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Favorite Books from Every Genre

September 6 is Read a Book Day. It is an opportunity to read and appreciate books and their impacts on our lives, whether you take the time to talk about your favorite book with a friend or visit your local bookstore or library to pick up some books. Below, I have included a list of a few recommended books from various genres. I hope you enjoy them!


  • Cinder by Marissa Meyer

  • Renegades by Marissa Meyer

  • Not Even Bones by Rebecca Schaeffer

  • Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

  • The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

  • The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

Speculative Fiction

  • The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

  • WarCross by Marie Lu

  • The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood


  • The Outsider by Stephen King

  • It by Stephen King

  • Bird Box by Josh Malerman

  • Asylum by Madeleine Roux

  • The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson

  • Ring by Koji Suzuki

  • I am Legend by Richard Matheson

  • A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay


  • A Dog's Purpose by Cameron W. Bruce

  • The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

  • Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

  • Chlorine Sky by Mahogany L. Browne

  • On the Come Up by Angie Thomas

  • Dearly by Margaret Atwood


  • I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

  • Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen

  • Catching the Light by Joy Harjo

  • Love at First Bark by Julie Klam

  • Brain on Fire by Susannah Cahalan


  • Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King

  • The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena

  • No Exit by Taylor Adams

  • The Fear by Natasha Preston

  • The Lost by Natasha Preston

  • Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

  • Falling by T.J. Newman

  • A Good Girl's Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson

  • The Naturals by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

  • Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie

  • The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn

  • One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus

  • Along Came a Spider by James Patterson


  • Five Feet Apart by Rachael Lippincott

  • Four Days of You and Me by Miranda Kennneally

  • The Marriage Game by Sara Desai

  • Get a Life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert

  • Tweet Cute by Emma Lord

  • The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory

  • Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

  • The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon

  • Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli

  • Charming as a Verb by Ben Philippe

  • To All The Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han

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