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Megan’s Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading Collage

I love books – all sizes, all genres, all fonts.  And every once in a while, I share a book I particularly love with you.

Religious Reading (The Great Divorce by C. S. Lewis; Opus Dei by John L. Allen, Jr.; Cinema Nirvana: Enlightenment Lessons from the Movies by Dean Sluyter; No god But God: The Origins, Evolution and Future of Islam by Reza Aslan)

The Spellman Series by Lisa Lutz

Garlic & Sapphires by Ruth Reichl

Monster: The Autobiography of an L. A. Gang Member by Kody Scott

The New York Regional Mormon Singles Halloween Dance: A Memoir by Elna Baker

The Traveling Death and Resurrection Show by Ariel Gore

Dead Man’s Folly by Agatha Christie

The Translator by Leila Aboulela

Birthday Letters by Ted Hughes

The Princess Bride by William Goldman

Tales of a Female Nomad by Rita Golden Gelman

Under the Tuscan Sun by Frances Mayes

Maus: A Survivor’s Tale by Art Spiegelman

The Mascot: Unraveling the Truth of My Jewish Father’s Nazi Boyhood by Mark Kurzem

Soldier’s Heart: Reading Literature through Peace and War at West Point by Elizabeth D. Samet

Maisie Dobbs Series by Jacqueline Winspear

The Gun Seller by Hugh Laurie

Dead Famous by Ben Elton

Thursday Next Series by Jasper Fforde

Hypocrite in a Pouffy White Dress by Susan Jane Gilman

Three Bags Full by Leonie Swann

Better by Atul Gawande

Live From New York by Tom Shales and James Andrew Miller

The Film Club by David Gilmore

Dracula by Bram Stoker

Random Used Book Store Buys

Sherlock Holmes Was Wrong by Pierre Bayard

Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson

Rage Against the Meshugenah by Danny Evans

The Autobiography of Santa Claus by Jeff Guinn

XKCD: The Book

I Know I Am But What Are You? by Samantha Bee

Official Book Club Selection by Kathy Griffin

Walking the Bible: A Journey by Land Through the Five Books of Moses by Bruce Feiler

Assassination Vacation by Sarah Vowell

A Good Hard Look by Ann Napolitano 

Rapture Ready by Daniel Radosh

Bernie and Chet Mysteries by Spencer Quinn

Lunch Wars by Amy Kalafa

Girl Sleuth: Nancy Drew and the Women Who Created Her by Melanie Rehak

Sea Change by Jeremy Salt

Beauty Tips from Moose Jaw by Will Ferguson

The Pirates! in an Adventure with Napoleon by Gideon Defoe

Confessions of a Scary Mommy by Jill Smokler 

Official Disclaimer: I am in no way being compensated for these book reviews. (You know, except the ones I obviously am.) They’re just books I personally enjoyed. I bought them all myself, most likely at my local used book store.