Natural Disaster Book List

The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger Four Winds by Kristin Hannah (Dust Bowl) Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck (Dust Bowl) Issaac’s Storm by Erik Larson Krakatoa by Simon Winchester Wave by Sonali Deranivgala Under a Flaming Sky Daniel James Brown The Big Burn by Timothy Egan Zeitoun by Dave Read more

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Subscriptions Book Clubs

Book of the Month- $14.99/month plus an optional $9.99 for two add-ons. All genres and 5 new books plus a few new add-ons every month to choose from. Owlcrate– Every box has a creative theme that ties everything together- Typically YA- $29.99 a monthOnce Upon a Book Club– Themed book Read more

Fiction Gardening Book List

As many people who know me, I love books! I also love gardening! I am currently in the process of assisting my husband (who has done 95% of the work) with completing our new and improved greenhouse. The finished product is stunning! The old greenhouse was over 10 years old. Read more

List of Books about Twins

As many people know, I am an identical twin! My twin sister and I are very close. I typically enjoy books about twins. One of my fave book series growing up in the late 80s- early 90s was Sweet Valley High. So here is a list of books about twins! Read more

List of Book About Hiking

I am starting to get into documentaries and novels about hiking. I have read a few but decided to dig into some other novels about the subject. These are not how to guides but memoirs and fiction stories that have hiking or walking long distances in them. Wild by Cheryl Read more

Serial Killer Book List

This is a mix of true crime, case studies, and fiction novels. The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson Helter Skelter by Vincent Bugliosi I’ll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara Mindhunter: Inside the FBI’s Eliter Serial Killer Crime Unit by Mark Olshaker Zodiac: The Shocking Read more

Native American Authors/Book you should read

Authors: Sherman Alexie Leslie Marmon Silko Janet Campbell Hale Paula Gunn Allen Vine Deloria, Jr. N. Scott Momaday Duane Niatum Gerald Vizenor Louise Erdrich James Welch Barney Bush Joy Harjo Simon J. Ortiz nila northSun Charles Eastman John Joseph Mathews Diane Glancy Winona LaDuke Wendy Rose David Treuer Novels: There Read more

Super Bowl Sunday: American Football books

Fever Pitch by Nick Hornby The Blind Side by Micheal Lewis Never Ran, Never Will by Albert Samaha When Pride Still Mattered by David Maranis Friday Night LIghts by Buss Bissinger The Game: Harvard, Yale, and America in 1968 by George Howe Colt Paper Lion: Confessions of a Last-String Quarterback Read more

Influencial Authors: Black History Month

A list of authors that have inspired me! Langston HughesRichard WrightToni MorrisonZora Neale HurstonFredrick DouglassAlice WalkerW.E.B Du BoisRalph EllisonJames BaldwinAlex HaleyAmiri Barakabell hooksPhillis WheatleyLorraine HansberryNikki Giovanni Newer authors to read! They are definently worth picking up! Roxane GayOctavia ButlerThe ObamasGwendolyn BrooksTa-Nehisi CoatesJacqueline ThomasColson WhiteheadAngie ThomasIsabel Wilkerson These are authors that Read more

Toni Morrison’s complete list of work

Novels: The Bluest EyeSulaSong of SolomonTar BabyBelovedJazzParadiseLoveA MercyHomeGod Help the Child Children’s Books (with Slade Morrison) The Big BoxThe Book of Mean PeopleRemember: The Journey to School Intergration Who’s Got Game? The Ant or the Grasshopper?, The Lion or the Mouse?, Poppy or the Snake? Peeny Butter FudgeLittle Cloud and Read more

Bridgerton Series by Julia Quinn

Thanks to the Netflix series as well as Shonda Rhimes (Greys Anatomy as well as other notable shows), people are in love with this series. Here are the books in order as well as a link to a family tree. Book 1: The Duke and I Book 2: The Viscount Read more

Hallmark Christmas Movies That are Based on Books!

Put that clicker down and read the book before the movie! We got hallmark channel movies that we based on books! OMG! The Jingle Bells Bride by Scarlet Wilson Christmas Wishes & Mistletoe Kisses by Jenny Hale The Mistletoe Inn by Richard Paul Evans Northern Lights of Christmas by  Teri Read more

World Kindness Day! Books with the Theme of Kindness

One thing that I always enjoy is books about Kindness! Fred Rogers lived in the city of Pittsburgh (1.5-2 hours away from where I live). Fred has always been the ambassador of kindness. I wish I would have been able to meet Fred, but his message lives on. I try Read more

Books similar to Harry Potter

NOTHING can come close to this series. I read them a few years ago in my 30s and still loved these books. Even though you will never come close to the magic of Harry Potter books here are some recommendations of other books that you may enjoy. Oprah Magazine Recommends Read more

Oprah’s selections for Thanksgiving themed books for adults and children Above is a link to the article. Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy’s Parade by Melissa Sweet (CHILDREN)There There by Tommy Orange (ADULT)Home Cooking: A Writer in the Kitchen by Laurie Colwin (ADULT)We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga by Traci Sorrell (CHILDREN)The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Read more

