Book Guide for all Moods

A Book for Every Mood:

Light Books:

Any book by Kassie West (Lucky in Love, Love, Life and the List, By Your Side)

Austenland by Shannon Hale

Red by Liesl Shurtliff

The Crown by Kiera Cass

Matched series by Ally Condie

These is My Words by Nancy E. Turner


Educational Books:

Parenting with Love and Logic by Foster W. Cline and Jim Fay

Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcom Gladwell

You're Not Listening: What You're Missing and Why It Matters by Kate Murphy

Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg Mckeown

No-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child's Brain by Daniel Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson

Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande

How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi L

White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo L


Family Friendly Books:

Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan

Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus by Dusti Bowling

Front Desk by Kelly Yang

Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli

Wonder by R.J. Palacia and Raquel Jaramillo

The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis

Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery


Mind Busying Books:

The Help by Kathryn Stockett

Left Neglected by Lisa Genova

Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike by Phil Knight L

The Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt

The Chosen by Chaim Potok

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer


Romantic Books:

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas LS

Spring in Hyde Park by Jennifer Moore


Historical Books:

The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

The Book Theif by Markus Zusak

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot L

Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea


Funny Books:

The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion, Maciej Potulny 

Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple L

My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, Jodi Meadows

Talking as Fast as I Can: From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls, and Everything in Between by Lauren Graham


Heavy Books:

Shanghai Girls by Lisa See

Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah L

Still Alice by Lisa Genova

Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline

My Story by Elizabeth Smart

Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes


Enlightening Books:

Come as You Are by Emily Nagoski L

The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Love Warrior by Glennon Doyle Melton L

Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert L

The Hiding Place by Corrie Ten Boom

Man's Search for Meaning by VIktor E. Frankl

Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting Out of the Box by The Arbinger Institute

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo

Fierce Free and Full of Fire by Jen Hatmaker

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas L


My favorite way of getting books is

It's kind of like a Netflix for books. Unlike Audible you get unlimited books each month. The selection is not as good as Audible but I can usually get most of what I want to read. 


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