Michelle’s Recommended Reading List

Some of my favorite books have come from recommendations that people have given me. Over the years I have recommended books to friends, family, customers, and strangers on the Internet. I love giving book recommendations to people and it makes me happy when someone comes back to me and tells me they loved the book I recommended. Hearing those words makes me really happy because I’ve always believed one of the greatest joys in life is sharing what you love with others.

So here I am, recommending books to all of you! I have chosen these books for three reasons:

1- I have reread them multiple times throughout my life.
2- They have taught me a valuable lesson or motivated me to make changes in my life.
3- Simply because I love them and think others should read them as well.

I have organized the list by authors last names and genre. I made Fiction a broad category mainly because I was too lazy to separate them by their specific genres. We are starting off with Fiction and then going into Non-Fiction, which won’t be as long as the Fiction section.

Fiction (Includes YA, Classics, etc)
The entire Circle of Three series by Isobel Bird
The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly
Ireland by Frank Delaney
Bridget Jones’s Diary by Helen Fielding
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
A Song of Fire and Ice series by George R.R. Martin
The entire works of Edgar Allan Poe (especially The Tell-Tale Heart) by Edgar Allan Poe
The Divergent series by Veronica Roth
The entire Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling
A Serious of Unfortunate Events series by Lemony Snicket
The Vampire Diaries by L.J. Smith
The Forbidden Game trilogy by L.J. Smith
Dracula by Bram Stoker
Elegance by Kathleen Tessaro
The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Lord of the Rings trilogy by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Hollow series by Jessica Verday
The Black Dagger Brotherhood series by J.R. Ward
The Devil Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger
The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

#GIRLBOSS by Sophia Amoruso
UNFU*K YOURSELF by Gary John Bishop
Get The Draft Done! by Charles F French
The Constant Art of Being a Writer: The Life, Art, & Business of Fiction by N.M. Kelby
Hi Anxiety: Life with a Bad Case of Nerves by Kat Kinsman
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo
On Edge: A Journey Through Anxiety by Andrea Petersen
The Heroin Diaries by Nikki Sixx
This is Gonna Hurt by Nikki Sixx

So those are my book recommendations! I’m sure this list will only get longer as time goes on. Should I make this a yearly post? Let me know what you think! And let me know some of your recommended reading choices, I am always on the hunt for new things to read! Have a great week everyone and happy reading!



    • Admittedly, I’m not the biggest fan of short stories. They always leave me feeling like something is missing!

      But this year has shaken everything up, so maybe it’s time to shake up my reading as well!


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