70 Books people lie about reading

1.       Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland – Lewis Carroll 2.       1984 – George Orwell 3.       The Lord Of The Rings trilogy – JRR Tolkien 4.       War And Peace – Leo Tolstoy 5.       Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy  6.       The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes – Arthur Conan Doyle 7.       To Kill A Read more

R.L. Stein Goosebump Books in order

Order of Goosebumps Books Welcome to Dead House     Stay Out of the Basement     Monster Blood     Say Cheese and Die!     The Curse of the Mummy’s Tomb     Let’s Get Invisible     Night of the Living Dummy     The Girl Who Read more

Fear Street by R.L. Stein Books in order

Order of Fear Street Books The New Girl The Surprise Party The Overnight Missing The Wrong Number The Sleepwalker Haunted Halloween Party The Stepsister Ski Weekend The Fire Game Lights Out The Secret Bedroom The Knife The Prom Queen First Date The Best Friend The Cheater Sunburn The New Boy Read more

A complete guide to Edgar Allan Poe’s Tales and poems

Halloween is always a good time to break out my Poe tales! My favorite tale is “The Black Cat.” I used to be freaked out by that story! Happy reading, Book Nerds! Poems: PoetryO, Tempora! O, Mores! (Never published in Poe’s lifetime)TamerlaneSongImitationA DreamThe LakeSpirits of the DeadEvening StarDreamsStanzas The Happiest Read more

Beginners Guide to Fantasy Novels

Fantasy novels are everywhere! I am going to break down some fantasy genres. Fantasy is a genre of novels that features magical and supernatural elements that do not exist in the real world. Some may be in real world settings whereas others in new universes. Some of the subgenres of Read more

A list of novels about Ghosts!

As Halloween gets closer, I thought it would be a good idea to start thinking about the genre of horror. Today it is paranormal/ghosts. hopefully you will enjoy these BOOs— I mean Books! Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier (Graphic Novel) City of Ghosts by V.E. Schwab The Turn of the Shrew Read more

Time Travel Book List

I love a good time travel novel. Here are some recommendations for time travel novels to add to your TBR pile! The Time Machine by H.G. Wells Kindred by Octavia E. Butler 11/22/63 by Stephen King Outlander Series by Diane Gabaldon Time Traveler’s wife by Audrey Niffenegger Wrinkle in Time Read more

Banned Books Week- Top 100 books banned from 2010-2019

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman AlexieCaptain Underpants (series) by Dav PilkeyThirteen Reasons Why by Jay AsherLooking for Alaska by John GreenGeorge by Alex GinoAnd Tango Makes Three by Justin Richardson and Peter ParnellDrama by Raina TelgemeierFifty Shades of Grey by E. L. JamesInternet Girls (series) by Lauren MyracleThe Bluest Eye by Toni MorrisonThe Kite Runner by Read more

Zora Canon Complete checklist of books

The Zora Canon is a list of 100 of the greatest books by African-American Women! I have read some of these books, and they are GREAT! Below is a PDF of the complete list that you can check off as you read! Happy reading, Book Nerds! Zora-Canon-Complete-ListDownload

Elderly Protagonist book list

Books with an elderly protagonist are typically great! I read a few on the list, and would like to read a few other ones. But here is a list of books with older protagonists and characters. The Switch by by Beth O-Leary A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman News Read more

A list of Zombie fiction!

I did a post recently about post-apocalyptic books. The link is here! This post will be all about zombies! Yes, you heard that right! I am not a fan of horror novels, but I love zombie fiction! Here are some great novels to pick up! World War of Z by Read more

Mortal Instruments books in order

City of BonesCity of AshesCity of Glass City of Fallen AngelsCity of Lost SoulsCity of Heavenly FireThe Bane ChroniclesTales from the Shadowhunter Academy The Shadowhunter’s Codex Happy reading, Book Nerds!

Surprising book/movie adaptions

After reading “Rabbit Proof Fence,” I saw there was a movie adaption. I was shocked and rented it immediately afterward. This got me thinking about a lot of surprising book/movie adaptions that I had over the years! Here are some of the ones that I was shocked to see were Read more

Sister Books (A list of books all about sisters)

After watching “Little Women,” it had me thinking about sisters. What books could I read about sisters. I have two sisters (I am also an identical twin…). “Little Women” by Louisa May Alcott (HAS to be on the list)“Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austin“Sense and Sensibility” by Jane Austin“My Sister’s Read more

Sweet Magnolias novels in order

Did you watch the Netflix TV show called “Sweet Magnolias” and wondered if you should read the books? Well, I have too! Here are the books in order! They are wrote by Sherryl Woods! Sweet Magnolias Stealing HomeA Slice of HeavenFeels Like FamilyWelcome to Serenity Home in CarolinaSweet Tea SunriseHoneysuckle Read more

Nicolas Spark’s Complete Book Guide

Ever since the hit book “The Notebook,” people have been reading and enjoying Nicolas Sparks’ books. They are adapted to countless movies over the years. With the son to be released book “The Return,” I thought that I would share all his books. I do read his books on occasion, Read more

Guide to Agatha Christie Novels

Agatha Christie is one of the most famous detective/mystery writers! She wrote in the ’20s to the ’70s. Her works are still read and adapted to movies even today! Her formula for the “Who-Dun-Its” are great for a cozy mystery reading day! I have always enjoyed a good Christie novel. Read more