Book List

Best book you read last year The Help by Kathryn Stockett

A book that you’ve read more than 3 times Belong to Me by Marisa De Los Santos

Your favorite series Harry Potter by J. K. Rowling

Favorite book of your favorite series Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J. K. Rowling

A book that makes you happy A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving

A book that makes you sad The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

Most underrated book Everything is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer

Most overrated book Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

A book you thought you wouldn’t like but ended up loving Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

Favorite classic book A Separate Peace by John Knowles

A book you hated A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole

A book you used to love but don’t anymore Last Chance Saloon by Marian Keyes

Your favorite writer Jennifer Weiner

Favorite book of your favorite writer In Her Shoes (LOVED the movie, too!)

Favorite male character Teo from Love Walked In and Belong to Me by Marisa De Los Santos

Favorite female character Ave Maria Mulligan from the Big Stone Gap series by Adriana Trigiani

Favorite quote from your favorite book “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view–until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.” ~To Kill a Mockingbird (Atticus Finch to daughter Scout, Chapter 3)

A book that disappointed you The Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Favorite book turned into a movie P. S. I Love You by Cecilia Ahern, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis and all of the Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling

Favorite romance book Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Favorite book from your childhood My Father’s Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett (my dad used to read this to me. All 3 in the series, actually)

Favorite book you own All of the ones on this list are books that I own (in addition to hundreds more). It may be a “sickness” (owning the books, rather than borrowing them), but I LOVE …lovelovelove to read! We’re thinking of buying a Kindle for me so that we don’t have to keep buying bookcases. But I’m torn, because I love books. ACTUAL books! We’ll have to see.

A book you’ve wanted to read for a long time but still haven’t The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky

A book that you wish more people would’ve read Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer

A character who you can relate to the most Cornelia Brown from Love Walked In and Belong to Me by Marisa De Los Santos

A book that changed your opinion about something Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi and Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson

The most surprising plot twist or ending My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult

Favorite title Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt

A book everyone hated but you liked The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger

Your favorite book of all time To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

**I’d love to know your take on any of the books/authors listed above. Also, I’m always looking for recommendations for a good book! I like most anything! Right now, the books on my list are: Room by Emma Donoghue, Little Bee by Chris Cleave, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo series by Stieg Larsson, and Faithful Place by Tana French (read the other 2 in this series by her, and LOVE them!).