What's on the bookshelf

Here is what we are reading in the Plum and June household!  We welcome any recommendations you might have for any of us.  Leave a comment or email me at plumandjune (at) gmail (dot) com


Books I've enjoyed (current book on top)
Orphan Train
Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore
The Rosie Project
Wonder
The Fault in Our Stars
The Language of Flowers
eleanor and park
Where'd You Go, Bernadette?
Life after Life:  A Novel
An Invisible Thread
World War Z
Gone Girl
The Art Forger
Someone Knows My Name
The Book Thief
The Help
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
The Invisible Bridge
The River of Doubt
Destiny of the Republic
The Flavia deLuce books
Stories I Only Tell My Friends
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Cutting for Stone
What Alice Forgot
The Thirteenth Tale
The Forgotten Garden
The Shadow of the Wind
Those Who Save Us
Unbroken
Life of Pi
Stones in the River
Time Traveler's Wife
Infidel
Shantaram
The Other Boleyn Girl
One Thousand White Women
Snow Flowers and the Secret Fan
The Namesake
Ladder of Years
In the Time of Butterflies
The Poisonwood Bible
Little Bee
Water For Elephants
Ready Player One
The Glass Castle
Chaos Walking Trilogy (YA)
Delirium/Pandemonium/Requiem (YA)
Hunger Games Trilogy (YA)
Divergent/Insurgent (YA)
Across the Universe (YA)
Matched/Crossed (YA)

What I plan to read/listen to soon:
A Tale For The Time Being
Assassination Vacation
Beautiful Ruins
11/22/63
The Goldfinch
The Husband's Secret
I Capture the Castle
The Kitchen House
Looking for Alaska
Lost in Shangri-La
The Lowland
The Night Circus
Nothing to Envy
Tell the Wolves I'm Home
The Paris Wife
The 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared
The Orphan Master's Son
The Outlander Series
The Snow Child
The Storyteller
To the End of the Land
War Brides
Warmth of Other Suns
The Weird Sisters

What my daughters are reading/read recently (or not so recently) and books they recommend:
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library
Westing Games
A Mango-Shaped Space
Counting by 7s
Wildwood
Turtle in Paradise
Wonder
Tuesdays at the Castle
The Chronicles of Narnia
Black Beauty
Wind in the Willows
Inside Out and Back Again
Island of the Blue Dolphins
A Tale Dark and Grimm,  In a Glass Grimmly, and The Grimm Conclusion
The Hobbit
The Candymakers
Coraline
All of a Kind Family
Alice in Wonderland
Igraine the Brave
Pippi Longstocking
Lulu and the Brontosaurus (for younger kids)
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
The Search for Wondla and A Hero for Wondla
From the Mixed Up Filed of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
The Phantom Tollbooth
Island of Blue Dolphins
Holes
Bud Not Buddy
Ruby Holler
The Graveyard Book
Walk Two Moons
The Wanderer
Charmed Life Series
Winterling
Nancy Drew
the Giver
The Bridge to Terabithia
Number the Stars

Authors:
Beverly Cleary
Roald Dahl
Edward Eager
Eva Ibbotson
Grace Lin
Wendy Mass
Rick Riordan

Series:
American Girl Books (fiction and nonfiction)
Geronimo Stilton (for younger kids)
Harry Potter
Little House on the Prairie and The Rose Years
The Mysterious Benedict Society
The Penderwicks
Percy Jackson
Sisters Grimm series
39 Clues series
Warriors/Seekers/Survivor
Wings of Fire





1 comment:

  1. I have a cookbook recommendation for you: Americas Test Kitchen Family Cookbook. Every recipe is tested and if you follow the recipe (I'm a improvisor but dont stray from their recipe) you will not be disappointed. The carrot cake melts in your mouth!

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