ultimate 30 before 30 reading list

here is a break down of the 30 books i’ve just completed. some books are listed in more than one category. thanks so much for following along on this journey with me. so happy i achieved my goal! it appears that young adult seems to be my favorite genre. hmmmm, what does that say about me? lol

biographies/autobiographies/memoir

a girl named zippy

history of a suicide

stealing buddha’s dinner

heaven is for real

 

young adult

tell the wolves I’m home

forgive me Leonard peacock

the fault in our stars

somebody up there hates you

3 willows

wonder

to all the boys I’ve loved before

side effects may vary

gathering blue

we were liars

everything I never told you

dash and lily’s book of dares

th1rteen r3asons why

poisoned apples

 

fiction

the time keeper

the storyteller

the night circus

gone girl

the red tent

turn of mind

the husband’s secret

the orphan train

the rosie project

mr. penumbra’s 24 hour bookstore

attachments

 

chick lit

attachments

 

romance

addicted

 

religious

the time keeper

the red tent

heaven is for real

 

humor

a girl named zippy

the rosie project

attachments

 

historical

the storyteller

the orphan train

 

nonfiction

history of a suicide

 

books about suicide

history of a suicide

forgive me leonard peacock

everything I never told you

th1rteen r3asons why

 

books about cancer/illness/disease/disability/impairment/etc.

tell the wolves I’m home (HIV/AIDS)

the fault in our stars (Cancer)

turn of mind (Alzheimer’s)

somebody up there hates you (Cancer)

wonder (Facial Deformity)

side effects may vary (Cancer)

the rosie project (Autism/Asperger’s)

 

suspense/drama

turn of mind

gone girl

the night circus

the husband’s secret

we were liars

 

books abandoned in the process

i will plant you a lilac tree

the raven boys

every day

the unlikely pilgrimage of Harold fry

seating arrangements

why men love bitches

where’d you go bernadette

me before you

oliver kitteridge

the light between oceans

(and many, many more i can’t remember)

 

books made into movies/will be future movies

the fault in our stars

the night circus

gone girl

heaven is for real

th1rteen r3asons why

addicted

 

poetry

poisoned apples

 

part of a series

gathering blue

 

if i could only recommend one book out of these 30, it would be, “we were liars,” as that book intrigued me the most while reading it, and left me with the most questions afterwards.

c

 

 

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