June 24, 2016

TELL ME WHAT TO READ: Summer 2016 Reading Picks

You guys don't make it easy on me! There were SO MANY great suggestions this week, I could hardly stand it.

So here's what I've picked for the next three months: a classic memoir I've been meaning to read for a decade, a new historical fiction novel, and a middle grade fantasy. I'd love it if you read along too!

Three great books to read this summer!
Gift from the Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh // The Fifth Avenue Artists Society by Joy Callaway // Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes by Jonathan Auxier

P.S. I'd already read a few of the books that were recommended and have reviewed several of them if you're interested:

12 comments:

  1. Oh man! You are going to LOVE the Fifth Avenue Artists Society. I read it in approximately four days (and I'm a slow reader).

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  2. Yay! I feel like I won the lottery or something! I'm so glad you chose Peter Nimble, and I can't wait to hear your thoughts about it!

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  3. Gift from the Sea is one of my all-time favorites! You can't go wrong with that pick!

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  4. I hadn't seen your review of the Graveyard Book before, so I was glad to read it. I'm curious if you've ever read Gaiman's Newbery Acceptance speech for it? If the book made you weep all on it's own, I guarantee you'll be stifling some sobs reading the speech. It's beautiful, and it makes the book even more beautiful than it is on it's own.
    It's been a few years since I read Peter Nimble, but I enjoyed it well enough. Not an all-time favorite or anything but definitely a fun read, and it's got some good twists to it. :)

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  5. I read Gift from the Sea every year, and it's my favorite birthday gift to give to friends. I keep a stack in my closet. (When is your birthday?!)

    I'll add the other two to my list. By the by, have you read Wonder? I just finished it and it's swimming in my head. It's my new fave.

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  6. I'm HONORED that you're going to read my story, The Fifth Avenue Artists Society! Can't wait to hear what you think! :) And thank you for your kind words, Brianna!

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  8. You picked my suggestion, "Gift From the Sea"! We just discussed it at book club on Thursday :) I can't wait to hear what you have to say about it! (my previous comment was with an old profile)

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    1. Apparently, i'm a little bit special. :) Sorry for the multiple comment attempts and deletions! Eek.

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  11. The Girl From the Train by Irma Joubert is amazing if you need another suggestion later in the year!!

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