
    • Unhinged
    • Ensnared
  • Modern Faerie Tales by Holly Black
    • Tithe
    • Valient
    • Ironside

5. A Book That You Think Others Should Read ASAP/Before the End of the Year

  • The Eternal Ones by Kirsten Miller
  • Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt
  • Go Ask Alice by Beatrice Sparks
  • The Future of Us by Jay Asher & Carolyn Mackler

6. A Fantasy Book

  • Night World series by L. J. Smith
    • Secret Vampire
    • Daughters of Darkness
    • Spellbinder
    • Dark Angel
    • The Chosen
    • Soulmate
    • Huntress
    • Black Dawn
    • Witchlight
  • White Cat by Holly Black

7. A Book With Little to No Romance

  • The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
  • My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult
  • The Pearl by John Steinbeck

8. A Standalone

  • The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch
  • Out to Lunch by Stacey Ballis
  • Anxious Hearts by Tucker Shaw
  • The Beautiful Between by Alyssa B. Sheinmel
  • Vanity Fare by Megan Caldwell
  • Coffeehouse Angel by Suzanne Selfors

9. Your Favorite Survival Story

  • If You Feel Too Much: Thoughts on Things Found and Lost and Hoped For by Jaime Tworkowski
  • Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion
  • Chasing Brooklyn by Lisa Schroeder

10. Your Favorite Book Friendship

  • Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
  • Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
  • The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

11. A Book Set Outside of the US or That Features Travel/Vacation

  • Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
  • All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
  • We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

12. A Book With Your Favorite Empowering Female Character

  • A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas
  • Princess Academy by Shannon Hale



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