I need a new book! Book suggestions?!

posted 3 years ago in Entertainment
Post # 16
1963 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2016

If you liked GoT, I highly recommend Pathrick Rothfuss’ series. First book is The Name of the Wind, second is The Wise Man’s Fear. Still waiting for the 3rd book to come out, but even so, the first 2 books are amazing.

I recently read all the published books in the Throne of Glass series, and I’m now reading Nevernight by Jay Kristoff.

Post # 17
1471 posts
Bumble bee

Okay I just finished reading Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult and I can’t recommend it enough.  I cried, I re-read sections simply for the satisfaction.. it’s that good.  Go get it!!

Post # 18
775 posts
Busy bee

I love Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen, her writing is beautiful!! I’m also into fantasy and love Brandon Sanderson, probably my favorite books of his are the Mistborn series (strong female lead, magic system). Naomi Novik is wonderful too, I LOVE Uprooted and her dragon series. I also like the book Graceling. It’s part of a series but I don’t love the other two books in the series and they’re not required to read to understand the book. One more, haha, the book The Rook is excellent too. 

Post # 19
81 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: August 2015

If you like mysteries and detective books, I definitely recommend the NYPD RED series by James Patterson. And also guilty wives by James Patterson 🙂

Post # 20
326 posts
Helper bee

SaraJeanQ :  literally just (like 5 minutes ago) finished it! Such a good book – I kept crying too! 

Post # 21
336 posts
Helper bee

SaraJeanQ :  I second this recommendation! I loved this book. I’m also doing a reading challenge and here are the books I’ve read/will read. 

Post # 22
728 posts
Busy bee

I just finished reading “Everything Everything” and “Before I Fall” They’re both coming out as movies soon, I like to read books that are getting turned into movies. I think so I can complain about how the movies are so different from the books.

I also love mystery/detective type books so anything by John Grisham is great. 

Post # 23
1936 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2015

romeantic :  Riiiight? I’ve been recommending this book anytime there’s a thread about a new book suggestion. I loved it.

Currently listening to “Dawn of Wonder” by Jonathan Renshaw. It’s a coming of age story. The setting has a few fantasy elements thus far, but it’s more of an adventure. I’m liking it.

I recently listened to “The Dead Walk the Earth” by Luke Duffy and I also enjoyed it. If you can get past all of the testosterone it’s a cool post apocalyptic thriller.

Post # 24
9527 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper

My current reading list:

American Rose; A Nation Laid Bare, the Life and Times of Gypsy Rose Lee by Karen Abbott. A fantastic little read about the most famous burlesque dancer in America, yes, the one that the musical Gypsy is based on. It was so good!

Unmentionable; The Victorian Lady’s Guide to Sex, Marriage and Manners by Therese Oneille. So good! Extremely funny, sarcastic and educational. Good Lord we are lucky to be ladies in todays society. Highly recommend.

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn- just like the movie. Great book but a bit redundant if you have already seen the movie. 


Post # 25
103 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

I recently read The Road by Cormac McCarthy and its fantastic if you like depressing post-apocolypse fiction 😛

Post # 26
73 posts
Worker bee

I just got “Crazy Rich Asians” by Kevin Kwan. It is suppposedly similar to the “Shopaholic” series so if you’ve read and liked those, you may like this book.

I also recomend “Delux: How Luxury Lost its Luster” by Dana Thomas. It’s an interesting read about the business of luxury fashion houses and their history. 

“American Wife” by Taya Kyle was a fast read and enjoyable as she was very candid about her marriage to Chris Kyle.

“Mother Can you Not?” written by the woman behind the “Crazy Jewish Mom” Instagram account. VERY fast read…but absolutely hilarious. 

I like this thread! Hopefully we can keep it going 🙂 

Post # 27
392 posts
Helper bee

Just finished another one by Chris Bohjalian – The Guest Room. Definitely recommend it! 

Post # 28
502 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2016

i just finished “I See You by Claire Mackintosh”. the book was fast-paced and really good.

i don’t really read for fun so i was surprised when i couldn’t put this book down.

Post # 29
466 posts
Helper bee

Anything from the Kenzie and Gennaro series by Dennis Lehane.

Anything from the Alex Delaware series by Jonathan Kellerman (although I usually start yelling at the walls at around the 60% mark).

Any of the Mary Russell + Sherlock Holmes novels by Laurie King.

Any of Mary Roach’s books.

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