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Books I Love

Frog struggling under the weight of a stack of good books


I love reading books just as much as I love writing them! Here are some of my favorites. Books that I recommend over and over again to my friends and family (and random strangers I meet in the aisles of the bookstore).

By Category: Picture Books | Middle Grade | Young Adult | for Grown-ups | Other

Picture Books

HOP! PLOP! by Corey Rosen Schwartz HOW MARTHA SAVED HER PARENTS FROM GREEN BEANS by David LaRochelle, Illustrated by  Mark Fearing I HATE PICTURE BOOKS by Timothy Young DON'T PUSH THE BUTTON by Bill Cotter LITTLE CHICKEN'S BIG CHRISTMAS by Katie Davis, illustrated by Jerry Davis ALMOST TO FREEDOM by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson

Middle Grade

THE DIRT DIARY by Anna Staniszewski, plus bonus dark chocolate maple brownie recipe JINNIE WISHMAKER (A Troubled Tweens book) STIR IT UP by Ramin Ganeshram My Very Unfairy Tale Life by Anna Staniszewski The Truth About Truman School by Dori Hillestad Butler MY BASMATI BAT MITZVAH by Paula J. Freedman MY SORT OF FAIRY TALE ENDING by Anna Staniszewski VANISH by Karen Spafford-Fitz THE PAPER HOUSE by Lois Peterson THE MAP OF ME by Tami Lewis Brown The Montgomery Bus Boycott by Katie Marsico THE WHITE ZONE by Carolyn Marsden Beware the Ninja Weenies by David Lubar The Ghosts of Heroes Past by Charles Reid

Young Adult

Spectral by Shannon Duffy MY SUPER SWEET SIXTEENTH CENTURY by Rachel Harris Just Flirt by Laura Bowers HOW TO DATE A NERD by Cassie Mae THE FUNERAL SINGER by Linda Budzinski Skinny by Donna Cooner A TALE OF TWO CENTURIES by Rachel Harris THE CATASTROPHIC HISTORY OF YOU AND ME by Jess Rothenberg THE ART OF WISHING by Lindsay Ribar THE SHADOW SOCIETY The List by Siobhan Vivian THE PRISONER OF SNOWFLAKE FALLS THE CINDERELLA MOMENT by Jennifer Kloester EVER by Jessa Russo THE FAULT IN OUR STARS by John Green ONE by LeighAnn Kopans

Other Books

ZOLOCOLOR by Byron Glaser and Sandra Higashi Little Kitchen

For Grown-Ups

TASTE THE HEAT by Rachel Harris SEVEN DAY FIANCE by Rachel Harris Book Review: RESISTING THE HERO by Cindi Madsen WRITE FOR THE FIGHT



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