I am falling a couple of books behind on my Goodreads challenge (it’s sad, here’s a link to my profile). It’s especially sad because my goal WAS ONLY 20 BOOKS. What. I only have 9 books marked as read in 2017 on my profile but I feel like I’ve read much more?
In the past few months, I’ve seen dozens of beautiful covers and stories I wanted to read but failed to write down. So I went through Goodreads and searched for as many books as I could remember. Then I posted for recommendations on social media. If you have any books you read recently you absolutely LOVED feel free to share it in the comments!
In honor of catching up with my goal (11 books) and reading more (because that’s a reason within itself), here is my fall TBR list:
THE COLOR PROJECT by Sierra Abrams //goodreads
I was able to read the ARC of this book, but I can’t wait to buy it. I mean just LOOK at the beautiful cover!! The Color Project is an adorable story about a girl named Bee and a boy named Levi. She works in a flower shop; he works in garage and runs an inspirational project on the side. When the two meet… <3 <3 <3
ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE by Anthony Doerr //goodreads
In all my WWII research for R+B, this book came up several times.
YOUNG AND BEARDLESS by John Luke Robertson //goodreads
From what I’ve seen, John Luke directs his book at young Christian men, but I may be a rebel and read it anyway! John Luke and his wife share such lovely photos on their Instagram accounts and I actually listed Mary Kate’s blog on my favorites list (here).
UNSANCTIONED EYES by Brianna Merritt //goodreads
This one has been filling up my Twitter feed recently and the cover is absolutely gorgeous.
THE HITCHHIKER’S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY by Douglas Adams //goodreads
This was one of the books my older brother shoved into my hands and I never got past the first chapter. Eek. I was also around 12 so this time around should be better ha.
ENDER’S GAME by Orson Scott Card //goodreads
I want to say I started this one too, but it’s been so long that I doubt I would remember anything. My older brother and dad also wanted me to read this one when they were hooked on it a few years ago. Plus, the movie was awesome so I’m hoping they stuck to the book!
IN MY FATHER’S HOUSE by Bodie and Brock Thoene //goodreads
Recommended by a friend and great research for my novel.
ANANSI BOYS by Neil Gaiman //goodreads
Recommendation. A comedy about an overweight boy who learns of the mythological world when his father – who happens to be a god – dies.
BLACK (The Circle Book 1) byTed Dekker //goodreads
Recommendation. The first of a series about a man who switches between his dream world and awake (living? real?) world, never knowing which is reality? Uh, yes! Especially since I’m developing a story idea with the dream world.
CODE NAME VERITY by Elizabeth Wein //goodreads
Recommended. A spy with a pilot friend? Yes, please!
WHEN CRICKETS CRY by Charles Martin//goodreads
Another recommendation. The tagline: A man with a painful past. A child with a doubtful future. And a shared journey toward healing for both their hearts.