Time to talk about my favorite books!
Actually, there’s a good variety of genres of books in here! I was kind of expecting them all to be fantasy (my fav genre) and historical fiction (my second fav), but we’ve actually got a good mix. These are all books I would give a five-star rating, hands-down, no questions asked! This list includes my favorite contemporary books but does not talk about my favorite classics! hint, hint, future post…
Let’s get to it!
Yes. I know. This is seven whole books and would take up the whole and then some of my top 5, but I love all of them. In my humble opinion, all seven of these books counts as one unit, and they must be counted as one. There is no reading only one. I mean you can read just one of them, but will you be able to stop? That’s the real question here…
I also know this is on a lot of people have this on their favorite books list but for good reason. The characters are amazing, the world is amazing, everything about the series is AMAZEBALLS. It holds a special place in my heart being one of the first series I actually committed to. Wanting to read it again and again is one of the defining features of books I love, and I have read the entire Harry Potter Series over about 14 times. Literally.
Favorite quote from the books: “We could all have been killed– or worse, expelled.” -J.K. Rowling in The Sorcerer’s Stone
Lara Jean Song keeps her love letters in a hatbox her mother gave her. They aren’t love letters that anyone else wrote for her; these are ones she’s written. One for every boy she’s ever loved—five in all. When she writes, she pours out her heart and soul and says all the things she would never say in real life, because her letters are for her eyes only. Until the day her secret letters are mailed, and suddenly, Lara Jean’s love life goes from imaginary to out of control.
Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich, who scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can’t resist–books. With the help of her accordion-playing foster father, she learns to read and shares her stolen books with her neighbors during bombing raids as well as with the Jewish man hidden in her basement.
In superbly crafted writing that burns with intensity, award-winning author Markus Zusak, author of I Am the Messenger, has given us one of the most enduring stories of our time.