If you haven't heard of this book... WHY??? Get it, buy it, read it a thousand times! (It's the closest book to a perfect 5 star on Goodreads). I've never read a book that gave me butterflies from cover to cover (& with ZERO SMUT). You'll laugh out loud, you'll fall in love, and forever have your romance fix! The main character is witty and a great role model for all girls! And the fella...well...THAT you'll have to read for yourself! Edenbrooke by Julianne Donaldson. Share this book!
The True Story of Hansel and Gretel by Louise Murphy. "In the last months of the Nazi occupation of Poland, two children are left by their father and stepmother to find safety in a dense forest. Because their real names will reveal their Jewishness, they are renamed "Hansel" and "Gretel." -Goodreads.com
Reese Witherspoon's making it into a movie, so read the book now. Before bed at your own risk. It's about a writer who goes on a group weekend away in the woods. Fast forward to her waking up in a hospital bed, with no recollection of what's happened…except that someone's dead.
The Girl With All the Gifts. Is little Melanie less than human? More than human? A team of scientists keeps her and other children strapped to wheelchairs in a heavily guarded military base as the truth is slowly revealed in this chilling postapocalyptic tale.
The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls When I asked for reading suggestions at the end of my last book club chat, many of you said The Glass Castle. It’s the memoir of a girl growing up in a very eclectic and cash-strapped family.